The Robin Report Platform

The Robin Report platform is a knowledge-based information and consulting platform driving strategic growth and vision at the intersection between new-world and legacy retail sectors and related consumer product industries.

The Robin Report

Provocative, outspoken, opinionated and unbiased, our daily content feed is the trusted source of knowledge, insight and analysis to provide retail and related industry leaders the context they need to help guide their businesses.


Our thought leadership forums identify key trends and analyze critical marketplace indicators, offering relevant idea-exchange and thought about trends and strategies in retailing and other consumer-facing businesses – plus introduce nextgen leaders shaping the future of retail.

The Radicals Awards

The Robin Report Retail Radicals Awards focuses on identifying the radical thinkers and doers exclusively in the legacy retail industry sectors. These radicals are driving the major transformations within their respective retail brands with challenges much larger and more complex than those of often-celebrated tech-driven startups. The Robin Report Index identifies quantitatively and qualitatively outperforming retailers and their innovators within five industry sectors.

Robin Lewis –Best-Selling Books

Robin Lewis is noted co-author with Michael Dart of Retail\’s Seismic Shift: How to Shift Faster, Respond Better, and Win Customer Loyalty. This playbook identifies the major trends in our economy that will shape the future of retail and determine who wins. We are approaching the time in which distribution begins and ends with the consumer, mass markets give way to fragmented markets, and the necessity of entirely new business models is paramount. And now, with the emergence of the technology-empowered young consumer culture, retailers will be forced to transform their offerings.

Robin Lewis – Thought Leader Speaker

Robin Lewis is the founder and CEO of The Robin Report. He is an author, speaker, and consultant for the retail and consumer products industries. Book him now for your next meeting. He is frequently requested by C-level management for advice, consultation and strategic presentations: among them are Bloomingdale\’s, JC Penney, Macy\’s, VF Corp, Kohl\’s, Charming Shoppes, Estee Lauder, Iconix, Footlocker, and Ralph Lauren, as well as financial firms such as The Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs and others. He is the co-author of The New Rules of Retail, published by Palgrave-McMillan, and is often quoted in leading trade and consumer publications.

Advisory Board

The Robin Report Advisory Board is comprised of the most influential and well-respected leaders and shapers of the retail industry, past and present.

The Robin Report Advisory Board

[one-half-first]Anil Aggarwal – CEO, Shoptalk
Paul Charron – Former CEO, Liz Claiborne
Mark A. Cohen – Director of Retail Studies, Columbia\’s Business School
Claudio Del Vecchio – CEO, Brooks Brothers
Jennifer Davis – Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Jane Elfers – CEO, Children\’s Place
Diane Ellis – President, Chico\’s
Kathy Elsesser – Senior Partner, Global Retail, Goldman Sachs
John Fleming – Former CEO, e-commerce Uniqlo
Spencer Fung – Group CEO, Li + Fung
Jeff Gennette – CEO, Macy\’s
Raymond Gindi – CEO, Century 21 Department Stores
Michael Gould – Former CEO, Bloomingdale\’s
Joe Gromek – Former CEO, Warnaco
Mindy Grossman – CEO, WeightWatchers
Ken Hicks – CEO, Academy Sports
Brendan Hoffman – CEO, Vince
Dick Johnson – CEO, Footlocker
Kim Kitchings – Senior VP Consumer Marketing, Cotton Incorporated
Matt Laukaitis – SVP and General Manager, SAP Consumer Industries
Hal Lawton – CEO Truck Supply
Karen Katz – Former CEO, Neiman Marcus
Martin Rand, Co-founder, CEO, Pactum[/one-half-first]

[one-half]William Lauder – Executive Chairman, Estée Lauder
Terry Lundgren – Former CEO, Macy\’s
Jay Margolis – Former CEO, Cache
Mindy Meads – Consultant, LP3 Holdings LLC
Carol Meyrowitz – Former CEO, TJX
Karen Murray – CEO, Sequential Brands
Allen Questrom – Former CEO, JCP, Federated, Neiman-Marcus, Barney\’s
James Rhee – CEO, Ashley Stewart
Kevin Ryan Founder & Chairman, MongoDB
Matt Rubel – Former CEO, Collective Brands
Steve Sadove – Former CEO, Saks Inc.
Denise Seegal – CEO, NXT Brands
Nadia Shouraboura – CEO, Hointer
Stacey Shulman – Chief Innovation Officer, IOTG, Retail
Tony Spring – CEO, Bloomingdale\’s
Jeffrey Sears – Founder, The Modernist Group
Diane Sullivan – CEO, Caleres Inc.
Burt Tansky – Former CEO, Neiman-Marcus
Mike Ullman – Former CEO, JCPenney
Paco Underhill – CEO, Envirosell
Don Unser – President, NPD
Janice Wang – CEO, Alvanon
Eric Wiseman – Former CEO VF


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