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Steve’s book, Forbes articles, and blogs provide valuable insight and direction for organizations who want to understand and respond to retail disruption by creating customer-centric, memorable and profitable growth strategies.

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REMARKABLE RETAIL

How to Win & Keep Customers in the Age of Disruption

In this expanded and completely revised 2nd edition of his bestselling book, retail industry veteran and thought leader Steve Dennis dissects the seismic shifts brought about by digital disruption and a global pandemic, while providing a provocative, pragmatic guide to reignite growth.

In the Press

Business InsiderWin or lose, Sears’ chairman may still come out on top

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CNNRetail’s Amazon antidote

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FortuneSears’ Seven Decades of Self-Destruction

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DigidayBest Buy’s blueprint

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The Wall Street Journal
Neiman Marcus Pushes Refinancing

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Barron’sLuxury Fashion Brands Make Push for Sustainability

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Steve’s Blog

My 2021 Retail Predictions: So How’d I Do?

My 2021 Retail Predictions: So How’d I Do?

Q. What’s the difference between a retail futurist and God? A. God doesn’t think he’s a retail futurist. I have never really thought of myself as a futurist. And the idea that anyone has the gift of prophecy when it comes to the dynamic world of...

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Should Nordstrom Join In Retail’s Spin-Out Frenzy?

Should Nordstrom Join In Retail’s Spin-Out Frenzy?

It all started nearly a year ago with news that Saks was pondering spinning out its e-commerce operations from its legacy brick-and-mortar business. And as the stock market moved ever higher—and digitally native darlings like Warby Parker and Allbirds went public at...

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The 5 Most Popular Remarkable Retail Podcast Episodes of Season 3

The 5 Most Popular Remarkable Retail Podcast Episodes of Season 3

It’s hard to believe that my co-host (and producer) Michael Leblanc and I have shipped nearly 60 episodes of the Remarkable Retail Podcast in just over 15 months. It’s been a great learning experience and we are so very grateful for our many amazing...

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Meet Steve


Steve Dennis has over 30+ years of experience as a strategic advisor, board member, general manager and C-level executive at two Fortune 500 retailers. He has worked with dozens of retail, luxury, technology and social impacts brands to inspire, catalyze and design more remarkable and profitable growth strategies.

Steve’s signature “tell is like it is” style and ‘8 Essentials of Remarkable Retail’ framework makes him one of the industry’s most in-demand thought leaders. He has delivered keynotes, led management workshops and consulted across six continents, sharing what it takes to win and keep customers in the age of Amazon, Alibaba, and digital disruption.

He is also a senior contributor to Forbes magazine and his insights are regularly featured in the media including Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal, amongst many others.

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