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Steve Dennis

Global Retail Influencer, Senior Forbes Contributor, Author, Speaker
SageBerry Consulting


Steve Dennis is a consultant, keynote speaker and author on retail growth and innovation. He has been named a top 5 global retail influencer by multiple organizations and his thoughts on the future of shopping are regularly shared in the media and in his role as a Forbes Senior Contributor. 

During a 30 year career as a senior executive at two Fortune 500 retailers − and more recently as a strategic advisor − Steve has worked with dozens of retail, consumer, luxury and social enterprise brands to inspire, catalyze and design their journey to remarkable impact.

As a sought-out keynote speaker, Steve has delivered talks on six continents, sharing his unique take on what it takes to reignite customer growth in a world of nearly constant change and shifting consumer preferences.

He has contributed commentary to Bloomberg/Business Week, the BBC, CNBC, CNN, the Harvard Business Review, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, among many others.

Steve is currently the President of SageBerry Consulting. Prior to founding SageBerry, he was the chief strategy officer and SVP, multichannel marketing for the Neiman Marcus Group.

Steve received his MBA from Harvard and a BA from Tufts University. His new book is Remarkable Retail: How to Win & Keep Customers in the Age of Digital Disruption

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