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We are a one-of-a-kind platform where retailers, their suppliers, solution providers, and other industry experts gather to exchange ideas, insights, and best practices while growing their professional network… one conversation at a time via:

Watching Conversations
We bring together like-interested professionals for expert-led discussions, where iron sharpens iron as practitioners wrestle with some of the hottest topics and trends affecting the industry.  Learn More

Completing Courses
Our self-paced learning model allows you on-demand access to information and experts to help you grow and connect.  Learn More

Joining Communities
We create gathering places and resource centers to support leaders at every stage of their career.  Learn More

Registering for Conferences
We host special events throughout the year, including conferences and solution summits that help the industry connect with experts, solutions, and thought leadership.  Learn More

Connecting & Collaborating With Experts
Our Conversation Starters make it easier to discover, get to know, and connect with some of the retail industry’s top experts and very best service and solution providers, without having to invest time in unnecessary first meetings.

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Our self-paced learning model allows you on-demand access to information and experts to help you grow and connect.

Join Communities

Iron Sharpening Iron… One Conversation At A Time.

Our communities (small groups) bring together like-interested professionals for expert-led discussions, where iron sharpens iron as practitioners wrestle with some of the hottest topics and trends affecting the industry.

Mike Graen
On-Shelf Availability
Brand L. Elverston
Asset Protection & Risk Mitigation
Vic Miles
Beyond the Tech
Buster Arnwine
The Bottom Line
Rich Butwinick
Driving Retail Media Value
Shawn Harris
Reinventing Retail
TJ Foltz
Built from Scratch
Suzy Monford
People, Planet, Profit
Tony D'Onofrio
Retail Technology Leadership
Jorge Risquez
CPFR 2.0
Ryan King
Winning With Walmart.com
Matthew Adam Smith
The AI-Powered Future of Retail
Steve Blair
Leadership & Culture
Ben & Rachelle Milam
Dollars & Sense
Matt Fifer
Lap Around America

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Industry Experts Are Talking. Join The Conversations!

We host Zoom-based conversations, conferences, and solution summits featuring some of the retail industry’s top subject matter experts.

Collaborate With Solution Providers

Get to know some of the industry’s top service and solution providers.

Our Conversation Starters offer FREE access to a growing library of video-based capabilities presentations on demand.

Meet Our Partners

Brain Corp

Brain Corp is the global leader in robotic AI software that powers the largest fleet of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) operating in commercial public spaces. Our cloud-connected platform, BrainOS®, helps customers deploy scalable, self-driving robots that clean floors, move goods,

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ZeroEyes

ZeroEyes is the industry’s leading AI-based weapons detection solution. Their software integrates into existing security and surveillance camera systems and sends out a series of alerts when a verified gun is detected via their best-in-class weapons detection algorithms. The ZeroEyes

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Sensormatic Solutions

Sensormatic Solutions is the leading global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls powering operational excellence at scale and enabling smart and connected shopper engagement. Our intelligent digital operating platform – Sensormatic IQ – combines the full Sensormatic Solutions portfolio, including

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Bentonville CONNECT!

We Get Folks Talking Based in Bentonville, Arkansas, we are experiential marketers who have spent nearly 25 years collaborating with Walmart suppliers and their agency partners to develop and execute plans for launching and promoting hundreds of products and services

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