Retail Speakers

Retail has been hard hit with all the recent sweeping changes in delivery, connectivity and ease. Ovations offers the expertise of leaders in the retail industry, those with a penchant for thriving in this globalized world. Hear from market consultants, conglomerate owners and other experts from the world’s biggest companies, Marketing to Mums and so many more. Stay competitive and take advantage of this new age, one which leads to customers in both local and global markets.

Stephen Ogden-Barnes

Steve Ogden Barnes is a retail marketing specialist with an extensive background in the profession and academia. He has delivered retail education programs, retail consultancy, seminars, lectures and conference, focusing on global retail trends, retail innovation, multi-channel retailing, retail strategy and sales promotion. Steve is a highly experienced speaker. He has delivered numerous in-com ...

Terry Hawkins

Ask Terry what her specialty is and she will tell you simply - PEOPLE. Terry knows how to give her audience a great time while they learn strategies that can change the way they look and feel about life forever! She is one funny lady and her gift of connecting with people from every walk of life allows her to delivery high impact, hilarious and thought provoking presentations - she takes the com ...

Terry Leahy

As the recently retired CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy is one of the most admired business leaders in the world. Knighted for his services to food retailing, he is well known for successfully turning around Tesco to become the largest chain in Britain, transforming the country's supermarket industry and disrupting the businesses of its competitors. Experts credit Leahy's success to his hands-on sty ...

Tom O'Toole

Meet Tom O'Toole, baker extraordinaire, kindergarten failure-turned-author & inspirational speaker, and founder of the famous Beechworth Bakery. He may be somewhat small-town, but small-town or not, he is a marketing guru who dares to - and does - walk the talk. O'Toole is to Beechworth Bakery what Colonel Saunders is to KFC. But unlike the Colonel, Tom isn't content with being a cardboard cut-ou ...

Tom Potter

Tom Potter, founder of Australian owned Eagle Boys Dial-A-Pizza, left school at 15 and found himself jobless at 23. He borrowed the money to open his first pizza shop in Albury, New South Wales and has proceeded to build his business to over 130 stores Australia wide with a current annual turnover in excess of $65 million. Like many successful people, Tom started his business life with only a bas ...

Tom Stephens

Tom also writes a monthly column "Inside the Box" for PL Magazine, North America's leading industry publication and is about to commence writing a monthly column for a similar Trade Magazine in Turkey. Tom's work on Brand Strategies is retained by clients in Retail, manufacture of private label and branded products, food brokerage, television production, advertising, store and package design, ...

Wayne Berry

Most people in our culture have never been "taught" how to negotiate. Yet everyday, in both our personal and professional lives we are involved in countless negotiations. Wayne Berry, founder of the Top Gun sales school, defines a negotiation as anytime two or more people interact and action is taken as a result of that interaction. This can be from the simplest of requests, to complex sales negot ...

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