Guest Speaker: Richard Umbers
Topic: The changing face of retail – what’s in store?
Richard will explore the nature of disruption to retail and give some insight into how the industry is responding, and how we will all shop in the future.
Richard Umbers was until recently CEO of Myer, a position he held for three years, during a period of significant industry disruption and change. Under his leadership, Myer embarked on a significant investment program, to reposition the retail offer, and pivot the business towards online and digital as a source of future growth. Under Richard’s stewardship, online enjoyed spectacular growth and became a major contributor to the business.
Prior to joining Myer, Richard was the CEO of express … Read More