Retail's Big Show 2016

January 17 – 19
Jacob Javits Center, New York

Booth 2743


SAS Knows Retail
Customer-Driven. Data-Inspired.

Optimize your store operations and improve the customer experience like never before.        

  • Connected Customers – Interactive location technology and beacons help deliver timely, relevant and personalized offers and high-touch service to win more business.
  • A Smarter Store – Real-time data from sensors helps you improve operations and efficiency.   

SAS brings predictive analytics to the forefront, empowering retailers to meet and exceed customer expectations. To win, you need a partner that understands the future of retail. SAS® gives retailers THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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Join us in Booth 2743 and see what SAS has in store for you!

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See our Big Ideas sessions, featuring Levi Strauss & Co., Academy Sports + Outdoors, and @WalmartLabs.

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SAS Happy Hour
Monday from 3 to 4 p.m.
Meet session speakers and enjoy refreshments!


Make an appointment to meet one-on-one with a SAS adviser.

SAS Big Ideas Sessions

Academy Sports + Outdoors and Levi Strauss & Co. Panel Discussion

Monday, Jan. 18 | 4:15 – 5:00 p.m. | Big Ideas 3, Level 3

Reshaping Retail Relevance: Globally Orchestrated, Regionally Harmonized and Locally Merchandised

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Malcolm Goonetileke

Malcolm Goonetileke
Levi Strauss & Co.

Senior Vice President, Global Planning and Inventory Management
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Richard Widdowson

Richard Widdowson
Academy Sports + Outdoors

Senior Vice President, Merchandise Planning and Allocation
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Lori Schafer

Lori Schafer
SAS (Panel Moderator)

 Executive Adviser for SAS Retail
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Tuesday, Jan. 19 | 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. | Big Ideas 3, Level 3

WalmartLabs: Making Data Work for 240 Million Customers

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Jaya Kolhatkar

Jaya Kolhatkar

Vice President of Global Data for @WalmartlabsRead more

SAS Retail Advisers: Get Personalized Service, Advice and More

One size does not fit all. SAS knows that retailers have distinct goals, and unique challenges to getting there. Instead of offering a blanket solution to everyone, we work to find the right fit for you and your business. Make an appointment to talk to an adviser at NRF, or stop by our booth to say hi.

Brittany Bullard

Brittany Bullard
Fearless Explorer

  • Expertise: Localization and omnichannel strategies, assortment management, retail analytics.
  • When I’m not working: I love doing yoga and traveling the world.
  • Interesting fact: When I was in Hawaii, I went shark cage diving!

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Donna McGuckin

Donna McGuckin
Value-Added Sizeologist

  • Expertise: Sizeologist, merchandising, planning, assortment, allocation, replenishment, supply chain management.
  • When I’m not working: I enjoy jogging, barre class, college football and shopping, of course!
  • Interesting fact: My experience as a SAS customer inspired me to come work for SAS.

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Alex Barnes

Alex Barnes
Passionate Pioneer

  • Expertise: Pricing, merchandising and inventory management and merchandising/store operations.
  • When I’m not working: I love to travel and support non-profit work.
  • Interesting fact: I have traveled to India four times to teach and work at an orphanage.

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Alan Lipson

Alan Lipson
Creative Innovator

  • Expertise: Brand management and strategy, marketing strategy, customer intelligence.
  • When I’m not working: I enjoy spending time with my family and supporting the fine arts, particularly musical theater.
  • Interesting fact: I play French horn (semi-retired) and met my wife in a local orchestra.

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Connect With SAS

Visit us at Booth 2743 on the expo floor.
 Join us for SAS Happy Hour and meet our Big Ideas session speakers on Monday from 3 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 17 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 18 and Tuesday, Jan. 19 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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