What Will it Take To Win In 2022?
Dane Cohen, Management One
Despite the turbulence, 2021 was a good year for most retailers. But how should you approach 2022 to win? Inflation is driving up the cost of purchases, including freight. Supply chain issues are improving but not completely resolved. Employees are demanding higher pay. The outlook for consumer demand could change as excess savings dissipate and government stimulus fades. And the bar for competing digitally continues to get higher. Paul Erickson, with Management One, will outline key strategies that will help you succeed in a changing environment.
About Dane Cohen
Dane brings more than a decade of experience in the fashion, wholesale, and retail industry to the Management One team. Independent retail is in his blood as he formerly led the retail division of the family-owned chain of speciality department stores, Lester’s. Prior to that he oversaw the global sales relaunch for the men’s collection of Helmut Lang, working with retailers to build distribution channels and growth strategy. Getting his start in the industry at PROJECT Global Tradeshow, he built relationships across the menswear industry and launched the inaugural season of The Tents. Passionate about the new future of retail, Dane is excited to work with retailers and strategic partners to grow the Management One network and help strengthen independent and family-owned retail businesses. As the Business Development Manager, his diverse background in leading sales and retail teams, brand marketing, events, and merchandising provides him a unique and informed perspective for our clients. Dane lives in Manhattan and when not working you can usually find him focusing on fitness, cooking, jamming to new music on Spotify, or shopping… of course.