Doug Rauch was instrumental in growing Trader Joe’s from a nine-store chain in Southern California into a nationally-acclaimed grocery powerhouse with more than 340 stores in 30 states. His retail success story is one of legendary scale: he spent 31 years with Trader Joe’s, serving the final 14 as a company president. His story is one that no local or regional retailer can afford to miss!
Ignite 2019 offers a rare opportunity to hear it firsthand.
How did Doug help take a company that started as a 7/11 knockoff and transform it into the hottest grocery retailer in America? He focused on three retail force multipliers: innovation, employee culture, and purpose. In this illuminative presentation, Doug will tackle popular misconceptions about retail success. He’ll reveal how local and regional retailers can harness their tremendous advantages in the rapid innovation cycle. Attendees will discover how, by focusing on retail force multipliers, they can reach their maximum potential to transform businesses, lives, and communities.