Transformative Leadership Panel: Surviving and Thriving – Retail Changes, Opportunities and what it means for Supply Chain
This event took place on November 20
A conversation with leaders from The Home Depot, Nike, and Ulta Beauty. These supply chain leaders talk about the dramatic challenges they faced and how their companies mobilized to respond.
Partner at Clarkston Consulting
VP, Transportation, The Home Depot
VP, Global Demand and Supply Management, Nike
Sr. Director, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), Ulta Beauty
Some insights from the Transformative leadership Panel on November 20, 2020
- Michelle Livingston, VP of Transportation for The Home Depot, recalled the tremendous upsurge in demand for repair and remodeling materials as a result of – not just the pandemic – but also the fires, floods, and hurricanes of 2020.
- Amy White, VP, Global Demand and Supply Management at Nike said Nike accelerated plans for expanding omni channel distribution into high gear, while reinforcing the loyalty of Nike customers.
- Ulta Beauty’s Jennifer Krueger, Senior Director, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), described how the in-store experience – so important to Ulta Beauty business – had to transform, for example, replacing testers with samples.