Innoviews on Retail: Successful Innovation Teams: Innovation departments are only effective if they can focus the entire organization

Michael Scharff has deep multi-channel experience with high volume national retailers (Toys R Us, Staples, Best Buy), eCommerce, contract channels and regional specialty retailing. Over his career, he has developed highly successful traditional retail, eCommerce, business, merchandising and marketing strategies by creating effective cross-functional teams. He is currently working with a number of startups and major established companies in the consumer products, eCommerce and retail technology sector. He also likes toys – a lot.

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Consumers are telling you what retail experiences they want. Are you paying attention?