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About Liza

Liza Amlani is the go-to expert in retail merchandising, product creation, and accelerating speed to market. She is the Principal of Retail Strategy Group: a consulting practice helping brands and retailers dramatically improve profitability and increase organizational effectiveness.

Her opinion is sought after and is highly regarded. Liza is a regular contributor to Reuters, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Footwear News, and Sourcing Journal.

Liza brings a wealth of global insights to clients having lived in North America, Europe, and Africa.  She has in-depth product creation experience from her 20+ years in retail. Her claim to fame is that she designed all the bags for FIFA World Cup 2002.

Engaging, insightful, passionate – all words used to describe Liza by the audience. Having asked her to talk for 45 minutes, we could have kept talking for hours as the Store Teams were enthralled by her insights and energy. Given the ever-changing retail landscape, Liza brought a fresh approach with key examples from our industry and beyond to truly provide context to her messaging.”
Lesley Hawkins – VP of Retail, Adidas Canada

About Raj

Raj Dhiman PhD is the Chief Rainmaker and Co-Founder at Retail Strategy Group. He is an expert in tech sales having sold software for over seven years. He is a respected sales coach and has elevated the performance of hundreds of sales professionals.

His expertise in retail centers on customer loyalty programs. He sold loyalty solutions to small businesses and led partnership development with mid-market companies and United Airlines MileagePlus program.

Before his selling career, Raj completed his doctoral research at the University of Toronto. His research produced three peer-reviewed articles which bear his name. Also, an accomplished speaker and former actor, he speaks to audiences about how brands can improve profitability.

“Raj is simply an incredible leader to say the least. Working for him but more importantly, learning, from his wisdom and true understanding of the world of sales and business. Raj can definitely inspire any team of sales professionals, whilst providing a deep sense purpose to the workplace that only drives better results from his team.”
Adam Caris, Business Advisor – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce