Bob Phibbs confirmed as RAD Expo speaker

Marijuana Venture has announced that Bob Phibbs, also known as “The Retail Doctor,” will be the keynote speaker at the Retail and Dispensary (RAD) Expo this October at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

Known as one of the world’s leading experts on brick-and-mortar retail, Phibbs is an internationally recognized business strategist, customer service expert, sales coach, marketing mentor, author of three books and motivational business speaker.

He started The Retail Doctor in 1994 and his client list includes Bernina, Brother, Caesars Palace, Hunter Douglas, Lego, Omega, Hearts on Fire, Husqvarna, Vera Bradley and Yamaha. He is also an American Express merchant adviser, IBM retail futurist and RetailWire BrainTrust partner.

Phibbs’ name is often found on lists of the top retail influencers and he has made appearances on ABC, Fox, MSNBC and PBS, among other television networks. Phibbs and his work have also been featured in articles by Entrepreneur, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

The RAD Expo will also feature former Nordstrom executive Loretta Soffe, Retail Owners Institute founders Patricia M. Johnson and Richard F. Outcalt, and Megan Stone of the High Road Design Studio as speakers. More speakers will be announced soon.

The third RAD Expo is October 23-24. Qualified retail store owners, managers and employees will be admitted free with early registration. The show will feature hundreds of exhibitors of retail-focused products for both cannabis retailers and dispensaries, as well as health food stores, head shops, pet stores and other retail categories that sell cannabis and CBD.

For more information about attending or exhibiting, visit or call 425-656-3621.



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