Panel: State of the Run Retail
Chris Farley, owner of Pacers Running and host of the Pace the Nation podcast, will moderate a lively interactive discussion on the current state of run retail.
Many people think the 2nd running boom started in the mid 90s. Not coincidentally a lot of running stores started shortly thereafter in the early 2000s.
What is the story of a successful running store over the years?
How are stores navigating the changing, increasingly competitive retail landscape?
How are stores balancing their event business with retail?
And how are stores attracting and retaining good employees in today’s competitive labor market?
What is the value of your business – not just financial value but personal value, value to your communities, and your staff?