Barbara Thau, an experienced editor specializing in the retail sector and the consumer economy will talk about the viability and strength of independent stores in today’s changing business environment.
She is currently a contributing retail writer for Forbes.com. Her work has appeared in CNBC, Fortune, The New York Daily News, among other media outlets. Thau also works as a content writer/editor for corporate clients such as Microsoft, Zebra Technologies, and IBM. This year, Thau was named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future by The National Retail Federation, which awarded her the 2018 Influencer Award.