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Rob Brooks, President and CEO of Saks OFF 5TH

Kicking off the busiest shopping week of the year, RETHINK Retail’s Chief Community Officer, Kirat Anand sits down with Rob Brooks, President and CEO of Saks OFF 5TH, for his first conversation since taking on the role, for an exclusive Global Retail Leader Member Spotlight conversation.

Listen the full episode at www.GlobalRetailLeaders.com to learn:

About Rob’s Retail Journey: Rob, a seasoned retail veteran, shares his insights and experiences that have shaped his leadership approach and contributed to Saks OFF 5TH’s success in the highly competitive off-price luxury sector. He shares his strategies which include emphasizing the importance of customer first approach, product differentiation and empowering associates.

His Leadership Style and How he Built an All-Star Leadership Team: Rob sheds light on his leadership philosophy, and how he reinvented and evolved legacy retail leadership roles. Revealing how he has carefully crafted a team of talented leaders who share his vision and commitment to delivering excellence for the Saks Off 5th customer. 

How Saks OFF 5th is Leveraging Technology, Personalization, Data and Analytics: In today’s ever-changing and challenging retail landscape, Rob discusses which initiatives he is  prioritizing and how he has been leveraging data and analytics since taking over as President and CEO. 

An Unmissable Opportunity for Vendors and Designers: Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to gain valuable insights from Rob on how vendors and designers can connect with his team to showcase their solutions and collections. And how Rob and his team are thinking about their respective strategies where it’s build / buy technologies, or in season open to buy opportunities.  

‘Tis the season: Rob also gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the efforts that contributed to their successful holiday campaign and some must-have holiday deals. Check out the festive Saks OFF 5TH holiday marketing campaign here


Hear Rob Brooks’ inspiring story and learn how Saks OFF 5TH continues to redefine the off-price luxury shopping experience exclusively at www.GlobalRetailLeaders.com

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Hosted by Kirat Anand
Produced by Gabriella Bock
Research by Maggie Schwenn