RETAIL EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-288137
This qualified expert received his BA in business administration from Saint Michael's College and has over 35 years of experience in retail wealth management. He is a certified trust financial advisor, a FINRA arbitrator, and a chartered advisor in philanthropy. He has served as a director for prestigious companies such as JPMogran Securities, RBC Wealth Management, and UBS Financial Services with over 17 years of experience in broker dealer field leadership positions.
Expert Witness: E-060649
This expert specializes in safety/loss prevention, training and facility maintenance, safety program design & development, and retail management. He has more than 20 years of experience serving with retail/wholesale industry leaders, including The Home Depot, Sears, Kohl's, and C&S Wholesale Grocers. Currently, this expert is the owner of a private retail safety consulting firm.
Expert Witness: E-008247
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry and is highly familiar with the global trends. Prior to establishing his own consultancy, he held senior positions at Pernod Ricard and Seagram. While Vice President of Marketing for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail, he created the Marketing Department for this new company which, under his management, grew volume sales to over 1 million cases and over $20 million profit in the Americas Duty ...
Expert Witness: E-006455
This expert is a retired manager from the investor owned gas and electric utility Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. His 25 year career included key management positions in customer service, credit and collections, revenue cycle services, field operations and project management associated with the installation of an industry leading automated metering system. Prior to joining Wisconsin Public Service, this expert worked in the banking industry as a branch manager and ...
Expert Witness: E-076849
This retail security professional joined Walmart in 1980 and held increasingly senior loss prevention and security positions until leaving the company in 2016. Most recently, he was the Senior Director of Global Security Services, in charge of managing safety and security of 20,000 employees and 250,000 customers at U.S. locations. The expert is a member of the American Society of Industrial Security's Retail Loss Prevention Council and is an ASIS Certified Protection ...
Expert Witness: E-060461
This visual merchandising professional recently served as the Vice President of Visual Merchandising & Store Design for all Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh stores. He held this role from 2007 until 2016 and was responsible for the design and visual merchandising in 400 new stores. He also developed and trained field leaders in store merchandising standards. Previously, the expert served as an Associate Vice President of Visual Merchandising for Victoria's Secret and as the ...
Expert Witness: E-050861
This expert graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Apparel Design & Merchandising, and she has 10+ years of experience in fashion merchandising. She began her career at Freeze CMI and then held increasingly senior merchandising roles at Cole Haan for nearly five years. The expert also served as the Director of Women's Merchandising for Handbags and Small Leather Goods at Kate Spade for a brief period in 2014 before becoming an independent product ...
Expert Witness: E-023913
This highly qualified expert has been responsible for hiring and training thousands of people and dozens of service providers for the companies that he has been in charge of and he has 20+ years of experience with big box retail establishments. He has been trained at Stanford University and at the Harvard Negotiation Institute and is a Director at the National Retail Federation. He is the former CEO at United Retail Group and the former Executive Vice President and Chief ...
Expert Witness: E-013176
This expert has more than 20 years of experience as a retail executive (Senior VP, Executive VP, Merchandise VP, and President) with Macy's, Bloomingdales, the U.S. division of a major dutch retailer Steinbach, and more. He has also spent 18 years as a financial advisor, equity analyst, and investment banker. He earned a BS in Retail Management/Marketing from Drexel University and has authored multiple publications in the retail finance space.
Expert Witness: E-013178
This expert is a partner in a large independent public accounting firm, where he serves as the leader of the firm's National Retail/Consumer Products industry group. He provides consulting services in the apparel, manufacturing, distribution, and retail industries.
Expert Witness: E-008527
This qualified expert has more than 20 years of experience in safety compliance with more than 10 years in managing supermarket and retail location safety. He previously worked at Winn-Dixie Stores as a District Manager and Division Safety Director. He holds several certifications from various associations including the National Association of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Council in Principles of Occupational Safety & Health. He was also formerly acted as ...
Expert Witness: E-014377
This highly qualified expert has over 20+ years experience directing food stamp programs. Former positions include Regional Food Stamp Program Director, Administrator Review Officer, EBT Project Director, and EBT Regional Implementation Manager. He has directed over 200 regional and field office staff involved in state agency policy support and food retailer management. He has adjudicated administrative appeals for food retailers participating in the Food Stamp Program ...

RETAIL EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

E-Commerce Retailer Suffers Million Dollar Loss In Transportation Accident RETAIL Expert Case

…  of eco-friendly facial products sold by an e-commerce retailer. The e-commerce company hired a logistics firm to transport and …  control issue. As a result of the incident, the e-commerce retailer had to cease operations due to the loss. An expert in pharmaceutical …

Seasoned Retail Safety Expert Usurps Role Of Trial Judge RETAIL Expert Case

Seasoned Retail Safety Expert Usurps Role Of Trial Judge

…  platform at a Target store. The plaintiff retained a retail architecture and safety expert who opined that Target’s display was defective in design and layout, that the retailer failed to properly inspect the area in question, and that the retailer …

Unsafe Retail Display Injures Customer RETAIL Expert Case

Unsafe Retail Display Injures Customer

…  for a customer to hold or position back into place. A retail safety expert was sought to review the case and opine on proper display …

Child Is Fatally Crushed By Gym Weight In Retail Store Accident RETAIL Expert Case

…  a child who was fatally crushed by a gym weight in a retail department store. The child was roughhousing in the fitness section of …  succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. An expert in retail operations was sought to review the standards for displaying and selling …

Negligent Security Blamed For Violent Mugging In Retail Store RETAIL Expert Case

…  involves a woman who followed a female patron into a retail department store from the parking lot. The woman stalked the patron …  by rescue personnel to the hospital. Although the retail store had cameras to monitor store patrons, it was later discovered that …

Grocery Store Employees Fail To Correct Safety Hazard RETAIL Expert Case

Grocery Store Employees Fail To Correct Safety Hazard

This case involves an elderly man with a cane who tripped over the corner of a carpet at a grocery store in Nevada. The corner of the carpet had been flipped up and the man caught his foot on the rug and fell. The man suffered severe injuries including a b …