Merchandising Subject Matter Expert
Richard is a global industry recognized C-Suite leader in the toy, baby, kids, entertainment and licensing space. He has more than 30 years of strategic leadership experience in management, retail, merchandising, e-commerce, licensing, brand development, business strategy and operations. Richard was Global Chief Merchant at Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us where he executed the merchandise strategy for the US operations and lead a team delivering multiple Global business partnerships and programs. Richard was the founding CEO of Tru Kids Brands, the parent of Toys’R”Us and Babies”R”Us. operating stores in more than 25 markets through its license partners.