Liza Amlani is a 25 year retail industry veteran and process expert that works with retailers and brands to accelerate their speed to market, preserve gross margins and deliver products that their customers truly want. She works across merchandising and product creation leaders to drive profitability and improve organizational effectiveness. Liza has worked with familiar brands including Holt Renfrew, Ralph Lauren Europe and Canada, Club Monaco, Nike, Walmart
Liza founded Retail Strategy Group in 2020. Her thought leadership is showcased in our monthly newsletter, The Merchant Life. Founders, VP’s and C-Suite executives subscribe to gain valuable insights and discover best practices. Liza is also a Talkdesk Retail Industry Advisory Board member and sits on the board of Women of Color Retail Alliance (WOCRA). Liza is a respected voice on a variety of pertinent topics and is cited in Forbes, RetailWire, Retail Insider, Bloomberg, Chain Store Age, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Sourcing Journal and Footwear News.
She has been invited to speak at retail conferences across North America and often guest lectures at top Business schools across the country. She also brings a wealth of global insight to her work given the number of stamps in her passport and countries in which she has resided – Liza has moved 29 times in her life from Canada to the UK to Africa and many places in between.
Liza has recently been named one of RETHINK Retail’s Top Influencer of 2022 and 2023 and you can find her on all social platforms under @themerchantlife.