Boston, MA — May 17, 2016 — Media Alert

2016 Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit                         

L.E.K. Managing Director Chris Randall and four other panelists will discuss the future of retail in the sporting goods, apparel and footwear world. Topics include competing in today’s hypercompetitive environment, meeting and exceeding consumer expectations, and maintaining positive relationships between suppliers and sellers. Which companies are doing it right, and what is it that they are doing? 

May 23, 2016         
Westin Hilton Head Island Resort
2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island, SC  

11:15 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.     

About Chris Randall:    
Chris Randall is a Managing Director in L.E.K. Consulting’s Boston office. He is focused in the Consumer Sector, advising clients on a range of critical strategic issues including growth strategy, retail format and network strategy, brand and marketing strategy, alternative business model strategy, international expansion, and mergers & acquisitions. Chris has more than 10 years of experience in strategy consulting and has contributed and published numerous thought pieces on retail strategy including, “Better Together: The New Logic of Retail Partnerships” and “Hidden Opportunities in Health & Wellness.” His experience extends into many sectors including footwear and apparel, sporting goods, food and beverage and consumer durables. Chris has also held positions with The Gillette Company and Ahold USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors from the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

About the NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit
The 52nd Annual NSGA Management Conference & 18th Annual Team Dealer Summit will bring together a diverse group including sporting goods, retailers, team dealers, manufacturers, sales agencies and industry supporting companies. Whether you’re looking for education and tools, relationship building with industry peers, or a relaxed setting to keep your pulse on hot topics in the industry, the annual conference adds something new, including educational sessions targeted to the needs of its audience, annually.

About L.E.K. Consulting:
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded more than 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to