Marci Grebstein, VP of Marketing, Food Lion to Headline Retail Insights Southeast

Marci Grebstein
Marci Grebstein, Vice President of Marketing at Food Lion

Marci Grebstein, Vice President of Marketing at Food Lion, and Spencer Blaker, Global Director of Retail Marketing at Burt’s Bees, are among the presenters featured at Retail Insights Southeast being held October 8, 2014 at The Big Chill in Charlotte, NC.

Spencer Blaker
Spencer Blaker, Global Director of Retail Marketing at Burt’s Bees

Now in its third year, Retail Insights Southeast is an educational and networking luncheon for brand marketers and retailers. The event hosted by the retail marketing and strategy agency Theory House, has attracted retailers like Food Lion, Lowe’s, Family Dollar and Ingles Markets, brands like Coca-Cola, Clorox, Electrolux, Unilever, RSC and PepsiCo, and supporting vendors like MaxPoint and Sonoco.

This year’s event will be held from 11am-2pm on October 8, 2014 at The Big Chill, 911 East Morehead Street, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28204.

“This annual event brings together hundreds of talented folks who share a passion for retail,” says Jim Cusson, president of Theory House. “This year I think our audience will find it especially interesting to hear Marci’s perspective as a retailer alongside Blaker, who will bring a manufacturer’s point of view.“

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Christopher Durham

Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan).

Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s.
Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago.

Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.