The PLMA keynote has a long tradition of presenting a top industry executive to draw attention to the strategic role that store brands play across all retail channels and formats. Recent keynoters at PLMA have included Whole Foods’ founder John Mackey, Trader Joe’s president Doug Rauch, Kings & Balducci’s CEO Judith Spires, and Fred Morganthall of Kroger/Harris Teeter, among others
Cheih Huang launched Boxed.com in 2013 as a mobile and online warehouse club experience. The company has seen remarkable growth. Boxed currently delivers to anywhere in the Continental US and has recently been valued between $600 million and $1 billion.
PLMA also announced that Ali Dibadj, a partner at AllianceBernstein global asset management company, will be their featured speaker for the Retail Trends Breakfast on Tuesday, November 19. The speech will focus on How Retailers Are Building Billion Dollar Brands and what that means for retailing and consumer brands strategies.
Ranking repeatedly as a #1 analyst for both the household & personal products as well as the beverages & snacks industries, Dibadj has been featured in business reporting for The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, NPR, and other major news outlets.