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Kelly Sayre

Kelly Sayre


Kelly Sayre has joined the team to broaden its coverage of the retail, ecommerce and consumer package goods IT market. She has also taken the lead in growing the company’s media marketing efforts through podcasts, short videos, and webinars showcasing IHL content.

Kelly Sayre has a long history of event management, business development, market analysis, and developing intelligent content via new media, including a podcast series on women’s leadership issues. Sayre is an active member of her St. Cloud, MN community. She has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans and serves as an Executive Board Member with both the Forum of Executive Women and the Tri-County Humane Society. In her free time, she enjoys running, being outdoors and enjoying her time with her husband and two young boys.

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  • How the Prime Challenge is Opportunity for Retailers

    Amazon Prime continues to radically transform consumer behavior. The advent of free two-day shipping, membership, and other benefits from Amazon provide a compelling reason for consumers not to visit stores. Retailers are actually driving consumers to Amazon by not addressing issues important to their customers. This study points to what […]

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  • Click and Fail – How Click and Collect Still Needs Improvement

    The following video highlights data from recent research from IHL Group on Ecommerce orders that are not for delivery, but for pickup at the local retail store.  There are many challenges with Click and Collect profitability depending on the segment.  In some cases the loss of impulse items makes for […]

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  • Beyond the Retail Apocalypse to a Bright Future – coming soon!

    IHL Group will be reprising our most successful study, “Debunking the Retail Apocalypse”. Our report last year saw 5x more downloads with greater worldwide news coverage, meaning more exposure for the Sponsors. In fact, we still average 10 downloads per day a year later! The new study, “Beyond the Retail […]

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  • What Does It Mean to Focus on Customer Experience?

    Earlier this month I attended the Retail Innovation Conference.  The weather is beautiful this time of year in NYC so I was also able to mix in some store tours and check off a bucket list item, running a 5k in Central Park! A big topic in retail today is […]

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