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Lee Holman

Lee Holman

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In addition to an MBA from Pepperdine University and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Lee has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of high technology. Beginning with his work on nuclear subs for the US Navy as an undergraduate, on through assignments with various defense contractors, Lee was been involved in the design, development, procurement and deployment of many projects used in various public and not-so-public settings.

Since joining IHL in 1997, Lee has authored and co-authored many retail industry reports. Included among these are IHLs market studies on Retail POS Terminals, Self-Checkout Systems, Self-Service Kiosks, Out-of-Stocks, Mobility and the annual RIS News/IHL Store Systems Study. Lee has also authored many informal papers on topics such as Supply Chain, RFID, Data Warehousing, Warehouse Management, and CRM technlogies.

Lee has been a featured speaker in both live and webinar settings, is an active supporter of RetailROI, and has been extensively quoted in the national and regional news media.


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  • Is Amazon the Walmart of 1990?

    According to Investor’s Business Daily, over 51% of all E-Commerce growth during the holidays went to Amazon, and roughly a quarter of all North American retail growth for the year went to Amazon. Over 38% of U.S. households now have an Amazon Prime account, mainly for the free, two-day shipping, and […]

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  • Disconnect Between IT and Loss Prevention

    In conversations with retailers it is obvious the CCTV cameras, traditionally a Loss Prevention asset only, is being co-opted for a variety of different functions.  This is necessitating a much closer relationship between IT and the LP personnel.  Where both of these departments tend to be cost centers in most retailers, […]

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