Bill Bishop has been recognized as one of the ten thought and research leaders “driving the future of consumer intelligence” by American Demographics magazine. Known for his ability to see around corners (and translate research into actionable insights), he has worked on retailing since 1971, leading major studies on new store formats, pricing strategies, activity-based costing, and loyalty marketing.

Moving beyond his leadership roles at Willard Bishop, Bill co-founded Brick Meets Click (BMC) in 2011. Today he focuses on driving thought-leading conversations about the future of shopping – compelled by an interest in how consumer technology use is changing the way people shop and a passion for helping companies navigate the changing retail landscape successfully.

He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell and studied agronomy and horticulture at the University of Maine. Bill has taught marketing at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and serves on the Board of Raley’s Family of Fine Stores.

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Apr 28, 2014

Five strategies to profit from personalization

Strong, personalized relationships show shoppers you care about them and want to help them get the right products....More
Oct 03, 2012

How Do You Grow Sales When the Market Is Shrinking?

The fact that jumped out at me from Part 1 of the Supermarket News 2012 Analysts Roundtable was that the retail grocery “pie is shrinking” and it has....More
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