Meet the Panelists: Angela Gearhart

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Introducing our third panelist for The Panel: Retail Experiences – Angela Gearhart, Senior Director of In Store Experience with Select Comfort.


For the past 12 years, Angela has led the vision and strategy to elevate the Sleep Number brand through a consumer-centric interactive shopping experience that is considered “best in class” retail leadership, resulting in twice the productivity of the industry average and 80% comp increase over the last 4 years.


She is a highly experienced retail executive with demonstrated ability to establish sales driving marketing, branding and digital experiences that seamlessly elevate the customer journey. Her experience also includes end-to-end holistic marketing strategies for international retail brands – Sleep Number, Rainforest Café, Monsoon, Pet Food Warehouse, Kohler, Nike, Callaway Golf and West Marine.


Recent accolades include;Best Store Design in the hardlines category (<3000 sq ft) from the Association of Retail Environments. Her retail industry roles include DDI advisory board 2009-15, Speaker/Facilitator (IRDC, GlobalShop, Future Stores), 2015 Future Stores advisory board and 2015-16 Judge A.R.E Design Awards.

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