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Rich Stefani


VP, Information Technology
Smart & Final Stores
Rich Stefani is a corporate executive with over 20 years of experience. His areas of specialty include strategic planning, portfolio strategy, new market entry, new store growth, information technology, application development, mobile technology, supply chain optimization, marketing analytics, advertising effectiveness, and store operations within the retail industry. He has strong industry experience in grocery, soft-lines, hard-lines and Internet-based businesses with measurable results as a change agent. Rich also has strategy consulting experience working with Fortune 500 companies where he led multiple revenue generating projects for clients.

Currently, Rich leads information technology strategy, innovation and direction. He manages application development in store systems, pricing, promotions, ordering, receiving, transportation scheduling, business intelligence, payments, reporting and mobile technology. He has held several executive and management consulting roles prior to this position. Rich has managed hundreds of successful projects throughout his work experience and across business areas with a focus on innovation, revenue generation, cost savings and speed to value.

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Sunday Jan 15
2:15 - 2:55 PM
Hall D, Special Events Hall, Level 1
The pace of technology innovation and growing customer demands is prompting major operations changes in the role of the store and its place as the epicenter of engagement. Join Michael Relich, COO, Crate and Barrel and a panel of retailer leaders as... Read more