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Lauren Thomas


Retail Reporter
Lauren Thomas is a reporter for CNBC in New York covering retail and retail real estate. She joined in 2017 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied business journalism and Spanish. In 2018, she was named the No. 1 retail voice on LinkedIn. Thomas previously held internships at CNBC in San Francisco and Bloomberg. She was born in South Carolina and is the oldest of five kids.

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Sunday Jan 12
12:00 - 12:30 PM
Medallia Stage, Hall E, Level 1
Retail's digital transformation is wondrous in many respects, but on the downside a thirst for convenience can reduce the shopper experience down to uninspiring levels of functionality. There is a risk that by not finding the balance shoppers... Read more