Ric Anderson
Managing Partner

Ric is a senior retail executive with extensive retail and wholesale merchandising experience in fashion and consumer products. He has a passion for creating “The Customer Experience” as a competitive advantage. In addition to his time in merchandising leadership experience, he has functional expertise in strategy, product development, branding. Ric has worked around the world designing and developing product, and building relationships with key manufacturers in a wide array of product categories. He led the teams that created the Fossil Leather Division, the Harry & David Chocolate Wholesale Division and the Intimate Division for Russell Newman.


Most recently, Ric served as the VP-GMM of Footwear for Sears. He was also a SVP GMM at Harry & David, SVP GMM at Saks, Inc., and VP of the Leather Division at Fossil.

E-mail: randerson@theretailthinktank.com

Phone: 214-632-9652