Lauren Thomas

Lauren Thomas
Retail Reporter
CNBC
Lauren Thomas is a retail reporter for CNBC with a focus on mall-based retailers, the apparel industry and retail real estate. She joined CNBC after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Business Journalism and Spanish. Lauren was born in South Carolina and is the oldest of five kids. When she’s not working and writing about retail, you can find her running around Central Park.

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Friday
June 25
11:45 am12:15 pm
 In February, Macy’s, Inc. recommitted to its Polaris strategy to deliver the best style options for customers as a digitally led omnichannel retailer. Marc Mastronardi, Macy’s chief stores officer, will discuss how Macy’s stores play an essential role in the company’s omnichannel ecosystem, driving both digital and brick and mortar sales. 
Friday
June 25
11:00 am11:30 am
The "off-price" retail business model requires a reset from the one-size-fits all approach of the past, evolving beyond simply great apparel at a low-price to meet the needs of the modern consumer. A new model incorporates a more curated selection, a healthy mix prices and brands suited for consumers differentiated by market, and offered seamlessly both digitally and in-store. In this session,… Read more