Rick Olson is a successful retail executive and consultant for Fortune 500 organizations. With over two decades in corporate and retail store management at Target Corporation, he brings substantial experience in merchandising, in-store operations, inventory management, crisis management and supply chain. Most significantly, Rick has over 15 years of experience in experiential retail marketing, managing all of the Merchandising and Operations for Target’s Design Partnership pop-up stores including those for Missoni, Lily Pulitzer and Target Wonderland. He also served as Director of Operations and Supply Chain for their Store of the Future project. Rick’s formal education is in business, and he holds a Master of Science degree in Internet Marketing and New Media. He is also a regular contributor to research in the fields of RFID and supply chain automation.