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Al McClain

CEO, Founder

Al McClain is a co-founder of RetailWire.com, the online community for the retailing and CPG industries. He has spent 30+ years in the retail, tech, and CPG spaces. Al's career highlights include sales and management stints with Luzianne-Blue Plate Foods, Bestfoods, Red Rose Tea, and Progressive Grocer (Trade Dimensions and Retail Insights divisions). He also co-founded IdeaBeat.com in 1997, a precursor to RetailWire.com. Frequent clients include Oracle, IBM, SAP, Cisco, Intel, IRI, Junction Solutions, Bronto,  NetSuite, and Marketing Lab.  Al has also spoken extensively at industry events for the National Grocers Association, the Institute for International Research, the Magazine Publishers Association, the d2 Digital Dialogue Conference (AAF/dunnhumby USA) and the Category Management Association. He has written for publications such as Nielsen Wire, Loyalty Management, and Forbes.com. He is a member of the Luxury Marketing Council and lives in Florida.

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