ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that author and business consultant Jim Collins will be the keynote speaker for the 2013 NACDS Total Store Expo. The NACDS Total Store Expo will debut Aug. 10 to 13, 2013.
Collins is author or co-author of six books, including the international bestseller Good To Great and New York Times bestseller How The Mighty Fall. Combined, his books have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.
Collins began his research and teaching career on the faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1992. In 1995, he founded a management laboratory in Boulder, Colo., where he now conducts research and teaches executives from the corporate and social sectors. To date, he has served as a teacher to senior executives and CEOs at more than 100 corporations.
“I can think of no better person than Jim Collins to keynote NACDS’ evolutionary new trade show, the NACDS Total Store Expo,” stated NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. “The groundbreaking nature of this conference will bring together trading partners across the industry — from pharmacy, consumer goods, supply chain, logistics, technology and more. Jim’s expertise will provide a unique opportunity for this diverse group to gain insights on leadership and how to do better business that cuts across all industry sectors.”
Collins will offer remarks to NACDS Total Store Expo attendees during the opening business program on Sunday, Aug. 11.