Full Name
Mark A. Cohen
Job Title
Director of Retail Studies & Adjunct Professor
Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Speaker Bio
Mark A. Cohen has been in the retail business since 1971, most recently as Chairman/CEO of Sears Canada Inc, Chief Marketing Officer and President of Softlines of Sears Roebuck & Co., Chairman/CEO of Bradlees Inc., and Chairman/CEO of Lazarus Dept. Stores, with roles with Abraham & Strauss, The Gap, Lord & Taylor, Mervyn’s and Goldsmith’s Dept. Stores. He is Director of Retail Studies and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, a consultant for retail and consumer products industries, and offers commentary for CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business networks, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, etc. He has an MBA and BS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.
Mark A. Cohen