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Retail MBA LIVE! 2018
Saturday, December 8th, 2018 in San Diego, CA!
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**Bed Bath Beyond (Our Strategic Partner) is Seeking New Products to Purchase NOW. Will Your Products Be One of Them? Join Us at Our Upcoming Retail MBA LIVE Event to Find Out!! **
Top 11 Reasons Why You Should Attend this Retail MBA Live Event!
  • Reason #1: Get One-on-One Coaching With Karen Waksman – Have Karen Waksman Help YOU create the perfect message for retail chain store buyers – she will answer your most pressing questions AND will review your pitch for you so you can start reaching out to retail chains NOW! And in the most perfect way possible. Have Karen Waksman get you into stores in a fraction of the time. This is an invaluable 20 minute one-on-one coaching call!  With advanced prep work to ensure that the call gets your questions answered! One chain store order can 100x your business! 
  • Reason #2: Spend an entire day learning exact step-by-step strategies on how to approach, pitch and sell to retail chain stores so that you can get your products into retail chains in 2018! This information has helped clients get their products into retailers such as Wal-Mart, Bed Bath and Beyond, Kroger Grocery Store, Macys and Much Much More!
  • Reason #3: Have Access to a RARE EXCLUSIVE Q&A interview with an Executive Purchasing Agent from Wal-Mart who has worked there for over 14 years in regards to learning what it takes to become a new product supplier (buyers usually don’t ever agree to do this at any event)!
  • Reason #4: Get your Product Reviewed AFTER THE EVENT from retailers such as Target, Albertsons, Safeway, etc. One of our strategic partners has graciously agreed to add attendees to their database that goes out to retail buyers. 
  • Reason #5: Receive access to our POWERFUL Online Retail MBA Program (20+ Hours of Content) as soon as you sign up to this event –  where you will Learn Exact Steps on how to Develop your Pitches, Increase Chances of Purchase Orders, Prepare Your Product for Chain Store Success and and much more! Karen Waksman will walk you through the steps to success with retail in this training program!!! And then she will answer every question you may have at our powerful upcoming event! Woohoo! 🙂
  • Reason #6: Receive access to a Private Facebook Group where you can interact with Like-Minded Individuals! Having community is essential to your success when you are growing your business and your brand! Let us connect you with smart product companies who are on the same trajectory as you! 
  • Reason #7: Learn Advanced Distribution Strategies on topics such as How to Sell to Online Retailers Such as Groupon, What You Need to Know About Selling to HSN and QVC, How to Massively Expand Your Business With Once You Get a Purchase Order From a Chain Store and much more! Our goal is to help you grow your revenue with your product!
  • Reason #8: Get Inspired! Learn how fellow entrepreneurs got their products into major retail chains and be able to ask them questions. 
  • Reason #9: Meet Like-Minded Individuals! It will be so much fun to meet other physical product company owners just like you! 
  • Reason #10: This One Day Event Is a Game Changer! We will show YOU how to get your products on retail shelves. No Fluff. No Hype. No BS. Real Strategies & Measurable Results!
  • Reason #11: Get Your Product Reviewed By Bed Bath and Beyond (Our Strategic Partner for this Event)! If it Makes Sense for Their Store Shelves (a vetting process will take place)!! 

About Retail MBA

For the last several years, Karen Waksman (Founder of Retail MBA) has taught 10’s of thousands of physical product companies across the globe on how to approach, pitch an sell to major retail buyers. Her Retail MBA Training Program has empowered small to mid-size physical product companies to become vendors at retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Bed Bath and Beyond, Kroger Grocery Store and much, much more!

Karen’s powerful proven, time-tested sales methodology has worked for physical product companies with zero sales experience or buyer relationships – to advanced retail sellers!

Her goal is to empower and inspire companies to transform their businesses by providing them all of the necessary information they need in order to become chain store vendors. 

The Retail MBA Live Event is a natural progression from the Retail MBA Training Program in that attendees will not only receive powerful training and one-on-one coaching on how to get their products on retail shelves, but they will also get their products reviewed by major chain store buyers!

Retail Client Success Stories…Are YOU Next?

She Got a Vendor Number From BuyBuyBaby in a Week (Her Top 3 DREAM Retailer!)

He Got His Product into 1000’s of Retailers Across the Country!

She is Now Now a Vendor For Retailers such as Sams Club, Best Buy, Groupon, etc.

He Got His Product into Macy’s Department Store – His Dream Retailer!

Her Board Game Got Picked up by Wal-Mart a Few Days After She Had a Meeting!

She Got a 50,000 Unit Order Request from Michael’s Stores within a Few Weeks!

He Got His Product into Home Depot, Lowes and HSN and QVC!

He Got His Products into 1000’s of Retailers Throughout the Country!

This Canadian Entrepreneur Got Her Product into Canadian Retailers!

Retail MBA Live Agenda

(Schedule and Content Subject to Change)

8am – Registration Opens!

9:00 AM – Retail MBA LIVE –Getting Started with Selling to Big Box Chain Stores (Founder, Karen Waksman Retail MBA)

10:00 AM – Retail Entrepreneur Success Panel – Get Inspired! Real Life Success Stories and Q&A from Clients Who Are in Big Box Retailers and the Exact Steps They Took to Get There

11:00 AM – Developing a Retail Distribution Strategy That Yield Results For Your Product Category!

12noon – Lunch Break


1:00 pm – Advanced Retail Strategies – How to Approach, Pitch and Sell to Chain Store Retailers with Live Q&A

2:00 pm – Inside Tips and Strategies on How to Have an Epic Face-to-Face Buyer Meeting (Strategies That Work!)

3:00 pm – How to Get Your Product to fly off the Shelf Once You Get a Retail Order (to Ensure Repeat Orders)

Afternoon Break

4:00 pm- Retail Logistics Panel (The Not-So-Sexy Side of Retail) – Packaging, Pricing, Shipping, Liability Insurance, Drop Ship Programs, EDI, How to Avoid Chargebacks, etc.

5:00 pm – Advanced Sales Distribution Strategies – How to Make Hundreds of Thousands of Extra Dollars a Year Selling to Online Retailers Such as Groupon! And More!

5:45 pm – Retail MBA Live Closing Session and Final Q&A

“Wal-Mart Buyer reviewed our product on a Friday, by the following Wednesday we got a request to purchase our entire product catalog…Thank you Karen For changing the trajectory of our business!”
 – Retail MBA LIVE Attendee, Michael Weir
Pre-Sale Tickets – Get Your Link Now
**Limited Spots Available For this POWERFUL Live Intimate Event**
What You Will Receive If You Attend This Event
Learn Directly From Corporate Chain Store Buyers!
Receive access to an Exclusive Q&A Session with an executive retail buyer  at Wal-Mart who knows her company well as she has worked there well over 14 years! The video below shows an preview of this exclusive Q&A Session with Wal-Mart. Potential Suppliers rarely get a chance to ask buyer’s questions directly! This Q&A session is powerful. 
Epic LIVE Content
Epic LIVE Content on how to generate revenue with your physical product company including:

*How to Sell to Retail Chain Stores Even If You Have Zero Sales Experience, Zero Buyer Relationships or Even a Patent on Your Product

*Exact Strategies on How My Clients Receive Purchase Orders Weekly From Big Box Retail Chains

*Inside Tips and Strategies on How to Sell MASSIVE Volumes of Product Once in Retailers 

*How My Clients Make Hundreds of Thousands of Extra Dollars a Year Selling at Online Retailers such as Groupon

*And much, much more!
Access to the Online Retail MBA Training Program
Learn exactly how to approach, pitch and sell to major retailer buyers – this will prepare you so you can pitch your products effectively to retail buyers! Our Online Retail MBA Program includes 20+ hours of powerful content! You will LOVE this program!
Interact With Like-Minded Individuals
Being an entrepreneur and working on your physical product business can be a lonely experience. But it doesn’t have to be! Interact with other like-minded individuals who are going through the same struggles at the Retail MBA Live Event!
Get Inspired!
Listen to inspiring stories of people who have gotten their products to major retail chains and online retailers, too! 
Get Your Product Reviewed by Our Strategic Retail Partner- Bed Bath and Beyond!
We partner with retail chains- this event includes a product review once we prepare you for chain store success. A vetting process will take place to make sure your products fit their criteria! Exciting!! One chain store order can 10x-100x your business! This could be the catalyst for change!!

Retail MBA LIVE Testimonials Attendee Testimonials!

She Got a Purchase Order From Wal-Mart Within a Week of the Previous Retail MBA LIVE Event!

Wal-Mart Purchased His Entire Product Catalog at the Previous Retail MBA LIVE Event!

He Got a Purchase Order From Wal-Mart Within a Week of the Previous Retail MBA LIVE Event!

This Amazon Seller Shares His Experience About the Retail MBA LIVE Event!

This Blind Entrepreneur Shares His Experience About Retail MBA LIVE!

Candice Shares Her Experience About the Retail MBA LIVE Event!

This Engineer Shares His Experience About Retail MBA LIVE


This Entrepreneur With a Niche Product Shares Her Experience at Retail MBA LIVE

Retail MBA LIVE Event FAQ’s…

When is the “Retail MBA LIVE 2018” Event?
This event is happening on Saturday, December 18th, 2018 in San Diego, CA. From 9AM to 6PM PST. Registration Opens at 8am!
Where is the “Retail MBA LIVE 2018” Event?
This event will be in San Deigo! Participants will receive locations info and discounted hotel room rates shortly after sign up. 
Why Should I Attend this Event?
Have Karen Waksman (Founder of Retail MBA) teach you exactly how to approach, pitch and sell to chain store retailers. Meet with other like-minded entrepreneurs. Get your product reviewed. Learn new distribution strategies for your physical product business and much, much more!
Can Anyone Attend this event?
Yes, if you have (or want to have) your products on the shelves of major retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Macys, Walgreens, Whole Foods or any other chain store retailer, then this LIVE event is for you!
Can I Bring My Spouse Or A Guest?
Because of our VERY limited seating, every person must purchase a pass to get into the event. If you signup with a guest, you do get a discount! Sign up yourself and your guest here.
Can I Get A Refund If I Can’t Attend?
Because of the Limited Spots Available – There are No Refunds for this Event. 
What If I’m Not Retail-Ready Yet?
You should absolutely come to this event even if you are not retail-ready yet! This event will prepare you so that you will know exactly what to do and how to prepare yourself for retail chain store success!  
What If I Have a Question That I Need Addressed Before I Purchase?  
Please send an email to karenw (at) or call us at 415-404-9540 if you need assistance!
What If I Have a Question That I Need Addressed Before I Purchase?  
Please send an email to karenw (at) or call us at 415-404-9540 if you need assistance!
When Will Ticket Sales Close?  
We only have limited seats available for this event because of our product reviews, etc. So this will be on a first-come-first-serve basis! We highly recommend reserving your spot NOW!
Will I Get a Guaranteed Purchase Order if I Go? 
We cannot guarantee that you will receive a purchase order from a chain store retailer – no one can! But we will do our absolute best! 
What Makes Retail MBA LIVE the MUST ATTEND Event of the Year?
Attendees receive POWERFUL unparalleled Full One Day advanced training on selling to retailers, access to our Powerful Online Retail MBA Training Program (over 20+ hours of powerful content), answers your most pressing questions, introduce you to like-minded entrepreneurs, inspire you with amazing success stories, enable you to learn directly from a chain store buyer (this is unheard of in our industry), instruct you on how to get buyers interest, buyer meetings and purchase orders NOW! 
**Very Limited Spots Available For this POWERFUL Live Intimate Event**
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