Retail Content by a Retailer

Interviews, Thought Leadership, Opinions and Talking Shop.

With over 25 years of experience, we know a thing or two about Retail.


Meet Liza - she has been living, breathing, loving, and working in Retail for over 20 years.

A respected voice on on topics such as responsible retail and sustainability, retail diversity and inclusion, the future of retail, Liza is a regular contributor to RetailWire, Bloomberg, Forbes, Footwear News, the Wall Street Journal & the Sourcing Journal.

In a career spanning 20+ years, Liza has worked with familiar brands including Holt Renfrew, Ralph Lauren Europe and Canada, Club Monaco, Nike, Walmart, and several others from product creation to buying and merchandising.

Liza is currently the Principal at Retail Strategy Group - a consulting practice which helps companies in the retail space dramatically improve profitability and increase organizational effectiveness and has just been named one of RETHINK Retail’s Top Influencer of 2022.

You can find Liza on all social platforms under the @theMerchantLife and follow her on LinkedIn or RetailWire for her POV on all things retail from a retail insider.


Meet Raj - the authority on all things sales and loyalty.

Raj Dhiman is an expert in tech sales having sold technology in the areas of customer loyalty, e-commerce and freight/logistics. In his career, he has held sales leadership roles and is a well respected sales coach. He currently teaches a fundamentals of tech sales course as a part of the teaching team at Uvaro.

Raj’s background beyond sales is unique and diverse – he holds his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Toronto, has starred in commercials, and became an amateur woodworker during the pandemic. He co-founded Retail Strategy Group with Liza and works behind the scenes as the engine of business development for the firm. 


Together we are Retail Strategy Group, refining the fabric of Retail and giving you The Merchant Life.