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Bob Phibbs

The Retail Doctor, Author of "You Can Compete"

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 Bob Phibbs Biography

Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor , has helped hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses in every major industry, including hospitality, manufacturing, service, restaurant and retail. He and his work have been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. In addition, Phibbs provides business makeovers for The Los Angeles Times.

Phibbs owns a publishing firm and has started two successful businesses. In addition, his years as a conductor have helped give him insight into building teams.

Frequently quoted on matters relating to how independent retailers can succeed, Phibbs has creatively helped businesses succeed when their customer base has been challenged. His presentations are designed to challenge business owners to look in the mirror to find a way to compete.

One of Phibbs' most publicized successes was his association with an independent coffee house where sales had slipped for years after Starbucks opened ten blocks away. When a second Starbucks opened just seventy-five feet from the store, the Retail Doctor was brought in to overhaul the operation. Sales rose a dramatic 50 percent over that record year and an additional 40 percent the following year. Since then he has been a partner in growing the Hunter Douglas elite Gallery dealers program across the US.

Having been in retail since he was 16 years old, Bob been a speaker to such diverse organizations as the Hobby Industry Association, Myriad Software, True Value Hardware, Aquatech Pool Builders, the National Retail Federation, and the Specialty Coffee Association. The nation's second largest library system hired him to teach them how to merchandise their 42 libraries. His award-winning book, You Can Compete is the backbone of Do-It-Best hardware's How-to-Beat-the-Big-Box kit for their 4400 stores.

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Groupon: You Can't Afford It--Why Deep Discounts are Bad for Business and What to do Instead

Groupon: You Can't Afford It--Why Deep Discounts are Bad for Business and What to do Instead

The Retail Doctor's Guide to Growing Your Business: A Step-by-Step Approach to Quickly Diagnose, Treat, and Cure

The Retail Doctor's Guide to Growing Your Business: A Step-by-Step Approach to Quickly Diagnose, Treat, and Cure

You Can Compete: Double Sales Without Discounting (Second Edition)

You Can Compete: Double Sales Without Discounting (Second Edition)

Speaking Topics
  • You Can Compete

    a one-hour presentation that will entertain as well as educate your audience on what it takes to succeed. Learn why discounting is not what brings customers back and how to succeed against your competition. Your audience will be inspired to change the way they do business because they know how to look in the mirror not blame others.

  • Anyone Can Sell!

    an interactive session that breaks down how to build any relationship whether in person, in the home or on the phone into five easy points. Using role-playing and real world examples, attendees will leave understanding how to build rapport in a natural way; whether they want to convince their children to get good grades, a client to purchase their product, or just to build your management team.

  • Manage Your Sales Team or Theyll Manage Your Sales

    a one-hour presentation that shows step-by-step methods to create the best sales force

  • Combat Medic For Retail - How to win when facing BIG competition

    What to do and not do when your customer base is challenged.

  • Attention Shoppers! Bringing Great Retail Concepts to Your Business.

    Every business can learn concepts from retail and utilize them in merchandising and promoting their services. Learn how integrating great retail practices can improve your bottom line.

FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Bob Phibbs?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Phibbs for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Phibbs, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Phibbs or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Bob Phibbs?

    Booking fees for Bob Phibbs, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Phibbs, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Bob Phibbs?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Phibbs for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Phibbs for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Phibbs or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Phibbs or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Bob Phibbs

The Retail Doctor, Author of "You Can Compete"

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Bob Phibbs Biography

Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor , has helped hundreds of small and medium-sized businesses in every major industry, including hospitality, manufacturing, service, restaurant and retail. He and his work have been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. In addition, Phibbs provides business makeovers for The Los Angeles Times.

Phibbs owns a publishing firm and has started two successful businesses. In addition, his years as a conductor have helped give him insight into building teams.

Frequently quoted on matters relating to how independent retailers can succeed, Phibbs has creatively helped businesses succeed when their customer base has been challenged. His presentations are designed to challenge business owners to look in the mirror to find a way to compete.

One of Phibbs' most publicized successes was his association with an independent coffee house where sales had slipped for years after Starbucks opened ten blocks away. When a second Starbucks opened just seventy-five feet from the store, the Retail Doctor was brought in to overhaul the operation. Sales rose a dramatic 50 percent over that record year and an additional 40 percent the following year. Since then he has been a partner in growing the Hunter Douglas elite Gallery dealers program across the US.

Having been in retail since he was 16 years old, Bob been a speaker to such diverse organizations as the Hobby Industry Association, Myriad Software, True Value Hardware, Aquatech Pool Builders, the National Retail Federation, and the Specialty Coffee Association. The nation's second largest library system hired him to teach them how to merchandise their 42 libraries. His award-winning book, You Can Compete is the backbone of Do-It-Best hardware's How-to-Beat-the-Big-Box kit for their 4400 stores.

Bob Phibbs Videos

  • Best Motivational Speaker For Retailers
    Oct 15, 2018 ... Looking for the best motivational speaker for your network of dealers or associates? Look no further than the Retail Doctor, Bob...
  • Motivational Speaker Bob Phibbs With Retail Sales Tips - YouTube
    Mar 30, 2017 ... Wonder what it would be like to see Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor live? Checkout these few clips. Find out more here ...
  • Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor, at #MainStreetMatters - YouTube
    Feb 17, 2017 ... Enjoyed hearing presentation of Bob Phibbs at the First Data sponsored # MainStreetMatters event in NYC on February 16, 2017. Bob...

Bob Phibbs Books

Bob Phibbs Speaking Topics

  • You Can Compete

    a one-hour presentation that will entertain as well as educate your audience on what it takes to succeed. Learn why discounting is not what brings customers back and how to succeed against your competition. Your audience will be inspired to change the way they do business because they know how to look in the mirror not blame others.

  • Anyone Can Sell!

    an interactive session that breaks down how to build any relationship whether in person, in the home or on the phone into five easy points. Using role-playing and real world examples, attendees will leave understanding how to build rapport in a natural way; whether they want to convince their children to get good grades, a client to purchase their product, or just to build your management team.

  • Manage Your Sales Team or Theyll Manage Your Sales

    a one-hour presentation that shows step-by-step methods to create the best sales force

  • Combat Medic For Retail - How to win when facing BIG competition

    What to do and not do when your customer base is challenged.

  • Attention Shoppers! Bringing Great Retail Concepts to Your Business.

    Every business can learn concepts from retail and utilize them in merchandising and promoting their services. Learn how integrating great retail practices can improve your bottom line.

FAQs on booking Bob Phibbs

  • How to book Bob Phibbs?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Phibbs for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Phibbs, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Phibbs or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bob Phibbs?

    Booking fees for Bob Phibbs, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Phibbs, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bob Phibbs?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Phibbs for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Phibbs for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Phibbs or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Phibbs or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bob Phibbs is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bob Phibbs for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Bob Phibbs generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Doug Lipp, Jeff Gee, Michael Bergdahl, Philip Steffen and Stedman Graham. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bob Phibbs for an upcoming event.

Bob Phibbs Speaker Videos

  • Best Motivational Speaker For Retailers
    Oct 15, 2018 ... Looking for the best motivational speaker for your network of dealers or associates? Look no further than the Retail Doctor, Bob Phibbs who ...
    Motivational Speaker Bob Phibbs With Retail Sales Tips - YouTube
    Mar 30, 2017 ... Wonder what it would be like to see Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor live? Checkout these few clips. Find out more here ...
  • Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor, at #MainStreetMatters - YouTube
    Feb 17, 2017 ... Enjoyed hearing presentation of Bob Phibbs at the First Data sponsored # MainStreetMatters event in NYC on February 16, 2017. Bob had an ...

Bob Phibbs Speaking Topics

  • You Can Compete

    a one-hour presentation that will entertain as well as educate your audience on what it takes to succeed. Learn why discounting is not what brings customers back and how to succeed against your competition. Your audience will be inspired to change the way they do business because they know how to look in the mirror not blame others.

  • Anyone Can Sell!

    an interactive session that breaks down how to build any relationship whether in person, in the home or on the phone into five easy points. Using role-playing and real world examples, attendees will leave understanding how to build rapport in a natural way; whether they want to convince their children to get good grades, a client to purchase their product, or just to build your management team.

  • Manage Your Sales Team or Theyll Manage Your Sales

    a one-hour presentation that shows step-by-step methods to create the best sales force

  • Combat Medic For Retail - How to win when facing BIG competition

    What to do and not do when your customer base is challenged.

  • Attention Shoppers! Bringing Great Retail Concepts to Your Business.

    Every business can learn concepts from retail and utilize them in merchandising and promoting their services. Learn how integrating great retail practices can improve your bottom line.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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