John Welling

John’s retail career has spanned 28 years. As a Partner in Accenture’s Retail Practice he specialized in innovative strategies and sustainable processes to turnaround struggling businesses. As an executive in the retail industry, John has led large teams to consistently deliver P&L goals across multiple functional areas.

John developed deep retail expertise leading multiple functional areas at Walmart, Michaels, and JC Penney. He has combined strategic and innovative ideas from his work at Accenture with strong team-building and P/L leadership to consistently deliver top and bottom line results. His in areas of strength include inventory management, supply chain/merchandise flow, merchandise planning, strategic pricing, supplier/retailer collaboration, direct importing, e-commerce and omni-channel retailing, and store operations.