GaleriaKaufhofAs a reporter on retail expansion around the world since the mid-1980s, Debra has chronicled the rise, fall, consolidation and rebirth of stores and formats from the late 1980s. From the initial expansion of Wal-Mart beyond its Southern roots to the influx of European and Asian retailers to North America beyond, she’s see globalization first-hand. That knowledge informs her writing and analysis both as a journalist and consultant, giving her clients a world view many cannot easily achieve themselves.

Your stories are put into the largest context possible — the world of retail.