Yohan Jacob - President
Retailbound is a full-service retail marketing consulting company located just outside of Chicago. Since 2008, we have helped many consumer product manufacturers become more successful in marketing their products to retailers and distributors.
Retailbound maintains a dynamic partnership with each client professionally to design, develop, manage, and deliver successful retail marketing or merchandising programs. We establish and coordinate the expectations of the client's marketing or product merchandising team, the sales force, and the management team. Our seasoned executives bring versatile experience and expertise of retail marketing and merchandising solutions, FROM BOTH SIDES of the retail buyer's desk. This experience within the retail industry sets us apart as a leading retail marketing and merchandising solutions provider.
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Regina Jacob - Operations
Katherine Cobb - Sales
Bill Wayne - Board Member
Heidi Sturrock - Board Member
Jerry Baltus - Board Member
"Yohan is a true consummate professional that is always personable, highly adaptive to any environment and drives real results. As the president of SimplyGlobo.com, I've been fortunate to learn a great deal from Yohan's tremendous experience in the retail industry as both a buyer and a sales rep. Yohan has mentored me and my team since 2012 with the basics and advanced dealings with sales reps, buyers and potential customers. As a result, we have already generated sales over $400K. And our pipeline is full of potential for 2013 and beyond!"
"If you have a product you are serious about growing and taking it to market, you need Yohan and Retailbound. His coaching service is amazing. He knows what buyers will ask and how to prepare you to win the sale. He offers straightforward, succinct advice and gives examples of real life successes and failures.
Whether you have a concept or a complete product ready for the shelf, Retailbound is the best assistance you can hire to become a global competitor in the retail market."
"Yohan is a real professional; he is very effective in his coaching and teaching strategy. I have received great value from Yohan’s advice, it has helped me to be more focused and prepared when I will be exploring business opportunities with the retail market. Another great value from the coaching is that Yohan provides all the materials in writing after each session."
"I have had the pleasure of working with Yohan for several years. Yohan's approach to everything that he does is with a positive, passionate and can do attitude. I recently have had the opportunity to work very closely with Yohan and it is very evident that his professional growth and entrepreneurial spirit has been a significant factor in his success. I look forward to a very prosperous future with Yohan."
"Yohan is helping me focus on national market placement for my product line. His many years as a buyer allow his clients to learn important sales and marketing skills. He provides weekly assignments with a methodical approach to researching market potential and having all the tools in place to go to market. Yohan also shares valuable networking opportunities and contacts. I am grateful to the Small Business Development Center at Elgin Community College for introducing me to Yohan."
"I highly recommend Yohan with no reservations. Based on my experience, Yohan can make an impact on all aspects of your business, from sales, to marketing, and strategy. In addition, he will listen to ideas and then be honest and straight forward with his recommendations. Something I highly appreciate. Last, but not least, it has been my experience that Yohan cares about helping his clients, well beyond "just the $", as typical consultants do. For these reasons, I recommend him with no hesitation."
"Yohan is a GREAT retail coach! He is very professional and has amazing coaching skills in guiding you through the retail "jungle." He is very personable and always available for questions. If you are thinking of bringing a new product to market (or currently trying), I would HIGHLY recommend Yohan's services to help make your experience a success!!"