An experienced facilitator and speaker, Mark Satov is a customer-focused business advisor who pushes his clients to do better.

The PE deal of the year in Canada for sure! Mark discussed the Westjet acquisition with Greg on BNN Bloomberg

Pricing strategically, or gouging? Mark discussed airline profitability as well as potential risks ahead and Richard Baker’s no lose strategy in buying and selling retailers with real estate

Tim Hortons is fighting two battles and may not be winning either. Mark shares his opinion on Tim Hortons’ sales drop and Beyond Meat’s launch into Canadian grocery stores

Hindsight is 20/20 and Nike is looking great for having stuck with Tiger when it mattered. Hear Mark’s take on the value of Tiger’s brand

Be something or be nothing! Mark discussed the gaps in HBC’s strategy as well as Loblaw’s plan to give points for ad views

What were they thinking? The government of Ontario really fumbled the ball on pot legalization and are now forcing others to pay the price.  Mark discussed pot retail with Greg as well as Ferrero’s new brand expansion strategy

The best platform wins! That is what Apple is saying as it prioritizes content assembly and curation in its streaming wars moves. PS they have some content too…

Tesla is focusing on the short term and making some mistakes. – Mark and Greg discussed Tesla’s strategy as well as what retail sales are telling us about the health of the economy

Timmie’s should do just fine in China, at least from a brand perspective. Mark & Greg discuss growth for some of Canada’s big brands and contraction for others (HBC)

Too little too late for Payless ShoeSource – Mark and Greg discuss the recent Chapter 11 filing as well as Netflix’s new production hub in Toronto

An experienced speaker and facilitator with an engaging approach.

Mark Satov is a business advisor who pushes his clients to do better. He works with a wide range of clients on their customer strategy through the work of his firm, SATOV Consultants, and he plays a hands-on role in ensuring that his team delivers sound strategy alongside actionable recommendations. He is a frequent commentator on mainstream business media, including BNN, CBC and The Globe and Mail, providing his views on business events and trends. Producers appreciate his candid and straightforward approach.

Mark regularly acts as facilitator for clients supporting events such as off sites, board meetings and strategy sessions. Mark is known for his ability to manage tough discussions, from strategic planning to client re-organizations. His relaxed style, sense of humor and no-nonsense approach promote engaged discussion among participants at all levels of the organization. His business intuition and depth of knowledge ensures that the groups are challenged on both process and content, resulting in high-quality outcomes. He also uses his facilitation expertise when speaking at conferences using a conversational style to involve the audience.

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