Amanda Lai is a Sr. Manager at McMillanDoolittle, a Chicago-based consultancy serving the retail industry. Amanda manages the company’s food retail practice and supports strategic planning, retail concept development, consumer research, and real estate analysis for a diverse range of retail clients. In her four years at McMillanDoolittle, Amanda has worked with leading brands in the grocery, restaurant, apparel, consumer electronics, automotive, and real estate sectors across the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, and South Korea.
Amanda has been featured as a subject matter expert on TD Ameritrade and CBS News, and is quoted in newspapers and industry publications including The Chicago Tribune, Progressive Grocer, Drug Store News, and Convenience Store News.