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Since our launch almost a month ago the Velocity Institute (RBI) has grown exponentially. Retailers, Manufacturers and Solution Partner’s have joined our ranks eager to create the future of Private Brand.

The RBI platform embraces both in-person and virtual interaction to create the next generation of membership experience designed to provide member value 24/7/365. RBI’s modern model includes a freemium Basic level and Plus- and Pro-level paid memberships.

Don’t miss your opportunity to become a PLUS or PRO member for half off. Save 50% off your first year’s membership when you use the coupon code RBIFOUNDERSHALF2021. EXPIRES FRIDAY DECEMBER 17, 2021. PLUS & PRO members receive discounts on Velocity Conference tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more than a dozen exclusive benefits.

RBI Benefits — which will grow over time — include events, research, education, and more to advance the retail brands industry. Following are some of the key elements:

  • Events: The Velocity Conference + Expo; Sustainability Conference; Vertex Awards Celebrations in the U.S. and Europe; Design Symposiums and Virtual Summits.
  • Research: Annual exclusive consumer research and Industry Benchmarking Survey.
  • Education: Executive Education powered by Cornell University. RBI webinars, workshops and training.
  • Community: Social media-style discussion boards, searchable member directory, job directory, executive share groups and working groups.
  • Awards: the Vertex Awards and others to be announced.
  • News: Daily news “RBI INCITES” powered by My Private Brand, the “RBI Talks” video interview series, etc.

Stay Tuned as we announce a series of new benefits and events over the next 18 months that will reinvent the way we network, learn and grow.

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By Published On: October 18th, 2021

About the Author: Christopher Durham

Christopher Durham is the president of the Velocity Institute. Prior to this he founded the groundbreaking site My Private Brand. He is the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He began his retail career building brands at Food Lion and Lowe’s Home Improvement. Durham has worked with retailers around the world, including Albertsons, Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro Canada. Durham has published seven definitive books on private brands, including Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project and Vanguard: Vintage Originals.