Kevin Coupe

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Kevin Coupe

Kevin Coupe is a writer who has been bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge on the world of business and consumers to global audiences for over 35 years.

He is the author of “Retail Rules! 52 Ways To Achieve Retail Success," a guidebook for competing effectively and efficiently on Main Street. He is co-author, with Michael Sansolo, of “The Big Picture: Essential Business Lessons from the Movies,” which uses film narratives to teach about leadership, marketing and surviving the workplace.

For more than 20 years, he has written—a blog launched before the word "blog" was commonly used.  MNB provides “business news in context, and analysis with attitude” to more than 25,000 subscribers all over the world, finding critical relevant and resonant lessons not just in the world of retailing, but also in sports, popular culture and a wide range of other businesses.

Coupe also is on the adjunct faculty at Portland State University in Oregon, where he teaches a summer marketing course.

Currently, He is working with Michael Sansolo on a sequel to “The Big Picture." The sequel’s title is “THE BIGGER PICTURE: Business & Life Lessons from the Movies, TV, & Popular Culture.”