Nick Ager
Business Analysis Manager, John Lewis Department Stores

Nick Ager is the Business Analysis Manager for John Lewis Department Stores in the UK. Mr. Ager is managing John Lewis's first trial of RFID on Women's Shoes in Solihull and is working on their future RFID strategy. He joined John Lewis in 2001 after 17 years with Marks & Spencer where his responsibilities included the creation of what was the first nationwide Gift List Service in the UK. John Lewis is the UK's leading department store with 27 shops and 10 new opening projected by 2012. A division of the John Lewis Partnership, the business is owned by its employees and group profits were recently reported to be up by 27% last year to $630 million.