Thursday (May 12th) Archives - Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

Revolutionizing Consumer Choice in the Shopping Journey

There’s been a decade’s worth of ecommerce growth just in the past few years. As a result, shoppers are finding inspiration in new ways and their shopping journeys are becoming much more fluid. Join Martha Welsh, Head of Strategy and Go To Market for Google Commerce & Payments, and Alicia Waters, CMO at Crate and […]

Harnessing Data to Drive Customized Brand Experiences

As brands build their DTC businesses, they have the unique opportunity to own the customer experience and ultimately gather more data about their customers. Over time, they can harness this data to power services and more tailored omnichannel experiences. Hear how brands are using leading-edge technology to collect, analyze and leverage data to: Drive digital […]

Ending Buy Now, Default Later: AI’s Role in Sustainable Profit

In the U.S., 30% of consumers who use buy now, pay later (BNPL) expect to make a late payment in the next year. That’s bad for fintech financiers, consumers and brands – not to mention the BNPL credit revolution. When it works, BNPL helps consumers avoid high interest rates and make bigger purchases. But as […]

Reframing Sustainability: How to Turn Lofty Long-Term Goals into Immediate Outcomes

Sustainability is in everybody’s strategy, but the way it is defined, its scope, and the effectiveness of actions is still very blurry. Join author and Co-Founder of ThinkUncommon, Andrew Smith, and Associate Vice President of ESG AT&T, Jason Leiker, for this robust and action-focused discussion about how to get results now and act today on […]

Incorporating Sustainability to Deliver a Business ROI

Sustainability is an important initiative for business leaders to consider in today’s retail environment. And while the social and PR implications may be obvious, the business ROI might be elusive to your organization’s decision-makers. Join this session to hear from a sustainability expert and successful business entrepreneur who will share insights into delivering the ROI […]

From East to West: How Innovation in APAC is Creating New Western Opportunities

As APAC continues to lead the world in digital innovation, retailers need to keep pace with the trends that are emerging and accelerating. Join this session to learn: The top three consumer trends driving retail innovation in APAC; The nuances of tech adoption and preferences around the world; The latest innovations in delivery services such […]

Elevating Customer Experiences with High-Touch Service and Interactive Technology

Retailers are emphasizing their commitment to the customer journey by putting tech innovations at the center of the shopping experience. By creating a seamless omnichannel approach, customers can more easily engage with and discover new products. Join this session to learn: Strategies to propel personalized experiences forward in stores and online; Best practices to empower […]

Farm-To-Table Tables: A New Model for Sustainability in Global Furnishings

The furniture industry is broken. Among its regular practices: Sourcing materials that are not responsibly farmed. Using harmful chemical treatments. Manufacturing overseas under questionable conditions. Shipping thousands of miles over the ocean. Making cheap products that quickly end up in our landfills. Add massive supply constraints and you have a perfect storm for brands, businesses, […]

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