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Educational Program

Industry titans. Global visionaries. Retail renegades.

They drive the industry and speak at Retail's BIG Show. Below are a few names from our 2017 speaker line-up. Check back soon to see who's taking the stage in 2018!

Previous Speakers


Mindy Grossman
Mindy Grossman
HSNi
Colin Powell
Colin Powell
Terry Lundgren
Terry Lundgren
Macy's
Donna Karan
Donna Karan
Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey
Twitter, Square
Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos
Amazon
Bill Simon
Bill Simon
Walmart
Neil Blumenthal
Neil Blumenthal
Warby Parker
Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
Steve Sadove
Steve Sadove
Saks
Bert Jacobs
Bert Jacobs
Life is Good
Kip Tindell
Kip Tindell
The Container Store
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2017 Session Tracks

Global Retailing

Dive deep into new and emerging market trends and innovations in this track that will take you around the world. Hear about competitive strategies that can help you conquer new overseas markets, learn how to handle logistic and payment hurdles, and be inspired by those who have done it.

Radical Retail

Delve into next-generation retail and discover what’s new—and most importantly—what’s next in retail. Learn how to make new retail models work for you, get hands-on advice on omnichannel, social, mobile, marketing and more from your peers, and hear thought-provoking ideas and cutting-edge insights from start-ups, futurists, academics, analysts and researchers.

The Retail Store

Take a walk through the store of the future, where merchandising, supply chain, logistics and payment all blend seamlessly together. Become an expert in evolving retail formats and technologies, discuss real estate investments, omnichannel, and merchandising with other retailers, and get informed by some of the industry’s most influential leaders, visionaries and pioneers.

Marketing & Advertising

Get a better understanding of how to measure and implement an effective marketing and advertising campaign that puts the customer first and maximizes your ROI. Discover fresh concepts, new tactics and best practices from influential leaders, delve into the latest research and strategies that motivate shopper behavior and drive purchase decisions, and trade effective strategies on social, video, content, personalization and technology.

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