New Technology (AI, VR, AR, ML)/Payments/Robotics

Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Elastic Path Stage

Punch your ticket for a guided tour of the latest new stores to open in New York courtesy of Accenture. You can expect a visual treasure trove of new and reimagined customer journeys, and insights on what today’s shoppers look for – and expect, from retail stores.

Thursday
June 20
8:30 pm8:30 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
In dynamic market conditions, accurate inventory and visibility across the supply chain are critical in avoiding excess stock levels and improving business performance. In this session industry leaders will discuss strategies for predicting demand, optimizing stock levels, and monitoring the real time status of inventory throughout the supply chain. Are AI- powered solutions a game-changer for companies, or have they been using it for years already?
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Firework Stage

Retailers are entering a new phase of technological innovation — with artificial intelligence and machine learning at its core. AI has emerged as the most effective way for retailers to turn data into value. In this session learn how Walmart is using AI to drive growth and competitive advantage across the business.

Thursday
June 20
8:30 pm8:30 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
Well managed supply chains can drive significant cost-savings, generating additional value for the business. Across the supply chain, common themes have emerged, from the explosion of e-commerce to the need for real-time visibility, and ultimately a synchronized and resilient supply chain. Achieving that synchronization with its customer base and resiliency, however, can be a challenge, requiring broad coordination throughout the organization.
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Firework Stage
Join Stripe, SSENSE, and Wayfair to discuss the journey enterprises are taking to navigate the great transition towards making unified commerce not just an option, but a core part of their business model. Discover how much progress is being made in different sectors to shift commerce online to build truly digital business models, and learn about the role startups and emerging technologies, such as AI, are playing to drive innovation.
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Rithum Stage
Why do tough departmental goals not always translate into improved supply chain performance? While you may see short-term gains, over time contradictions across departments diminish the overall results. More meetings, loose integrations, and shared data will only take you so far. Join this discussion to learn how each speaker achieved lasting business impact through an end-to-end supply chain digital transformation with Blue Yonder.
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Elastic Path Stage
This session will explore how retailers can enhance the efficiency of fulfilling online orders and optimizing the in-store fulfillment process. Emphasizing the significance of providing exceptional service to local shoppers, the discussion will delve into strategies for promoting sustainability through the lens of local e-commerce and highlight the potential of this approach to drive positive environmental impact.
Thursday
June 20
8:30 pm8:30 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
The past few years have certainly shown that supply chain disruptions can happen at any moment and have a significant impact on retail operations. The panel will examine some of the key lessons learned to help address congestion at our ports today as well as prepare for future events. We will hear from key port officials as well as a retailer on how we keep the supply chain moving in times of uncertainty. 

This session is part of the NRF Supply Chain 360 Summit.
Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage

Driven by changing customer expectations, the retail ecosystem is transforming fast and retailers need to be prepared to meet these demands in real time. This means having solutions that are flexible, agile and can scale to efficiently manage operations and stay ahead of the continuous changes in consumer demand, macroeconomic pressures, and supply chain uncertainties. This can be achieved only if we break down the silos and have complete visibility into every aspect of supply chain commerce.
 

Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Rithum Stage

Step into the world of cutting-edge retail as we explore retail innovation from around the globe. Discover, learn and get inspired by groundbreaking strategies, business models, technologies and concepts that are reshaping the retail landscape, from seamless online-to-offline experiences to immersive store designs and transformative customer engagement.

Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Elastic Path Stage

There was a time not too long ago when, if you wanted something, you went to a store. You pretty much had to. Now, after the Supernova explosion of methods to buy merchandise that make shopping easier and more convenient, you may find yourself asking, what’s the value of having physical stores? Retailers that struggle the most keeping up with modern changes also seem to be having the most trouble with this question. Given the current plethora of easy ways to get goods to your doorstep fast, falling behind is certainly understandable but unquestionably risky.

Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Elastic Path Stage
The analogue world is behind us. Only advanced tech can solve the retail challenges and turn the tide on stagnating productivity. Discover what impacts this will have on physical retail, e-commerce and sustainability, as well as consumer’s shopping behaviors. This session with futurist and trends expert, Kate Ancketill, will posit optimism for the tech-enabled future.
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Firework Stage
Generative AI is all the rage now but retail success is grounded in using all components of the tech stack to understand what’s happening upstream and downstream, how to allocate marketing spend for the strongest connections and what are the drivers of customer lifetime value. 
Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Firework Stage
Explore how the powerful synergy of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision is reshaping the retail landscape. Discover how these cutting-edge technologies are not only driving superior outcomes for retailers, but also acting as a force in the battle against shrinkage, changing the way we shop and protect assets. Join us to unravel the future of retail success through AI and Computer Vision.
Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 5, SAP Theatre
Marc Metrick, CEO of Saks, the premier digital platform for luxury fashion, joins CNBC Senior Retail Reporter Courtney Reagan for a conversation about the company’s strategy to evolve the luxury experience for today’s online luxury shopper. Marc will share key insights into serving the full continuum of luxury consumers and Saks’ efforts to build lasting and meaningful customer relationships, prioritizing high lifetime value (LTV) customers.
Thursday
June 20
9:19 pm9:19 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Elastic Path Stage
In this session we will identify strategies to future-proof retail businesses, examining the global drivers that are shaping macroeconomic and business landscapes, as well as exploring the forces that will influence society, technology, the environment, politics, industry and creativity.
Thursday
June 20
7:58 pm7:58 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Firework Stage
How do retailers unify multiple channels in ways that create a compelling, consistent and personalized experience for their customers? And at the same time, how does their unified commerce strategy deliver both profit and growth? Hear from our panel of retail leaders to understand the elements common to every successful omnichannel business, as the route to building or reinforcing your own roadmap. What are the cultural, organizational and technological barriers to success and how have our leaders overcome them?
Thursday
June 20
5:20 pm5:20 pm
Level 1, Special Events Hall, Amazon Pay Stage
Join our session to learn about the power of digital humans in retail. Are digital humans the workforce of the future? How can AI and digital humans support the new service economy?