In today’s competitive eCommerce environment, where maintaining customer trust is a top priority, you’ll be hard pressed to find a retailer that isn’t looking for ways to optimize the customer experience.
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Modernizing grocery: Computer vision-powered frictionless shopping and automated operations featuring Wakefern produced by Trigo
As fears of inflation grow and a recession looms, retailers are looking at ways to deepen their customer relationships – all with what they have today.
In a fireside chat, Cover Genius will look at the success of AppleCare, the largest embedded warranty program globally, and measure it against the rest of the industry who are yet to implement similar protection for their customers.
Learn how retail experts from Vince, Mejuri, and UNTUCKit manage their company’s omnichannel journey, from rallying internal stakeholders, managing the RFP process, dealing with internal conflict, securing of budget, to managing a project launch and beyond. Hear firsthand from the folks that lead the charge for digital transformation…and lived to tell about it! Gain valuable insights that you can apply to any retail project.
All attendees with get a copy of “Executing the Ideal Omnichannel RFP”
The first-of-its-kind Unified Commerce Benchmark Index for Specialty Retail evaluates more than 100 global brands on customer experience across 250+ cross-channel context, continuity, and convenience attributes.
This extensive benchmark uncovers what leading retailers are doing to pave the way forward for exceptional in-store and digital customer experiences. Walk away from this session with a vision of what it takes to deliver outstanding experience across the customer buying journey.
Composable commerce allows Chico’s to deliver a seamless brand experience produced by Amazon Web Services
Let’s get Phygital! Effectively connecting the in-store and digital shopping experiences produced by Kyndryl
We’ve recently seen several seismic shifts; geo-political, economic, and movement restrictions, that push merchants through rapid phases of change, and those not ready, are left behind by the competition.
conversation with Peak, on how the company is reimagining and reengineering its merchandising, planning and marketing operations to be powered by a layer of connected artificial intelligence across the business.
How Live Commerce and Shoppertainment are driving business growth for retailers produced by American Express
Harnessing the power of post-purchase experiences to drive customer retention and revenue produced by ParcelLab
Discover how Lowe’s is shaping the future of home improvement retail with digital twins to give its retail associates superpowers to optimize operations and localize plans to better serve customer needs.
Additionally, Dell.com, #31 on the NRF Top 100 has embarked on a similar journey optimizing their supply chain and operations.
Join us for an exciting session, where both Lowe’s and Dell.com share their journeys including strategy, implementation, best practices, success, and lessons learned.
Lowe’s digital transformation results in a modern store experience focused on customers and associates produced by Zebra
Maximizing ecommerce profitability for long term growth: Winning strategies from top retailers produced by VTEX
The retail climate has seen a lot of ups and downs recently. Customer acquisition costs have increased dramatically, supply chain challenges have created inventory misalignments, and now inflation threatens retailers' margins. Many firms question whether traditional technology investment methods will pay off long-term.
Based on discussions with leading merchants, we have pinpointed critical financial and strategic decisions that retailers can make today to optimize their ROI and reduce technical debt, opening them up to future growth.
How Just Walk Out technology by Amazon is evolving the customer journey produced by Amazon Web Services
Igniting innovation: How composable commerce fuels digital transformation success produced by BigCommerce
The last few years have brought waves of unprecedented change, from explosive ecommerce growth to the proliferation of omnichannel commerce. As consumer behaviors have transformed and redefined the retail landscape at large, the wine and alcohol industry has seen a significant shift from distribution models to direct-to-consumer sales at a rate never before seen.
Join WineDirect VP of Product, Jim Secord, and BigCommerce CEO, Brent Bellm, as they discuss the ecommerce transformation of the wine industry and how to deliver the cutting-edge experiences shoppers expect.
The dawning of Web3 brings many exciting possibilities for retailers to further engage with customers and drive scalable profit. But do new innovations such as the Metaverse, NFTs, Cryptocurrencies, AI (i.e., ChatGPT) and digital goods marketplaces new channels to growth and customer engagement or high-risk ventures with uncertain returns?
Create compelling, omnichannel product experiences that turn browsers into buyers produced by Akeneo
Struggling with poor product experiences, sluggish time-to-market rates, and siloed processes? Your future success relies on your ability to deliver world-class product experiences no matter where your customers find you, yet many retailers struggle to keep up due to legacy technology and monolithic approaches.
Orchestrate, activate, and optimize your entire product story across all owned and unowned channels, fueling exceptional omnichannel product experiences with the agility and consistency you need to delight your customers with a Product Cloud.
Delivering an interconnected retail experience through a network refresh with The Home Depot produced by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
The devil’s in the data: AI-driven allocation in a world of constant change produced by Impact Analytics
Vera Bradley’s modern store experience lifts productivity, engages associates and meets customer demand produced by Zebra
Discover how they deployed Zebra’s hardware, software, and service offerings to simplify work for store associates and improve labor scheduling effectiveness, boosting employee productivity and providing customers with an outstanding in-store experience.
85% of consumers will not shop with a retailer again after having had a poor delivery experience. How do you make deliveries better? Your customers desire a personalized and seamless delivery and return experience. Your goal is to provide a cohesive experience from order to delivery by creating simplified, efficient and cost-effective deliveries that increases consumer satisfaction and brand loyalty.
Attend this panel to learn how HelloFresh & Tonal are ensuring that every delivery reaches its destination every time, on-time, accurately, efficiently, and sustainably.
Today’s customer is tech-savvy, connected, and expecting personalized service at every turn. For restaurants, investing in digital enhancements with an integrated approach to networking, IoT, Wi-fi, and cybersecurity will allow them to develop “digital DNA” - a holistic identity wrapped around technology, with customer experience at the core. Join us to hear from Chick-fil-A on how they’re bringing integrated digital experiences to every phase of their customer interactions - to lead the way as a restaurant of the future.
How Luxottica strengthens brick-and-mortar locations decision-making through (geo-) analytics platform produced by Esri
A rapidly changing environment (digital, consumers’ habits, store formats, etc.) has made store location decisions far more difficult and mistakes related to them more costly than in the past.
Beyond buzzwords…From “customer-centric” to connected customer experiences produced by Treasure Data
The here and now of retail: What every retailer must know to navigate today’s landscape produced by Microsoft
Driving retail business transformation through customer-oriented culture and RFID produced by Avery Dennison
Salesforce and Aldi: Modernizing store intelligence that drives productivity and revenue produced by Tableau by Salesforce
Physical stores are now undeniably the hub for record-breaking omnichannel sales. Excellent operations and 360° in-store visibility are required to ensure maximum productivity, on-shelf availability and profitability. In fact, 70-90% of stock-outs are really caused by poor execution...NOT supply chain shortages.
Join Movista to learn how to streamline frontline operations with smarter retail execution and achieve 100% OSA in 2023.
How Loblaws unlocked innovation to transform pricing at scale produced by Revionics, an Aptos Company
Discover Loblaws’ journey to transform their pricing across thousands of stores amidst a rapidly changing retail environment.
Built on a Google foundation, Revionics’ latest technology innovations empower Loblaws to make faster, smarter pricing decisions that better meet customer expectations and produce high-impact results.
Join Loblaws and Revionics for an engaging fireside chat on the new era of pricing and a look at how Revionics’ new platform delivers the power of AI with the speed, scale and automation retailers need in a dynamic, omnichannel world.
PVH x Workday: Driving digital-led associate experiences across 2 iconic global brands produced by Workday
Walgreens, transforming for current and future needs with AI demand forecasting & planning produced by Antuit.ai
WorkJam invites you to join them for the unveiling of a global research study commissioned by WorkJam and conducted by Forrester Consulting that explores how ready we are as an industry to overcome the rejection we face from the frontline.
Guest speaker Dr. James McQuivey, VP, Research Director at Forrester will share insights and trends on building a silo-less EX (employee experience) for your frontline by unlocking scheduling, training/learning, task management and employee communications together. Retailers who do this will win. Join our session to see if you are ready.
Data is nothing new for retailers in 2023. But environments continue to change and customer demands continue to rise. Just as technology and processes have had to rapidly adapt, so must our understanding of data.
From the specifics about what and how data is collected, to how every insight can be used to generate the highest return and propel engagement. Our panel of industry and technology experts will give you a better understanding of how you can optimize data collection in order to maximize the effectiveness of data decisions.
How T-Mobile is activating customer data to deliver personalized buying experiences produced by Adobe
Organizing for growth: How The Container Store aligns employees behind its vision produced by Zipline
How Macy’s & Dormify built standout marketplace strategies to power ecommerce growth produced by Mirakl
What’s the difference between a successful online marketplace and one that fails? When done right, marketplaces protect retailers from inventory imbalances, profitably unlock new categories, and grow share of wallet. But achieving the scale needed to make real business impact can be a complex challenge.
In this session, Macy’s CDO Matt Baer will reveal the marketplace strategies that are helping Macy’s thrive in the current retail environment. Amanda Zuckerman joins the session to share how Dormify uses marketplaces to boost its eCommerce growth.
How Fabletics is leveraging its digital presence to drive physical store growth produced by Storeforce
The pros and cons of retrofitting vs. Greenfield Distribution Centers for today’s market produced by SSI SCHAEFER
Exclusive preview: Insights from the sixth dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index for U.S. Grocery produced by dunnhumby
Since 2017, dunnhumby’s Retailer Preference Index (RPI) has prepared U.S. retailers and brands for the evolving customer, based on insights from over 10,000 U.S. shoppers about what matters to them most when shopping at 60+ grocery retailers.
Marketplace, dropship, or hybrid: Strategies for multi-vendor ecommerce expansion produced by McFadyen Digital
Preparing for the year ahead: Translating consumer behavior into action for your business produced by PayPal
Titan Brands: Optimizing the customer experience through improved order visibility and fulfillment produced by Koerber
How URBN creates unique customer experiences and supports sustainability commitments with data produced by Stibo
Connect, communicate, customer-centric: A modern approach to the associate experience produced by Axonify
Marketplace technology & strategy - The next big thing in growth for leading commerce players produced by Marketplacer
Join this lively interview with multibillion dollar pharmacy retailer, Chemist Warehouse the leading on-line pharmacy in Australia with over 500 stores.
Chemist Warehouse needed a strategy to drive real growth and drastically expand product range without assuming typical inventory risks. The answer was the deployment of an expansive online marketplace strategy and technology.
Nailing demand forecasts: From machine learning to replenishment and everything in between produced by Planalytics
How Starbucks uses technology to re-imagine customer and employee experiences produced by Comcast Business
In today’s world, consumer choice and personalization have never been more critical. Customers expect to interact with brands when, where, and however they want. And, as new digital touchpoints emerge – mobile ordering, contactless payment, food sensors – brands must look for technologies that drive best-in-class experiences and efficiencies for both customers and employees. Hear from Starbucks SVP of Partner and Customer Solutions, as well as Comcast Business experts on how Starbucks uses IoT, connectivity, and security solutions to fuel the Starbucks ‘third place.’
5 critical value sources from Distributed Order Management in an omnichannel world produced by Softeon
Order fulfillment orchestration is essential to achieving delighted customers and enhancing the bottom line.
In this insightful presentation, we'll explore the latest trends in Order Management Software from a brand new study by the analysts at IHL Group. We'll also detail the five fundamental ways OMS/DOM creates value for omnichannel retailers, direct to consumer brand companies, and B2B business models, with a case study of how one omnichannel merchant is driving value from sophisticated DOM capabilities.
Not to be missed by companies interested in OMS/DOM solutions.
What does a world-class store experience look like today? Almost 3/4 of retail sales still happen in stores but their role has changed drastically.
This panel discussion will explore the role of the store, what separates the best stores from the rest, and the steps required to build a modern store experience. You’ll hear firsthand from Tulip’s CEO Ali Asaria and key retail executives about how they are building outstanding experience for customers and associates.
No future in retail without RFID: How Lululemon uses RFID to create inventory visibility produced by Nedap
Kroger transforms the customer store experience with simulation, Edge and AI produced by Lenovo/NVIDIA
AI: Enabling autonomous stores, smart shelves, and creating exciting new customer interactions produced by Dell
With a lens on the future, retailers are reimagining stores for the digital age—using technology to create new experiences from product discovery to checkout. But just what will this new shopping experience look like?
Discover how the shopping experience is reimagined.
Join AWM, Deloitte, Intel and Dell on how Retail organizations are adopting, leveraging, and building autonomous environments into their future plans.
Winning strategies for merchandise decisioning & supply chain performance – An executive perspective produced by SAS
By using data, advanced analytics and real-time automation, we now have the power to transform retail operations and adapt supply chains while adopting nimble approaches internally.
Join this panel discussion with analytic change agents to learn how to activate innovation and pitfalls to avoid.
In this session, YOOBIC will chat with Chris Kaighn and Sarah Brown of francesca’s to discuss strategies for using technology to humanize and connect their teams. This has helped them turn around the business, enable their store teams to be successful, and is creating an employee-brand connection. “Investing in frontline teams is the key to delivering amazing experiences, and that starts with giving employees the resources they need to work smarter, share their ideas, and win over the hearts of our valued customers,” stated Chris.
Mastercard Economics Institute: Understand the US economy’s path through the consumer lens produced by Mastercard
Sink or swim: How Poolwerx is reimagining their digital commerce future with Spryker produced by Spryker
Engagement where it matters: Connecting your omnichannel message from click to brick produced by Vestcom
Retail is a fast-moving, trend-powered industry that relies heavily on making smart predictions to drive the business. AI/ML can improve the accuracy of these types of predictions by incorporating a wider range of signals & finding patterns that often humans can’t. But successfully adopting AI can be quite challenging for a number of reasons. Join us to discuss the top 5 ways retailers around the globe are embracing AI to improve experiences for their employees, associates and their shoppers.
Retail is hard. AI is here.