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EXPO Tours

NRF 2018 will feature four unique EXPO tour experiences – each two- hour-long walking tours -- offering an in-depth study of retail technology across multiple business disciplines.

Tours developed in partnership with:

NRF 2018 will feature four unique
EXPO tour experiences

Open to retailers only.

1. Future tech + innovative new products

How can retailers use technology and their understanding of changing consumer behaviors to drive sales? Learn about the newest technology trends and breakthrough products from the companies that are driving the pace of change at the Future Tech + Innovative New Products experience. During this program, attendees will visit companies focused on retail technology and get a peek at some of the start-ups powering the future.

Sponsored by:

2. In store & customer experience tech

Shoppers are rewriting the rules of engagement. Chat bots, smartphones, shopping apps and social are now integral components of a shopper’s path to purchase. How can retailers engage with shoppers using multiple touchpoints? How do they better engage with associates to help them give shoppers a consistent and positive experience? Sign up for the In Store & Customer Experience Tech tour and visit companies focused on everything from retail analytics to digital and mobile tech to new solutions for associate training.

Sponsored by:

3. Digital marketing & ecommerce

It imperative to connect with consumers wherever they are in the purchase funnel. As digital continues to permeate every aspect of the customer journey, retailers are embracing cutting edge technology that will make them more nimble and responsive. The Digital Marketing & Ecommerce will introduce attendees to marketplace leaders in this arena, visiting companies focused on data analytics, big data, mobile/social technologies, and communications and marketing.

Sponsored by:

4. Logistics, supply chain & fulfillment

Logistics, Supply Chain & Fulfillment are the backbone of retail. Fine-tuned logistics and precise management of supply chain and fulfillment are the linchpin to delivering the right product to the right place at the right time. During the Logistics, Supply Chain & Fulfillment program attendees will be exposed to updated solutions for merchandising, operations, supply chain, fulfillment and storage and distribution.

  • 1. Future tech + innovative new products

    How can retailers use technology and their understanding of changing consumer behaviors to drive sales? Learn about the newest technology trends and breakthrough products from the companies that are driving the pace of change at the Future Tech + Innovative New Products experience. During this program, attendees will visit companies focused on retail technology and get a peek at some of the start-ups powering the future.

    Sponsored by:

  • 2. In store & customer experience tech

    Shoppers are rewriting the rules of engagement. Chat bots, smartphones, shopping apps and social are now integral components of a shopper’s path to purchase. How can retailers engage with shoppers using multiple touchpoints? How do they better engage with associates to help them give shoppers a consistent and positive experience? Sign up for the In Store & Customer Experience Tech tour and visit companies focused on everything from retail analytics to digital and mobile tech to new solutions for associate training.

    Sponsored by:

  • 3. Digital marketing & ecommerce

    It imperative to connect with consumers wherever they are in the purchase funnel. As digital continues to permeate every aspect of the customer journey, retailers are embracing cutting edge technology that will make them more nimble and responsive. The Digital Marketing & Ecommerce will introduce attendees to marketplace leaders in this arena, visiting companies focused on data analytics, big data, mobile/social technologies, and communications and marketing.

    Sponsored by:

  • 4. Logistics, supply chain & fulfillment

    Logistics, Supply Chain & Fulfillment are the backbone of retail. Fine-tuned logistics and precise management of supply chain and fulfillment are the linchpin to delivering the right product to the right place at the right time. During the Logistics, Supply Chain & Fulfillment program attendees will be exposed to updated solutions for merchandising, operations, supply chain, fulfillment and storage and distribution.

Tour Times

Date
Tour Times
Tour Types Available
Sunday, January 14
10:30am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Future Tech & Innovative New Products.
In Store & Customer Experience Tech.
DIgital Marketing & Ecommerce.
Logisitics, Supply Chain & Fulfullment.
Monday, January 15
9:30am - 11:30am
12:30pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Future Tech & Innovative New Products.
In Store & Customer Experience Tech.
DIgital Marketing & Ecommerce.
Logisitics, Supply Chain & Fulfullment.
Tuesday, January 16
9:30am - 11:30am
12:30pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Future Tech & Innovative New Products.
In Store & Customer Experience Tech.
DIgital Marketing & Ecommerce.
Logisitics, Supply Chain & Fulfullment.

 

Expo Tours can be purchased when you register for NRF 2018 or through the dashboard after
registration has been completed. Open to retailers only.

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Store Tours

Self-Guided NYC Store Tours

We did all the hard work for you on this year’s exciting tour of NYC Stores! We’ve researched this year’s list of new must see locations—taking into consideration design features, in-store technology and innovation elements. Then put them into searchable categories for your convenience. Choose the type of stores you’d like to visit including Fashion/Luxury, Omnichannel/Tech, and Food--or search by neighborhood if that’s your preference. Check back soon for an official tour schedule.

The Store Tour will be available in the NRF 2018 mobile app, available in the App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. Mobile app coming soon.

Chairman's Circle Sponsors

IBM Corporation
SAP Retail
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.