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Virtual Conference / Summit
Retail E-commerce

Date: 09 to 10 Mar '21
Time: 9:00am to 5:30pm
Price: Free
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The Retail Summit Online

The Retail Summit unites global, c-level executives from retail and parallel industries to create and debate the future of commerce.

Facilitating discussions throughout the retail ecosystem and beyond, the Summit turns a spotlight on young, ambitious brands changing the face of retail and the legacy icons leading the way.

In 2021, the Summit will explore "Retail's New and Resilient Future" and will get to the heart of the rules of the new landscape and the opportunities that lay ahead following the global pandemic.

Learn from the tenacity and speed at which the retail industry reacted to COVID-19. Seize the moment and reach your growth potential. With a new landscape come new rules and new possibilities.

HEAR FROM A POWERHOUSE LINE-UP OF SPEAKERS! 

Take away unmissable insights from the likes of…

  • Kristina Blahnik, CEO, Manolo Blahnik 
  • Radek Jelinek, President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Italia
  • Marcella Wartenbergh, CEO, Pepe Jeans London
  • Shafie Samsuddin, CEO, AEON Retail
  • Fernando Machado, CMO, Burger King 
  • Paolo Mascio, President, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Fashion Division
  • Thierry Andretta, Chief Executive, Mulberry 
  • Chris Davis, Chief Marketing Officer, New Balance 

The 2-day virtual Summit will get you closer to the action of the world’s most eminent leaders, inspire you to embrace change and drive forward a truly new retail experience. From 15-minute, impactful TED-style talks to interactive panels and virtual networking, the online programme will provide you with the time and space needed to delve into complex issues and rejuvenate your business models.
 
Here over 35+ sessions cover 6 fundamental themes:

  • Blurred Lines: Merging the Online and Offline Worlds  
  • Collaboration vs Competition: Creating an Ecosystem of Innovation for the New Age
  • Sustainability: Moving Beyond the Buzzword 
  • Retail’s Rapid Digitalisation
  • What Does the Future Hold for the Physical Store
  • Global Expansion

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To join your peers at this unmissable annual event that convenes the world’s most influential retailers and experts from parallel industries, secure your place now.

If you have any questions about The Retail Summit, contact the team directly.

The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world on its head and brought unprecedented impact on global industries.

The tenacity and speed at which the retail industry adapted to job loses, stores closures, supply-chain volatility and changes to consumer behaviour, shines a spotlight on its bright and resilient future.

As retailers plan ahead, they swiftly recalibrate and react to meet the needs of the new landscape. And though leaders face difficult challenges on the road ahead, there is hope.

Retail must seize the moment to overcome adversity and reach its full growth potential. With a new landscape come new rules and new possibilities.

The Retail Summit 2021 "Retail's New and Resilient Future" will get to the heart of the new rules of the landscape and the opportunities that lay ahead.

Curated through 80+ interviews with retailers from across the world, The Retail Summit 2021 programme will help you seize the moment and drive forward a truly new retail experience.

Get close to the action with the world’s most inspirational leaders as they debate and discuss the new rules of engagement and the decisions the industry must take now to accelerate its recovery. From 15-minute TED-style talks from industry heavyweights to interactive panel discussions, take the time and space needed to delve into complex issues and rejuvenate your business models.

Build your own itinerary and join your peers in new formats including:

TED-style Talks

Immerse yourself in a brand’s journey, and understand their DNA in these short, sharp, 15-minute presentations.

Panel Discussions

Explore different perspectives on key issues through in-depth discussions between two expert voices.

Keynote Addresses

Be inspired and learn from those shaping the retail world in our keynote speeches from top industry leaders.

Created by retailers, for retailers under the expert guidance of industry advisors, The Retail Summit does things differently. Getting you closer access to inspirational leaders, highlighting the most innovative and impactful stories in retail today and hosting a range of networking opportunities to support meaningful connections.

Register for a free pass to The Retail Summit Online 2021!
 
Get access to:

  • 2 days of networking with the global retail community

  • Over 60+ speakers representing multi-vertical, multi-geography and multi-sector organisations

  • 2 days of thought-provoking content to get you closer to the action of the world’s most eminent leaders, inspire you to embrace change and drive forward a truly new retail experience. From 15-minute, impactful TED-style talks to interactive panel discussions

The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world on its head and brought unprecedented impact on global industries.

The tenacity and speed at which the retail industry adapted to job loses, stores closures, supply-chain volatility and changes to consumer behaviour, shines a spotlight on its bright and resilient future.

As retailers plan ahead, they swiftly recalibrate and react to meet the needs of the new landscape. And though leaders face difficult challenges on the road ahead, there is hope.

Retail must seize the moment to overcome adversity and reach its full growth potential. With a new landscape come new rules and new possibilities.

The Retail Summit 2021 "Retail's New and Resilient Future" will get to the heart of the new rules of the landscape and the opportunities that lay ahead.

Curated through 80+ interviews with retailers from across the world, The Retail Summit 2021 programme will help you seize the moment and drive forward a truly new retail experience.

Get close to the action with the world’s most inspirational leaders as they debate and discuss the new rules of engagement and the decisions the industry must take now to accelerate its recovery. From 15-minute TED-style talks from industry heavyweights to interactive panel discussions, take the time and space needed to delve into complex issues and rejuvenate your business models.

Build your own itinerary and join your peers in new formats including:

TED-style Talks

Immerse yourself in a brand’s journey, and understand their DNA in these short, sharp, 15-minute presentations.

Panel Discussions

Explore different perspectives on key issues through in-depth discussions between two expert voices.

Keynote Addresses

Be inspired and learn from those shaping the retail world in our keynote speeches from top industry leaders.

Created by retailers, for retailers under the expert guidance of industry advisors, The Retail Summit does things differently. Getting you closer access to inspirational leaders, highlighting the most innovative and impactful stories in retail today and hosting a range of networking opportunities to support meaningful connections.

Register for a free pass to The Retail Summit Online 2021!
 
Get access to:

  • 2 days of networking with the global retail community

  • Over 60+ speakers representing multi-vertical, multi-geography and multi-sector organisations

  • 2 days of thought-provoking content to get you closer to the action of the world’s most eminent leaders, inspire you to embrace change and drive forward a truly new retail experience. From 15-minute, impactful TED-style talks to interactive panel discussions

FERNANDO MACHADO

Global CMO, Burger King

Keynote Speaker

KRISTINA BLAHNIK

CEO, Manolo Blahnik

Keynote Speaker

MARCELLA WARTENBERGH

CEO, Pepe Jeans

Keynote Speaker

RADEK JELINEK

President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Italia

Keynote Speaker

ROBERT BROZIN

Co-Founder, Nandos

Keynote Speaker

THIERRY ANDRETTA

CEO, Mulberry

Keynote Speaker

AHMAD AL HADDAD

Chief Operating Officer, UAE Parks & Zones (Jafza) , DP World, UAE Region

ALEXANDER KAYSER

CEO & Co-founder, eyos (formerly yReceipts)

ALEXANDRE COSTA

CEO & Founder, Cacau Show

ALEX BAKER

Founder & CEO, Retail Tech X

AMIHAY KILSTEIN

MD, H&M, Israel

ANDREA FARRIS

VP Development/Head of Solution Planning & Partnerships, Walgreen Co.

ANDREA FRABETTI

CEO, Sunseeker International

ANDRÉS CONTRERAS

CEO Spain, Portugal, LATAM & North Africa, BESTSELLER

ANGELA FARRUGIA

Founder, Brand x Society

ASHLEY MICKLEWRIGHT

President & CEO, Bluebell Group

ASWIN RAVI

Director, MEA, Webengage

AVI BARSSESSAT

CEO, Hollandia International

AVI SHOMER

Co-Owner & CEO, Tzomet Sfarim

BLONDIE TSANG

President, Lane Crawford

CAITO MAIA

CEO, Chilli Beans

CAROLINE RUSH

CEO, British Fashion Council

CHARLOTTE KEESING

COO, Walpole

CHIEH HUANG

CEO & Co-founder, Boxed

CHRIS BROOK-CARTER

CEO, retailTRUST

CHRIS DAVIS

CMO, New Balance

CHRISTOPHE NICAISE

Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer
Seddiqi Holding

CHRISTOPHE PENNE

Senior Vice President, Rubaiyat Modern Luxury Co

DANIEL LUNDH

Co-Founder & COO, Lifvs

DAVE CATUDAL

Partner, Humantra & HBI

DEVERE FORSTER

COO, Dubai CommerCity

ELAINE YIN

President, Asia, Jimmy Choo

ERAN YASUR

Co-owner, Bravo Israel

ERIC ERHARDT

President EMEA, MCM Worldwide

GAIL TIFFORD

Chief Brand Officer, WW (Weight Watchers International, Inc.)

HANS CARPELS

President, GEIE, Euronics

HE HAMAD BUAMIM

President and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

HISHAM AL AMOUDI

Group CEO, Kamal Osman Jamjoon

IMAD EL FAY

Partner & Venture Builder, HB Investments

IRA KALISH

Chief Global Economist, Deloitte

IZIK UZANA

CEO, Ace Hardware

JAMIE MIQUEL

Executive Chairman, Tendam

JEFF LOTMAN

CEO, Global Icons & Owner, Fred Segal

JENNIFER STUCKO

Founder, CEO and Creative Director
PROTA FIORI

JEREMY HODARA

CO-CEO & Founder, Jumia

JOÃO CEPEDA

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, Time Out Market

JOELLE ALIAS

Retail, MENA, JLL

JOEL TIETELBAUM

Chairman & CEO, iStore

KATIE HUNT

Co-Founder and CRO, Showfields

KUNAL KAPOOR

CEO and Founder, The Luxury Closet

LANCE PATTERSON

CEO, Perfumers 1870 (Penhaligon's & L'Artisan Parfumeur)

LESLEY EXLEY

Chief Executive, Exley Hervey

MANISH VORA

Co-Founder, Museum of Ice Cream

MARK JOHNSON

Global President, Molton Brown

MARK TESSEYMAN

CEO, Liwa Stores

MARLOES KNIPPENBERG

CEO, Kerten Hospitality

MARWAN MOUKARZEL

CEO, Fawaz Alhokair Group Fashion Retail

MASSIMO VOLPE

Co-Founder, Retail Hub

MAX BERGER

Chief Commercial Officer, Highsnobiety

MIGUEL TEIXEIRA DA SILVA

CEO & Founder, Grupo Concept Franchising

MOHAMMAD AL KHAYAT

SVP Mall & Commercial, Meydan Group

MONA KATTAN

Global President and Co-Founder, Huda Beauty

NATALIA OBOLENSKY

General Manager, Supergoop

NICK WOODHOUSE

President and CMO, Authentic Brands Group

NITASHA WALIA

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

ORI WATERMANN

CEO, Be by Shufersal

PAOLO MASCIO

President, YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group Fashion Division

PATRICIA WALDRON

CEO & Founder, Vision First

PHILIP MOUNTFORD

CEO of Hunkemöller International B.V.

PIYUSH CHOWHAN

GROUP CIO, LuLu Group International

RABIA YASMEEN

Consultant, Euromonitor International

RAJIV PRASAD

CIO, Xpandretail powered by Sàvant Data Systems LLC

SAMAR KHORI

Online Editor, Forbes Middle East

SELIM CHIDIAC

CEO, L’azurde

SHAFIE SHAMSUDDIN

CEO, AEON Retail

SIMON COTTON

CEO, Johnstons of Elgin

SIMONE DOMINICI

SVP Western Europe & International Customer Development, Coty

SUNNY GILL

Director, Gill Capital

TATIANA RODRIGUES

Director, Conceito Brazil

VIBHU NORBY

CEO, b8ta

VIJAY TALWAR

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer — EMEA, Footlocker

XIA FENG

CEO & Founder, The How Consulting

FERNANDO MACHADO

Global CMO, Burger King

Keynote Speaker

KRISTINA BLAHNIK

CEO, Manolo Blahnik

Keynote Speaker

MARCELLA WARTENBERGH

CEO, Pepe Jeans

Keynote Speaker

RADEK JELINEK

President and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Italia

Keynote Speaker

ROBERT BROZIN

Co-Founder, Nandos

Keynote Speaker

THIERRY ANDRETTA

CEO, Mulberry

Keynote Speaker

AHMAD AL HADDAD

Chief Operating Officer, UAE Parks & Zones (Jafza) , DP World, UAE Region

ALEXANDER KAYSER

CEO & Co-founder, eyos (formerly yReceipts)

ALEXANDRE COSTA

CEO & Founder, Cacau Show

ALEX BAKER

Founder & CEO, Retail Tech X

AMIHAY KILSTEIN

MD, H&M, Israel

ANDREA FARRIS

VP Development/Head of Solution Planning & Partnerships, Walgreen Co.

ANDREA FRABETTI

CEO, Sunseeker International

ANDRÉS CONTRERAS

CEO Spain, Portugal, LATAM & North Africa, BESTSELLER

ANGELA FARRUGIA

Founder, Brand x Society

ASHLEY MICKLEWRIGHT

President & CEO, Bluebell Group

ASWIN RAVI

Director, MEA, Webengage

AVI BARSSESSAT

CEO, Hollandia International

AVI SHOMER

Co-Owner & CEO, Tzomet Sfarim

BLONDIE TSANG

President, Lane Crawford

CAITO MAIA

CEO, Chilli Beans

CAROLINE RUSH

CEO, British Fashion Council

CHARLOTTE KEESING

COO, Walpole

CHIEH HUANG

CEO & Co-founder, Boxed

CHRIS BROOK-CARTER

CEO, retailTRUST

CHRIS DAVIS

CMO, New Balance

CHRISTOPHE NICAISE

Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer
Seddiqi Holding

CHRISTOPHE PENNE

Senior Vice President, Rubaiyat Modern Luxury Co

DANIEL LUNDH

Co-Founder & COO, Lifvs

DAVE CATUDAL

Partner, Humantra & HBI

DEVERE FORSTER

COO, Dubai CommerCity

ELAINE YIN

President, Asia, Jimmy Choo

ERAN YASUR

Co-owner, Bravo Israel

ERIC ERHARDT

President EMEA, MCM Worldwide

GAIL TIFFORD

Chief Brand Officer, WW (Weight Watchers International, Inc.)

HANS CARPELS

President, GEIE, Euronics

HE HAMAD BUAMIM

President and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

HISHAM AL AMOUDI

Group CEO, Kamal Osman Jamjoon

IMAD EL FAY

Partner & Venture Builder, HB Investments

IRA KALISH

Chief Global Economist, Deloitte

IZIK UZANA

CEO, Ace Hardware

JAMIE MIQUEL

Executive Chairman, Tendam

JEFF LOTMAN

CEO, Global Icons & Owner, Fred Segal

JENNIFER STUCKO

Founder, CEO and Creative Director
PROTA FIORI

JEREMY HODARA

CO-CEO & Founder, Jumia

JOÃO CEPEDA

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, Time Out Market

JOELLE ALIAS

Retail, MENA, JLL

JOEL TIETELBAUM

Chairman & CEO, iStore

KATIE HUNT

Co-Founder and CRO, Showfields

KUNAL KAPOOR

CEO and Founder, The Luxury Closet

LANCE PATTERSON

CEO, Perfumers 1870 (Penhaligon's & L'Artisan Parfumeur)

LESLEY EXLEY

Chief Executive, Exley Hervey

MANISH VORA

Co-Founder, Museum of Ice Cream

MARK JOHNSON

Global President, Molton Brown

MARK TESSEYMAN

CEO, Liwa Stores

MARLOES KNIPPENBERG

CEO, Kerten Hospitality

MARWAN MOUKARZEL

CEO, Fawaz Alhokair Group Fashion Retail

MASSIMO VOLPE

Co-Founder, Retail Hub

MAX BERGER

Chief Commercial Officer, Highsnobiety

MIGUEL TEIXEIRA DA SILVA

CEO & Founder, Grupo Concept Franchising

MOHAMMAD AL KHAYAT

SVP Mall & Commercial, Meydan Group

MONA KATTAN

Global President and Co-Founder, Huda Beauty

NATALIA OBOLENSKY

General Manager, Supergoop

NICK WOODHOUSE

President and CMO, Authentic Brands Group

NITASHA WALIA

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

ORI WATERMANN

CEO, Be by Shufersal

PAOLO MASCIO

President, YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group Fashion Division

PATRICIA WALDRON

CEO & Founder, Vision First

PHILIP MOUNTFORD

CEO of Hunkemöller International B.V.

PIYUSH CHOWHAN

GROUP CIO, LuLu Group International

RABIA YASMEEN

Consultant, Euromonitor International

RAJIV PRASAD

CIO, Xpandretail powered by Sàvant Data Systems LLC

SAMAR KHORI

Online Editor, Forbes Middle East

SELIM CHIDIAC

CEO, L’azurde

SHAFIE SHAMSUDDIN

CEO, AEON Retail

SIMON COTTON

CEO, Johnstons of Elgin

SIMONE DOMINICI

SVP Western Europe & International Customer Development, Coty

SUNNY GILL

Director, Gill Capital

TATIANA RODRIGUES

Director, Conceito Brazil

VIBHU NORBY

CEO, b8ta

VIJAY TALWAR

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer — EMEA, Footlocker

XIA FENG

CEO & Founder, The How Consulting

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