Internet Retailing Expo

Free-to-attend conferences

  • From Clicks to Bricks

    From Clicks to Bricks

    5 April, Theatre 1

    The future of retail is digital, but the path to digital integration and omni-channel success is less clear. How can retailers really make the digitally enabled store work hard as part of an integrated whole? From Clicks to Bricks is designed to illuminate the most ground-breaking technologies and strategies that are driving the deepening integration of online and offline, so retailers can get smarter about the way to help shoppers feel connected in multiple retail spaces and online places! Hear from leading retailers who are successfully delivering a seamless online to physical store shopping experience, boosting sales and enhancing customer experience. 

  • Going Global

    Going Global

    5 April, Theatre 2
    Going Global will showcase strategies for overcoming significant challenges of planning, establishing and growing retail operations in multiple countries. Speakers from global brands will share real insights about market and model selection, effective partnerships, localisation and branding challenges. Hear how UK retailers are evaluating the risk of entering new territories and re-evaluating/exploring different growth areas in the aftermath of Brexit.ignecio
  • Mobile First

    Mobile First

    5 April, Theatre 3

    Mobile pervades everything, is continuously on the rise; We are now at a stage where eCommerce is 'mobile-first'. The focus is moving from the "newness" of the mobile device to understand the impact on staff, stores and services when the customer is holding a "remote control for retail" in her hand. Where are the newest and biggest opportunities for retailers and how can they deploy the latest technology to gain the competitive edge?

    klarna

  • The Final Mile

    The Final Mile

    5 April, Theatre 4
    Is your delivery strategy surpassing customer expectations whilst playing a pivotal role in driving eCommerce revenue?  The final mile - get it wrong, and business is measurably lost; get it right, and win the competitive edge!  Strategies and technologies designed to drive increased flexibility, convenience and cost-effectiveness continue to grow, but do you really know what your customers actually wants? What tools and strategies are you using to manage these expectations to ensure cost-effectiveness and drive profitability?  The 3rd Annual eDelivery Expo is fast becoming the meeting place for the UK’s delivery ecosystem! With over 1.5bn parcels expected in order movements in the UK alone, this event  will showcase  an exciting mix of suppliers, education and best practice advice  designed to make your final mile deliveries go the distance!correos
  • Marketplaces Revolution

    Marketplaces Revolution

    6 April, Theatre 1

    Marketplaces are quickly becoming the shopping mall of the future; customers are increasingly using these one-stop-shops to meet a range of shopping needs and retailers are cashing in on new opportunities to grow their business through these online portals! How can smaller retailers cash in on new growth opportunities through online marketplaces?  What do larger players need to know about using online marketplaces to increase sales whilst retaining brand integrity? Whether you are a big, small, traditional or new retailer, marketplaces are big business! Do you have what it takes to cash in on the next big selling opportunity?

    mGage

  • Customer Obsession

    Customer Obsession

    6 April, Theatre 2

    Digital marketing is increasingly complex, but retailers keen to gain the competitive edge are realising that getting to grips with digital can offer more opportunity to reach customers and deliver results.

    How can you use digital to shape a customer-centric culture, deliver more compelling customer experiences and use data, journey mapping and personalisation to create campaigns to drive behavioural change?

    How can content, social, search and other digital marketing tools deliver satisfaction & results and how can you measure success across channels?

    monetate

  • The Product and Beyond

    The Product and Beyond

    6 April, Theatre 3
    How easy is it for your customers to logon, find what they want, purchase it, receive it on time and in perfect condition? Retailers are winning the battle to stand out from the crowd by converting online browsers into buyers and generate loyalty. The Product & Beyond will capture the imagination of retailers hoping to connect with the customer online to win new business, with a focus on converting customers and boosting online sales. This conference will showcase a range of the latest tools and strategies available to create websites and display products in a way that is accessible and attractive to today’s online shopper. How can deeper online connections result in increased sales and prompt buying decisions? What technologies are available? How can customer experience be enhanced by creating more seamless and user-friendly experiences? Where does delivery fit in?sli_systems
  • Operational Excellence

    Operational Excellence

    6 April, Theatre 4

    Operational Excellence will examine how the rapid growth of online retail has impacted traditional infrastructure revealing new approaches for achieving efficiency, responsiveness and agility. Migration to online shopping has forced retailers to restructure operations, models and relationships with customers and suppliers to achieve supply chain effectiveness. Hear how leading retailers are getting to grips with new technology and operational strategies designed to increase  growth opportunities and customer satisfaction by gaining first-hand insights into key topics including omni-channel, international growth and delivery, big data, sourcing, returns management and collaborative working. This conference will get to the heart of what is needed to improve supply chain effectiveness in the omni-channel today while maximising commercial objectives available to ensure a fit for future retail supply chains.

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  • From Clicks to Bricks
  • Going Global
  • Mobile First
  • The Final Mile
  • Marketplaces Revolution
  • Customer Obsession
  • The Product and Beyond
  • Operational Excellence

Overview

Sponsor

5 April, Theatre 2
  1. Opening Plenary Address

    Digital to Drive Global Growth and Customer Satisfaction

    Former Target digital executive Alan Wizemann was charged with running lululemon’s new digital product group since January 2016.  As Vice President of guest experience and digital product, this industry guru will discuss how this digital disruptor is remaining at the cutting edge by weaving more content and community elements into the retailer’s website and apps and  developing new in-store technologies 

    • Alan Wizemann
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  2. Opening Keynote Address

    Going Global with Luxury Fashion Etail

    Mytheresa.com was set up 10 years ago in the backroom of the famous THERESA store in Munich.  Since then, it has  experienced fantastic growth and today, has websites in German, English, French, Italian, Arabic and Mandarin.  Hear how Mytheresa is approaching their operations solely on a cross-border basis working hard to  adjust language, payments, social, delivery and many other aspects to the local lifestyles of  their customers.

     

    Digital Tailblazer: the leading online store for luxury fashion!

    • Michael  Kliger
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  3. Ecommerce in China

    Ecommerce in China – how can UK retailers succeed in an increasingly competitive market?

    China is an increasingly attractive place for British business right now: exporters are supported strongly by the UK government and the Chinese government is encouraging consumers and strengthening internet coverage across the country. Gain practical tips and insights on how to crack China -  the biggest ecommerce market in the world! 

     

    Government Policy: how the  UK government is helping to extend trade agreements in non-EU states

    • Steven  Hope
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  4. Sponsor Case Study: Ingenico

    Four Corners of Global Payments: Crossing the Chasm Across Borders

    All four corners of the world represent exciting opportunities for online businesses with cross-border strategies or ambitions. However, merchants must be equipped to harness the vast array of non-cash payments offered around the globe and ensure that they are targeting their consumers with the right payment options for desktop and mobile devices. Find out where the opportunities lie in this insightful presentation 
    • Ludovic Houri
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  5. Panel Discussion

    Innovation  Hub – Live

    Join a hand picked selection of leading startups, as they pitch the latest solutions designed to solve the biggest retail  challenges. These stars of retail innovation, will take to the stage to deliver a 3- minute pitch on ‘How their solution is disrupting retail to become the next big thing’!  You, the audience, will then have the opportunity to vote for the winning pitch! 

  6. Panel Discussion

    Key Success Factors Driving International Expansion 

    The global retail playground is rife with opportunity and retailers are harnessing a vast array of business models to build their international presence. What’s right for your business? Does one size fit all?  

    • Paul Sulyok
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    • Rolf Visser
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  7. Closing Keynote Address

    Transforming Your IT to Meet the Demands of a Global Company

    Described as ‘A Giant of the IT industry’ by the IT press, Pavitt has the unusual combined qualities of an IT expert and a captivating and inspirational leader. Hear how the man at the helm of digital transformation at Specsavers is harnessing and reshaping the latest technology  and business strategies to meet the demands of an international company!

     

    IRUK, Top 250 2017 & Digital Leader -  from leading transformation at the HMRC to reinventing the way customers buy health-related products!

    • Phil Pavitt
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  • I love IRX it has that great mix of interesting sessions and speakers, as well as a good exhibition filled with new suppliers and new technologies – it’s a great time out of the office!
    Sarah Stagg
    Director of Digital Product, House of Fraser
  • IRX is a must attend event, I’m here every year. It’s a great venue… really convenient venue and a lot of great exhibitors.
    Stuart McMillan
    Deputy Head of eCommerce, Schuh
  • The thing about IRX is the consistency, it’s now a very well established show, it’s well-known within our industry and for me what’s interesting, is that it attracts a lot of established businesses that want to do even more and get even bigger.
    Julian Wallis
    Head of Sales UK & Ireland, Ingenico ePayments
  • I think it’s one of the biggest events of the year, I’ve actually come over from Sweden to be here today and it seems like it’s bigger than ever before.
    Kieran Clinton-Tarestad
    Global Head of eCommerce, GANT
  • This is one of the best places from a networking perspective to meet new people.
    Mike Durbridge
    Omni Channel Director, B&Q
  • IRX I always find useful. It’s one of the biggest exhibitions for the internet retailing space.
    Neil Sansom
    CEO, Woolovers

 

Location

Hall 9
The NEC Birmingham

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Contact

Clarion LogoT: +44(0)20 7384 7802  E: info@internetretailingevents.com

InternetRetailing Expo is owned by Internet Retailing Events part of Clarion Events Ltd.
We host board level events for multichannel retailers across Europe and work in partnership with InternetRetailing Media, who are the leading magazine portal for European eCommerce.

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