What began as a supply shock at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, quickly turned into a dip in demand as society went into lockdown. Facing this uncertainty as a retailer takes courage and strategic thinking. In order to offset the precariousness of this economic moment, retail businesses must diversify supply chains, integrate digital tools, and shift their focus online.
Join us at Checkout Couch Conference on June 18th, a collaboration with The Financial Times, to explore a new era of digital commerce. Learn how business leaders can take action to bounce back during this challenging time. We’ll hear from founders, futurists, and researchers with knowledge that spans from reducing supply chain carbon footprint to developing an experiential point of sale. Don’t miss these eye-opening sessions on the future of retail and ecommerce!
The intersection of deep tech and sustainability in retail
Shimona Mehta, Head Of EMEA at Shopify and Tom Berry, Global Director Of Sustainable Business at Farfetch
This important dialogue will look at the interplay between two of retail’s biggest trends: deep tech and sustainability. How can tech drive sustainable outcomes for retailers, and enable shoppers to make more sustainable choices?
Petah Marian, Senior Editor at WGSN, Ianina Lucca, SVP Growth at Depop, and Tim Bradshaw, Global Technology Correspondent for The Financial Times
This session will explore the trends bubbling up in the current retail market from both a business perspective, and that of a burgeoning Gen Z audience. This includes the increased interest in resale and marketplaces.
Digitizing automotive retail
Andrew Higgins, CEO and Regional Managing Director at FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Fedra Ribeiro, SVP of Connected Mobility Services Division at Bosch, and Dave Lee, San Francisco Correspondent, The Financial Times
Traditional automotive retailers are facing huge changes as we emerge from the crisis. Altered consumer preferences are driving industry megatrends and compounding the critical need to develop a robust and seamless digital marketplace.
Join us at Checkout online event and gain insights to confidently guide your organization through the retail industry in 2020. Not another webinar, Checkout attendees can participate in workshops, demos, relaxed attendee networking, and enjoy some TNW-style touches (like a comedy show and cooking class). Secure your spot at Checkout Couch Conference on June 18, free seats are limited and filling fast!
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