Auto-Replenishment and Subscriptions: The Future of Retail Technology

Will this model be the center-store of the future? How long until we reach widescale adoption? What role will voice technology play in speeding up this transformation? We will look at best in class subscription models to identify attributes for winning in this space and relevance by category. Michael Rogosa, Director, Planet Retail RNG

Online Grocery and the Impact on the Physical Store

Shopper adoption of online grocery is in the midst of an exponential rise as the millennial generation has started shopping en mass for newly formed families and retailers rush to roll out e-commerce capabilities. We will forecast the dollar growth expected over the next five years and outline which retailers are set up to capture the majority of the growth. …

Merchandise Fundamentals and Life Cycles: The Transformation of the Physical Store

While the role of the store changes and departments undergo dramatic transformations, the importance of executional excellence remains paramount. Having the right assortment, shelving, packaging, display, and pricing strategies will carry even more weight moving forward as stores curate more of their merchandise and shift space towards experiences. During this session we will examine best in class strategies in merchandise execution in-store. …

Experiential Retail: The Future of Brick-and-Mortar

As consumers shift more of their spend from products towards experiences, physical retailers need to evolve to capture that spend. The future of physical retail will see a change from “need-based buying” to “want based shopping” as need-based activities shift online and to auto-replenishment. In the long term, retailers will compete for more for consumers’ time as a leisure activity …

Digital Integration: Creating A Seamless Shopper Experience

Digital influence in the physical world of retail far outweighs the pure impact of e-commerce sales. Shoppers have access to an array of tools that enable an on-demand experience and physical outlets need to position themselves to take advantage of this opportunity. The level of investment in digital technologies at an enterprise level has so far focused on back-end automation …

Disruptive Shopper Marketing: What In The World is Next?

Shopper Marketing means many things to many people. For some it is in-store activity, for others it is retail-led collaboration. But neither of these really explain the true power of shopper marketing. And you will need to unlock this power to survive and thrive in the new view of Retail Tomorrow. In this cast Mike Anthony will share next-practices from …