Agenda

“The Industry’s Best Agenda!”

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Click here to learn more about how our 2019 agenda will address the critical challenges and greatest opportunities in retail with new Core Curriculum Courses.

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Sunday — March 3, 2019

10:00am - 7:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
Session 1:1:45pm - 2:25pm

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: The Transformation of Physical Retail

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Innovations in Store Design

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Matt Judge, Chief Communications Officer/Executive Principal, Eight Inc.

Ryan Babenzien, Founder & CEO, Greats

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: Culture and Leadership

Track Room 2

Core Curriculum Courses

The Digital Transformation of Traditional Retailers and Brands

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Suzanne Hader, Chief Marketing Officer, John Hardy

Barry Litwin, CEO, Adorama

Doug Straton, Chief Digital Commerce Officer, The Hershey Company

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Moderator)

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: Research and Insights

Track Room 3

Core Curriculum Courses

New Insights on Retail Evolution from Research Organizations

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Ken Cassar, Principal Analyst, VP, Rakuten Intelligence

Track 4:

Startup Pitch

Track Room 4

Startup Pitch

Session 2:2:30pm - 3:10pm

Track 1

Technologies Enabling New Physical Experiences

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Nata Dvir, EVP, General Business Manager - Beauty, Macy's

Ben Hassing, SVP, eCommerce & Technology, Walmart China, Walmart

Mark Berinato, VP, Experience Design, Panera Bread

Krystina Gustafson, VP Content, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 2

Core Curriculum Courses

The New Retail Organization

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Track 3

Core Curriculum Courses

New Insights on Retail Evolution from Consulting Firms and Equity Analysts

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Jose Gomes, President, North America, dunnhumby

Track 4

Startup Pitch

Session 3:3:15pm - 3:55pm

Track 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Track Keynote: Changing Retail Formats and Footprints

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Paula Price, Chief Financial Officer, Macy's

Track 2

Core Curriculum Courses

Driving Innovation at Large Brands and Retailers

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Brendan Cahill, VP, PRH Labs, Penguin Random House

Celeste Burgoyne, EVP, Americas, lululemon

Sonja Moosburger, Chief Operating Officer, MediaMarktSaturn N3XT GmbH

Tricia Patrick, Managing Director, Advent International (Interviewer)

Track 3

Core Curriculum Courses

New Insights on Retail Evolution from Top Universities

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Barbara Kahn, Patty & Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Donna L. Hoffman, Louis Rosenfeld Distinguished Professor of Marketing & Co-Director, Center for the Connected Consumer, George Washington University School of Business

Track 4

Startup Pitch

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Tabletalks (Prescheduled Only)
4:50pm - 5:05pmGeneral Session Room
Opening Remarks
5:05pm - 5:25pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Erik Nordstrom, Co-President, Nordstrom

5:25pm - 5:45pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote
5:45pm - 6:05pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Jill Ramsey, Chief Product & Digital Revenue Officer, Macy's

Rachel Shechtman, Brand Experience Officer, Founder of STORY, Macy's

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Shoptalk Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)