RTS adds fashion luminary, CEO of MATCHESFASHION Nick Beighton, to its headline 2024 speaker line-up

The Retail Technology Show (RTS), the leading industry event that connects retail’s changemakers and leading tech innovators, has announced that Dr Nick Beighton, CEO of MATCHESFASHION and Chairman of Secret Sales, will join its headline speakers as part of its 2024 conference programme.

Taking place at London Olympia on the 24 and 25 April 2024, RTS brings the industries brightest minds to the stage and Beighton joins fellow headliners, including founder of Not On The High Street, Holly Tucker MBE, and Google DeepMind’s Dex Hunter-Torricke, who will deliver seminal sessions at the 2024 event.

Having joined MATCHESFASHION in 2022, as CEO Beighton focuses on the relationships between fashion and e-commerce using technology, product, logistics and culture to disrupt existing consumer patterns and galvanise change.  Prior to joining MATCHESFASHION, Beighton lead ASOS as its CEO between 2015 and 2021, and during his tenure he helped grow the pureplay retailers from a £178million turnover business to a £3.9billion revenue retailer with 15,000 employees.

Part of the Leadership, Economy & Workforce conference track on Day 2, Beighton will join retail influencer, Andrew Busby, on the Headline stage for a 30-minute fireside chat.

Beighton will join other fashion thought-leaders from brands including Primark, Sweaty Betty, Paul Smith, River Island and Crew Clothing across the two day conference programme.

RTS will also welcome eco-conscious affordable fashion brand Nobody’s Child’s Founder and Chairman, Andrew Xeni, who will outline how it is servicing fashion shoppers demands for greater sustainability and transparency via Digital Product Passports, while All Saint’s Chief Innovation Officer, James Reid, will outline key strategies for mobile-first apps and their role in omnichannel customer experiences.

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