Events

RetailEXPO Virtual Conference – Mark Price on retail in a post-Covid-19 world

The UK High Street will be forever changed as Covid-19 accelerates many considerations – both challenges and opportunities – for retail businesses. This is a new era for retail, including the creation of exciting opportunities reinvigorating local and independent retail businesses, said former Trade Minister and ex-MD of Waitrose, Lord Mark Price. Delivering the RetailEXPO …

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Kantar webinar highlights: Employee resilience in an uncertain world

What is the likely impact of the coronavirus pandemic on employees? Kantar held a webinar (Tuesday 28 April 2020) to share their ideas on how businesses can ensure  employees are safe, secure and listened to. Extreme stress in the workforce Employee experiences of the crisis cannot be ignored says Kantar, which was able to share …

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Events go virtual in response to the virus – the digital events you won’t want to miss

As retail rapidly responds to changing operations, emerging shopper trends and new challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic, so too are the events that support the retail community evolving. With many events now running digitally, offering up insight from industry leaders, best practice and knowledge sharing virtually, we’ve rounded up the key online conferences …

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Here’s what we learned at the latest BRC Learning Live

The role of the store employee was the focal point of the latest BRC Learning Live (10th March), with industry leaders discussing how best to recruit, upskill and retain talented people to ensure bricks and mortar retail remains competitive. The panel included Helen Dickson, CEO of the BRC, Peter Collyer, chief people officer at Ted …

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What’s on at White Label World Expo?

This year we’re a media partner for White Label World Expo, taking place on November 27th and 28th, at the ExCeL in London. Chris Field chairman of Retail Connections is one of the speakers, giving delegates advice on how to build brand beyond the online world. White Label Expo is the leading online retail sourcing …

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Payment speed, security or a compromise? Insights from PayExpo 2019

There’s a great deal of innovation within the UK payments landscape – from the emergence of challenger banks, to fintechs driving simplification of infrastructure, to the use of AI in payments processing. We attended PayExpo the UK’s largest payment event this week (8th and 9th October) to hear about the latest trends. Payment speed, security …

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Building an effective customer journey across multiple touchpoints

Building an effective customer journey across multiple touchpoints was the topic passionately debated by Paul Kraftman, Chief Executive at Menkind, Rachael Jones, Former Head of E-commerce at Seedlip and David Kohn, Director of Ecommerce at Heal’s at Ecommerce Expo last week. Moderator Nick Everitt, Director of Advisory EMEA at Edge by Ascential, opened the panel …

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Event Preview: Restaurant & Bar Tech Live

Restaurant & Bar Tech Live will be hitting London’s ExCeL on the 19th and 20th November, and Retail Connections is delighted to be a media partner of the event. At Retail Connections, we recognise that retail and hospitality go hand in hand. This is why we’re proud to be working with the organisers to highlight …

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Event preview: Savant eCommerce London Conference

Customer experience (CX), digital transformation and data-driven digital commerce – just some of the hot topics being addressed at this year’s Savant eCommerce London Conference. Taking place on 17th and 18th September at Skyloft, Millbank Tower in London SW1, this is an unmissable opportunity for senior ecommerce professionals to learn, network and build meaningful relationships. …

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Event preview: AI in Retail & Advertising Summit

The AI in Retail & Advertising Summit returns to Europe this September for its third year. The London-based event explores the crossover of AI and Retail, and expects to attract over 600 delegates eager to network and share ideas about how to benefit from deep learning and AI. “AI applications in retail and advertising are …

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