2019 High-Tech Retailing Summit
Wednesday, January 9
Doing nothing is not an option. Retailers must win customers who want experiences as much as wardrobes, authenticity as much as
groceries, and personalization as much as new shampoo. Discover the enabling technologies that make shopping feel like magic.
Shopping using AR and VR let’s you try before you buy in so many ways, both at home and in public spaces.
One size does not fit all, in taste, size or style. See how technology offers you the ability to personalize your purchases to the nth degree.
Robots are the shoppers new BFF, whether they’re navigating the store, engaging customers, or serving up some chow.
One of the fastest growing categories in high tech retail is beauty, makeup, and skincare. Technology makes the search for the ultimate beauty product, personal, hygienic, prescriptive and yes, even magical.
Drywall and nails are so yesterday. VR let’s you build a store and test it out before you ever lift a finger.
It’s a shirt. It’s a game. It’s a loyalty program. Awear Solutions’s brilliant retail adventure.
Customer data has never been so plentiful, but how do you make it actionable and intentional?
The Internet was built as an information platform but it’s commerce that drives it. Joe Jensen explains how tech makes for a better shopping experience.
Understanding behavior, rewarding loyalty and keeping customers top of mind is an art form that’s being sharpened by technology. Here’s the lowdown on how customers are spending their retail dollars and how you can take advantage.
While consumers are having magical shopping interactions with AR, VR, and the like, savvy retailers are studying their every move or click, iterating better shopping experiences. Turning experiential shopping into actionable data is the ticket.
While consumers are having magical shopping interactions with AR, VR, voice, IoT devices and the like, savvy retailers are studying their every move, click, and voice requests, iterating better shopping experiences. Turning experiential shopping into actionable data is the ticket.
Companies like JD.com, Tencent, Alibaba and Sunning have evolved their retail markets very differently than in the U.S.. Deborah Weinswig has made a study of the trends. She’ll share her findings and invite some of the most innovative to join her on stage in a conversation about how China’s retail initiatives are state of the art.
You betcha. We invite Target and METRO executives to discuss how their efforts to embrace startups and accelerators grow healthier, more responsive retail.
Online stores find themselves in an increasingly competitive and low margin rat race. Simultaneously, shoppers are flocking to stores to touch, feel and experience. Learn from the success of online stores who found their new homes in the brick and mortar and omnichannel worlds.
Behind the customer experiences is a vast array of “back-end” systems that are being re-imagined in a high tech world.
In the new world of IoT, your connected appliances can keep track of and re-order while you sleep, eat, work or play.
The introduction of 5G will create a host of new experiences for both online and physical shopping. From data and analytics to virtual reality to personalized digital signage, we’ll explore these new experiences.
A store that inventories itself. A know-it-all shipping container. Programmable tags that track a product as it’s built. Drone delivery systems. Robots stacking shelves. Some of the thorniest problems in the retail ecosystem are getting a tech makeover.
Technology is helping retailers, but what about retailers who sell consumer technology? Are they keeping pace with the change? We’ll look at three that on the cutting edge.