Retail Fulfilment Summit
Driving 360° transformation to exceed consumer expectation
Retail Week presents an unrivalled opportunity for the industry to meet in Australia's retail capital for five days of leadership development, collaboration and most importantly, action.
As retail fulfilment has become critical in meeting consumer expectations and driving sector growth, Retail Week launches the three- day Retail Fulfilment Summit. Gathering over 60 global leading edge speakers from emerging and established retailers including: Amazon, Costco, Kmart, My Chemist Warehouse, Coles, John Lewis, New York & Company, IKEA, Woolworths Liquor, Catch, Officeworks plus many other retail pioneers, will ensure attendees leave prepared to excel in the next phase of retail fulfilment evolution.
With government, peak body and industry-wide support, this event will unleash inspiration and a renewed commitment to innovation throughout the sector.
4 conferences in 1, with content streams covering:
Path to purchase | Pick & pack operations | Last-mile delivery | Retail tech disruption
The retail industry holds so many events throughout the year that it can be hard deciding which to attend. Here are six reasons why you should add the Retail Fulfilment Summit, held in Melbourne from 26-28 February 2018, to your calendar.
1. Industry backed
The summit is truly for the industry and is supported by leading groups including the National Retail Association, NORA (National Online Retailers Association), Retail NZ, ASGA as well as the Australian government.
Because it is focused on supporting retailers, ticket prices are extremely affordable, ensuring more people can attend and learn about the future of retail fulfilment, supply chain and customer experience.
2. Hear from Amazon
Amazon is a hot topic in Australia at the moment but it’s rare that we hear from the company itself. At the Retail Fulfilment Summit you will, with Amazon vice president, global innovation policy and communications Paul Misener presenting.
3. International insights
It truly is an all-star line-up and other international speakers include retail visionary and co-founder of the Center for Advancing Retail and Technology in the US, Sterling Hawkins. He’s at the forefront of innovation in retail and will be discussing how to excel in warehousing, automation, and delivery. And did we mention he’s bringing along a robot?
Bruce Harryman, head of network planning at UK department store John Lewis, is another big name speaker. Harryman was instrumental in launching John Lewis’ multimillion fulfilment pods that have helped keep it competitive in terms of ecommerce, and he will discuss this and the future challenges facing retailers.
4. Go your own way
Along with the keynote presentations, the summit offers four different streams and multiple roundtable discussions, so you can personalise your experience.
5. Something for the C-Suite
The Retail Fulfilment Summit opens with C-Suite day, which is a unique opportunity for senior decision makers to get together to discuss strategic challenges that are shaping and disrupting the industry. If you’re a retail exec, you’ll want to be there.
6. It’s part of Retail Week
The Retail Fulfilment Summit is part of Retail Week, a five-day event dedicated to supporting innovation in the Australian retail industry. It is a jam-packed week of events, inspiration and education covering every aspect of retail, from customer service to marketing and everything in between.
So, what are you waiting for? To find out more about the Retail Fulfilment Summit and book your place today, click here.
Please quote VIP code WFXNZRA for Retail NZ members’ 10% discount.