Retail TouchPoints Announces New Event At RetailX

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail TouchPoints (RTP), the industry’s go-to source for the latest retail trends, strategies and technology innovation, has announced the Retail TouchPoints Live! @ RetailX, June 25-26, 2019 in Chicago at McCormick Place.

RetailX is the co-location of IRCE, Globalshop, RFID Journal Live! and Retail TouchPoints Live!. With a hyper-focus on the next gen store, omnichannel strategies, and digital disruption Retail TouchPoints Live! will create a forum addressing the convergence of physical and digital shopping experiences.

The Retail TouchPoints Live! program will feature three content tracks, covering topics such as:

  • The Next-Gen Store: the Smart Store, the Cashierless movement, the Pop-Up revolution
  • Digital Disruption: Facial Recognition, Location-based strategies, Analytics, AI and more
  • Omnichannel Innovations: BOPIS, The Halo Effect, Store-To-Door and Last Mile

Attendees will hear from leading retail experts and innovators who will offer insights into how retail brands are:

  • Optimizing digital, web and omnichannel experiences;
  • Disrupting their brick-and-mortar stores with unique technologies and strategies;
  • Deploying the latest innovations, applications and solutions around the globe to create seamless shopping experiences across all channels; and
  • Building and aligning innovation teams.

The growing speaker lineup includes:

  • Rafeh Masood, Chief Digital Officer, BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Sharron Vanderbeek, Director of E-Commerce, Snuggle Bugz
  • Steve Dennis, President & Founder, SageBerry Consulting
  • Ed King and Laura Davis-Taylor, Co-Founders, HighStreet Collective
  • Jeffrey Neville, Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, BRP Consulting
  • Melissa Gonzalez, Retail Strategist / Innovator, Lionesque Group

Check the Retail TouchPoints Live! @ RetailX site for updates, announcements and registration information.

About Retail TouchPoints
Retail TouchPoints is an online publishing network for retail executives, with content focused on optimizing the customer experience across all channels. The Retail TouchPoints network is comprised of 3 weekly e-newsletters, special reports, web seminars, exclusive benchmark research, an insightful editorial blog, and a content-rich web site featuring daily news updates and multi-media interviews at The Retail TouchPoints team also interacts with social media communities via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Retail TouchPoints also will host the 2019 Retail Innovation Conference (#RIC19), an educational and networking event designed to help retailers think differently by spotlighting the disruptors who are driving business success. RIC19 will be held May 6-8 at Convene in New York City and will feature live presentations by select Retail Innovator Award winners.


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