Conference Track

HighTech Retailing

It’s not your grandma’s shopping spree! Consumer experiences that feel like magic both online and off, engagement at the optimal moment through AI and analytics, and an ecosystem that’s efficient from inventory to frictionless checkout—meet the new retail.

Price: $400

Wednesday, January 9

9:00 – 9:35 AM

Conference Session

Opening Remarks followed by Shopping as a Virtual Adventure

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

OPENING REMARKS: 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 AS A VIRTUAL ADVENTURE: Shopping using AR and VR let's you try before you buy in so many ways, both at home and in public spaces.

9:35 – 9:55 AM

Conference Session

My Personal Shopper

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

10:00 – 10:20 AM

Conference Session

Robots in Aisle 5

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Robots are the shoppers new BFF, whether they're navigating the store, engaging customers, or serving up some chow.

10:20 – 11:00 AM

Conference Session

Beauty and the Tech

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

11:15 – 11:45 AM

Conference Session

Modeling Shopping Experiences Before They Happen

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

Drywall and nails are so yesterday. VR let's you build a store and test it out before you ever lift a finger.

11:45 – 12:05 PM

Conference Session

Play with Your Clothes

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

It's a shirt. It's a game. It's a loyalty program. Awear Solutions's brilliant retail adventure.

12:05 – 12:25 PM

Conference Session

Fireside Chat - The 5 Great Technologies Transforming Retail

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

The Internet was built as an informaition platform but it's commerce that drives it. Joe Jensen explains how tech makes for a better shopping experience.

12:25 – 12:45 PM

Conference Session

Enhancing Engagement

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

1:15 – 1:55 PM

Conference Session

The Experiences They Want, The Data You Need

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

1:55 – 2:40 PM

Conference Session

Understanding the Asian Retail Market

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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 East meets West.

2:40 – 3:10 PM

Conference Session

Can Big Companies and Startups Get Along?

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

You betcha. We invite Target and Walmart executives to discuss how their efforts to embrace startups and accelerators grow healthier, more responsive retail.

3:10 – 3:40 PM

Conference Session

From Clicks to Bricks

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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 world.

3:55 – 4:25 PM

Conference Session

What IoT and 5G Bring to Retail

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

In the new world of IoT, your connected appliances can keep track of supplies and re-order while you sleep, eat, work or play. And the introduction of 5G brings new experiences we have barely fathomed. Here's your look at what lies ahead as these powerful technologies take hold.

4:25 – 5:00 PM

Conference Session

Building the Retail Ecosystem

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

5:00 – 5:30 PM

Conference Session

Solving for Consumer Technology

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N253

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.

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