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Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops, you will gain inspiring perspectives. The multi-stream format allows you to move freely between the sessions. Create your own personal agenda from the case studies and interactive round tables. If you can't participate in the conference onsite, you have the possibility to get the insights of the decision-makers via live streaming.

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Retail Store Transformation
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Corporate Innovation, Business Transformation, Digital Transformation, Risk Management, Customer Journey, Customer Loyalty, SCM, Store Concepts and Expansion & Ecommerce

Key Topics
  • Flagship Stores & Franchises
  • Artificial Intelligence & Future Stores
  • Customer-Centric Approach
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Retail Pricing & Promotions
  • Digital Innovation in Retail & ROI

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25TH

9:00

No Chairman Yet

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9:15

Marriage of Business and IT - The Way How to Deliver Successful End-to-End Digital Transformation

  • Key reasons why 70% of digital programs fail
  • How to change the culture by break down silos between IT and business
  • Implement business capabilities and not IT systems to create real value
  • How to merge successfully waterfall and agile ways of working
  • Switch from project delivery to product development
  • How technology and digital IT can be a driver of business needs to create value together

Laszlo Stekl

Head of Digital IT
MOL Group ‑ Digital Factory
Hungary

This session is in English

9:45

Impact on Change Processes in a Digital Communication Environment

No topics have been added to this session yet

Maik Schawalder

Chief Executive Officer
DocuMatrix
Schweiz

This session is in English

10:15

AI-Based Audience Segmentation and Activation for Marketing & Media

  • Transforming traditional and outdated market-media-studies into a dynamic and actionable audience approach using AI
  • Closing the gap between audience insights and media activation
  • Increase overall campaign performance and media spend efficiency

Dennis Heidman

Executive Director NEO @ PIA Media
Blue Summit Media
Germany

This session is in English

10:45

Florian Pfisterer

Head of Market Unit Insurance & Public
Syncpilot
Germany

PEOPLE – an Essential Factor of Digital Transformation

  • Digital Sales – a discipline in its own
  • Digital transformation - Software Integration without people just leads to another peace of software
  • Customer Experience – customer delight is generated by excitement
This session is in English
Daniel Lügering

Vice President Inside Sales bei
E.ON Energie
Germany

11:15

Coffee Break with Networking

11:45

The Branch of the Future

  • Needs of modern day trade
  • Everchanging customer demands and onset of new technologies
  • Omnichannel retailing at it's best

Ralf Haberich

Chief Executive Officer
Shopgate
Germany

This session is in English

The Branch of the Future

  • Needs of modern day trade
  • Everchanging customer demands and onset of new technologies
  • Omnichannel retailing at it's best

Ralf Haberich

Chief Executive Officer
Shopgate
Germany

This session is in English

12:15

Mitigate Risks in Supply Chain and Quality to Make your Retail Strategy Become More Resilient and Responsive

  • Learnings of large-scale digital transformation in retail industry
  • Support the business to make it customer-centric and show right level of adoption to go forward
  • Technology components - data quality and data combination

Imme Deecke

Global Head of Risk & Digital Strategy
MARS
Germany

This session is in English

Mitigate Risks in Supply Chain and Quality to Make your Retail Strategy Become More Resilient and Responsive

  • Learnings of large-scale digital transformation in retail industry
  • Support the business to make it customer-centric and show right level of adoption to go forward
  • Technology components - data quality and data combination

Imme Deecke

Global Head of Risk & Digital Strategy
MARS
Germany

This session is in English

12:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

The Branch of the Future - Ralf Haberich, Chief Executive Officer, Shopgate


Mitigate Risks in Supply Chain and Quality to Make your Retail Strategy Become More Resilient and Responsive - Imme Deecke, Global Head of Risk & Digital Strategy, MARS

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

The Branch of the Future - Ralf Haberich, Chief Executive Officer, Shopgate


Mitigate Risks in Supply Chain and Quality to Make your Retail Strategy Become More Resilient and Responsive - Imme Deecke, Global Head of Risk & Digital Strategy, MARS

13:30

Lunch with Networking

15:00

AI-Driven Retail Store Planning and Performance Marketing Optimization

  • The performance effect of multi-channel campaigns is notoriously hard to measure in the real world
  • Comprehensive data driven & modern AI methods for demand forecasting to achieve level of transparency and measurability to multichannel retailing
  • Objective performance measures - An effective deployment of marketing budgets

Daniel Stroh

Co‑Founder
JUST EXPERTS
Germany

Andrej Fischer

Head of Data Business Production
Comma Soft
Germany

This session is in English

Daniel Stroh

Co‑Founder
JUST EXPERTS
Germany

AI-Driven Retail Store Planning and Performance Marketing Optimization

  • The performance effect of multi-channel campaigns is notoriously hard to measure in the real world
  • Comprehensive data driven & modern AI methods for demand forecasting to achieve level of transparency and measurability to multichannel retailing
  • Objective performance measures - An effective deployment of marketing budgets
This session is in English

Andrej Fischer

Head of Data Business Production
Comma Soft
Germany

15:30

Business Intelligence Applications and Services in a Global Matrix Environment

  • Retail store analytics
  • Enhancements of BI sales and inventory reporting solutions
  • Enhancements of BI sales and inventory Reporting solutions
  • BI solution stabilization and automation

Vikalp Yadav

Senior Director‑ Head of Operations
Adidas
Germany

This session is in English

Business Intelligence Applications and Services in a Global Matrix Environment

  • Retail store analytics
  • Enhancements of BI sales and inventory reporting solutions
  • Enhancements of BI sales and inventory Reporting solutions
  • BI solution stabilization and automation

Vikalp Yadav

Senior Director‑ Head of Operations
Adidas
Germany

This session is in English

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

Digital Innovation in Retail & the ROI

  • Establishing core systems at retail brands
  • Installing a new business process management system
  • How these measures lead to accelerated growth and efficiency

Wolfgang Krogmann

Retail Expert & Advisor
Retail Talker/Objectivity
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Innovation in Retail & the ROI

  • Establishing core systems at retail brands
  • Installing a new business process management system
  • How these measures lead to accelerated growth and efficiency

Wolfgang Krogmann

Retail Expert & Advisor
Retail Talker/Objectivity
Germany

This session is in English

17:00

Importance of Merging Technology to Achieve Customer Centricity

  • Creating robust CRM for better customer centricity
  • Integration & collaboration across retail brands
  • Have a strong customer database to come to a best decision possible

Juan Beltran

Global CRM Project Manager
Hilti Group
Liechtenstein

This session is in English

Importance of Merging Technology to Achieve Customer Centricity

  • Creating robust CRM for better customer centricity
  • Integration & collaboration across retail brands
  • Have a strong customer database to come to a best decision possible

Juan Beltran

Global CRM Project Manager
Hilti Group
Liechtenstein

This session is in English

17:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

AI-Driven Retail Store Planning and Performance Marketing Optimization - Daniel Stroh, Co‑Founder, JUST EXPERTS and Andrej Fischer, Head of Data Business Production, Comma Soft


Business Intelligence Applications and Services in a Global Matrix Environment - Vikalp Yadav, Senior Director‑ Head of Operations, Adidas


Digital Innovation in Retail & the ROI - Wolfgang Krogmann, Retail Expert & Advisor, Retail Talker/Objectivity


Importance of Merging Technology to Achieve Customer Centricity - Juan Beltran, Global CRM Project Manager, Hilti Group

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

AI-Driven Retail Store Planning and Performance Marketing Optimization - Daniel Stroh, Co‑Founder, JUST EXPERTS and Andrej Fischer, Head of Data Business Production, Comma Soft


Business Intelligence Applications and Services in a Global Matrix Environment - Vikalp Yadav, Senior Director‑ Head of Operations, Adidas


Digital Innovation in Retail & the ROI - Wolfgang Krogmann, Retail Expert & Advisor, Retail Talker/Objectivity


Importance of Merging Technology to Achieve Customer Centricity - Juan Beltran, Global CRM Project Manager, Hilti Group

18:15

No Speaker Yet

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No Speaker Yet

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18:45

The Digital Salvation of Retail

  • Building the future of omnichannel retail
  • Seamless customer experience across all channels
  • Increase in long term loyalty

Ralf Haberich

Chief Executive Officer
Shopgate
Germany

This session is in English

19:00

Summary of the First Day & Startup Pitches

19:30

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in exciting conversations. Strengthen your network after a day full of knowledge sharing, groundbreaking presentations, and interesting conversations. Join delegates and speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of the event venue.

This session is in English

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26TH

9:00

No Chairman Yet

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No Chairman Yet

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11:00

9:15

The Building Materials Business is not Impacted by Digitalization... Or is it?

  • Digitalization is rapidly disrupting all businesses, even a traditional sector like building materials
  • The digital T\transformation case of Unilin Flooring
  • From better understanding market dynamics, over defining the strategy and governance needs, to cultural change to make it happen

Philippe Gysen

General Manager Vinyl & Digital Transformation Officer
UNILIN Group
Belgium

This session is in English

9:45

COVID-19 Pandemic has Changed the Workplace Construct? Now what?

  • Hybrid work doesn’t have to weaken your company’s culture, but it can drive it to the next chapter of work culture
  • How do we adapt our corporate cultures to match the new rhythms that emerge from a hybrid workplace?
  • How technology can act as an enabler shaping the next chapter of work workplace culture and engagement?

Roxana Liliana Coman

Digital Workplace, User Experience & Communication Lead
UNIPER
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

Stay Tuned and Be Amazed

No topics have been added to this session yet

Marc Vontobel

Chief Executive Officer
Starmind
Switzerland

This session is in English

10:30

The Case for not Going Alone - Tackling AI in your Ecosystem

  • Cognitive solutions
  • Implementing company-wide AI
  • Data analysis strategies

Yves Gorat Stommel

Deputy Head of Function Evonik Digital
Evonik
Germany

This session is in English

11:00

Coffee Break with Networking

11:30

Retail Expansion Strategy - Adding More Locations to Increase the Product Line and Sales

  • For retail companies aiming to expand their footprint, having a clear and customer-focused growth strategy is essential
  • Franchise expansion - building tools globally to sell franchise concepts
  • Establishing a successful flagship store

Tatiana Makhankova

Head of Retail Design & Expansion
Diageo
Netherlands

This session is in English

Retail Expansion Strategy - Adding More Locations to Increase the Product Line and Sales

  • For retail companies aiming to expand their footprint, having a clear and customer-focused growth strategy is essential
  • Franchise expansion - building tools globally to sell franchise concepts
  • Establishing a successful flagship store

Tatiana Makhankova

Head of Retail Design & Expansion
Diageo
Netherlands

This session is in English

12:00

Implementing New Technologies for Successful Digital Transformation to Bridge the Gap to the End Customer

No topics have been added to this session yet

Markus Gruber

Managing Director
DocuMatrix Austria
Austria

This session is in English

Implementing New Technologies for Successful Digital Transformation to Bridge the Gap to the End Customer

No topics have been added to this session yet

Markus Gruber

Managing Director
DocuMatrix Austria
Austria

This session is in English

12:30

Dealing with Impacts from COVID-19 as German Mittelstand

  • Keep up with the fast paced ever changing retail environment
  • Challenges in mid-sized companies vs large companies
  • Taking an agile, customer-centric approach for innovation

Caroline Heins

Head of Innovation
Hailo‑Werk
Germany

This session is in English

Dealing with Impacts from COVID-19 as German Mittelstand

  • Keep up with the fast paced ever changing retail environment
  • Challenges in mid-sized companies vs large companies
  • Taking an agile, customer-centric approach for innovation

Caroline Heins

Head of Innovation
Hailo‑Werk
Germany

This session is in English

13:00

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

The Case for not Going Alone - Tackling AI in your Ecosystem - Yves Gorat Stommel, Deputy Head of Function Evonik Digital, Evonik


Retail Expansion Strategy - Adding More Locations to Increase the Product Line and Sales - Tatiana Makhankova, Head of Retail Design & Expansion, Diageo


Implementing New Technologies for Successful Digital Transformation to Bridge the Gap to the End Customer - Markus Gruber, Managing Director, DocuMatrix Austria


Dealing with Impacts from COVID-19 as German Mittelstand - Caroline Heins, Head of Innovation, Hailo‑Werk

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

The Case for not Going Alone - Tackling AI in your Ecosystem - Yves Gorat Stommel, Deputy Head of Function Evonik Digital, Evonik


Retail Expansion Strategy - Adding More Locations to Increase the Product Line and Sales - Tatiana Makhankova, Head of Retail Design & Expansion, Diageo


Implementing New Technologies for Successful Digital Transformation to Bridge the Gap to the End Customer - Markus Gruber, Managing Director, DocuMatrix Austria


Dealing with Impacts from COVID-19 as German Mittelstand - Caroline Heins, Head of Innovation, Hailo‑Werk

13:45

Lunch with Networking

14:45

Strategic Data and Digital Content management to ensure Stability in Market Cost

  • Harmonize all the platforms together and have a synchronized approach and deliverability
  • Collect data from traditional market, sales, digital and merge them to offer 360-degree view of the product
  • Have a content strategy approach to normalize the costs

Luca Percuoco

Corporate Digital Excellence Manager
MENARINI Group
Italy

This session is in English

15:00

Multichannel Retail Empowering you to Sell More

  • Multichannel can be played at its best if there is commitment
  • Digitalization is not one way street
  • Off shelf display gives a nice shopping experience
  • Online gives quick consumer access

Volker Widmann

Head of Business Development
Görges Naturprodukte
Germany

This session is in English

15:45

The Transformation of a Stationary Retailer to a Digital Retailer with Focus on E-Commerce

  • Synchronization in organizational workflow using digitalization
  • Set up digital aspects in classic retail business
  • Bringing transformation in sales, organizational and technical aspects

Christoph Vierbauch

Head of E‑Commerce
Libro and Pagro Diskont
Austria

This session is in English

16:15

Making Retail Distribution Channels More Sustainable

  • Customer experience and green investment in retail
  • Quality in owner structure with respect to supply chain management (SCM) and purchase
  • Selling the right option to enhance customer experience

Aldo Loddi

Retail Customer Experience Manager
Hyundai Motor Company
Germany

This session is in English

16:45

Round-Table Discussions

Round-Table Discussions

Strategic Data and Digital Content management to ensure Stability in Market Cost - Luca Percuoco, Corporate Digital Excellence Manager, MENARINI Group


Multichannel Retail Empowering you to Sell More - Volker Widmann, Head of Business Development, Görges Naturprodukte


The Transformation of a Stationary Retailer to a Digital Retailer with Focus on E-Commerce - Christoph Vierbauch, Head of E‑Commerce, Libro and Pagro Diskont


Making Retail Distribution Channels More Sustainable - Aldo Loddi, Retail Customer Experience Manager, Hyundai Motor Company

Round-Table Discussions

Round-Table Discussions

Strategic Data and Digital Content management to ensure Stability in Market Cost - Luca Percuoco, Corporate Digital Excellence Manager, MENARINI Group


Multichannel Retail Empowering you to Sell More - Volker Widmann, Head of Business Development, Görges Naturprodukte


The Transformation of a Stationary Retailer to a Digital Retailer with Focus on E-Commerce - Christoph Vierbauch, Head of E‑Commerce, Libro and Pagro Diskont


Making Retail Distribution Channels More Sustainable - Aldo Loddi, Retail Customer Experience Manager, Hyundai Motor Company

17:30

End of the Conference with Summary

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