Retailers Gather in Person Again at retailX
Back from a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, retailX will be taking place Aug. 24-25 in Chicago. The two-day conference will feature a mix of content and unique networking opportunities, and has confirmed attendees from some of the industry's leading companies, including Target, Ulta, Under Armour, Lowe's, Macy's, among many others.
Whether guiding your retail business to digital for the first time, necessitated by the pandemic, or expanding your online and in-store offerings with cutting-edge technology, retailX is an education resource and networking partner.
The in-person education opportunities will be led by industry leaders and visionaries on topics that reflect the needs of today’s retail landscape: agile, integrated, responsive, experiential and safe. retailX 2021 is where you and your team will explore solutions across the entire spectrum of online and in-store retail to create extraordinary, future-proof results.
The content at retailX will feature specific tracks on hot-button areas such as Contactless Commerce, E-Commerce Acceleration, Modern Marketplace Selling, The New In-Store Experience, and much more. In addition to the content tracks, retailX will feature keynote speakers including:
- Kecia Steelman, COO, President of International, Ulta Beauty;
- Katie Ouaknine, Owner and CEO, Badgley Mischka Web;
- Reham Fagiri, Co-Founder and CEO, AptDeco; and
- Geronimo Chala, Chief Client Officer, Rebag.
In addition, our very own Melissa Campanelli, brand and content director, Retail & Travel Group, NAPCO Media (parent company of Total Retail), will be speaking on two panels at retailX, including Strengthening Next-Gen Retail Leadership: Clear Vision, Grit, Mindfulness and Trust, along with Shelly Walsh, president, Janie and Jack; and The Secrets of Success for Women Supply Chain Executives, featuring a panel discussion with Katrica Charley, vice president, supply chain planning and strategy, Shoe Carnival; Jacqueline Quirk, senior supply chain specialist, Nestle Nutrition (Gerber); and Emily Sewell, vice president of supply chain, Hubble Contacts.
In addition to the content and networking available at retailX, attendees will also have the opportunity to check out the latest and greatest technology products and solutions to enhance the consumer experience across all channels.
You can register for retailX here. We hope to see you there!
Joe Keenan is the executive editor of Total Retail. Joe has more than 10 years experience covering the retail industry, and enjoys profiling innovative companies and people in the space.