What does England’s World Cup Winning Rugby Coach Sir Clive Woodward know about fashion? Probably not an awful lot… but this inspirational leader and motivator knows an incredible amount about making changes to strategy and operations that can benefit all sorts of businesses and teams – including independent fashion retailers and those looking to build a fashion business.
Sir Clive recently presented to department store heads and members at the Associated Independent Stores annual conference, where his speech captivated the audience, and in October he is the keynote speaker at this, now annual, retail and technology conference.
Retail IT work with a number of independents, boutiques and growing fashion chains and their event is designed to show how small and growing retailers can compete with the big chains by harnessing technology.
Other presentations cover ‘How digital and social media can help independent retailers boost footfall, grow brands & help sales flourish’ while Purenet’s Douglas Radburn will explore how e-commerce can bridge the gap between online and offline.
1.30pm – 2pm: Drinks on arrival
2.15pm: How technology empowers small & medium retailers to compete with the larger chains – James Rodger, MD, Retail IT
2.40pm: Creating omnichannel brands and experiences through e-commerce – Douglas Radburn, Development Team Lead, Purenet
3pm: How your social media can boost footfall, grow your brands & help your sales flourish – Matthew Carlton, Marketing Manager, Retail IT
Drinks Break (3.20pm – 3.40pm)
3.40pm – 4.30pm: How small changes in your retail business’ approach can yield significant results – Sir Clive Woodward, England Rugby’s World Cup Winning Coach and Team GB Director of Sport, London 2012
4.30pm – 5pm: Panel discussion – Where is the retail and technology relationship heading? Featuring Laetitia Kotsiopoulos (Head of IT & Supply Chain, Intersport & AIS) and other panelists to be confirmed
Complimentary drinks then served until 6pm
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