The Future of Digital Shopping

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The Future of Digital Shopping

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London & Partners would like to invite you to join us for an online panel discussion to explore how the way we shop has been dramatically transformed in response to a global challenge and how the use of technology will shape our shopping experiences in the future.

🛒 Topics Covered:

• Overview of the UK/London digital shopping ecosystem

• The evolving ecommerce landscape in the UK and what we can expect after recent acquisitions

• How the pandemic has contributed to the adoption and development of new technologies to respond to high demand efficiently in a crisis

• Why it is important to build a successful online presence to respond to changing customers’ demands

• How businesses can maximise opportunities and futureproof themselves

• Collaboration: how corporates are collaborating with the start-up community to drive forward innovation and respond to customers’ demands

• Future trends - How we will shop in the future

🎙️ Meet our guest speakers:

• Ruth Arber, UK Head of eCommerce and Retail at Snapchat

• Nina Patel, Director of Retail Innovation at Farfetch

• Moshe Winegarten, SVP Sales at

• Kevin Ward, Director of UK Partnerships at Klarna

👉 Moderated by:

Sandra Steving Villegas, Partner at Founders Intelligence, Founders Forum

Louise Conolly-Smith, Head of Creative at London & Partners (welcome and closing remarks)

💡 Speaker Bios:

👉 Ruth Arber leads the Retail & eCommerce vertical at Snapchat.

She works with brands to utilise Snapchat's range of ad products to best achieve their marketing objectives. Her clients include; Farfetch, H&M, JD Sports, eBay and John Lewis.

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👉 Nina Patel is the Director of Retail Innovation at FARFETCH.

She leads an Innovation/R&D Lab which is charged with developing the luxury retail experiences of the future, combining technology and human touch in innovative and impactful ways for both customers and retailers.

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👉 Moshe Winegarten leads the UK Sales team at, the UK’s largest fintech business, whose cloud-based enterprise payments platform powers market-leading eCommerce businesses and fintechs the world over.

Moshe works with clients from all industries to help them optimise their payments and deliver greater value to customers. A payments expert with over 14 years experience across consumer and commercial banking and payments, he has worked in strategy, consulting, new product development and customer management.

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👉 Kevin Ward is the Director of UK Partnerships at Klarna.

His team are responsible for driving acquisition through distribution channels that include PSP, Platforms, Tech Partners and System Integrators. Kevin has run successful sales teams for over a decade now, he loves the fast pace environment that Klarna provides.

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👉 Sandra Steving Villegas is a Partner at Founders Intelligence, the entrepreneur powered strategy consultancy at Founders Forum, the leading private network of technology entrepreneurs and investors.

With a focus on consumer, luxury, retail and sustainable growth, she advises a wide range of global clients on strategy, new ventures and start-up investment/partnerships, while building deep relationships with entrepreneurs and investors.

She has a multidisciplinary background spanning design strategy, new ventures and architecture, and is an active speaker on innovation and an adviser to early stage businesses. She was previously a Director at NY based innovation consultancy Fahrenheit 212, where she led global projects and eventually co-launched and scaled its London office.

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Joining instructions:

You will receive the link to the Zoom session via email confirmation when you register your place. There will also be an automatic reminder email sent 48 prior to the event.

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London & Partners Business Growth Programme can help you grow your business and boost your innovation, productivity and profitability. This free 3-month programme offers tailored, impartial advice to businesses based in London looking to develop at different stages of their growth journey. With strategic solutions including mentoring, workshops, business growth advice and opportunities across our London network, we can help unlock your business potential.

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