Royal Garden Hotel
Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 4PT, UK

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Event Date Wed Sep 18 BST (about 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Sep 18 3:00am - Wed Sep 18 12:40pm
Location Royal Garden Hotel
2-24 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 4PT, UK
Region EMEA

The Future of Retail summit is our big picture, mega-trends event for large retailers from across the UK and Europe. As the impact of new technologies and fast-evolving consumer expectations continue to ricochet through the retail ecosystem, the 4th annual summit will address the hottest issues through probing interviews and panel debate with the pioneering CEOs and industry leaders reinventing their businesses for the 21st century.

Why attend?
• Iconic retail brands and exciting new start-ups brought together under one roof.
• Translate speaker and peer insights into more customers, higher sales & increased profits for your brand.
• Grow your list of influential contacts from across the retail ecosystem.
• Escape from the echo chamber: hear how repeatable strategies are paying off in other sectors of the economy.


2019 Speakers


Dave Lewis
Group Chief Executive, Tesco

Frans Muller
President and CEO, Ahold Delhaize

Mary Portas
Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Portas

Henry Birch
Group Chief Executive, Shop Direct

Richard Pennycook
Co-chair, Retail Sector Council


Jonathan Eley
Retail Correspondent, Financial Times

Leila Abboud
Consumer Industries Correspondent, Financial Times

Kate Hardcastle MBE
TV expert and Co-founder, Insight with Passion


Katharina Sutch
Global Shopper & OmniChannel Activation Director, LEGO Group

Michael Ross
Co-founder and Chief Scientist, DynamicAction

Cassandra Stavrou
Co-founder, PROPER

Sarah-Diane Eck
CEO, Sandblock

Peter Freedman
Managing Director, Consumer Goods Forum

Ioannis Ioannou
Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School

Ulric Jerome
CEO, MatchesFashion.Com

Perry Lally
Senior Product Manager, George at Asda

Mette Lykke
CEO, Too Good To Go

Veronika Pountcheva
Global Director, Corporate Responsibility, and Senior Vice President, METRO AG

Hege Sæbjørnsen
Country Sustainability Manager, IKEA UK & Ireland

Aleyn Smith-Gillespie
Associate Director, Carbon Trust

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners

• MicroStrategy
• AlixPartners
• Amazon Web Services

• DynamicAction

• Poq
• Catapult