Live Infocast Schedule

The Innovation Conversation: Retail Tomorrow Immersion in NYC

Thu, October 19, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presenters: Kevin Coupe, Editor, Morning News Beat and Tom Furphy, CEO, Consumer Equity Partners

The goal of "The Innovation Conversation" is to explore facets of the fast-changing, technology-driven retail landscape and how it affects consumers, retailers, brands and distribution. Join Tom Furphy - a former Amazon executive, the originator of Amazon Fresh, and currently CEO and Managing Director of Consumer Equity Partners (CEP) and Kevin Coupe, editor of Morning News Beat, as they host a conversation with CMO of This infocast takes place in New York City during the Retail Tomorrow Immersion: Designing The Future of Consumer Engagement.

What will you learn?
   •  Best and Next Practices for keeping your business relevant
   •  Amazon is gobbling up much bigger swaths of the market than retailers realize. Why?
   •  How aspires to be the Costco in the e-com world
   •  Why incredibly quick and nimble execution is essential for survival in today’s market

Why Your Brand Should Care About Amazon’s Item Level Economics

Thu, November 2, 2017 -
1:00am to 2:00am

Presenter: Andrea K. Leigh, VP of Client Services, Ideoclick

Amazon’s profit – or lack thereof – for your products can help or significantly hinder your business, blocking you from Marketing activities and bringing your sales growth to a screeching halt.  Learn how to identify if your items are on the “CRaP List”, (Can’t Realize any Profit) key drivers, how to improve your standing through effective negotiation, and how to design products for ecommerce economic success.
What will you learn?
   •  The key economic factors that drive Amazon’s profitability, and how to know if your items are CRaP
   •  Best in class fixes and solutions
   •  How to negotiate CRaP standing with Amazon
   •  How to design products for economic success online
Who are these insights for?
   •  CPG company senior leaders
   •  CPG company marketing teams
   •  CPG company product development teams

Future of Retail: The Disruption is Accelerating

Thu, November 30, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presenter: Steffen Schenk, Business Unit Director, Barrows Global

We know that physical retail faces challenges and that future shoppers will will need reasons to visit a store. The operational focus on driving in-store efficiencies will no longer be enough and we need to find new and better ways to create customer experiences and value. In this infocast we will explore today's best in class executions, macro trends shaping the future of retail, and how the big retailers are innovating to not only meet but exceed shopper expectations. 
What will you learn?
   •  Global best in class customer experiences
   •  What Macro Trends will impact your business in 10 years time
   •  How do the big retailers drive innovation and how can your brand be relevant
   •  The Retailer Ecosystem of the future