Live Infocast Schedule

Rise of the Discounters

Thu, September 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presenter: Doug Koontz, Research Director & Head of Content, Planet Retail RNG

Planet Retail RNG’s session will focus on the highly competitive discounter landscape, looking at the global discounter future outlook and drivers of discounter competitive advantage & future strategic initiatives. Given the fast growth of store-based discount retailers around the world, including the emergence of Lidl in the US, it will be particularly important that retailers and brands understand how to adapt.
What will you learn?
   •  How quickly the discount landscape is expected to grow
   •  The key strategic initiatives of discount retailers
   •  How manufacturers can partner for growth
Who are these insights for?
   •  Strategy and insights teams
   •  Category managers
   •  Retailer and manufacturer executives looking to stay ahead of this changing landscape

Digital Trends 2017 Affecting Retail

Thu, September 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presenter: Ryan Olohan, National Industry Director of Healthcare, Google Inc.

Channel-less, disruptive, on-demand, personalized retail requires new strategies for dealing with today’s evolving shoppers. Discover the big ideas and future mega-trends affecting retail that Google is tracking against many years to follow. Ryan outlines 9 technology disruptors that retailers, and their trading partners, need to know about tomorrow, that must be contemplated today.
What will you learn?
   •  Technology is changing everything
   •  Consumers are changing everything
   •  Retailers cannot ignore the trends…why?
   •  The consumer is a shopper all the time…how Google is tracking spending in all channels


New World Factors: The Marriage between Retail, Healthcare & Technology

Thu, October 5, 2017 - 1:00pm EDT

Presenter: Bryan Gildenberg, Chief Insights Officer, Kantar Retail

Bryan presents a view of the future, predicated on today’s data and how the operational ecosystem of the retailer must change. He outlines what the post-device world looks like, where its going, and quickly the industry will move into the post-multi-channel world of shopping. Examples of “next practices” abound in this infocast as Kantar has curated 6 pieces of Retail Trivia that all trading partners must be aware of to survive the evolving marketplace.
What will you learn?
   •  Rationalization is the new choice
   •  Green Grocers need to be all about Consumer Healthcare
   •  Retailers Competing through Services of Differentiation
   •  The Future of Shopping is Blurring