Speaker Artem Sokolov to speak at the 3rd International PLUS-Forum "Online & Offline Retail 2016"
Artem Sokolov graduated from Moscow City Government University of Management and the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation majoring in Management and Law. PhD in Political Science. In 2006-2011 he worked at the Control Directorate of the Moscow Mayor. Since 2011, he had held a senior position in the Moscow Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship. From 2013 until joining the AKIT he was in charge of GR at Coca-Cola Hellenic.
Artem will speak at the Forum on the topic: “The online stores’ costs of maintaining cash and non-cash payment systems.”
AKIT, the Association of Internet Commerce Companies, brings together bona fide online retailers. The main goals of AKIT include the establishment of fair principles of honest competition, creation of secure service environment for customers in the e-commerce market and reducing the share of gray market. The Association includes the following companies: Ozon, Enter, Lamoda, Media Markt, OTTO Group Russia, re:Store, 220 Volts, M.Video, Svyaznoy, Sportmaster, "Eldorado", Yulmart, DomProm, Holodilnik.ru and others.
The PLUS-Forum "Online & Offline Retail 2016” will discuss key trends in the transformation of concepts and formats in the retail trade, development of loyalty programmes and consumer communication technology, new global realia and challenges of time for Russian retail, multi- and omni-channel sales, expansion of marketplaces in online retail, Big Data and modern BI-solutions use cases, effective solutions for logistics, cash collection and self-checkout facilities, prospects for NFC- and other payment technologies used for sales, and many other issues.
April PLUS-Forum will bring together leading Russian and international experts in the field of online and offline retail; owners, top managers and specialists of retail chains, food, non-food, DIY, fashion, HoReCa markets, online stores and banks from the Russian Federation and other FSU countries, representatives of airline and insurance companies, vertically integrated oil companies, tour operators, vendors of hardware and software solutions, and others.
Online registration for the PLUS-Forum is open!