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Internationally acclaimed retail authority Harry Friedman to attend Online & Offline Retail 2018 in Moscow

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16.01.2018 Количество просмотров 546 views
cc32a0c52135275a1d7ef73a58d6502b.jpgThe March PLUS-Forum, the preparation to which is gaining momentum, will be traditionally dedicated to the present-day situation and development perspectives of the retail industry in the Russian Federation, FSU and other countries.

The Forum will traditionally gather leading Russian and international experts in the online and offline retail, owners, top-managers and specialists of retail chains, HoReCa, internet stores and banks from the Russian Federation and FSU, representatives of equipment vendors and software solutions providers, specialized services’ operators, etc.

So, Online & Offline Retail 2018 will be attended by internationally acclaimed retail expert, retail sales guru and best-selling author Harry Freedman, Founder and CEO of The Friedman Group, which now maintains offices in 12 countries. He will speak about changes on the retail sales floor and new retail selling and operational management techniques.   

Other speakers:

- Elena Gorokhova, Retail Department Director, Snezhnaya Koroleva

-Yaroslav Artyukh, Director for Financial Services, Magnit

- Alexander Myshinsky, Co-owner, REAL Group  

- Georgy Perelman, Director, The Friedman Group Russia

- Sergey Malyshev, Deputy General Director for Parcel Business and Express Delivery, Russian Post 

- Linar Khusnullin, Founder and CEO, KazanExpress

- Ivan Avdeyev, Marketing Director, OnLineTrade.RU 

- Maria Shalina, Director of Telecommunication and Financial Services Department, Euroset

- Marina Lagovskaya, Head of Loyalty Programs and Marketing Activities Rigla Pharmacy Chain 

- Denis Khrenov, Adviser to Alfa Bank President

- Armen Manukyan, Senior Expert in Electronic Commerce, Russian Export Center

- Kino Kwok, General Manager, TradeEase Executive director, PayEase

 - Alexander Vologodsky, Head of Ecommerce, Benetton

and many more.

The interest of businesses to «Online & Offline Retail 2018» is anticipated. Every year PLUS-Forum is getting more popular. The experience of previous PLUS-Forums shows that event participants consider our venue as information environment allowing to get live information about up-to-date business cases and technological solutions straight from the source, evaluate their efficiency and create opportunities for development of own retail business.

In 2017, more than 1100 delegates took part in the event, with this number expected to exceed 1200 next year. 

This year Forum participants will discuss the following issues:

- Retail 2018: business in modern realities. New leadership strategies. Successful cases. Opinion of top managers and strategists.

- Offline retail chains: a battle for traffic. 

- E-commerce: how to survive in modern realities. Business models, technologies and barriers

- Government regulation and self-regulation in the retail sector: interaction between the chains and suppliers.

- Cross-border and domestic online commerce in Russia: problems of fair competition and the state regulation.

- Acquiring services nowadays.

- SMB. Super expectations, Super need and Super indifference.

- Technologies and retail. IT investments as today’s requirement.

- Blockchain in retail: application areas.

- Retail and IoT: new opportunities or a tribute to fashion?

- Artificial intelligence: why the retail sector needs a digital mind? 

- Loyalty and marketing in modern retail: reappraisal of values.

- Banks and retail: new formats of interaction. Retail chain as a cross-sell channel for banking products

- A place on the shelf: factoring as a supplier’s chance

- Supply chain management, fulfillment and logistics. Basics of success.

- Self checkout, vending and other self-service systems: novelties, cases, concepts.

- Federal law #54-FZ: new wave.

- Integrated security of a retail object: from warehouse to counter.

- Cash collection and self-collection, optimization of cash cycle: looking at the leaders.

fa839f67c60584a7be6f68167194288e.jpgAlongside the conference the Forum will host the most representative annual exhibition of special-purpose equipment and technologies from leading Russian and international companies.

Newland EMEA has already joined the event as the Global Sponsor and started supporting it.

General Sponsors are Alfa Bank, Checkрoint Systems, SUZOHAPP, Napoleon IT. 

Chief Sponsors are MLP, BIFIT, MPASS, Trade Ease, Arvato, OFD.RU. 

The number of partners has also increased to include now: Raiffeisen Bank, SCANTECH, Interactive Group, Antor, SFOUR, Astral.OFD, DSSL, OFD-Ya, IT PING, BAK International, Plastic Online, Sproot, Attack Killer, PAY.TRAVEL, MAYKOR-BTE, Arinteg, APPEX, ForecastNow, OFD Platform, Home Credit Bank, Exponea,, Europeum and OKI, Nextail Labs S.L.U., StartupFabrik.

Tea sponsor: Teatone.

Associate partners: NAMO, RATEK, GS1 Russia, Goodsmatrix, CLICK Association, CCI, AKAR, RAMU, IAB.

Media partner: E-Pepper.

We invite speakers and vendors to participate in the event! 

Decided to attend the Forum? You can inform us about your decision, please write at: or call +7 925 005 40 05 (Konstantin Grizov, Deputy Chairman of the Steering Committee).

You can get registered as a PLUS-Forum delegate here

Hurry up, limited number of seats available!

We remind you that participation in the PLUS-Forum is free of charge for representatives of retail chains, online stores, airlines, tour operators, filling stations, FMCG manufacturers, HoReCa, government entities.

Learn about the 4th PLUS-Forum «Online & Offline Retail 2017» from the articlesphotos and videos!



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