Experts will discuss retail trends and best practices including price, promotion and markdown optimization
AUSTIN, TX – (September 6, 2017) – In a time of tectonic shifts in the retail industry, Revionics, Inc.’s eighth annual summit – Insight 2017: Transforming Retail – promises relevant and rich content and networking opportunities for retailers attending from across the world. Taking place September 24-27, 2017, at the Hilton Austin, this year’s event is attracting 200+ retail innovators including executives from leading global brands, world-renowned analysts and Revionics executives and industry experts.
As new trends in retail evolve at an unprecedented pace in the face of mass digitalization and consumers’ radically changing shopping behaviors, retailers must lead meaningful, massive transformation to keep up – or risk becoming irrelevant. At this forum, retailers and experts will exchange ideas and best practices around price, promotion and markdown strategies and optimization to improve brand image, shopper loyalty and the bottom line.
Plenary presenters include:
- R “Ray” Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder and Chairman, Constellation Research on Demystifying the Future of Retail
- George Lawrie, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research on Price and Value: New Data Reveals the Attitudes of Shoppers around the World towards Fairness and Applications of Pricing Science, such as Dynamic Pricing
- Sam Perkins, Group Merchandising Director, Shop Direct on Race to the Future: Market-Leading Transformations at Shop Direct
- Brian Kilcourse, Managing Partner, RSR Research on Transforming the Retail Model
- Luke Rauch, Senior Director of U.S. Insights, Walgreens on Competing in the Age of Amazon
“We have seen our Insight global retail summit grow tremendously throughout the years to meet the need for retail executives to be at the top of their game, at all times, and to learn from industry leaders and their peers in a fast-paced, high-energy environment,” said Marc H. Hafner, Chairman and CEO of Revionics. “At Insight we gather some of the best minds in the industry to explore the future of retail and share proven strategies and technology to structure for long-term success.”
Breakout sessions also include presentations from retail innovators at Ahold USA, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Drogaria Araujo, Love’s Country Stores and Travel Stops, MGM Resorts Retail, and OZON.ru, as well as Revionics subject matter experts including price strategists, product marketing and management, and data scientists.
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The event includes presentation of the second annual Revionics Elevate Retail Awards, which recognize and celebrate innovative retailers that are changing the face of retail with advanced use of Revionics’ insight, analytics and technology. Honorees will join a distinguished group of retailers who have gained this prestigious recognition including the 2016 award winners: Delhaize America, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Farmacorp, Holiday Stationstores, MGM Resorts and PetSmart.
About Revionics, Inc.
Revionics is a global leader in profit optimization services and solutions. Our unparalleled analytics and science serve as the backbone of omni-channel retailing to help performance-driven retailers execute profitable pricing, promotion, markdown, and space decisions with predictable business outcomes. The result: achieve speed to value and ROI, improve margins, drive top-line sales and respond faster with precision.
Revionics’ SaaS-based model integrates analytics, technology and services to deliver an unmatched advantage for retailers – Competitive Insights, Price Suite, Promotion Suite, Markdown Suite, and Space and Assortment Suite – all from a predictive platform to drive long-term growth.
Trusted by some of the most profitable retail brands, Revionics optimizes across more than 18 million products and more than 2.6 billion item/store combinations are modeled weekly. Learn more at www.revionics.com.