Are you ready for the Ubertrends?
Innovation speaker and futurist Michael Tchong, founder of MacWEEK, CyberAtlas and ICONOCAST will share his insights on the types of sociological and psychographic disruptions that are reinventing today’s marketplace. Author of the upcoming book Ubertrends, Tchong will explore the tsunami-like changes currently reshaping humanity’s values and changing the way people work, live and shop.
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- Michael Tchong, Ubercool Innovation – Presentation Download
Now, New, Next: What trends retailers need to know about the transformation of the hard goods landscape
Attendees will get an exclusive first look at new insights into the furniture industry that build on trends revealed in the company’s recent Now, New, Next trends report detailing what’s currently impacting this space—and how brands can reach their best customers to build lasting, loyal connections.
- Shannon Andrick & Darion Culbertson, Alliance Data – Presentation Download
Gene Marks is a columnist, author, and small business owner. Gene writes daily for The Washington Post focusing on issues affecting the business community. He also writes weekly columns for Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Fox Business, The Huffington Post, and Entrepreneur.com. Gene has authored six books on business management and frequently appears on FOX Business, FOX News and CNBC discussing matters affecting the business community as a small business expert.
- Gene Marks, Marks Group PC – Presentation Download
Unlocking the Future of Consumer-Centric Retail
The Internet has forever changed the relationship between consumer and retailer. Unprecedented choice and convenience, the ability to shop anytime from anywhere and the chance to share that experience with family, friends and the globe—instantly—have put consumers squarely in charge of their shopping journey. What will tomorrow’s best retail operations look like? How can you best position your business to complete the customer sales journey? Get three unique, distinct and forward looking answers to these and other questions about the future of retail.
- Lenny Kharitonov, EmmaMason
- Rob Royer, Interior Define – Presentation Download
- Steve Rotman, Rotmans Furniture – Presentation Download