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Innovations in Physical Retail and E-Commerce
November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Twenty-five years after the launch of Amazon.com, e-commerce represents about 10% of all retail sales. From zero to ten percent of a multi-trillion dollar sector in just 25 years is astronomical growth, but as convenient as shopping on the internet has become, it’s notable that nine out of ten transactions still take place offline. And yet, as we marvel at the pace of change and innovation in e-commerce over the last two and a half decades, the technological advancements in the physical retail experience are just catching up. In Seattle, we are at the center of much of this change and innovation, we see a tidal wave of change coming to the physical retail world, led by technology, and are excited about several trends that will shape the future of physical retail.
This event brings together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and the community to discuss industry trends, customer expectations and technology and business model innovations that are enabling existing retailers and brands to modernize their physical retail operations (faster, cheaper) offering unique and delightful customer experiences, and growing their e-commerce presence.
6:30 pm Registration & Networking
6:50 pm Welcome Address
7:00 pm-8:00 pm: Industry Panel
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Networking
9:00 pm: Close
Scott Jacobson, General Partner, Madrona Venture Partners.
Guru Hariharan, CEO, Commerce IQ.
David Glick, CTO, Flexe.
David Greschler, CEO, Nomad Go.
Stefan Kalb, Co-Founder, ShelfEngine.
Piyush Lumba, Independent advisor.