Experience the future of retail at Paris Retail Week

Experience the future of retail at Paris Retail Week
Paris Retail Week

(Advertorial) If you want to spot the latest retail trends, go to visit the Paris Retail Week, from 19 until 21 September. It is a trade show, network event and knowledge center with more than 200 freely accessible conferences, keynotes, info sessions and workshops.

The topic: Live Retail

This year it is all about Live Retail: digital technology helps consumers, brands and retailers to connect everywhere and at any time. Topics like big data, virtual and augmented reality and artificial intelligence are all part of the program. Many of the industry’s largest companies will share their view: Starbucks, Ixina, Fnac Darty, Zalando, Amazon, Costco, … to name but a few.


Visitors can experience and trial new technology, like a virtual store visit using HTC Live Help, Microsoft’s Hololens, chatbots, … Speed Networking and Job Dating are also available to the consumer. Finally, the Paris Retail Awards are for the best innovations in eCommerce and retail. Everything you need to know, can be found at www.parisretailweek.com.

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Retail & wholesale support EU Plastics Strategy


(Content provided by EuroCommerce) The retail and wholesale sector sees the publication of the EU Plastics Strategy as a welcome step towards a more circular economy, which it hopes will transform the way plastics are produced, used and discarded.

LensGroup acquires two German web shops


Belgian LensGroup, which owns lens web shop LensOnline, has acquired two German competitors.The entry on the German market means the company is now active in five European countries.

Will your company win the bpost Omnichannel Award 2018?


Which retailer will succeed Juttu in 2018 as the winner of the bpost Omnichannel Award? Candidates can now register, the award will be presented during the RetailDetail Omnichannel Congress on 1 March.

British supermarket chain Iceland gives plastic the boot


British frozen food chain Iceland will be the first supermarket chain to cut all plastic packages from its private labels. By 2023, each of its 1,400 private label products will have more sustainable packaging, like cardboard and paper, alternatives to plastic.

Hema will open stores in Middle-East


Hema will head outside of Europe for the first time ever: it will open three stores in Dubai later this year. In the next five years, the Dutch chain aims to open a sizeable number of Middle-Eastern stores.

Metro Group is happy with first quarter


German Metro Group is happy with its first quarter results. Turnover, after exchange rate fluctuations, has only grown 0.2 %, but there was a 0.8 % like-for-like turnover increase.

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