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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Zooplus grows 20 % in third quarter


Animal web shop Zooplus’ third quarter turnover grew 22 % to 277 million euro, continuing the solid growth from its first quarters.

Action opens 1,000th store


Tomorrow is a special day for Dutch discounter Action, as it will open its 1,000th store in Gorinchem (in the Netherlands). The number of Action stores has almost doubled in the last two years.

Richemont forecast huge profit increase for first six months


Luxury firm Richemont, which owns watch brand Cartier for instance, has forecast an 80 % profit increase for the first half of its fiscal year. Turnover will also grow more than 10 %.

Safe.Shop is new global eCommerce trust mark


Safe.Shop is the world’s first global eCommerce trust mark. Currently, only twelve countries signed up, but that number should increase in the future.

Retailers the wrong target for action on the supply chain


(content provided by EuroCommerce) EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren has expressed his concern towards Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan that some of the statements in his speech on 5 October in Dublin could polarise the debate.

Zeeman doubles profit


Store chain Zeeman’s profit more than doubled in the past fiscal year compared to 2015. Turnover also grew several percent, mainly thanks to strong performances outside of the Netherlands.

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