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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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