RETAIL 

CEO C-SUITE FORUM

2019

Date: Wednesday, 30th  October

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Venue: InterContinental Hotel, Melbourne

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"The ARA invites you to join the leading voices of the Australian retail sector at this exclusive event.

Connect with selected retail executives and our expert panel to discuss emerging trends shaping

the future retail landscape."

The ARA’s CEO C-Suite Forum unites local and international c-level executives from retail and parallel industries to create and debate the future of the industry in this country. Join our host Peter Switzer as he facilitates discussions throughout the retail ecosystem and beyond. The forum turns a spotlight on the changing face of retail and the avant-garde icons leading the future of new retail.

OUR HOSTS

THE PANEL

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Google Insights: Understanding the “Non-Line” Shopper
 

Changes in consumer behaviour and global retail events like Black Friday are disrupting traditional retailing over the peak Retail season. During this conversation with Renee Gamble, Google Director for Retail, we will go beyond the hype and explore how online and mobile are changing the way Australian shoppers discover, select and purchase products. 
 

Based on new research in partnership with Kantar TNS and unique Google insights, discover how to understand and value new “non-line” shopper journeys and how this creates new opportunities for Retailers.

RENEE

GAMBLE

Industry Director Retail, 
Tech, Telecommunications & Energy -  Google Australia

AGENDA

GUESTS ARRIVE

1.30pm

WELCOME

Peter Switzer, welcome speech

2.00pm

Russell Zimmerman, ARA Executive Director, welcome speech

2.20pm

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Renee Gamble, Google Retail Industry Director, keynote speech

2.30pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.30pm

"THE FUTURE OF RETAIL" PANEL DISCUSSION

4.00pm

CLOSING REMARKS

5.00pm

PANEL DISCUSSION

"THE FUTURE OF RETAIL"

 

The opportunities and challenges that await the future of retail are profuse and diverse. We explore the notable influence of emerging trends concerning sustainable and responsible retail, new innovations, growth of purposeful retail, and the impact of human capital for the industry. Discover the latest insights with our esteemed panellists."