SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 28, 2015 – RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores, today announced it will host its fifth annual RetailNext Executive Forum, Back to the Stores, May 6-8 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif. The annual conference will once again feature content and programming facilitated by RetailNext clients, retail industry experts and a roster of strategic partners.
“We’re excited to once again host thought leaders from a variety of retail disciplines at the annual Executive Forum,” said Marc Dietz, chief marketing officer at RetailNext. “The retail industry is being rapidly reinvented as shoppers take command for the first time ever, and the Forum allows an exchange of ideas to empower retailers to be better retailers, and as such, bring shoppers back to the stores.”
The Executive Forum tackles the future of physical retail and the art of the possible for making actionable decisions to better understand in-store shopping behavior, optimize the store experience, and engage with shoppers in personalized manners, and promises a rich agenda featuring keynote addresses, panel discussions and breakout sessions and workshops.
In addition to a distinguished roster of customer guest speakers, key partners including Celect, Myagi, Pikato, Retailigence, StepsAway, Theatro and Unacast will be attending as part of the RetailNext Solution Showcase, an interactive environment designed to highlight the growing ecosystem of partners utilizing the RetailNext platform to deliver powerful new solutions for retailers.
“Since its inception in 2007, RetailNext has worked with retailers, manufacturers and malls to best understand shoppers and their shopping behaviors,” added Dietz. “At the Executive Forum, stakeholders from the entire retail ecosystem will delve into and create the retail strategies that drive success in retail’s new omnichannel era.”
The first technology platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores and malls, RetailNext enables retailers to collect and correlate data from the broadest available set of data sources. More than 160 retailers and brands worldwide have adopted RetailNext solutions to glean the insights necessary to improve customer experience, increase same-store sales, reduce theft and eliminate unnecessary costs.
RetailNext measures the behavior of more than one billion shoppers per year by collecting data from tens of thousands of sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.
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