Agenda Announced for eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit 2017

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The agenda has been announced for the eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit - supported by IMRG - and it boasts a wealth of retail experts with years of experience between them in expanding their brands overseas.

Brands including Boden, La Redoute, Lazada Group, Lovehoney, The Hut Group and Zalando have all confirmed their involvement in the event, which will bring together more than 500 senior executives from the eCommerce sector, all of whom seeking to maximise their international trading potential.

 

An intensive and engaging full day of keynotes, panel sessions and market spotlights include:

  • Gregor McMillan from The Hut Group, Kai Li of Revolve Clothing and Jose Nino from Perry Ellis International will reveal their highs and lows of launching in emerging markets
  • A global panel discussion on international marketplace and wholesale business models featuring Global Fashion Group’s International Buying Director, Melanie Smallwood, Zalando’s UK Head, Hans Kristian Furuseth and Lazada’s Chief Marketplace Officer and Co-Founder, Aimone Ripa di Meana
  • La Redoute International’s CEO, Michael Truluck, discusses the range of market entry strategies used to drive international trade across a wide range of geographies
  • Mark Batty from Boden leads a workshop on selling into China, and Lovehoney’s Co-Founder, Richard Longhurst will share experiences of entering the North American and Australian markets
  • A keynote session delivered by Anna Leach, Head of Economic Analysis & Surveys at CBI, the UK’s premier business organisation providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers
  • A closing panel discussion which will examine the current economic outlook and investment environment, and the impact of Brexit.

The eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit also offers delegate the opportunity to tailor their day with a choice of two breakout sessions focusing on key markets, with China, North America options to select from.

 

The event, supported by IMRG - the UK’s online retail association – is free for retailers to attend and presents an ideal opportunity to network with fellow eCommerce professionals who are looking to stress-test their current eCommerce strategy.

 

"We are delighted with the speakers who have confirmed their involvement so far; their contribution is sure to create an incisive day of thought-provoking content and valuable advice for our delegates. This year’s agenda will explore the big issues affecting the sector right now and we look forward to a third year of hard-hitting content and a room full of expertise and experience." commented Graeme Howe, Managing Director, eCommerce Worldwide.

 

Applications to participate either as a guest or as a partner are welcomed at www.ecommerceworldwide.com/cross-border-summit-2017-visiting where information about the agenda and speakers are also outlined.

 

NOTES FOR EDITORS

Dates

24th May 2017

 

Venue

ExCeL, London

 

For further information, hi res images or press releases please contact:
Liz Walker
liz.walker@imrg.org
07743 845993

About eCommerce Worldwide

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Set up in association with IMRG, eCommerce Worldwide provides online retailers with all the information, and resources, they need to develop cross-border strategies for entering new markets around the world.

 

Our dedicated Cross-Border Trading Country Guides constitute invaluable A-Z guides for retailers looking to set up and run successful eCommerce channels abroad (and potentially at home, too). All this is backed up by our annual Summit.

 

For more information, please visit ecommerceworldwide.com or email info@ecommerceworldwide.com.

 

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About IMRG

For over 20 years, IMRG (Interactive Media in Retail Group) has been the voice of e-retail in the UK. We are a membership community comprising businesses of all sizes – multichannel and pureplay, SME and multinational, and solution providers to industry.

 

We support our members through a range of activities – including market tracking and insight, benchmarking and best practice sharing. Our indexes provide in-depth intelligence on online sales, mobile sales, delivery trends and over 40 additional KPIs.

 

Our goal is to ensure our members have the information and resources they need to succeed in rapidly-evolving markets – both domestically and internationally.

 

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