Technology - Virtual Roundtable

Resilience in retail: How European retailers are adapting to a persisting pandemic world

13th May 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am BST | 11:00am - 12:30pm CEST
How can we adapt our payment strategies to respond to evolving consumer behaviours?

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the shift in consumer spending from offline to online. However, the current pandemic state has persisted, and retailers are re-strategizing for the long term instead of short term. To understand the implications of this, Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the growth strategies, payment technologies, and future capabilities online retailers are investing in.

The findings show that Retail leaders plan to expand, rather than contract, their business during and beyond the pandemic. By creating new revenue streams and increasing their global reach to respond to evolving customer behaviours. However, this expansion doesn’t come without its challenges.

Expanding into new markets and launching new business models requires significant domain expertise and often deep resources, whilst as businesses grow and expand intentionally, they can be exposed to new fraud threats.

So, how do we quickly execute growth strategies? How can payments be the lever that helps you realize international expansion, as well as new business models?

Join Stripe and a select group of senior thought-leaders to discuss a plethora of new online business models, learn how European retailers are accelerating market expansion, to share best practices on fraud as a key challenge, and understand the latest payment trends worldwide.

Discussion Topics

How can we serve customers around the globe with our innovative payment strategies?
What are the latest trends and differences in fraud across different markets?
Does consolidating your payment processing into one processor yield any benefits?

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Thought Leader
Joost van der Mersch Enterprise Sales UK&I, Stripe
Joost leads the Retail & eCommerce vertical for Stripe UK&I. In his role he advises senior… Find out more
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