Retail - Virtual Roundtable

Best practices for ecommerce retail across Europe

12th January 2022 | 10:00am - 11:30am GMT
How to gain competitive advantage through a seamless omnichannel shopping experience?

There’s no denying, e-commerce has boomed over recent months. Following the impact of COVID-19, retail e-commerce in Western Europe saw an accelerated growth of 31% (Forrester 2021).

This record growth has major consequences for the retail sector. Bricks and mortar players and pure players have had to adapt to respond to the surge in orders and to adapt to new buying behaviour in the long term.

According to many CEOs, the health crisis led omnichannel transformation to gain 5 years of innovation.

However, now is not the time for retailers to rest on their laurels. To compete, retailers must continuously adapt to changing consumer habits by offering an easier, faster and more practical experience. And online selling is not simply a matter of clicking on the “buy” button. The entire logistics chain is involved and each e-commerce innovation shares a common and essential feature: solid product data management.

So, how can you give consumers a seamless shopping experience with accurate, homogeneous and qualitative product information? And how can you collate product data across suppliers to increase time to market and enable data-driven collaboration with manufacturers?

Join Alkemics, now part of Salsify, and a select group of retailers to discuss what the future holds for the industry, hear best practice knowledge and learn how to remain competitive in a disrupted marketplace.

Discussion Topics

What challenges have new consumer habits and trends presented to your organization and how have you responded?
How are you keeping e-commerce profitable despite price pressure and logistics costs?
How are you collecting and managing product data and leveraging e-commerce product enrichment to help customers find what they need and enrich their shopping experience?

Your Host

Thought Leader
Antoine Durieux EVP Retailer and Network Strategy at Salsify, and was CEO and Co-founder of Alkemics, Alkemics
Antoine Durieux is the founder of Alkemics, the Supplier Experience management platform recently acquired by Salsify.… Find out more

Previous Attendees

Fernando Machado
CMO,
Activision Blizzard
Jennifer Christie
CHRO,
Twitter
Naveed Tariq
Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Group Innovation Operations,
E.ON
John Pillar
CTO,
NatWest
Line De Decker
Chief Transformation Officer,
GSK

About Alkemics

Alkemics is the supplier experience management platform used by Europe's largest retailers to discover, list, and market products from over 20,000 brands. The brands use it to gain visibility with distributors and transparency with their consumers thanks to the sharing… Find out more
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