Online trendy fashion retailer, Nasty Gal has set its sights on breaking into the brick-and-mortar scene next year. To do this, the retailer has developed a four phase approach to managing its fast-track growth plans.
As it emerges from a cloudy recent past, the future seems sunny for the retail industry, but only companies committed to constant innovation will enjoy the rays of success. At the Retail Executive Summit, Ted Jackson, VP of IT and CIO at Sport Chalet, will moderate a panel of three high-ranking retail executives exploring the current and future state of retail.
The economic future appears bright, but not all retailers will enjoy the benefits — there will be winners and losers. At the Retail Executive Summit Forrester Research's Sucharita Mulpuru will discuss concepts, strategies and technologies that retail winners are employing now to ensure a profitable future.
Retailers on the cutting edge are changing their focus from a product- to a customer-centric, omnichannel approach. At the Retail Executive Summit, Belk VP of Merchandising Operations Clay Parnell will discuss the steps the chain has taken to build an omnichannel foundation and offer benchmarks and lessons learned along the way.
Nasty Gal created a good concept that quickly turned into a great one and are in the enviable position of managing the unexpected growth. At the Retail Executive Summit, CTO David Thomas will discuss how the e-tailer is adjusting to its fast-track growth.
Retailers need to move beyond just filling orders and think innovatively at all levels of the enterprise. At the Retail Executive Summit, Darrell Sandefur, Director, Digital Innovation and R&D at Luxottica will explore how to become a catalyst for change while juggling the day-to-day struggles of running a retail organization.