Worldwide Business Research (WBR), the world leader in B2B focused conference events, and the National Retail Federation (NRF), the world’s largest retail trade association, today announced a partnership to deliver new retail logistics content and programming in conjunction with the trade association’s annual convention, NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show on January 13-15th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
“We’re thrilled to deepen our relationship and provide ‘Big Show’ attendees with actionable takeaways for mastering their global supply chain.”
Produced in partnership with the organizers of eTail™ and Consumer Returns, the supply chain workshop is a one-day summit that will feature senior level logistics executives from the world’s leading retailers and brands sharing their insights, best practices and new technologies for managing a successful global supply chain.
Featured speakers include:
Sarah Hogue, executive director of logistics operations, Glossier
Colby Chiles, vice president of delivery, The Home Depot
Matthew Graham, vice president of supply chain, Chewy.com
Deanna Kaufman, manager solutions, e-commerce and retail vertical, FedEx Solutions
Kristin Neira, excess inventory management, Lenovo
Eugene D. Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles
Jonathan Gold, vice president, supply chain and customs policy, National Retail Federation
Jon Slangerup, executive chairman and CEO, American Global Logistics
Justin Reynolds, director, inbound logistics, Ascena Retail
Richard Proud, vice president of planning, allocation and product insights, Groupe Dynamite
Jason Kovacs, director of reverse logistics, Revzilla
Alex Sbardella, senior vice president of global innovation, GDR Creative Intelligence
Brian Kilcourse, managing partner, Retail Systems Research
David Hardiman-Evans, senior vice president, North America, Ocado Group
Philippe Chevalier, senior director, supply chain and business process improvement, Bouclair
Zach Zelner, Co-Founder, Pup Socks
Rich Markovich, director, international logistics, Pier 1 Imports
Doug McBee, senior vice president, head of sales, American Global Logistics
Rick Schart, senior vice president of supply chain, Stein Mart, Inc.
“WBR has consistently demonstrated a commitment to education through their event programming, and truly understands the complexities of the international retail landscape,” NRF Senior Vice President of Conferences Susan Newman said. “We’re thrilled to deepen our relationship and provide ‘Big Show’ attendees with actionable takeaways for mastering their global supply chain.”
The workshop will be open to all retail attendees of the event. Separate registration and fee applies. For more information about the workshop and NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show, please visit https://www.nrfbigshow.nrf.com.
Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is the world leader in B2B focused conference events, including retail events such as eTail, Future Stores, Digital Food and Beverage and MobileNext. Founded in 1996, the company produces over 100 conferences yearly designed to offer the leaders of emerging and established companies across multiple industries with actionable insights, educational discussions and networking opportunities to inform and transform how they do business now and in the future. The company also develops custom research through their WBR Insights division to help educate the market on the latest industry developments and best practices. For more information, please visit https://www.wbresearch.com and follow us on Twitter at @WBRGlobal.
The National Retail Federation is the world’s largest retail trade association. Based in Washington, D.C., NRF represents discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy. NRF.com