The High-Tech Retailing Conference and Marketplace explore the new world of retail with an eye towards helping both exhibitors at CES and the retailers who work with them to be more efficient, customer-centric and experiential. On the show floor (located in South Hall of the LVCC) you’ll experience some of the most cutting-edge retail tools including VR shopping, motion and traffic sensors, digital display signage and try on room experiences. Within the High-Tech Retailing Marketplace, on centerstage you’ll see the Retail Innovation Lounge, powered by kwolia. The Retail Innovation Lounge is the place to experience the transformation of retail first hand through fireside chats, demos, tutorials and talks from the leaders in retail. The Lounge is curated by Anne Marie Stephen, who has curated previous exhibits for SxSW and NRF.
The Retail Innovation Lounge is open January 9-12 during regular show floor hours at LVCC, South Hall 3, Booth 31600.
During the half-day High Tech Retailing Summit on January 11, attendees will be invited to explore trends in high-tech retail, including:
Creating experiential shopping experiences for customers to deepen the customer-retailer connection.
Using data to create more meaningful customer loyalty programs.
How augmented reality plays a role in “trying before you buy.”
How the tech industry can create better experiences for its customers.
Creating efficiency, the “smart retail ecosystem.”
The many and new pathways to retail alternatives.
Retailers and buyers, consumer product creators, investors and analysts, press, online site creators, online advertisers, and store retail systems creators will find a valuable opportunity to hear from industry leaders about the future of making the sale.
The world of retail is undergoing its own transformation. Technology has transformed the shopping experience both online and in-store, creating all sorts of novel outlets to bring products into consumers’ lives at the right time, place and price. Powering the retail transformation are powerful tools including augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and data analysis, an ecosystem of tools for to track and monitor inventory and sales.