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‘Resetting Retail’ where change is the only constant

14:10 - 14:40 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Keynote
Add to calendar 06/09/2020 14:10 06/09/2020 14:40 Europe/Bucharest ‘Resetting Retail’ where change is the only constant - Virtualized: Retail and e-Commerce in a new impactful era Simon will look at retail before, during and what some of the future may hold for retailers. What are the things that retailers of sizes and categories need to do in order to be successful.

Speakers:
Simon Bentley, Retail Development Consultant @Retail Glue

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The world is changing at an unprecedented rate, the last four months have seen accelerated changes in retail like never before. Covid 19 has turned  the retail world on its head. In this session we will explore where was retail heading before Covid, some of the highs and lows during and what the future may hold for retailers and brands and what could it take to be successful in the future.

Cristian Cojocaru
Cristian Cojocaru
Management Consultant
HOST


Cristian Cojocaru is an expert in business consulting, with more than 20 years experience in Sales and Management. He successfully built and led teams in companies such as Vodafone, Telekom, LG, Sony Ericsson and Samsung. Currently he is an entrepreneur and he provides management consultancy services and training programs in a broad areas such as Performance Management, Team Management, Strategic Management, Advanced Negotiation Techniques, Sales Skills in B2B/B2C. He is passionate about interactions with people and he enjoys the opportunity to share his experience acquired so far, but also to continue to learn and gain new experiences from people he meets every day. As an entrepreneur he developed and delivered training programs for about 500 people and he provided consultancy services for more than 60 companies. He likes writing, although he does not consider himself a writer. His previous experience in different companies and his passion for writing concluded in “Corporate Paradoxes”, the first book published in Romania about Corporates and people working in Corporate Companies. He enjoys the present although he is equally interested about history and the way it shapes us in the people we are today.



Cristian Cojocaru' sessions:

02:00 - 02:00 (GMT1)
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Panel
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Simon Bentley
Simon Bentley
Retail Development Consultant
Retail Glue


Simon has a strong retail pedigree which spans the over 25 years. Simon has held senior positions with a number of creditable UK and International retail brands with such as Argos (largest UK non food retailer), Telefonica (O2) (Telecoms), Trek Bicycle Corp (bikes) and
most recently Halfords (Motoring and Cycling services).

During his career, Simon has delivered a number of Retail transformational projects which have seen significant change in the sector, including the digitisation of Argos stores which completely revolutionised the shopping experience and operating model. For O2 creating a
ground-breaking concept for the telecoms sector. One of his proudest achievements was the strategic development of the Trek (owned stores) direct to consumer (DTC) retail division in Europe, a faced paced programme of acquisition and new retail proposition development
which saw 12 stores being delivered in Europe, the formation of an entire retail team and sales growth of over 35% year on year.

Simon is passionate about creating and delivering awesome retail experiences and sustainable omni channel retail propositions. He now runs his own Retail Consultancy (Retail Glue) aimed at providing strategic development services to retailers and brands of all sizes and
categories. Simon is also an international speaker and retail advisor to a number of companies within the sector.



Simon Bentley' sessions:

14:00 - 14:10 (GMT)
Jun 09, 2020
Keynote
Add to calendar 06/09/2020 14:00 06/09/2020 14:10 Opening Speech - Virtualized: Retail and e-Commerce in a new impactful era Have a look ahead of what the retail world had to face and how it's going to look like in the near future.

Speakers:
Bogdan Gross, Innovation Consulting Director @Romanian Business Consult
Cristian Cojocaru, Management Consultant @HOST

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Opening Speech

Have a look ahead of what the retail world had to face and how it's going to look like in the near future.
14:00 - 14:10 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Keynote
Watching
‘Resetting Retail’ where change is the only constant
14:10 - 14:40 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Keynote
14:40 - 14:55 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Networking Break
14:55 - 15:35 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Panel
15:35 - 15:50 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Networking Break
15:50 - 16:30 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Panel
16:30 - 16:45 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Networking Break
16:45 - 17:15 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Industry-Focus Session
17:15 - 17:20 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Break
17:20 - 17:50 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Industry-Focus Session