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Dos and don'ts for retailers in times of crisis

14:55 - 15:35 (GMT+02:00)
09 June 2020
Panel
Add to calendar 06/09/2020 14:55 06/09/2020 15:35 Europe/Bucharest Dos and don'ts for retailers in times of crisis - Virtualized: Retail and e-Commerce in a new impactful era A sincere talk about the future of the industry, outcomes and mistakes.

Speakers:
Ionut Grossu, Chief Digital Officer @Teilor
Cătălin Samara, Chief Operations Officer hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience and Supeco stores @Carrefour Romania

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The retail schematic, at this point, is unlike any other challenge retailers have faced in a very long time. What did they do great and what did they do wrong? A sincere talk about the future of the industry, outcomes and mistakes. Was there another time like this, how do they know if they are truly prepared in order not to kick the bucket? Also tackling sensitive topics such as stock softwares, upgame delivering and  renewable stocks.The retail schematic, at this point, is unlike any other challenge retailers have faced in a very long time. What did they do great and what did they do wrong? A sincere talk about the future of the industry, outcomes and mistakes. Was there another time like this, how do they know if they are truly prepared in order not to kick the bucket? Also tackling sensitive topics such as stock softwares, upgame delivering and  renewable stocks.

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.



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02:00 - 02:00 (GMT1)
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Ionut Grossu
Ionut Grossu
Chief Digital Officer
Teilor


Ionut, is one of the most experienced ecommerce professionals in Romania. He worked in management positions for companies like Sephora, Marks & Spencer, Puma, Diadora, Fashiondays.ro, Elefant.ro, Service-Return.com or Auchan. He combined both consulting and corporate activity having experience in several countries in Europe and Asia. Ionut has been leading the digital and ecommerce departments of 2 very big retailers, Auchan in Romania and Technodom in Kazakhstan having a strong experience in omnichannel business.


Starting 2011, Ionut is a Lifetime Member of Worldwide Who's Who in Ecommerce. In 2017 was nominated at Ten Outstanding Young Persons in Romania(TOYP) for Economical & Entrepreneurship section by Junior Chamber International. He is a marketing graduate and holds a certificate in Digital Transformation offered by European Institute for Ecommerce Management (EICOM) with President of Class distinction, held in Cambridge, UK at Churchill College. Since October 2019, he is Chief Digital Officer and board member at Teilor, having the responsibility to accelerate the growth of the brand in online in several international markets.
 



Ionut Grossu' 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.
Cătălin Samara
Cătălin Samara
Chief Operations Officer hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience and Supeco stores
Carrefour Romania


Cătălin Samara has been an Executive Board Member in Carrefour Romania starting 2011, holding a series of strategic positions inside the company, from Regional Hypermarkets Director to Chief Marketing Officer, Digital and Ecommerce, Client Service and Omnichannel.

In 2017, he joined BRINGO team as Business Administrator, thus contribuing to the fast evolving of an unique business model designed to provide an exclusive personal shopping experience. Starting in one city (Bucharest), in less than 3 years BRINGO reached 24 cities around the coutry and has recently been included in a Top 10 startup teams in Romania, by The Org, ranking #3.

In his current position as Chief Operations Officer, Cătălin Samara is in charge with the operations of all brick and mortar formats of Carrefour Romania: hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience and Supeco stores. While managing the assests and the cash-line teams and processes, he is also responsible for the Omnichannel approach of the company's business model, including instore ecommerce strategy and digital transformation operations.

After graduating from Ovidius University in Constanta, he joined Blaise Pascal University in Clermont-Ferrand, France, then took up a series of programmes at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), business education school in Lausanne and London Business School.



Cătălin Samara' sessions:

14:55 - 15:35 (GMT)
Jun 09, 2020
Panel
Add to calendar 06/09/2020 14:55 06/09/2020 15:35 Dos and don'ts for retailers in times of crisis - Virtualized: Retail and e-Commerce in a new impactful era A sincere talk about the future of the industry, outcomes and mistakes.

Speakers:
Ionut Grossu, Chief Digital Officer @Teilor
Cătălin Samara, Chief Operations Officer hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience and Supeco stores @Carrefour Romania

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Dos and don'ts for retailers in times of crisis

A sincere talk about the future of the industry, outcomes and mistakes.
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Dos and don'ts for retailers in times of crisis
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