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Back-to-back pitch presentations by the start-ups and solutions providers retooling retail.

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For this special event in Chelsea during New York Retail Innovation Week. Start-ups and solutions providers in the retail and CX sectors provide back-to-back pitch presentations.

There will be a quality control process to select the companies presenting at this event. Solution providers will be selected around key themes identified by PSFK researchers. Current line up of speakers include:

Adam Levine, Hero

Ed King, HighStreet

Johanna Salazar, Two Goats

Themes within this afternoon will include:

Topic 1: Interactive Play-Zones

Creating multi-sensory experiences that make stores more engaging

How retailers are creating multi-layered sensory environments to offer playful and engaging opportunities to immerse shoppers in the brand’s storytelling, within the context of the retail environment.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, AR / VR, In-Store Analytics

Topic 2: Conversational Commerce

Letting the store speak for itself

Audio-based experiences are unlocking the potential for shoppers to speak to elements of the store, giving them an intuitive, conversational way to learn more about a product or get their questions answered.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, AR / VR, Chatbot / Voice, IoT, Computer Vision

Topic 3: Targeted Experiences

Delivering relevant messaging to every shopper

Visual recognition technologies are being embedded into digital displays throughout the store environment to create dynamic content and experiences that are tailored to the demographics or even unique profiles of individual shoppers.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, Smart Shelves, Endless Aisles, RFID-enabled Sensors, Robots, IoT, In-Store Analytics, Computer Vision

Topic 4: Interactive Merchandising

Bringing products to life with interactive content and experiences

How retailers are making the product experience more engaging through audiovisual technologies that can recognize which products shoppers are looking at and provide additional information.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, Smart Shelves, Kiosks, Endless Aisles, RFID-enabled Sensors, Chatbot / Voice, IoT, In-Store Analytics, Computer Vision

Topic 5: Virtual Demo

Augmenting product trials using visualization technologies

How visualization technologies are letting customers virtually test out products, from makeup to fashion, in a more frictionless manner, without the hassle of physically trialling the products.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, Kiosks, AR / VR, RFID-enabled Sensors, Chatbot / Voice, Computer Vision, IoT
  • Confirmed sessions: Two Goats XR

Topic 6: DIY Studio

Inviting shoppers into the design process through intuitive customization platforms

How personalization interfaces, such as kiosks and touchscreen stations, are being designed within store locations to offer shoppers an opportunity to create their own products and content, serving as a way to customize the product experience.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, Kiosks, AR / VR

Topic 7: Customizable Environments

Empowering shoppers to personalize aspects of the retail environment

Store environments are being embedded with audiovisual technologies that make the shopping experience feel more personalized, whether through lighting, sensor-enabled audio zones or targeted messaging, to give shoppers a sense of privacy and intimacy while shopping in an open space.

  • Relevant Technologies: RFID-enabled Sensors, Computer Vision, IoT

Topic 8: Intuitive Self-Service

Removing friction through self-service experiences

How in-store technologies allow customers to access products and services, receive the information they crave, and purchase and retrieve their items themselves, rather than relying on assistance from store associates.

  • Relevant Technologies: Digital Displays, Kiosks, RFID-enabled Sensors

A list of speakers will be added as they are signed up. In addition to presentations - we will create calendar slots to allow attendees to meet privately one on one with presenters.

If you would like your organization to be considered as a speaker, please complete this form.

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