Global Shop 2016

Experience Defines You

March 23-25, 2016 - vegas, mandalay bay convention center

Tuesday, March 28, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Session Number: TUE_BUY_BRAND
The presentation will speak to how successful brands, are the ones that connect consumers emotionally first before selling them on their product specifications. With the current trends of higher consumer engagement online, brick and mortar stores need to start communicating that message through experiences not only product displays. A company... Read More
Individual Speaker
Eslam Khalil
Sr. Manager- Store and Visual Design
Samsung Electronics America
Sponsored by: Fleetwood
    • Session Number: TUE_SHOP_DESIGN
    Leading retail designers and brand marketers will present the findings of Shop!’s latest quarterly Trends Report, adding their own special insights and flavors to the discussion. The Trends Report assesses the cultural shifts and innovations that are shaping the retail industry. Typically, only available to Shop! members, this session presents... Read More
    Bruce Barteldt, Jr.
    Global Retail Practice Leader, Senior Partner
    Ignaz Gorischek
    Vice President
    Jennifer Nemec
    Chief Creative Officer
    Ideation Studio, Inc.
    Mare Weiss
    Senior Associate
    Bergmeyer Associates Inc.
    Sponsored by: Shop!

      Tuesday, March 28, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

      • Session Number: TUE_WIRE_ENGH
      For years' retailers have been trying to determine what consumers want in the store of the future, and the term 'Omni-Channel' is thrown around a lot. There is also the topic of digital-retail integration (DRI) and what that means for stores and consumers.  There are a ton of theories and... Read More
      Individual Speaker
      Raj Shroff
      Vice President, Brand, Strategy, & Design
      WD Partners
        • Session Number: TUE_ROI_TECH
        One of the biggest challenges for retailers when looking to invest in new technology is how to evaluate its ROI in a conclusive way. Under Armour's Senior Retail Marketing Manager, Christiana DiMattesa, teams up with ChargeItSpot's CEO Doug Baldasare to discuss the empirical study they conducted in partnership with faculty from The Wharton School.... Read More
        Christiana DiMattesa
        Senior Manager Retail Marketing
        Under Armour
        Douglas Baldasare

          Wednesday, March 29, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

          • Session Number: WED_RTRTBL
          The Retail Roundtable, presented by Christine Taylor Collection, enables GlobalShop attendees to sit at the same table as a retail VIP and get a first-person account of today’s retail landscape from the retail leaders themselves. Attendees will meet face to face with directors, managers, VPs and SVPs in store design, planning,... Read More
          Alison Embrey Medina
          Executive Director

            Wednesday, March 29, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

            • Session Number: WED_YARD_STICK_ROI
            It has become clear that the death of brick-and-mortar stores at the hands of e-commerce has been grossly exaggerated, and more often than not, mischaracterized. Physical stores are not going away, but they are playing a very different role. Yet, most retailers still operate in an old paradigm, with siloed... Read More
            Jaelem Sangara
            Visual Manager
            Kit and Ace
            Jane Greenthal
            Senior Design Strategist/Associate
            Sponsored by: Shop!
              • Session Number: WED_RTL_EXP
              Many retailers and brands say they put the customer first. But do they really? And to what degree? Brandon Avery (FRCH) and Chris VonDohlen (Target) will share the power of putting the Guest at the center of everything you do internally on how it can drive your business... Read More
              Brandon Avery
              Creative Managing Director
              FRCH Design Worldwide
              Chris VonDohlen
              Experienced Innovation Strategist

                Wednesday, March 29, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                • Session Number: WED_BIG_IDEAS
                As the category leader of children's art supplies and kid inspired innovations, Crayola developed and executed a learning plan and strategy to understand shoppers need states and navigational patterns across multiple channels and categories. By combining a Shelf Back approach and Blue Sky Thinking utilizing their visual merchandising laboratory, Crayola... Read More
                Jeffrey Rafalski
                Director of Insights and Creative Development for In-Store Merchandising
                John Dranow
                Rick Stringer
                Vice President of Customer Solutions
                  • Session Number: WED_EXP_DESIGN
                  How will experience design ensure that retail remains relevant in an increasingly digital world? Focusing on utilizing interactive design to showcase the latest technology and design innovations, co-presenters Mimi Lettunich and Jonathan Lander explore what is required to engage, educate and inspire consumers nowadays. Capitalizing on emerging technologies like the... Read More
                  Jonathan Lander
                  Director of Strategic Retail
                  Mimi Lettunich
                  President/Executive Creative Director
                  Twenty Four 7
                  Sponsored by: Shop!

                    Wednesday, March 29, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                    • Session Number: WED_TRENDS_RTLD
                    Join moderator Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP, Executive Vice President and CEO of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), and a panel of design experts for an intriguing and thought-provoking conversation about retail design and its influence on industries ranging from hospitality to healthcare. The panel will also... Read More
                    Cheryl Durst,FIIDA, LEED AP
                    Exec VP and CEO

                      Thursday, March 30, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                      • Session Number: THU_CRU_SEGMENTS
                      Every retailer should have strategies on three crucial segments of the US population. They are women, millennials and the affluent. Why are these segments so important? First, women drive an estimated 70-80% of consumer spending, and 75% of women identified themselves as the primary shoppers for their households. Second, Millennials... Read More
                      Individual Speaker
                      Sue Yasav
                      VP, Market and Consumer Insights
                      Synchrony Financial
                        • Session Number: THU_ULT_VMDZING
                        Do you have what it takes to complete The Ultimate Visual Merchandising Obstacle Course? Visual merchandising is key to a successful retail concept. It is the heartbeat of a store. It keeps the brand vital, relevant and fresh. The Visual Merchandising Obstacle Course is a fun skill assessment exercise designed... Read More
                        Individual Speaker
                        Joe Baer
                        CEO and Co-Founder of ZenGenius, Inc.
                        Sponsored by: Shop!

                          Thursday, March 30, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                          • Session Number: THU_MAR_RTL
                          Retailing in the marijuana industry is expanding rapidly. Colorado, over the past 18 months, has transformed from mom & pop (non-descript) stores with strung banners for signs, to sophisticated retail chains with 20+ locations that are now expanding into multiple states. We're also seeing design-build in the space as well,... Read More
                          Individual Speaker
                          Joel Besner
                          President & CEO
                          Marijuana Media
                          Sponsored by: Fleetwood
                            • Session Number: THU_MASS_RTL_WRLD
                            It seems you can't buy anything these days without a carefully nurtured story reflecting the provenance, purity or purpose of the brand, replete with a hand-crafted booklet on the blood, sweat and tears it took to bring this product to you. And all you wanted was a coffee. On the... Read More
                            Individual Speaker
                            Michelle Fenstermaker
                            Strategy Director
                            Sponsored by: Shop!