eTail East is ramping up to be one of 2019’s hottest industry events on the East Coast. With registration up 35% from last year, it is sure to be an exciting week full of learning, collaboration, and opportunity.
The conference starts on Monday, August 19 with a welcome reception, followed by 3 days full of insightful conversations and inspiring networking events. eTail East promises action packed days featuring keynotes from top retailers and tracks focused on trending industry topics.
Follow our simple three-step guide to take full advantage of your time in Boston.
And don’t forget to visit us at booth #6 in the foyer to test-drive Fit Finder and see how data-driven solutions such as Fit Connect can help you deliver effective personalization while protecting margins.
1. Get a 360 Event Overview with the Conference App
The eTail app provides attendees with live event updates throughout the conference – you won’t have to worry about constantly checking the website or lugging around heavy printed calendars. The app provides you with all essential details including times, locations and session descriptions.
2. Use the Meeting Portal to Secure Appointments Ahead of Time
The eTail meeting portal takes your event networking to the next level. It allows attendees to book onsite meetings with prospects or colleagues prior to arrival. Instead of trying to hunt someone down in a crowd, you can contact them via the app, see their calendar availability and confirm a time to meet while onsite. If you’d like to meet with us, search for ‘Fit Analytics’ in the meeting portal.
3. Don’t Miss Your Favorite Industry Rock Stars
The eTail agenda is packed with innovative thinkers who are defining the future of retail. Here are our top 3 must see events:
Tuesday, August 20 (10:00 am to 10:25 am – General Session Room):Omni-Channel Is Table Stakes—What Are You Serving? Listen in as c-level executives discuss the best tactics to connect with customers and create a seamless online experience.
Wednesday, August 21 (11:15 am to 11:45 am – General Session Room): Fostering Innovation: Rethinking The Omni Organization Today. VPs from J. Jill, Macy’s, RXBAR, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Lucidworks sit down to talk about the Omni Organization. Each executive presents a different area of expertise across the omnichannel experience, with focuses on new tech initiatives, personalization, and customer experimentation.
Thursday, August 22 (2:05 pm to 2:30 pm – General Session Room):The Retail Tech Stack of the Future. Industry thought leaders give their two cents on what to expect when it comes to innovative technology in retail. They’ll discuss their thoughts and predictions around eCommerce elevation, the use of AI in marketing and merchandising, and product testing.
Visit Us at Booth #6 to Find Your Best Fit
Come see us at booth #6 in the foyer for a live demo of Fit Finder and discover more about how solving sizing can help boost your bottom line.
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Can’t make eTail East this year? No problem! Get in touch today and take the first step to deliver a better sizing experience for your shoppers.
Despite gloomy industry predictions, this year’s Black Friday looks set to be as busy as ever and e-commerce teams worldwide brace themselves for a flood of incoming orders over Cyber Weekend and beyond.
We’re also hard at work behind the scenes making sure that Fit Finder and our machine-learning platform are ready to handle additional demand across a diverse global network of sizing partners. As usual, we’ll be solving sizing at scale throughout the holiday season for the world’s best brands and retailers.
As the global leader in fit prediction, we naturally like to keep a close eye on developments in the fashion and apparel industry at large. With trends and topics changing every week, having a reliable set of go-to resources on hand is crucial, so we’ve put together a quick list of seven essential sites to keep you up to speed at all times.
Whether you’re interested in trends, industry news, or more technical aspects of apparel such as fabric sourcing, the sites below have you covered across the board.
The National Retail Federation’sShop.org is firmly established as one of the highlights of the retail calendar and we’re delighted to be making the trip to Los Angeles for this year’s event.
Shop.org 2017 takes place in the spacious surroundings of the L.A. Convention Center and, just as in previous years, it’s a multi-track affair. In order to get the most bang for your conference buck, you’ll need to carefully scour the agenda to pick the best talks to attend when you’re not busy connecting on the conference floor.
Once a fashion trend officially makes it into the dictionary it’s definitely more than a passing fad, and athleisure looks like a product category that (despite recent doom-mongering) is set to thrive for years to come. We’ve been providing fit recommendations for an ever-increasing range of athleisure items over the last eighteen months, and look forward to that volume growing considerably down the line as more and more brands and retailers enter the space.
As part of helping brands provide a perfect fit to shoppers, we like to keep up to speed with the latest collections shaping fashion’s future worldwide. With that in mind, here’s our take on five key trends from last month’s Spring/Summer 2018 men’s fashion week which should start hitting stores next year.
The recent announcement of a 70,000 square foot tech hub in London by Yoox Net-a-Porter has put the subject of innovation and data-driven R&D firmly on the fashion agenda. It’s part of a wider €500 million investment by YNAP showing that logistics and technology are starting to be taken very seriously indeed by leading luxury players.