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RELEX Live: Global Retail Summit 

September 23, 2020 | Online Event

RELEX Live: Global Retail Summit is a free online event bringing together insights from retailers and retail experts across the world. It is geared towards retailers seeking a deeper understanding of how to best prepare their businesses for what the future holds.

    The event will span different time zones to ensure everyone has the chance to join, wherever they are. Attend the full day of sessions or just the ones most interesting and relevant to the challenges you’re facing. 

    Why join us at RELEX Live?

    • Gain insights from experts about the newest trends and approaches in retail planning
    • Hear case presentations by leading retailers on finding success through data-driven, autonomous, adaptive processes
    • Keep up to date on the latest developments and capabilities within RELEX's Living Retail Platform 
    • A unique opportunity to ask questions during live sessions with retail experts
    • Find out how industry leaders are staying competitive in unprecedented times and what they think the future of retail looks like

    Recordings for all sessions will be made available on-demand to registrants after the event.


    9.00 Breakfast & Registration

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    12.00 Lunch

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    16.30 Networking & Drinks

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    This event is free of charge.


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    1.00 p.m.

    7.00 a.m.

    7.00 p.m.

    Survival of the Nimblest – How Adaptation is Key to Success

    Mikko Kärkkäinen
    RELEX Solutions

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    1.40 p.m.

    7.40 a.m.

    7.40 p.m.

    Adapting to Every Future, Faster: Unified Planning for Better, Smarter, Faster Decisions
    The future of retail planning is unified. Find out how RELEX’s Living Retail Platform has helped retailers break down the barriers between their supply chain, space, and workforce planning to cut costs and improve outcomes across their retail operations —and what we have in store for the future.

    Mike Taylor
    Strategic Sales Solution Architect
    RELEX Solutions

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    2.10 p.m.

    8.10 a.m.

    8.10 p.m.

    Supply Chain Digitalization: The Importance of End-to-End Visibility and Capacity Planning
    Home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin Italy shares how they’ve leveraged advanced planning software into improved visibility that’s driving performance improvements throughout their supply chain

    Alessandro Cernigliaro
    Supply Chain Director
    Leroy Merlin Italy

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    2.45 p.m.

    8.45 a.m.

    8.45 p.m.

    Panel Discussion: The Future of Retail
    Host: Caroline Baldwin, Editor, Essential Retail 
    André Knüppel, COO,
    Pedro Barsanti, CIO Group, DIA Group
    Dan Tretola, Director of Replenishment Systems and Analytics, Party City


    Panel discussion - Koloinal, DIA and PartyCity

    3.30 p.m.

    9.30 a.m.

    9.30 p.m.

    Successful Long-Term Business Development: Key Learnings from a Multinational Growth Company
    Musti Group is the leading pet care company in the Nordics. They will discuss the benefits and key learnings achieved in their long-term partnership with RELEX in process development, advanced supply chain management, and how markdown optimization is helping to increase efficiency and maximize margins.

    Panu Hannula
    Musti Group


    4.10 p.m.

    10.10 a.m.

    10.10 p.m.

    Managing the Grocery Retail Supply Chain: Case Morrisons
    Learn how one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains is improving capacity awareness and automatically resolving real-life constraints in their retail supply chain.

    Robert Jenkins
    Head of Supply Chain - Development

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    30 Minute Break

    5.15 p.m.

    11.15 a.m.

    11.15 p.m.

    Survival of the Nimblest – How Adaptation is Key to Success
    Mikko Kärkkäinen
    RELEX Solutions

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    6.00 p.m.

    12.00 p.m.

    12.00 a.m.

    A Fresh Perspective on the Supply Chain
    Find out how the American price-point retailer is using AI-driven automation to drive availability, reduce spoilage, and maintain a competitive edge in a notoriously low-margin environment.

    Henry Chu
    VP of Business Solution
    99 Cents Only Stores



    6.30 p.m.

    12.30 p.m.

    12.30 a.m.

    Optimizing Omni-Channel Inventory
    Leading nutritional products retailer in the U.S., The Vitamin Shoppe is driving improvements to omni-channel fulfillment through a sharp focus on supply chain visibility.

    Steve Finkelstein
    Sr Director of Inventory
    The Vitamin Shoppe


    7.10 p.m.

    1.10 p.m.

    1.10 a.m.

    Adapting to Every Future, Faster: How AI Is Driving Retail Agility in Rapidly Changing Times
    AI is the buzzword of the moment, but how can retailers actually apply it to solve real-world business challenges? Learn about RELEX’s pragmatic approach to AI and how we build practical applications for machine learning into our retail planning solutions.

    Greg Wilson
    VP Field Strategy
    RELEX Solutions