Retail Smarter 2016

Agenda

June 9 & 10

Thursday, June 9th

7:00 – 7:50 A.M. REGISTRATION - Palm Court Foyer

BREAKFAST - Sponsored by Sealane Marketing and Retail Detail Merchandising
AUDIO VISUAL – Sponsored by Adam Faldetta Production Consulting
WELCOME BAGS – Sponsored by Caleres

7:55 – 8:15 A.M. WELCOME PRESENTATIONS

Betsy Goodman
JCPenney Director, David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research

Steven Kirn
Executive Director, David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research

8:15 – 9:15 A.M.

Anne Marie Stephen
Founder/CEO, Kwolia

9:15 – 10:15 A.M.

Stu Crum
President, Bridgestone Retail Operations

10:15 – 10:30 A.M.

COFFEE BREAK

10:35 – 11:25 A.M.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • SESSION 1

    Room: Main Stage

    Retail Real Estate Trends Redone : Occupancy Costs, Changing Footprint, Co-Tenancy, & Future Retail Strategy

    Dan O'Berski, Managing Director, Trinity Commercial Group Inc.

    For both Tenants and Landlords what it takes to ensure the strongest locations and property positions that allow for stabilized stores and developments. Working to have greater depth and insight into making the right decisions and not overspending but still getting deals done! Future Retail Strategy

  • SESSION 2

    Room: Royal 1B

    How Are We Out of Toothpaste Again?

    James E. Lewis, Director, Founder & CEO, Enhanced Retail Solutions LLC

    Join our discussion about how the ever changing retail environment effects the ability to maintain the right product, at the right place, at the right time. Learn how technological advances and vendor collaboration is enabling more insight and faster, smarter decision making. We will walk through a real-life retailer-vendor collaboration effort that yields consistent year over year sales gains while improving inventory turnover.

  • SESSION 3

    Room: Royal 2B

    Loss Prevention/Asset Protection Supports the Total Enterprise's Success

    Dr. Read Hayes, Research Scientist, University of Florida

    Nobody does it all. And no internal retail organization function can stand alone. All retailer functions exist to satisfy customers while maximizing sales and profit. This session discusses how the loss prevention/asset protection team is designed to support to support a retailer's primary mission.

  • SESSION 4

    Room: Royal 3B

    Laura Loughran, Vice President of Applications, Chico's FAS

11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
FLORIDA RETAILER OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP (ROYAL) LUNCHEON

A program presented by the Florida Retail Federation
Sponsored by Enhanced Retail Solutions, Southeastern Grocers, Bridgestone Retail Operations

1:15 - 2:10 P.M.

Kristin Keen
Founder and President, Rethreaded

2:15 - 3:15 P.M.

Karina Pimentel
Founder, Comercio Competitivo

Jeffrey Stein
Client Advisor, Geoscape

3:15 - 3:45 P.M.

COFFEE BREAK – Sponsored by Bridgestone Retail Operations

3:45 – 4:45 P.M.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • SESSION 1

    Room: Main Stage

    Retail Real Estate Trends Redone: Occupancy Costs, Changing Footprint, Co-Tenancy, & Future Retail Strategy

    Dan O'Berski, Managing Director, Trinity Commercial Group Inc.

    For both Tenants and Landlords what it takes to ensure the strongest locations and property positions that allow for stabilized stores and developments. Working to have greater depth and insight into making the right decisions and not overspending but still getting deals done! Future Retail Strategy

  • SESSION 2

    Room: Royal 1B

    How Are We Out of Toothpaste Again?

    James E. Lewis, Director, Founder & CEO, Enhanced Retail Solutions LLC

    Join our discussion about how the ever changing retail environment effects the ability to maintain the right product, at the right place, at the right time. Learn how technological advances and vendor collaboration is enabling more insight and faster, smarter decision making. We will walk through a real-life retailer-vendor collaboration effort that yields consistent year over year sales gains while improving inventory turnover.

  • SESSION 3

    Room: Royal 2B

    Loss Prevention/Asset Protection Supports the Total Enterprise's Success

    Dr. Read Hayes, Research Scientist, University of Florida

    Nobody does it all. And no internal retail organization function can stand alone. All retailer functions exist to satisfy customers while maximizing sales and profit. This session discusses how the loss prevention/asset protection team is designed to support to support a retailer's primary mission.

  • SESSION 4

    Room: Royal 3B

    Laura Loughran, Vice President of Applications, Chico's FAS

5:00 – 6:15 P.M.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION - Mezzanine Terrace - sponsored by Trinity Commercial Group

Friday, June 10th

7:30 – 8:30 A.M. REGISTRATION

BREAKFAST - Sponsored by Walgreens

8:30 – 9:30 A.M.

Steve Knopik
CEO, Beall's

9:30 – 10:30 A.M.

Rebecca Sinclair
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Southeastern Grocers

10:30 – 11:00 A.M.

REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Don Germano
President of Follett Higher Education Group

12:00 P.M.

Ajourn