Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Leading minds in e-commerce to gather at GSI Client Summit
Leading minds in e-commerce to gather at GSI Client Summit
19
Apr '10
GSI Commerce Inc announced it will hold the company's annual client summit on April 21 and 22 at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The summit will provide insight on how the Internet is changing the retail industry and the strategies that executives from leading retailers and brands are implementing to adapt to these changes.

With an impressive roster of speakers, the event has record attendance from GSI's base of more than 500 clients. Keynote speakers include:

• William J. Lynch, Jr., CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc., recently promoted from his role as president of Barnes & Noble's website.

• John Batelle, journalist, best-selling author of The Search and co-founding editor of Wired magazine will host a panel discussion on how the Internet is impacting panelists' businesses. Panelists include:

o National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern. More than $2.5 billion of NBA-branded merchandise is sold in retail stores and online.
o The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.'s executive chairman William Lauder. The company has annual sales of $7.3 billion and sells products in more than 140 countries.
o John Thompson, senior vice president and general manager of BestBuy.com. BestBuy.com is a top 10 Internet retailer, achieving $2 billion of online sales in fiscal 2010.

• Scott Thompson, president of PayPal, will share his views on changing consumer needs in e-commerce.

GSI founder and CEO Michel Rubin stated, “Online retail is experiencing significant changes. To remain relevant, retailers and brands must keep their fingers on the pulse of what consumers want now. They must also stay on top of the direction in which the industry is moving and ensure that their businesses evolve.” Rubin continued, “The summit is an opportunity for our clients to hear from the leading minds in e-commerce and leave with the knowledge they need to have winning online businesses.”

Rubin himself will deliver a keynote address in which he will reveal the 10 most significant trends impacting online retail today.

GSI Commerce Inc


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Half of 7,000 new apparel online each day target women

Adobe has released its first Digital Price Index for apparels,...

Textiles | On 25th Jun 2017

First Insight, Chico's FAS enter partnership

First Insight, a technology company transforming how retailers make...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Expand changing use of social and web resources

With over 400 million impressions to date and web traffic of over two ...

Interviews View All

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search