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Agenda

Shaped by previous delegates, Retail Without Borders is focused on providing an educational forum where retailers and ecommerce innovators can share, discuss and collaborate on ideas to accelerate online success.

This one day ecommerce event will introduce marketplace platforms from around the world and share case studies from successful online retailers as part of panel and keynote discussions.

Thursday 14th March, 2019

QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE

CHURCHILL

08.30 - 09.30

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

09:30 - 11:30

Welcome to Retail Without Borders

Laurence Guy, CEO We Are Pentagon Group

KEYNOTE: Online to Offline – How platforms fuel the high street

Dr Carsten Keller, VP of Direct to Consumer Zalando

PANEL: A World of Opportunity: Cross Border Trade in a post Brexit World.

Hosted by Guest Chair Jon Snow

Panellists:

Chrystalla Spire, Group Legal Counsel We Are Pentagon Group

Simon Batt, CEO wnDirect

Murray Lambell, Vice President UK Trading, Ebay

Claire Taylor, Founder & CEO Simply VAT

NEW TO RWB: How to reach consumers in Australia with Catch

Talia Lederman, Head of Sales and Marketing Catch

KEYNOTE: How managing cross-border returns can help convert more customers

Al Gerrie, CEO Zig Zag Global

PANEL: A World of Opportunity: Sustainability and the rise of the conscious consumer

Hosted by Guest Chair Jon Snow

Panellists:

Jamie Butterworth, Partner Circularity Capital

Peter Needle, CEO Segura

Laura Rimmer, International Compliance Valpak

Mike Adams, CEO We Are Purple

Fabian Staechelin, International Consultant International Trade Centre

NEW TO RWB: How to reach consumers in Chile with Cencosud

Daniel Guell, Digital Transformation Director Cencosud

Joaquin Rojas, Head of Marketplace Cross Border and Innovation Cencosud

11:30 - 12:00

NETWORKING BREAK

12:00 - 13:00

PANEL: Amazon, friend or foe? how to work with earth’s most customer centric company

Hosted by Chris Dawson, Editor Tamebay

Panellists:

Vinny O’Brien, Independent Retail Consultant

Duncan Morrow, Managed Retail We Are Pentagon Group

Brad Aspess, Rarewaves.com

KEYNOTE: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency applied to eCommerce

Sanja Kon, VP Global Partnerships UTRUST

PANEL: Taking the complexity out of global expansion

Chair: Barney Willis, Managed Partners We Are Pentagon Group

Other panellists:

Jonathan Yin, Director of International Business Development Newegg Global Marketplace

Yaduvendra Dahal, Head of International Business Myntra

Tony Preedy, Chief Commercial Officer Fruugo

Fletch Novis, Director of Business Development Airwallex

Joaquin Rojas, Head of Marketplace Cross Border and Innovation Cencosud

13:00 - 14.00

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

14.00 - 15:00

KEYNOTE: Why brands struggle with China ecommerce

Josh Gardner, Co-Founder and CEO Kung Fu Data

KEYNOTE: Logistics, as a driver to boost your North American ecommerce business

James Edge, CEO Landmark Global US

KEYNOTE: Gateway to India

Yaduvendra Dalal, Head of International Business Myntra

15.00 - 15:30

NETWORKING BREAK

15:30 - 17:30

International Payments: Why is it so difficult moving money from A to B?

James Butland, VP Global Banking Airwallex

NEW TO RWB: How to reach consumers in New Zealand with The Market

Sarah Gunn, GM Trading The Market

PANEL: How to execute a successful cross-border strategy

Chair: Chris Attewell, CEO Search Laboratory

Other panellists:

Sarah Carroll, Founder Grow Global

Chris Scrimgour, Head of Customer Success UK & Europe Payoneer

Krish Iyer, Director of Strategic Alliances Shipstation

Daniel Walton, Managing Director OLPRO Ltd

How to reach consumers in Japan with Rakuten

Katsuhiko Kayama, Overseas Business Development (US/EU) Rakuten Inc

APeC – Opportunities in Asia Pacific Excluding China

Chair: Zornitsa Dobreva, Head of Managed Retail We Are Pentagon Group

Other Panellists;

David Swift, Global Development Manager Trade Me

Katsuhiko Kayama, Overseas Business Development (US/EU)

Is the customer always right?

Steve Allen, Vice President Sales Metapack

17.30 - 19.00

DRINKS RECEPTION AND NETWORKING

GIELGUD

08.30 - 09.30

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

12:00 - 13:00

Meet the Marketplaces;

Newegg – Christopher Hlava, International Seller Development Manager

Fruugo – Tony Preedy, Chief Commercial Officer

Trade Me – David Swift, Global Development Manager

La Redoute – Carlos Cantoni, Head of Account Management

Rakuten – Katsuhiko Kayama, Overseas Business Development (US/EU)

Three – Marcus Rohrt, Head of Marketplace & Affiliates

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

14:00 - 15:00

Marketplace Speed-Dating

15:00 - 15:30

NETWORKING BREAK

15:30 - 16:30

Marketplace Speed-Dating

17.30 - 19.00

DRINKS RECEPTION AND NETWORKING

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