2015 Presentations



June 7, 2015

Current Economic & Political Trends in Europe
Marco Stringa, Senior Economist, Deutsche Bank

State of the European Consumer
Jean-Jacques Vandenheede, Senior Retail Industry Analyst, Nielsen Europe

June 8, 2015

Welcome to Berlin!
Torsten Rieger, Senior Manager, Non-fuel Business, ORLEN Deutschlan

Exploration of German Retail Channel Positioning
Daniel Lucht, Global Research Director, ResearchFarm

Convenience in Germany - where did it come from and where is it going?
Christian Warning, Managing Director, The Retail Marketeers GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Mega Mall & Vertical Retailing
Ted Zittell, Partner, McMillanDoolittle

Berlin Retail Study Tour Briefing
Nicholas Scherzer, Director, Insight

June 9, 2015

Berlin Retail Study Tours Recap and Briefing
Nicholas Scherzer, Director, Insight

Retailer Case Study: Carrefour Proximity
Jean-Marc Rihouey, Director of Convenience & Franchise Formats, Carrefour Proximity 


June 10, 2015

Keys to Prospering in Foodservice
Joe Chiovera, Principal, XS Foodservice (Segment Moderator)
Joe Barrett, Owner/Director, Applegreen
Ilyas Munshi, Commercial Director, Euro Garages

Retailer Case Study: Royal Dutch Shell
István Kapitány, Executive Vice President, Retail, Royal Dutch Shell

Digital Commerce and the Impact on Convenience Retailing
Craig Smith, REPL Digital
Dave Banks, CIO, Cumberland Gulf

Omni-Channel Retailing
Jim Okamura, Managing Director, Okamura Consulting LLC

June 11, 2015

Reitan Convenience
Magnus Reitan, CEO, Reitan Convenience AS

Transforming Our Offer: Topaz Energy Group Re.Store
Sean Moriarity, Director of Company Owned, Topaz

Transforming our offer: SPAR Ireland
Declan Ralph, Retail Development Director, BWG (SPAR Ireland)

Transforming Our Offer: Chopstix Group
Max Jenvey, Chief Operating Officer at Chopstix Group

Little and Often Shopping: The World of the Future
Markus Länzlinger, CEO, Migrolino AG