October 20, 2016
WHAT: The Changing Retail Landscape Keynote Speech
WHEN: Thursday, October 27, 2016
9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Eastern
WHERE: Dream Hotel Downtown
355 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, will offer her unique global perspective on the confluence of fashion, technology and retail as the keynote speaker at the first-ever Foresight 2016, sponsored by 7thonline. Weinswig will reveal the results of a brand-new Fung Global Retail & Technology research report on the changing retail landscape and evolving opportunity of planning, to be published in conjunction with the day-long meeting.
Foresight 2016 is the premier business and technology conference dedicated to apparel, footwear and accessories industry professionals, who rely on 7thonline’s cross-channel demand planning and execution solutions to drive financial impact via forward-looking merchandise investments. Attendees will include key planning and IT leaders from top names in apparel retail, including Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Fast Retailing, Helmut Lang, Michael Kors, Oakley, Patagonia, PVH, Theory, Tommy Hilfiger and VF.
An advocate for innovation, creativity and the implementation of cutting-edge technologies, Weinswig joined Fung Global Retail & Technology (formerly FBIC Group) in 2014 to offer her unique viewpoints on the disruptive technology trends and innovations that are reshaping the global retail industry. Recent reports issued by Fung Global Retail & Technology include: “Business Wearables: A High Growth Segment in a Fast-Expanding Market,” and “Gen Z: Get Ready for the Most Self-Conscious, Demanding Consumer Segment.” Fung Global Retail & Technology’s reports and analyses can be found at www.FungGlobalRetailTech.com and www.deborahweinswig.com. For complimentary press registration, please RSVP to Jipei Zhang of 7thonline at JZhang@7thonline.com.
About Fung Global Retail & Technology
Fung Global Retail & Technology is a think tank whose research team, based in New York, London and Hong Kong, follows emerging retail and tech trends, specializing in the ways retail and technology intersect, and in building collaborative communities.
The team, led by Deborah Weinswig, former top Wall Street and retail tech analyst and startup advisor, publishes ongoing thematic and global market research on topics such as the Internet of Things, digital payments, omni-channel retail, luxury and fashion trends and disruptive technologies. More information can be found at www.FungGlobalRetailTech.com. Subscribe here to receive Deborah Weinswig’s daily news and analysis on retail, fashion and technology.