Revionics to Host a Panel with METRO Cash & Carry, Argos and Forrester at World Retail Congress 2015

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Panel of experts will explore the pitfalls of discounting and outline strategies for taking a more surgical approach to pricing and promotions that drive loyalty and profits

AUSTIN, TX – (September 1, 2015)To maximize the potential of big retail moments throughout the year, retailers must take a thoughtful and strategic approach to pricing and promotions – and in the process build brand loyalty, engagement and competitive differentiation.  Revionics, Inc., a global provider of End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions and a gold sponsor of the event, will host a special panel on “Kicking the Discounting Habit”. The panel, which will be held during World Retail Congress, 8-10 September 2015, in Rome, Italy, will feature two of its customers, METRO Cash & Carry and Argos, as well as guest moderator George Lawrie, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research.

The panel of experts will explore the pitfalls of hyper-promotion and outline key strategies for taking a more surgical approach to pricing and promotions that deepens shopper loyalty and drives improved profit margins.

In addition, Revionics’ CEO Marc Hafner will host a private session with 25 of the leading retail CEOs for a Q&A session with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Chairman of the World Wide Web Foundation and inventor of the World Wide Web, following Sir Tim’s keynote on “How will the Next Phase of Internet Development Impact Retail?” Revionics’ World Retail Congress sessions include:

Revionics’ World Retail Congress sessions include:

Revionics Panel Session

  • Date: Wednesday 9 September 2015, 15:00 to 15:55 p.m. (CEST)
  • Topic: How Do We Kick the Discounting Habit?
  • Location: Rome Cavalieri 
  • Moderator: George Lawrie, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
  • Panelists: 
    • Jeff Moore, Chief Science Officer, Revionics
    • Mauro Muraro, Head of CRM, Market Research and Pricing, METRO C&C Italy
    • Richard Millar, Business Development and Commercial Planning Director, Argos
    • Matthew Cook, General Manager, Athletes World
    • Cedric Ducrocq, CEO, Dia-Mart Group
    • Marco Messini, Chief Distribution & Sales Officer, United Colors of Benetton

Q&A Session with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Date: Thursday 10 September 2015 @ 10:30 a.m. (CEST)

Speaker: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Chairman, World Wide Web Foundation and inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW) 

Q&A Introduction: Jeff Smith, Executive Vice President Corporate Development and Strategy, Revionics

To pre-register for the event click here.  

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About Revionics, Inc.

Revionics is a proven leader in End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions. Over 40,000+ retail locations around the world optimize with Revionics across 18M+ products and 2.2B+ sku/store combinations are modeled weekly. Revionics empowers retailers around the globe to profitably execute a data-driven omnichannel merchandising strategy by utilizing one of the most comprehensive set of shopper demand signals to increase financial performance and improve customer satisfaction. Revionics’ solutions are powered by unmatched demand-based science and advanced predictive analytics to help ensure retailers have the right product, price, promotion, placement and space allocation to drive business performance and seamless shopper experience – online, in-store, social and mobile. Delivered on a scalable, SaaS-based platform, Revionics solutions offer real-time insights and dynamic decisions at speed, scale and frequency, while providing fast ROI. Revionics has been recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and JMP Securities’ Hot 100 Software Company. To learn how you can compete more profitably, please visit