An international event focusing on 8 key themes: Omnichannel Commerce; Marketing; Logistics; CSR; Marketplaces; New Payments; Agile Customer Journey and Data.
The major event for omnichannel commerce, bringing together all the players in the sector. The 2023 edition of Paris Retail Week, under the theme "Common sense in the face of paradoxes", offers 3 days of plenary conferences, debates, workshops and pitches to address emerging retail issues. A real business booster, Paris Retail Week helps exhibitors and visitors to bring their projects to fruition, as well as to decipher trends. Because retail is multi-faceted and cross-disciplinary, the show features 8 business themes led by recognized mentors, over 370 exhibitors, 30 talks and keynotes, and 9 innovation awards. An international event set up for experts, by experts, with high-level exchanges.

A program at the heart of current events

For its 9th year, Paris Retail Week deciphers consumer trends and explores innovations in the sector: How can we rethink our business by moving from a linear to a circular growth model? How to offer Made in France products while expanding internationally? How can we differentiate ourselves from other brands by offering a strong DNA and promise? How do AI and automation help brands deliver a better customer experience? How can we measure the impact of social networks on sales? WEB3, Metavers: the continuity of technology and experience... are just some of the topics to be addressed at the conferences and workshops scheduled over the 3 days of the show.

The opening plenary conference

Paris Retail Week has chosen BFM Business journalist, presenter and columnist Noémie Wira to host the opening ceremony in the plenary hall. As an introduction, she will welcome Arnaud Gallet, Director of Paris Retail Week, who will unveil the main themes of the 2023 edition of the show, before handing over to Vincent Mayet, Founder of Havas Commerce, to present the results of the Paris Retail Week/Insight Havas Commerce study: "Understanding the mutations of commerce in a world in crisis".

This will be followed by an exclusive interview with Seth Dallaire, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Walmart US, and Matt Shay, President of Havas Commerce.

Following this discussion, Noémie Wira will hear from French retailers Marc Delozanne, Chief Operating Officer of Leroy Merlin, Jacques Creyssel, General Delegate of the French Federation of Commerce and Distribution, and Philippe Brochard, Managing Director of Auchan France.

And to round off the opening morning, an exclusive interview with Wouter de Backer, General Manager at ACTION France, and Laura Carbone, Country Communication Manager at ACTION France, will focus on "The democratization of discounting in shopping habits".

Rich conferences will be followed by mentoring sessions with 8 renowned speakers: Emma Recco, Managing Director at IKEA France - Omnichannel Commerce Mentor; Isolde Andouard, CEO at Undiz - Marketing Mentor; Flore Assie Soyez, Customer Experience Director at Decathlon - Agile Customer Journey Mentor; Michelle Lau, Managing Director France at Alibaba Group - Marketplace Mentor; Armelle Patault, Head of Data Science at ManoMano - Mentor Data; Alexandre Rubin, CEO at Yves Rocher France and Benelux - Mentor RSE; Paul Guérin, Director of Treasury, Financing, Payments and Fraud Management at Veepee - Mentor Nouveaux Paiements and Arthur Caron Director of Logistics and Supply Chain at Monoprix - Mentor Parcours Logistique.

There will also be inspiring presentations from retailers such as Monoprix, Naturalia and Kiabi. Just like this plenary conference.

Exhibitors and solution workshops

The exhibitor community is growing stronger, with new additions this year including Viva Wallet, Walmart, Infobip, Amazon Business, Commerce Tools and Freedom Pay, while loyal exhibitors will include: Prestashop, Worldline, Cegid, Mondial Relay, Contentsquare and Trustpilot. With 5 key sectors to enable retailers to find solutions for optimizing their logistics, boosting their marketing strategy or discovering the latest innovations for points of sale, the 370 exhibitors will gather around the themes of Logistics, e-logistics and supply chain, IT for commerce, Marketing, data and customer relations, Payment solutions and Retail tech and digital(in)store.

In all, there will be more than 150 solutions workshops in 9 rooms, presented by exhibitors and show partners to provide solutions and keys to successful business projects.

The ring, energetic interviews

The Neo 26 ring returns this year with its 4th round! Punchy interviews and moments of truth, 15 face-to-face meetings will be hosted by Franck Journo, founder of Néo 26, the leading e-logistics consulting firm. With 18 years' experience in e-commerce, working with logistics service providers, Franck has developed a wealth of expertise on all aspects of the e-logistics ecosystem, and will be challenging 15 leading figures from the digital, e-commerce and e-logistics worlds.

The Paris Retail Awards: the best e-commerce innovations

The Paris Retail Awards reward and highlight innovations in each of the 8 business issues. The aim of the competition is to identify players offering effective solutions to the business challenges faced by retail and e-commerce players. For the winners, this event is a real springboard to raising their profile, signing new contracts or potentially raising funds. The awards ceremony takes place in the plenary hall on the second day of the show, Wednesday September 20 at 12:30 pm.

The Start-up Village by La Retail Tech: a real springboard

More than 45 start-ups will be showcased in the show's Start-up Village. In partnership with La Retail Tech, this event will feature pitch competitions and speaking engagements to energize the space. The Start-up Village offers the chance to discover young start-ups with innovative solutions, and presents a unique opportunity to showcase its new products for these companies who want to take action for retail. On the agenda: Delupay, Bigblue, Brightweb, Maathena, Scan & Buy, Kwenta, Pricing Hub, Autone, Supersmart, Billiv, Elyn, Savaoo, Angeler, Killbills, Potions and many more.

Innovation Tours

Innovation Tours, organized in partnership with Univers Retail, enable VIPs and retailers to discover the latest innovations and solutions in omnichannel commerce by meeting pre-selected exhibitors on a tour organized according to business issues.

Paris Retail Week in figures

  • 20,000 professionals over 3 days
  • 370+ exhibitors
  • 30 talks & keynotes
  • 150+ solution workshops
  • + 45 start-ups
  • 900+ business meetings
  • 9 Innovation Awards

Join us from September 19 to 21, 2023 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Pavillon 4, for the 9th edition of Paris Retail Week, the must-attend business event bringing together all retail professionals!

Opening hours :

  • Tuesday 19/09 : 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday 20/09: 9:30am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday 21/09: 9:30am - 5:00pm

About Paris Retail Week

Paris Retail Week, the leading event for omnichannel commerce, brings together major brands, retailers and solution providers in an increasingly experiential format. The 2023 edition will be held from September 19 to 21 in conjunction with the SIEC - Salon International des Espaces Commerciaux, forming the essential business meeting place for all retail players. For the past 9 years, Paris Retail Week has been helping retail professionals decipher trends to anticipate and find the right partners and solution providers

About Comexposium

The Comexposium Group is one of the world's leading event organizers and community organizers, focusing on business and passion. Comexposium organizes over 150 events for professionals and the general public, covering more than 10 sectors of activity (agriculture/food, retail/digital, fashion/accessories, leisure, etc.). The group connects 48,000 exhibitors and 3.5 million visitors, 365 days a year. As a creator of experiences and encounters between individuals, Comexposium's events (SIAL, All4Pack, Paris Retail Week, One to One Retail E-commerce and One to One Customer Experience, Foire de Paris, R├ętromobile...) and associated content enable its communities to stay connected all year round via effective, targeted omnichannel levers.

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