Join your peers for a roundtable style conference filled with invaluable insight, networking, and the chance to hear ecommerce leaders share their experiences. Delegates will have the opportunity to share knowledge and discover best practices with every retailer in the room.

We’re uniting the industry to reflect on and discuss the difficulties being faced amid the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Fashion Connect provides an open space for you to voice any shortfalls in the market while considering the methodological approaches you can use as a fallback.

There will be a particular focus on the findings of 2022, and plenty of actionable insight to future proof your business for the coming months and years. Expect unique IMRG data derived from a brand new and improved Digital Dashboard, retail panel sessions, and retailer workshops.

Connect with your peers and navigate your way through the opportunities and challenges presented by the current market.

Agenda

Wednesday 08 February - In-Person Event (The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London)

08:00 - 09:15 AM

Entry badges and complimentary breakfast

09:15 - 09:30 AM
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Why is the fashion category outperforming the market?

Online retail has become quite complicated since 2020, to say the least, with many categories experiencing big wobbles. Not for fashion though!

Take a look at the fashion category with us to find out whether it gives us a truer, more accurate look at where we are in the market today.
09:30 - 09:45 AM

Insight from special guest speaker

09:45 - 09:55 AM
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How does fashion site navigation compare with the total market?

Join IMRG’s presentation on fashion site navigation, and see how your customers’ navigations compare to the total market

What percentage of people use site navigation functions, and do customers navigate fashion sites in a different way than they would for the rest of the market?

    09:55 - 10:40 AM

    Retailer workshops

    Get involved in a series of insightful debates where you can hear about your peers’ strategic approach across a range of areas, moving between tables to discuss a range of topics specific to fashion performance.
    10:40 - 10:50 AM
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    How does the fashion customer funnel compare with total market?

    From view a product page, add to basket, checkout, to payment, find out whether customers of fashion are following a similar path to the total market. Is this path more smooth, and is it keeping the low riptide of overall market conversion afloat?

    10:50 - 11:15 AM

    Coffee break and general networking

    11:15 - 11:30 AM

    Insight from sponsor

    11:30 - 12:15 PM

    Retailer Workshops

    Get involved in a series of insightful debates where you can hear about your peers’ strategic approach across a range of areas, moving between tables to discuss a range of topics specific to fashion performance.
    12:15 - 12:25 PM
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    Forecast for fashion 2023

    Great expectations: Find out how the online fashion category is expected to perform in 2023, using IMRG’s forecasting model.

    12:25 - 12:55 PM

    Retailer workshops

    Get involved in a series of insightful debates where you can hear about your peers’ strategic approach across a range of areas, moving between tables to discuss a range of topics specific to fashion performance.
    12:55 - 01:45 PM

    Lunch and general networking

    01:45 - 02:25 PM

    Retailer Panel

    Hosted retailer panel discussions with IMRG’s Advisory Board

    An expert panel of directors, from our Retail Advisory Board, spark discussion around the key themes and topics, providing you with insight to enhance your ecommerce strategy.

    Panel includes: Rob Worthington, Customer Director at Anthropologie, and more TBA.
    02:25 - 02:50 PM

    Coffee break and general networking

    02:50 - 04:00 PM

    Retailer hosted strategic roundtable sessions

    Join top retailers at our topic-based roundtables, where they encourage open discussion around industry opportunities and challenges.

    Tables hosted by senior retailers from: Anthropologie, Awesome Shoes, Cambridge Satchel Company, Jigsaw, and Sigma Sports.
    04:00 - 05:00 PM

    Hosted drinks reception to end the day



    Keynote Speakers

    Bio:

    Eralp Bayram

    Co-founder
    Awesome Shoes
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    Jack Dennison

    Head of Ecommerce & Data
    Sigma Sports
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    John Cossey

    Head of Merchandising and Operations
    Jigsaw
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    Rob Worthington

    Customer Director
    Anthropologie
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    Sarah Shakery

    Head of International Commerce
    Cambridge Satchel Company

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