announces Retail's Digital Summit breakout session lineup

"We are thrilled to be able to provide conference attendees the opportunity to learn from industry experts on topics that are critical to today’s dynamic retail environment."

Artemis Berry
NRF Vice President of Digital Retail

Today announced this year’s lineup of breakout sessions for Retail’s Digital Summit, to be held Monday, Sept. 26 through Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Dallas. Retail’s Digital Summit will feature tactical and comprehensive breakout sessions presented by industry experts and other business leaders, for more than 5,000 retail, e-commerce and multichannel executives in attendance.

The breakout sessions are broken down into six tracks covering almost every digital retail hot topic, providing practical takeaways and proven tactics. Highlights include:

“We are thrilled to be able to provide conference attendees the opportunity to learn from industry experts on topics that are critical to today’s dynamic retail environment,” NRF Vice President of Digital Retail Artemis Berry said. “Our goal is that they leave summit with practical skills and knowledge that they are able to implement into their current business practices so that they can continue to grow and succeed.”

Breakout Sessions schedule (in its entirety):

Tuesday, September 27
1:45 – 2:30pm
2016 Digital Commerce Startup of the Year

Doing Well By Doing Good – How to Build Trust and Win the Modern Customer
Reinvent Your Business (and Save Retail Stores!) with Mobile: Chatbots and Location Analytics
Search: The New and the Now for 2016
When Old and New Collide: Transformation for Digital-First Commerce

3:30 – 4:15pm
Lands’ End – Elevating an Iconic Company Into a Meaningful Global Lifestyle Brand

The Big Opportunity: Discussing Strategies for Entering Emerging Markets with Calvin Klein
The Jason and Scot Show: The Edition
Ulta Beauty’s Unconventional Growth Story: Omnichannel Expansion is a Beautiful Thing
Why Email Just Doesn't Die - Bright Shiny Objects: What's Sexy Now in Digital Marketing

4:15 – 5:00pm
Post-Session Chat Room - Cross-Border E-commerce

Post-Session Chat Room - Customer Experience
Post-Session Chat Room - Cutting Edge Digital
Post-Session Chat Room - Digital Marketing
Post-Session Chat Room - Omnichannel Retail

Wednesday, September 28
11:30 – 12:15pm
Best Practices: Driving Loyalty in the Age of Hypercompetition

How Boxed Wholesale is Dominating in Mobile
How to Compete and Win in China E-Commerce
How to Thrive in an Era of Constant Change

2:00 - 3:00pm
How is Mobile Changing the Omnichannel Shopper Experience? A Facebook Perspective

It’s All Connected - The Secrets of Customer Journey Mapping
Retail Innovation: Omnichannel and The Future of Personalization

Complimentary registration is available to editorial members of the news media as well as accredited retail analysts and bloggers. For more information, please visit the Digital Summit media registration page., a division of the National Retail Federation, is the world's leading community for digital retail, offering thought leadership through original research and gold standard events. The community is made up of exclusive networking groups and committees that lead the global conversation surrounding innovative e-commerce trends and digital retail.

About NRF
NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy.