plénières programme retail

Monday September 10th, 2018

Discover the program of the first day



10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.


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To continuously maintain a lead and respond to their expectations of the consumers, retail must anticipate making way to new technologies.
It is a fact that the border between physical and digital trade has disappeared and the 2018 edition of Paris Retail Week will seal this union more than ever.
Welcome to the Smart Phygital era!

Study: The 5 major trends that will change tomorrow's retail trade in France and around the world

At the open plenary, Paris Retail Week et Havas Paris will present the 5 major trends that will change tomorrow's retail trade in France and around the world, revealed by a study based on a panel of French, Chinese and American consumers.

  • Hosted by Martine Fuxa, Chief editor E-Commerce Mag
  • Official inauguration by Arnaud Gallet, Paris Retail Week Director
  • Presentation of the Havas / Paris Retail Week 2018 Shopper Observer study by David Mingeon,Deputy CEO  Havas Paris

Roundtable with Jean Bernard Della Chiesa, Director of Innovation, Etam group  // Pierre Marie Desbazeille, Customer Marketing Director, Monoprix // Catherine de Bleeker, Brand Director, Oxybul éveil et jeux

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Smart Talk

Future of e-commerce : how much opportunity for growth there is with mobile commerce / Importance of building a great culture at the office


  • Chieh Huang - Co-Founder and CEO of


2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Keynote  “Empowering French brands in China with Retail as a Service”

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JD.Com, China’s largest retailer, uses advanced technology to provide consumers with the best overall shopping experience, allowing them to buy whatever they want, whenever and wherever they want it. Winston Cheng, President of International, and Florent Courau, Managing Director, JD France office will describe how the ecommerce giant, the world’s third largest internet company by revenue, is transforming the future of retail and helping brands and retailers around the globe to tap the potential of the massive Chinese consumer market.  They will also discuss how JD is offering its expertise in logistics, drone and autonomous vehicles, marketing, supply chain management, robotics, AI, and more, to other companies and organizations as part of JD’s “Retail as a Service” strategy.


  • Xia Ding, President of International Fashion and Head of TOPLIFE,
  • Florent Courau, General Director of in France


5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Paris Retail Awards Ceremony

With the presence of the jury headed by Céline Del Genes, Global Vice-President Football Concept to Consumer, Adidas HQ

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