Reviving retail success: the power of planning transformation

1 February 2024, America 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST

How can intelligent planning drive data-driven decision-making and optimize profitability?

Shifting gears towards retail success entails embracing the planning transformation opportunity. Intelligent planning is at the heart of the data-driven retail imperative. By adopting innovative approaches to traditional planning challenges, retailers can effectively turbocharge profitability and propel themselves onto the fast track to success.

Unified planning can optimize operations, enhance customer experiences, and fine-tune business strategies, ultimately leading to sustainable growth and a competitive edge in the dynamic retail landscape. But where do you start?

Join Board International and a select group of your industry peers to find out. Explore game-changing strategies to transform your retail planning, the solutions required to achieve this, and share best practices around what’s happening now and what lies ahead in this Meet the Boss roundtable.

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Event host

Matt Hopkins

Global Retail Marketing Director
Matt Hopkins is the Retail Industry Director of North America for Board. He is a forward-thinking industry find out more

About Board

Board’s Intelligent Planning Platform delivers solutions that help over 2,000 organizations worldwide plan smarter — enabling actionable insights and better outcomes. Board helps leading enterprises discover crucial insights which drive business decisions and unify strategy, finance and operations through more integrated and intelligent planning to achieve full control of performance. Partnering with Board, global enterprises such as H&M, BASF, Burberry, Toyota, Coca-Cola, KPMG, and HSBC have digitally transformed their planning processes. Founded in 1994, and now with 25 offices worldwide, Board International is recognized by leading analysts including BARC, Gartner, and IDC.

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Discussion topics

How do you ensure effective transformation to enhanced profitability and sustained success?

What innovative frameworks can you adopt for adaptable and agile retail planning?

How can AI/ML technologies present quick wins and provide positive impact for retail planning?

Why Attend

Closed door, tailored conversations to benchmark, share and get better equipped to solve complex transformation projects.

Experience shared learning

Meet industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives.

Benchmark with your industry peers

Discover and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed.

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"Very engaging on the right topics and with the right people, I very much look forward to (attending more) in the future"
Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"Since the session I did have several of the attendees reach out to me. We were able to grow our networks, connect together, share experiences, and I look forward to continuing those dialogs into the future"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"A great mixture of good topics, great technology, very engaging and having some leading experts in the field being there"
Dr Brian Letort, Fellow & Chief Enterprise Architect, Northrop Grumman
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David Kidder, CEO & Co-Founder, Bionic
"The roundtables were really valuable sessions."
Mike Welna, Senior Information Security Director, Boys Town
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"This is not your typical zoom. This is a lot more innovative. The look and feel is far more advanced than what I've seen before. "
Marty Sprinzen, Founder & CEO, Vantiq

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Solve key challenges and ensure relevant discussions connect with outcomes efficiently and at pace.


Access to industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives


Collaborate and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed


In-depth face time with the world’s leading tech companies pushing the boundaries to solve your challenges

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