in collaboration wirh microsoft
THINKING RETAIL! EVENT - 21st of March, London

Guest Speakers

Eya Yerkes
Vice President of Planning,
Allocation and Systems

Maureen Minard
Group Vice President Applications

Columbus Consulting Group
Nancy Marino

Manel Jimenez
Supply Chain Director

Robert Hetu – Research Director

Jacques Vert
John Bovill
Commercial Director 

Justyn Dunt’s
Head of Merchandising

Louis Vuitton Malletier
Patrick Ferrand
Director of Synergies
Estelle Rigal
Demand & Supply Manager
Alexandra Stretz
Supply Chain Application Manager


Karen Laucka-Caudill
Global Alliance Director


The Savoy
Strand, London
United Kingdom WC2R 0EU

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Looking for Integrated Retail Planning best practices?
Learn how your industry peers are facing multi-channel challenges and innovating their Retail Planning processes

Following the success of previous years, TXT Maple Lake is delighted to announce that the third edition of the Thinking Retail! Event, its global symposium dedicated to Integrated Retail Planning for the Fashion & Retail community, will take place on March 21st 2013 in London. The Event brings together TXT Maple Lake’s customers, thought leaders and TXT experts from across Europe and North America to discuss the best practices in Integrated Retail Planning, share experiences and innovations. The focus of the day will be how companies can boost their business performance by implementing integrated planning processes and solutions across the areas of:

  • Multi-Channel Integrated Planning
  • Merchandise & Assortment Planning
  • Forecasting, Allocation and Replenishment in Multichannel contexts
  • PLM and the convergence with mobile


Featuring the participation of Gartner
The event features the outstanding participation of Robert Hetu, Research Director with the Gartner Retail Industries Services team and responsible for tracking the technology and market trends impacting retail. His experience includes 28 years with leading retailers and manufacturers such as Macy's, VF Corp. and Kmart. Mr. Hetu will take the audience through the best practices in consumer-centric assortment planning, allocation and replenishment in an environment characterized by overall Globalization, Consumerization and Cross-Channel Retailing.

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Who should attend?

CEO, CIO, Merchandising Directors, Supply Chain Directors, Retail Directors, Planning and Allocation Directors, Product Development Directors and Marketing Directors from the retail industry.

TXT MAPLE LAKE is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative planning solutions for the Retail and Fashion sectors. Its proven expertise in Merchandise and Assortment Planning, Allocation, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Demand Forecasting & Replenishment contribute to maximizing sales and profitability for retailers and fashion brands worldwide. TXT e-solutions acquired Maple Lake in September 2012, extending its global reach and further expanding its practice in Integrated Retail Planning.

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