Marquee invite-only industry event empowers top retailers with cutting edge technology insights to successfully navigate COVID-19 disruption
Vancouver, BC – August 25th, 2020 – FIND Innovation Labs (FIND) announced their sponsorship commitment to The Lead Classroom Merchandise and Design Event being held on September 10th and 17th, 2020. This year’s event will be a virtual classroom sponsored in conjunction with Brainbase, MakerSights, and Savitude. Over 45 retail luminaries including Liz Hershfield, Senior Vice President, Sourcing, Supply Chain & Sustainability, Madewell, Robert Rizzolo, Divisional Vice President, Global Merchandising, Michael Kors, Jessy Dover, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Dagne Dover, PC Chandra, Head of Global Operations (Former), DVF will play an active role in the success of the Classroom Event.
“With the advent of COVID-19, planners and buyers face numerous new challenges to accurately plan merchandise buys’, said Poya Haghnegahdhar, CEO, of FIND. ‘FIND is proud to be a sponsor of The Lead Classroom event and help bring together top industry professionals to collaboratively discuss their most pressing issues and explore how the latest technology and approaches can enable them to plan the best course forward.”
The September Classroom event will focus on how to realign processes and incentives, incorporate technology, and create a culture that puts customer data (and input) as the main driver for product development and assortment planning. Over the course of two days, attendees will collaborate via structured interactive workshops focused on real-world tactics and success strategies, personal leadership and change management tools, and identifying innovative technology and acquisition strategies. For more information on the Classroom Event, please click here.
“We are thrilled to welcome FIND as a sponsor to our upcoming Classroom Merchandise and Design event’, said Sonal Gandhi, Chief Product Officer, The Lead. ‘With excess inventory and continuing uncertainty, now more than ever, retail merchandising requires a fundamental overall. Technology such AI-based planning offered by FIND represents the type of investments that we believe are poised to deliver the most impact to improving our retail partner’s bottom line.”
About FIND Innovation
FIND Innovation is a Vancouver based SaaS software solutions provider delivering Artificial Intelligence powered applications to a range of inventory and planning dependent industries. It’s flagship product offering, FIND Plan™ brings the power of predictive AI to retailers – reducing stock outs, over buys and retail waste.
About The Lead
The Lead’s mission is to bridge the fashion & retail industry with the global Silicon Valley. We are a multi-platform media company with research, a quarterly publication, and executive events ranging from 65 to 2,000 people. Digital transformation in the fashion-retail-commerce space is a macro trend gaining in velocity. Our work is to reveal what is coming next and to help our community get ahead of it.
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