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Wavefront – Reimagining Retail – Using IoT to shape the store of the future

2017-10-18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What to expect:

Join us to explore how the Internet of Things (“IoT”) will shape the future of retail through a fireside chat on industry trends and a design thinking workshop to solution around key challenges.

Gale Blank, VP IT at Holt Renfrew will provide an update on the state of the luxury retail industry and frame a problem to be solved within the luxury retail market. Following this, a design thinking workshop will engage all attendees to generate solutions around the key concepts and problems presented by Gale.

Who it's for:

The event is designed to bring together a key industry retailer with designers, developers and business leaders to discuss industry trends and ideate solutions to current retail challenges through an interactive workshop.


5:30 pm – Networking

6:00 pm – Opening Remarks Wavefront

6:10 pm – Fireside chat with Gale Blank, VP of IT at Holt Renfrew. Followed by Q&A with audience.

6:45pm – Design Thinking Workshop

  • Discover and Define – Opportunities and challenges presented by Holt Renfrew
  • Develop – Brainstorming exercise
  • Deliver – Identify top ideas
  • Evolve – Focus and refine top ideas
  • Pitching – Teams pitch solutions to audience

8:15pm – Final Remarks

8:30pm – Networking


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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240 Richmond St W
Toronto, ON M5V 2C5
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