influence group presents


THE RETREAT FOR THOSE RESHAPING BRICK-AND-MORTAR

RetailSpaces is a one-of-a-kind retreat for store development and design leaders.

September 23-25, 2018 –

the influence hotel @ Hotel Valley Ho

CUTTING EDGE CONTENT. STRATEGIC SOURCING. UNFORGETTABLE NETWORKING.

The Right Content

RetailSpaces features a proper balance of TED-inspired talks and peer-to-peer discussions on the topics and issues that are top of mind for store development leaders today. No lengthy presentations or panels.

Identify Strategic Partners

The days of wandering through an expo hall are over! We bring together the industry’s most innovative suppliers and service providers and you are able to schedule one-on-one time with only the ones that suit the needs of your business.

Memorable Networking

Wouldn’t it be fun to travel to Scottsdale and sit in a conference center all day? Yeah, didn’t think so! Kart Racing, an Old Town Pub Crawl, and a RetailSpaces Rocks! Party with surprise musical acts are just a few of the memorable events we have planned.

“Fun, educational, and great venue. Very worthwhile!”

– Director of Construction, Nike

Speakers Include:

b8ta

b8ta

 

Positive Psychology Expert

Positive Psychology Expert

Warby Parker

Warby Parker

 

WeWork

WeWork

 

FITCH

FITCH

 

Walgreens

Walgreens

 

Shinola

Shinola

 

WD Partners

WD Partners

Experience it Yourself

Check out highlights from RetailSpaces’17 in Palm Springs:

From the Blog

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Store Development is Becoming More Complex. Here’s Why.

The last 5 years in store development has seen a jump in the industry’s difficulty rating. Retail leaders say attracting millennials’ attention, ecommerce competition, rising costs and labor shortages are the biggest challenges facing store development today.

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Is Alibaba Winning the Race to Reinvent Retail?

Chinese grocery store Hema is an integral part of Alibaba's “New Retail” initiatives. The store provides a high- resolution snapshot of the digitized store. According to Erica Matthews of Alibaba Group such a development would be vital in the push to harmonize online and offline shopping.

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Tackling Rising Store Development Costs

Dealing with ever-escalating construction costs is an unavoidable reality for store development leaders. Indeed, it’s part of the job description itself. But as retailers sift about for new strategies to keep up with a rapidly evolving consumer, so too does it become increasingly difficult to..

@ Hotel Valley Ho

This year we are taking over the Hotel Valley Ho, a luxury, hip and vibrant boutique Scottsdale resort and transforming it into the influence hotel. Named “one of the best-preserved mid-century hotels in the country”, Hotel Valley Ho is the place where your cool comes out to play.

@ Hotel Valley Ho – Scottsdale, AZ

This year we are taking over the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale and transforming it into the influence hotel. A luxury, hip and vibrant boutique chic urban resort. Steps away from downtown Scottsdale. Named “one of the best-preserved mid-century hotels in the country” by author and architect Alan Hess, Hotel Valley Ho is the place where your cool comes out to play.

“The quality of the speakers, attendees and vendors was fantastic. One of the best conferences I’ve been to. Educational, inspirational and fun!”

– SVP & Chief Officer of Real Estate, Destination XL Group

Join US!

RetailSpaces is limited to senior brand executives who lead store development, design, and construction. Registration is Complimentary and includes 2 nights’ accommodation, meals and access to all sessions and networking events.


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