Innovation Stage

The Innovation Stage is the focal point for our inspirational, innovation-focused sessions. From building innovation-driven cultures to leveraging emerging technologies, from the dos and don’ts of digital transformation to preparing for the customer of the future, the Innovation Stage is your go-to for hearing the latest insights from cutting-edge retailers and brands.

2023’s key sessions included:

  • ‘Innovation Panel – Putting innovation at the heart of retail’ with Geri Hebberd, Senior Director, Future Operational, Asda; Jo Hickson, Head of Labs, Tesco Technology & Group Innovation, Tesco; Stuart Ramage, Head of Digital Strategy & Innovation, Marks & Spencer; and Fiona Brown, Head of Digital Transformation, Boots
  • ‘Sustainability through innovation: Hype vs reality’ with Saul Resnick, CEO, UK & Ireland, DHL Supply Chain
  • ‘The Nala’s Baby story one year on – From launch to a £17m+ brand’ with Casyo ‘Krept’ Johnson & Sasha Ellese Gilbert, Co-Founders, Nala’s Baby
  • ‘Science & Art – VoC and data-driven innovation’ with Adam Cotgreave, Chief Customer & Sustainability Officer, Seasalt Cornwall
  • ‘Driving innovation to survive, thrive and grow in turbulent times’ with Ryan den Rooijen, Chief eCommerce Officer, Chalhoub Group

All RetailJam attendees get access to the Innovation Stage. This is where you gain an overview of the big picture, and hear the latest trends affecting the industry right now. These aren’t the tired old power point presentations that you’ve heard time and time again. You’ll walk away with actionable insights on the topics most important to your business.

2023’s Innovation Stage Speakers

You’ll hear from our Innovators on:

  • Building an internal innovation hub
  • Creating a culture of innovation
  • Identifying opportunities for innovation in turbulent times
  • The dos and don’ts of digital transformation
  • Understanding the customer of today and preparing for the customer of tomorrow