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Retail leaders explore future perspectives at NRF 2020 Vision

The National Retail Federation (NRF) will gather the biggest leaders in retail, technology and business at its 109th annual convention, NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show, in New York City in January. Global retail leaders will explore future perspectives of retail at the show and will offer their forward-thinking ideas to 38,000 retailers from nearly 100 countries.

“Retail continues its ongoing, fast paced transformation, evolving in order to meet changing expectations of customers, incorporating new technologies, creating jobs and investing in the future,” said Matthew Shay, president and CEO forNRF. “NRF 2020 provides a platform for attendees to understand the vision and hear insights from retail’s most talented leaders on how to succeed in business through innovative thinking and smart investments.”

Confirmed headline speakers to date

  • Ajay Banga, president and CEO, Mastercard
  • John Furner, president and CEO, Sam’s Club
  • Neela Montgomery, CEO, Crate and Barrel
  • Marc Lore, president and CEO, Walmart eCommerce U.S.
  • Paul Ryan, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2015-2019)
  • Helena Foulkes, CEO, Hudson’s Bay Company

Other notable speakers

  • Matt Alexander, CEO, Neighborhood Goods
  • Kate Ancketill, CEO and founder, GDR Creative Intelligence 
  •  Scott Cutler, CEO, StockX
  • Craig Dubitsk, founder, Hello products
  • David Boynton, CEO, The Body Shop Global 
  • Winston Fisher, CEO, AREA15
  • Seth Goldman, executive chairman, Beyond Meat 
  • Rick Gomez, executive vice president and chief marketing and digital officer, Target 
  • Peter Horvath, CEO, Green Growth Brands 
  • Ron Johnson, co-founder and CEO, Enjoy 
  • Ben Kaufman, founder and CEO, CAMP
  • Aaron Levant, CEO, NTWRK
  • Tom Lewand, CEO, Shinola
  • Tal Zvi Nathanel, CEO and co-founder, Showfields
  • Micky Onvural, CEO, Bonobos
  • Karalyn Smith, chief people officer, Sephora
  • Tim Steiner, CEO, Ocado
  • Tracy Sun,  co-founder and senior vice president of new markets, Poshmark
  • Kara Swisher, co-founder and editor-at-large, Recode
  • Rakesh Tondon, CEO and co-founder, Le Tote 
  • Martin Urrutia Islas, group head of global retail innovation, Lego

Additional details for sessions and speakers at NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, visit nrf.com.

Originally posted Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2019