Future Stores Europe 2020

19 - 20 May, 2020

The Tower Hill Hotel, London

Jochen Schmidt, Vice President, Distribution and Real Estate at Swarovski
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Jochen Schmidt


Vice President, Distribution and Real Estate
Swarovski

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Main Day 2 Creating Value-Add Experiences

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020


9:00 AM Future Focus Keynote: Embracing the concept of flexible retail: How consumer behaviour is impacting long-lease contracts and the repurposing of retail space

Ø  How will evolving customer expectations change the purpose of physical retail spaces and how will bricks and mortars role in the customer journey change?
Ø  How can you re-purpose low footfall stores as distribution centres and provide value-add for customers by cutting shipping costs?
Ø  The changing role of real estate in retail: What is the best approach to engage with this side of the business and break down silos to better identify and mitigate store investment risks?
Ø  How to use modular store designs to allow flexibility, follow trends and constantly evolve your physical space to delight customers
Ø  How to design a multi-purpose and budget-friendly stores to allow your store associates to personalise with event areas, promotions, live instalments and additional immersive experiences
Ø  How to mitigate your investment risks with flexible lease terms and conditions to bring down occupancy costs and lower CAPEX