The Baker Retailing Center hosts invitation-only conferences and roundtables for industry and academic participants to spark a dialogue about retail business issues.

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Baker Retailing Center Summit

October 15, 2019
The Plaza Hotel
New York City

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The Baker Retailing Center will hold its annual summit Powering the Future of Retail in a Changing Environment at The Plaza Hotel NYC on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. We are co-hosting this full day summit with The Retail Leaders Circle and in partnership with XRC Labs.

This invitation-only summit will convene the most progressive minds in retail; including fashion, wellness, luxury, lifestyle, and the food & beverage industries. This invigorating gathering will provide leaders with context to rethink their strategic direction, and a deep dive into the thought leadership, power play moves, and emergence of new business models reshaping the industry.

Powering the Future of Retail in a Changing Environment will convene an eclectic and influential group omnichannel retailers, brand leaders, founders of technology-enabled DTC brands, members of the Baker Retailing Center’s boards, and select industry partners.

Past Conferences

November 7-8, 2018

Technology and Retail 3.0


October 6-7, 2016

Disruption in Retail


April 30-May 1, 2015

Online Luxury Retail


April 28-29, 2014

The Retail and Consumer Goods Executive Summit: High-Velocity Growth

May 22-23, 2013

Emotional Connections in Retailing: Designing Consumer and Employee Emotional Experiences


June 20-21, 2012

Retailing in a Global, Multichannel World


April 5, 2012

Creating Lasting Change: From Social Entrepreneurship to Sustainability in Retail

multichannel conference

February 14, 2012

Multi-Channel Shopping: Online - Offline Interaction and Social Media


April 21, 2011

Future of Brand Building and Brand Experience: The Blurring Boundaries Between Advertising and Retailing

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