The Disrupted Retail Summit

  • Thursday, 03/08/2018: 10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
  • Room: Marriott, Grand Ballroom F

Description

The retail and distribution landscape is changing extraordinarily fast, quickly exposing brands to new challenges and also many exciting new opportunities to get healthy products into the hands of consumers. 

To better understand changing consumer purchasing habits and opportunities at retail and online, we've enlisted the help of natural and organic products retail, distribution, and brand experts to share actionable insights and tactics to help inform individual channel strategies. 

Brands will leave this Summit with a better understanding of how to successfully navigate a complex retail and distribution environment.

10:30 - 10:35am Welcome

  • Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting
  • Carlotta Mast, New Hope Network 
10:35 - 10:45am The Road to Retail: Expo West 2018
  • Rick Polito, New Hope Network 
10:45 - 11:25am Strategies for Getting & Staying on Shelf in a Changing Retail Market 
  • Moderator: Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting
  • Danielle Vogel, Glen's Garden Market
  • Jim Nielsen, Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Ben Friedland, Lucky's Market
11:25am - 11:45am Building Strong Relationships at Retail
  • Moderator: Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting
  • Eric Carl, Target 
  • Eric Ryan, Olly

11:45am - 12:15pm Lunch Break (on your own)

12:15pm - 12:20pm Welcome Back

12:20 - 12:40pm The Digital Demo: Standing Out on Amazon

  • Aashish Tripathi, Amazon Launchpad

12:40pm - 1:10pm Case Studies in eCommerce: Growing your Brand Online

  • Moderator: Betsy McGinn, eComm Consulting
  • Josh Tabin, Wild Zora
  • Madeline Haydon, NutPods

1:10 - 1:25pm Building Strong Relationships Online

1:25 - 2:15pm Distribution Discussions

  • John Raiche, UNFI

2:15 - 2:45pm Closing Keynote 

  • Walter Robb

Speakers

Ben Friedland

Vice President of Marketing
Lucky's Market
Speaker

Betsy McGinn

Founder
McGinn eCommConsulting
Moderator

Bob Burke

Principal
Natural Products Consulting
Master of Ceremonies

Carlotta Mast

Senior Vice President of Content
New Hope Network
Speaker

Danielle Vogel

Founder & Owner
Glen's Garden Market
Speaker

Eric Carl

Merchandising Wellness Strategy Lead
Target
Speaker

Eric Ryan

Co-Founder & CEO
Olly
Speaker

Jim Nielsen

President & Chief Operating Officer
Sprouts Farmers Market
Speaker

John Raiche

SVP Marketing & Supplier Relationships
UNFI
Speaker

Josh Tabin

Co-Founder
Wild Zora Foods, LLC
Speaker

Madeline Haydon

Founder & CEO
nutpods
Speaker

Moiz Ali

Founder & CEO
Native
Speaker

Rick Polito

Editor in Chief, Nutrition Business Journal
New Hope Network
Speaker

Walter Robb

Former Co-CEO
Whole Foods Market
Keynote