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"The Future of Retail" to Be Unveiled at Dx3 CanadaCanada's Only Digital Expo Announces Day 2 Keynote (January 19, 2012)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/12 -- Dx3 Canada, Canada's only expo dedicated to digital marketing, digital advertising and digital retailing today announced that Doug Stephens, Founder, Retail Prophet Consulting & Candice Faktor, President, Shopcatch and VP, Strategy and New Ventures, Torstar Digital will be delivering a keynote presentation on the second day of the expo. The presentation will be entitled "The Future of Retail" and will examine what is in-store for Canadian Retailers in 2012 and beyond. The presentation will take place at 8.30am, next Thursday (Jan 26) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. 700 Level: Room 701B; Hall E.
"I'm looking forward to Dx3 because I feel we're at a historic and wildly exhilarating point in the evolution of retail. I'm anticipating more change in retail in the next 5 years than we've seen in the previous 500. The only way for retailers to cope with these changes is to be the one causing them to happen" said Doug Stevens, Founder Retail Prophet Consulting.
"2012 is the year mobile shopping is going mainstream as smartphone users become the norm and use their devices to shop smarter. Retailers must take advantage of the game-changing shift in consumer behaviour to be relevant. There is a massive opportunity for retailers to harness the power of mobile to drive people in store, increase basket size and drive customer loyalty. Hopefully our session at Dx3, will enable Canadian retailers to overcome some of the challenges that they are facing in the digital arena" said Candice Faktor, Candice Faktor, President, Shopcatch and VP, Strategy and New Ventures, Torstar Digital.
Dx3 Canada's Day One Keynote will host a live session CBC's "The Debaters", where comedian Steve Patterson will moderate a satirical debate on the state of Internet advertising.
Both days' Keynotes are free for all pre - registered attendees and exhibitors. For free registration to Dx3 Canada go to www.dx3canada.com.
About Dx3 Canada
Dx3 Canada is Canada's first major tradeshow serving digital marketers, digital advertisers, and digital retailers. The first ever Dx3 Canada event will take place January 25-26, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Dx3 Canada is organized by Hut2Hut Events. Attendance to the Dx3 Canada trade show is free with pre-registration. For more information, visit www.dx3canada.com.
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