Shoptalk Europe will host 200+ truly diverse industry leading speakers—from established retailers to innovative new startups and prolific investors.

The programme will cover the latest technologies, trends and business models, as well as the rapid transformation of what consumers discover, shop for and buy—everything ranging from apparel and electronics to beauty and grocery. Shoptalk Europe’s agenda leads the retail industry narrative. Expect important industry insights and perspectives from an unparalleled line-up of speakers.

Shoptalk Europe will feature brand new Shoptalk Original Content—this includes 100% independent research, data, frameworks, benchmarking studies, and visual guides developed in-house by the Shoptalk team. Shoptalk Original Content covers an extensive line-up of topics highlighted on stage, as well as off-stage, through engaging activations and experiences and includes both strategic and tactical insights.

Agenda Themes

Key agenda themes for Shoptalk Europe include:

  • The Transformation of Physical Retail
  • Groundbreaking Digital Experiences
  • The Future of Grocery & FMCG
  • The Post-Pandemic Shopping Experience
  • The New Retail Organisation
  • Fulfilment, Pickup & Delivery
  • The Changing Consumer
  • Growth Strategies for the Next Normal
  • Global Retail Experiences & Innovations
  • Groundbreaking Marketing Strategies & Tactics
  • The Future of Brands
  • Personalisation & Evolving Customer Relationships
  • Emerging Retail Technologies
  • Evolving Brand-Retailer Relationships
  • Using Data Effectively
  • The Role of Purpose in Business
  • Innovative Approaches to Sustainability in Retail
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Culture & Leadership

We will be announcing the agenda in Autumn 2021. Join our mailing list for the latest updates.


Shoptalk Europe’s 200+ speakers are industry leaders and innovators from a broad cross-section of companies. Ranging from established retailers and brands to innovative new startups and prolific investors.

Shoptalk Europe is committed to a truly diverse speaker line-up. Apply to speak here.


confirmed speakers as of 10/22/2021

Sasha Astafyeva



Pouya Boland

Co-Founder & CEO


Nicole Srock.Stanley

Founder & CEO

dan pearlman Group

Benjamin Thompson

Head of Digital Transformation

Endeavour Drinks Group, a unit of Woolworths Group

Lars Kietzer

VP Product Development


Charlie Cole



Susan Barratt



Cassandra Hicks Bergsland

Director of Omnichannel

John Lewis

Michael Truluck


La Redoute International

Gary Arora

Global Launchpad Lead & Head of Seeds of Change Accelerator


Sonja Moosburger

Managing Director

MediaMarktSaturn N3XT

Dirk Graber


Mister Spex

Jessica Schultz

General Partner


JuE Wong



Julia Bösch

CEO & Co-Founder


Anna Farberov

GM PepsiCo Labs, Global Venture & Innovation


David Katz

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Randa Apparel & Accessories

Krystina Gustafson

SVP, Content


Joe Laszlo

VP, Content


Bruno Mourão

Head of IT Transformation and IT Strategy & Experimentation


Heather Kang

President & GM, International Commerce

Stanley Black & Decker

Barbara Kahn

Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

The Wharton School

Matt Kelleher

Group CIO

Wm Morrison PLC

Tom Philipson

Co-Founder & Managing Director


Dr. Carsten Keller

VP Direct-to-Consumer & Managing Director Connected Retail