re:Focus on eCommerce, Retail & Logistics
February 10, 2022 | Courtyard by Marriott Bucharest Floreasca (Hybrid Event)
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Stay tuned, re:FOCUS on eCommerce, Retail & Logistics will start streaming on February 10 at 11:00 AM. Make sure to click the bell and set a reminder so you won't miss a second of BR's first event of 2022!


Given the increase in e-commerce demand and customer expectations, Online and Offline Retailers are adapting and innovating in this new, retail reality, to win the hearts and minds of their customers, as supply chains and logistics must earn customer loyalty and market share, designing a modern, data-driven, customer-centric execution process.

re:FOCUS on eCommerce, Retail & Logistics will be a hybrid event, on-site* at the Courtyard by Marriott Bucharest Floreasca and online via the Business Review YouTube channel, committed to revealing the latest trends and predicting future ones, while offering solutions to the current challenges of eCommerce, Retail & Logistics.

The conference will bring together leading Retailers and Omnichannel innovators. Supply Chains & Logistics Major Players, sharing their valuable insights, best practices, challenges and opportunities about how to strategically reach long-term growth goals, no matter the uncertainty.

Featuring live stream panel discussion, presentations, interviews and Q&A sessions with key players across the industry.


*if the pandemic situation will allow

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Connect with an entire network of professionals in the sector that lead their companies’ retail & logistics strategy, in order to learn valuable insights and form deep lasting business relationships.

Discover how to be hands on your platform for web commerce, product management and supply chain automation.
Panel 1
10:30 - 11:00
Welcome Coffee & Registrations
11:00 - 13:00
eCommerce and the Courier Industry

• Challenges, trends and strategies that are revolutionizing eCommerce and omnichannel
• Future Payment Methods in eCommerce
• Creating personalized online shopping experiences
• Customer Centricity: The customer is everything and all operations, practices and deliveries must be centered around value
• With the eCommerce opportunity growing fast, multi-channel transforms operations to fit in line with shifts in b2b and b2c norms of the future
• Using tools to identify customer behaviors to offer personalized recommendations and experiences
• How courier companies have adapted in order to keep the supply chain uninterrupted
• Investments in the development and modernisation of courier hubs
• Digitalization of courier companies: chatbots, PDAs, "Predictability" projects, mPOS
• The future of the courier industry: complete fulfillment services
• How do courier companies approach sustainability?

Raluca Radu
Country Manager | Answear Romania
Jarosław Śliwa
CEO | Cargus
Stejara Pircan
Senior VP | eMAG
Lucian Baltaru
CEO | Sameday
Adrian Mihai
CEO | FAN Courier
Cristi Movila
Eastern Europe GM & EMEA SVP | VTEX
Viorel Vasile
Cards Unit Director | Alpha Bank
Moderator: Georgiana Iancu
Partener & Leader Departament Taxe Indirecte | EY Romania
13:00 - 13:15
Networking Break
Panel 2
13:15 - 14:45
Retail & Logistics

• Reinventing retail and reconnecting with customers
• Building broader, more dynamic shopping experiences
• Bridging the gap between offline and online
• Classic retailers’ rapid adaptation and transition to a new, digital, reality
• Logistics Meet Innovation: views and insights on the challenges and trends faced by the logistics industry
• Transport and logistics companies in the spotlight: growth opportunities
• New technologies to engage offline customers; bringing in-store digital experiences
• Health and safety standards in industrial spaces
• Alternatives to classic warehousing
• Innovations in Digital Payment Methods: from cloud to mobile point-of-sale (mPOS)

Geanina Ungureanu
Senior Asset & Leasing Retail Manager | IMMOFINANZ
Catalin Pozdarie
CEO | Hervis
Tiberiu Teleanu
Expansion & Asset Management Director | Auchan Retail Romania
Sebastian Mahu
Head of Asset Management | IULIUS
Tudor Iuga
Senior Consultant Industrial & Logistics Services | CBRE Romania
Moderator: Cristiana Fernbach
Partner KPMG Legal - Toncescu si Asociatii, Retail and Consumer Markets
14:45 - 15:00
Networking Break
Panel 3
15:00 - 16:30
The Deposit Return System

• Retail & logistics’ biggest challenge of 2022: implementing the Deposit Return System
• A challenge or an opportunity? The DRS has been described as an effective instrument towards a circular economy, but how prepared are producers, retailers, distributors, and authorities to create a functional Deposit Return System?
• What are the rules of this new game and who makes them? Who will manage the system?
• What are the costs of adopting the system?
• “The system will only work if all producers are fully involved, all retailers, all distributors and - most importantly - all citizens are involved and contribute to its success.” Barna Tánczos, Minister of Environment, Water and Forests. Will everyone get on board, from producers to consumers, and from authorities to retailers & distributors?
• The Minister’s goal in the first year is a recovery rate of 65%, followed by a target of 85-95% in the third year. How realistic are these numbers?
• Reimbursement of the deposit, cash, credit card, vouchers, or tokens? How will it work in practice?
• How will consumers react to the DRS and how to improve awareness towards this issue?

Cosmin Teodoru
General Director | Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests
Julia Leferman
General Manager | Brewers of Romania Association
Alice Nichita
President | National Soft Drinks Association (ANBR)
Bogdan Purcherea
Managing Director | Envipco Holding
Emanuel Parvulescu
Head of Environment | Cora
Moderator: Ionut Georgescu
Founder & CEO | FEPRA
Networking Lunch
Raluca Radu
Country Manager, ANSWEAR Romania
Lucian Baltaru
CEO at Sameday
Stejara Pircan
Senior VP eMAG
Adrian Mihai
CEO at FAN Courier
Jarosław Śliwa
CEO at Cargus
Cristi Movila
Eastern Europe GM & EMEA SVP at VTEX
Georgiana Iancu
Moderator | Partner, Indirect Tax Leader at EY
Viorel Vasile
Cards Unit Director at Alpha Bank Romania
Geanina Ungureanu
Senior Asset and Leasing Retail Manager at IMMOFINANZ
Sebastian Mahu
Head of Asset Management at IULIUS
Catalin Pozdarie
CEO at Hervis Sports Romania
Tiberiu Teleanu
Expansion & Asset Management Director at Auchan Retail Romania
Cristiana Fernbach
Moderator | Partner KPMG Legal - Toncescu si Asociatii, Retail and Consumer Markets
Tudor Iuga
Senior Consultant Industrial & Logistics Services at CBRE Romania
Bogdan Purcherea
Managing Director at Envipco Holding
Cosmin Teodoru
General Director at the Romanian Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests
Julia Leferman
General Manager at Brewers of Romania Association
Emanuel Parvulescu
Head of Environment at Cora
Alice Nichita
President at National Soft Drinks Association (ANBR)
Ionut Georgescu
Moderator | Founder & CEO at FEPRA

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