Join Retail Week on June 11 for a free half-day conference on the new tech and innovations shaping supply chains. Hear from the Co-op, IBM, Harrods, Insider Trends and many more.

Robots, drones, automation, AI… supply chains are evolving at pace and it’s now more important than ever that retailers put customers at their heart.

On Tuesday June 11, Retail Week will bring together retail leaders and industry experts at an exclusive London venue to uncover how to achieve a customer-centric – and cost-efficient – supply chain.

And you’re invited to join them.

If you work for a retailer in supply chain, operations or logistics and want to leverage the opportunities presented by new tech and innovations to build a super-competitive supply chain, then this free half-day conference is for you.

Places are limited, so register your attendance now by emailing

Hosted by DLA Piper, BluJay Solutions and Zencargo, the event will see Co-op senior strategy manager Jason Perry reveal how robots have helped the convenience grocer transform last-mile delivery with tangible results.

You’ll also hear from Harrods distribution director Simon Finch on how the department store is using automation to revolutionise its warehouses and cut costs.

Meanwhile, Cate Trotter, head of trends specialist Insider Trends, will explore what the supply chain of the future will look like, with case studies from both inside and outside retail.

Richard Stockley, IBM’s head of blockchain UK & Ireland, will be leading an interactive keynote session on how retailers can make blockchain really work for them. 

NearSt chief executive and co-founder Nick Brackenbury will discuss how technology is enabling shops to list live in-store inventory, driving fulfilment and sales.

And finally, Ian Howes, supply operations and development director at Sainsbury’s Argos, will leave you with food for thought on the benefits of collaborating to consolidate your supply base.

Insider Trends’ Trotter commented: “I can’t wait to share my expert opinion on how the supply chain is evolving in the digital landscape.

“I’ll be giving retailers a glance into the most exciting developments in the space from Ocado to, alongside innovations in other verticals that retailers can learn from.”