Retail industry experts and executives from leading retailers will come together at CashStar‘s annual Digital Gifting Retailer Roundtable event on July 12 in Portland to discuss the future of retail and digital marketing. Attendees will join channel and payments leaders, eCommerce experts and more than 25 major retail brands, such as Best Buy, Gap, Groupon, L.L. Bean, Apple, Starbucks, Walmart and The Home Depot, to share insight and best practices on the latest trends, innovations and strategies, including mobile gifting, social gifting and how retailers are leveraging eGifts as an alternative currency.
Former Governor of Maine and current U.S. Senate Candidate Angus King will welcome attendees and kick off the event. Session speakers include:
- Sunil Gupta, Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Marketing Department Head, Harvard Business School
- Sucharita Mulpuru, Vice President and Principal Analyst serving e-Business & Channel Strategy Professionals, Forrester
- Mark Boncheck, Senior Vice President of Communities and Networks, Sears Holdings Company
- John Grund, Partner, First Annapolis Consulting
- Jordy Leiser, Co-Founder and CEO, Stella Service
“This one-day event focuses on the intersection of the rapidly emerging digital economy and the world of eGifting. This is becoming one of the most important retail conferences of the summer as retailers map their digital strategies for the fast-approaching holiday season,” said David Stone, co-founder and CEO of CashStar. “Attendees will learn what retailers are doing now to leverage eGifts, how mobile payments and social media will play an important and growing role, and what considerations to make when choosing a digital gifting strategy to help drive revenue.”
Members of the media are welcome to attend.
What: CashStar’s Annual Digital Gifting Retailer Roundtable
When: July 12, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Ocean Gateway, 14 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland, ME
About CashStar, Inc. CashStar is the preferred digital gifting and incentives partner for retailers nationwide. These retail brands leverage CashStar to easily and securely integrate digital gifting strategies to increase sales and customer loyalty. CashStar offers consumers an unmatched personalized eGift experience via email, mobile and social channels. It is the only company to successfully combine an on-demand B2C and B2B digital gifting and incentives platform with innovative multichannel marketing strategies. More than 250 brands are successfully partnering with CashStar to drive incremental sales, increase retention and boost profitability including Best Buy, Chili’s Grill & Bar, CVS/pharmacy, Gap, Pottery Barn, QVC, Staples, Starbucks, T.G.I. Friday’s, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more about how CashStar is constantly innovating the way businesses deliver personalized gifting experiences to consumers and partners in the digital world, please visit www.cashstar.com or e-mail .
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