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A one-day summit with the region’s most forward-thinking retailers.



Welcome to Hong Kong!

Join us to discuss experiential retail solutions that will optimize your shoppers’ experience.

RetailNext Beyond is coming to Hong Kong! Join shopper experience advocates, retail transformation evangelists and data mavericks to deepen conversation around the state of retail and what the future holds. Learn how you can empower retailers at every level of the enterprise by going beyond.

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Top Trends

Learn the top trends impacting retail.

  • Data will drive in-store decisions
  • Deep learning will become more sophisticated
  • Brick-and-mortar stores will continue to flourish

Case Studies

How data and analytics can improve the shopping experience.

  • Determine effectiveness quickly
  • A/B test and implement adjustments
  • Make continuous improvements

Best Practices

Best practices for retail and the use of data.

  • Optimize for growth and sales
  • Understand the full shopper journey
  • Test and measure new store concepts


Sang Joon Ahn

Senior Manager

Sang Joon Ahn leads the luxury and retail verticals in APAC for Ekimetrics, a global data science consulting firm. Sang began his career in engineering and transitioned into analytics consulting after receiving his MBA from UCLA Anderson in 2013. Prior to Ekimetrics, Sang worked at Neustar-MarketShare, a global marketing analytics firm, starting at headquarters in…

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Alexei Agratchev

Alexei Agratchev

CEO & Co-Founder

Alexei Agratchev is the CEO and Co-founder of RetailNext and he serves on its Board of Directors. Before founding RetailNext in 2007, the world’s first technology company dedicated to providing advanced in-store analytics for brick-and-mortar retail businesses, Alexei spent eight years at Cisco Systems. During his tenure at Cisco, Alexei held a number of leadership positions with direct…

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Greg Porlier

Greg Porlier

Head of International Sales

Greg Porlier is the Head of International Business Development at RetailNext, where he is primarily responsible for managing and growing RetailNext’s business in the EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, including the development of strategic partnerships with leading integrator and solution providers globally. Greg joined RetailNext in 2011, and has served as an enterprise sales director…

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Lauren Bitar

Head of Retail Consulting - RetailNext

Lauren Bitar began her retail career as an assistant buyer in the executive training program at Macy’s. Her experience in merchandising and planning mixed with management consulting and store operations further fueled her retail passion. Lauren received her MBA from Wharton in 2012 and returned to her hometown of Miami to work for Eberjey. Where…

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Be there for ground-breaking presentations from leading retail enthusiasts

We look forward to sharing inspiring retail stories with you and your team. Retailers and retail experts will be speaking on a range of topics from store operations to sales associate empowerment. Stick around after the presentations for networking and lunch.

  • 8:00am Registration

    Check-in and grab some lite breakfast refreshments before a day full of retail thought leadership.

  • 9:00am Opening Remarks & Executive Panel

    Join this executive panel as they discuss global points of view in retail moderated by Alexei Agratchev, CEO & Co-Founder, RetailNext

  • 10:00am Powering the Retail Revolution

    Learn how to transform your business to deliver a personal, meaningful and boundaryless shopper experience. Better understand shoppers across all touchpoints, stay ahead with AI-driven predictions, reduce losses from shrink, mitigate risks and eliminate unnecessary costs.

    Presented by: Greg Porlier, Head of International Sales, RetailNext

  • 10:30am Networking Break
  • 11:00pm Digitization of Retail & Luxury Brands

    Join us as we hear from Sang Joon Ahn from Ekimetrics, what data science means for retailers.

    Presented by: Sang Joon Ahn, Senior Manager, Ekimetrics

  • 11:30am Retail Analytics A - Z

    Learn everything there is to know about retail analytics, from merchandising to in-store analytics.

    Presented by: Lauren Bitar, Head of Retail Consulting, RetailNext

  • 12:00pm Lunch and Networking

Registration for Hong Kong is now available!