Shoptalk Confirms Keynote Speakers from Leading Retailers, Commerce Disruptors

New York, NYMarch 22, 2016—Shoptalk, the first event to build the definitive community of commerce innovators, today announced its latest confirmed keynote speakers for its inaugural conference. Creating an unprecedented platform for established retailers, disruptive startups and the investment community to learn, collaborate and move the commerce ecosystem forward, Shoptalk is on track to sell out at 2,000 attendees.

Newly confirmed speakers for the event, which will take place on May 15-18 at the Aria in Las Vegas, include: Jerry Storch, Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Company; Katia Beauchamp, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Birchbox; and Uri Minkoff, Chief Executive Officer of Rebecca Minkoff. They will join more than 265 preeminent speakers, including more than 130 CEOs, across more than 100 sessions.

Re/code will launch its invitation-only Code/Commerce Series in conjunction with Shoptalk on the evening of May 17, when Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Jason Del Rey will interview Zappos Chief Executive Officer, Tony Hsieh, and The RealReal Chief Executive Officer, Julie Wainwright. This will represent the first of three installments of the Code/Commerce Series, which will interview people at the intersection of technology and commerce.

“With just about 60 days to go, we’re thrilled with how Shoptalk has come together, including the participation of so many highly influential leaders reshaping commerce,” said Anil D. Aggarwal, founder and chairman of Shoptalk. “We’re successfully bringing together an unprecedented group of individuals and initiating a critical dialogue about the ongoing changes in how consumers discover, shop and buy.”

Shoptalk was founded by the creators of Money20/20—the world’s largest consumer payments event with over 10,000 attendees. A list of current Shoptalk speakers can be found at http://shoptalk.com/speakers.php. The final agenda can be seen athttp://shoptalk.com/agenda.php

About Shoptalk

Shoptalk is the only large-scale commerce event, featuring 2,000+ attendees, 250+ speakers, 125+ CEOs and 150+ exhibitors. It’s an unprecedented gathering of individuals and companies reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy any product, service or experience, providing a platform for large retailers and brands, startups, tech companies and investors to come together in an open and friendly environment. Shoptalk will be held on May 15-18, 2016 at the Aria in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.shoptalk.com. Follow @shoptalk.

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