It's a Wrap!

This year's FocusConnect was a resounding success. More than 600 retail, manufacturing and logistics professionals attended the event at the prestigious W Hotel, Barcelona. With over 65 workshops, sessions and networking events, FocusConnect 2018 proved to be a great platform for delegates to share best practices and gain insights into latest trends. The event featured inspiring speakers from BP, Wilko, Renault, DHL, M&S, Co-op, Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Heineken and many more. Across the 3 days, delegates heard and shared insights on key industry topics such as AI-led retail planning/merchandising, digital supply chain planning, workforce management and execution and end-to-end business transformation.

A huge thank you to our world class speakers, customers and partners who attended the event and made it a great success.

Mark your calendars for FocusConnect 2019

FocusConnect 2019 will be held at the InterContinental London the O2 from 5-7 November. Be sure to make your plans now to join us in London. If you need further information, please contact

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JDA FocusConnect 2018 Keynote Speakers

Rhid Tinkler
Rhid Tinkler

Rhid Tinkler is the IT Director for Retail and New Markets within BP’s Downstream Business. In this role he is accountable for the Global Retail Transformation Programme and the full end to end IT within the new market entries in Mexico and China.

Prof. Dr. Michael Feindt
Prof. Dr. Michael Feindt

Blue Yonder
Prof. Dr. Michael Feindt is the brain behind Blue Yonder, market leaders in AI in retail.

Girish Rishi
Girish Rishi

JDA Software
Girish Rishi is Chief Executive Officer of JDA Software, the leading provider of cloud-based end-to-end, integrated retail and supply chain planning and execution solutions

Florian Huettl
Florian Huettl

Groupe Renault
Born in 1977, Florian Huettl has held various positions in international Sales and Marketing Operations within Renault Group, including the United Kingdom, Germany and Russia.

Professionals from these great companies and more shared business strategies, best practices and success stories at JDA FocusConnect 2018.

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