North America's Largest Event Dedicated to Retail Planning, PLM and Supply Chain Management

This year’s Thinking Retail NYC Symposium looks at how heightened shopper expectations combined with intense competition, and omni-channel retailing challenges are putting more demands on the merchandise office and the teams that plan, design and deliver the products. This is your chance to learn from leading Retail Industry voices, get real world examples of best practices and network with retail industry leaders.  

Join retail planning thought-leaders from successful global retail and brand companies for a day of insights and networking on Thursday, May 17th, 2018 in New York.



Finish Line
The Finish Line, Inc. is a premium retailer that carries the latest and greatest shoes, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line runs approximately 950 branded locations in U.S. malls and shops inside Macy’s department stores. 

REI is the largest US consumer co-op and specialty outdoor retailer. REI operates 150 stores in 36 states, two online stores – and – and an adventure travel company, REI Adventures. 

RSR - Retail System Research
RSR provides market intelligence on retailers' adoption of technology and the evolution of their business processes.

Europe's leading online fashion platform delivering customers across 15 countries.



TXT Retail, an Aptos company, is the leading provider of Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions for the Luxury, Fashion and Specialty Retail sectors. The TXT Retail solution is based on a flexible platform, is easy to use and to adopt and encompasses the full spectrum of activities in planning, designing, buying, distributing and delivering assortments through every stage of their lifecycle. To learn more, visit



BRP is an innovative retail management consulting firm dedicated to providing superior service and enduring value to our clients. BRP combines its consultants’ deep retail business knowledge and cross-functional capabilities to deliver superior design and implementation of strategy, technology, and process solutions. The firm’s unique combination of industry focus, knowledge-based approach, and rapid, end-to-end solution deployment helps clients to achieve their business potential. BRP’s consulting services include:

Strategy | Business Intelligence | Business Process Optimization | Point of Sale (POS)
Mobile POS | Payment Security | E-Commerce | Store Systems and Operations | CRM
Unified Commerce | Customer Experience | Order Management | Networks
Merchandise Management | Supply Chain | Private Equity

For more information on BRP, visit


  • Network with retail and brand leaders focused on retail planning
  • Stay up to date on best practices and latest trends
  • Take back lessons learned and apply to your business
  • Gain exposure to advanced retail planning solutions
  • Enjoy great content in a thought-compelling atmosphere at this one-of-a-kind event


This information-packed event is designed specifically for Executives, Management and Practitioners involved with Merchandise Planning, Buying, Allocation, Replenishment, Assortment Planning, Product Design, Product Development, Supply Chain, Merch Analysis, and Retail Merchandising Operations as well as those in IT/Solutions in charge of systems and transformation in the retail and fashion industry.

The event is exclusively for professionals representing Major Retail, Brand and Fashion Companies.