june, 2020

thu04jun3:00 pmthu4:00 pmHow innovative UK tech companies are transforming retail and helping retailers deal with the COVID-19 pandemicEvent organised by Department for International Trade

Event Details

How are brick-and-mortar retailers dealing with key challenges such as customers distancing and front-line staff service? And how are online retailers coping with increased orders or new delivery and return policy? In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail tech solutions can help overcome many obstacles and prevent risks, particularly once lockdown has lifted.
Join DIT specialists to obtain an overview of UK retail tech and attend a unique pitch session by innovative and successful suppliers of technology.

Welcome and Introduction:
Richard Hall – Consumer & Retail lead, DIT London

UK Retail Tech Offer:
Fergal O’Mullane – CEO and co-founder, VALIDIFY

Pitch sessions:

Go Instore
Ferdinand Reynolds
– Business Development
Executive Live video shopping, allowing customers to experience the store without being there.

Olga Kotsur
– Co-founder and CEO
In-store assisted shopping platform featuring inventory check, cross-sell, social,
customer history/preferences, omnichannel, payments

Mishi Pay
Mustafa Khanwala
App allowing you to never have to stand in line to pay at a store again.

Personify XP
Ben Mercer
– Co-founder and CCO
Platform using proprietary AI and machine learning to identify key behavioural patterns on your site
which correspond to particular shopping goals that your visitors have.

Helen Slaven
– Chief Revenue Officer
SaaS platform for mobile commerce giving retailers a customised and scalable app.

Kasia Dorsey
AI based virtual assistant allowing automation of communication with customers
across different communication channels.

Q&A session




(Thursday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET