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RetailTechAfrica 2015

RetailTechAfrica 2015

April 20-21, 2015

The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town

The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town | April 20-21, 2015


of attendees rated the one to one meetings highly effective


of retailers learnt about new technologies and products at the forum


of attendees sourced new business opportunities at the event

The fourth in the series of OpenRoom's Retail portfolio for Africa.

Chaired by Renee Jain of Ackermans, the opening sessions included presentations from Woolworth's Head of Online, Nikki Cockcroft and SAP's Value Engineer Retail, Paul McKane.  A series of seminars from Oracle Retail, Just Enough and Clicks, Pay U, EPiServer, Palo Alto and Media24 rounded off the program.


Nikki Cockcroft
Group Head of Online, Woolworths

Keynote, Nikki Cockcroft, Group Head of Online, Woolworths

In 2011, Nikki moved to retail giant, Woolworths with the task of leading a multi-channel retail strategy.  Her presentation will focus on all things digital and will take a look at the store of tomorrow.

Paul McKane
Industry Value Engineer Retail, SAP Africa

Speaker, Paul McKane, Industry Value Engineer Retail, SAP Africa

Omnichannel Retailing - the here and now. SAP Africa will examine how investment in advanced technology will help underpin omnichannel strategies keeping retailers connected with their customers at all times.

Renee Jain

Chair, Renee Jain, Ackermans

Renée's experience both as an IT professional and business strategist makes for an ideal Chairperson.

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IT Manager, adidas South Africa

A fantastic opportunity to understand what new services and solutions are available. The speed-dating format ensured no-frills conversations about potential solutions.

Service Delivery Manager, Shoprite

Networking with the various retailers is also valuable, enabling us to understand, share and discuss common challenges within our environments.

Managing Director, Naartjie

Great to meet the vendors and have an insight into their platforms and business processes.

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