The PLMA Annual Roundtable Conference is coming up between February 26-27, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Entitled “What is the Future of the Private Label Partnership”, the event will focus how technology and new formats are changing the way buyers and sellers work together.
From product development to shelf position, every category in private label faces new challenges. The conference will start with an examination of retailing today and in the future. The program will also look at supply management issues and best practices in sourcing, product development and private label marketing that can meet today’s challenges.
The afternoon session will focus on the impact of consumers on the private label partnership with a special presentation on the emergence of Generation Z and its shopping behavior. Concluding the program will be an industry panel of manufacturers and retailers who will add real-world experience to the problems and proposed solutions.
Speakers who will take the stage during the conference include Maria Bogdanova, senior research analyst for Euromonitor, Tom Pickard, IGD head of Insight Innovation, Jon Wright, IGD head of Retail Insight and Richard Cope, senior trends consultant at Mintel.