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Shoptalk Announces Support of Leading Danish Ecommerce Association, FDIH, for Launch of Shoptalk Europe

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Inaugural Pan-European Event to Bring Together Leading Retailers & Ecommerce Disruptors in Copenhagen on October 9-11, 2017 New York, NY, January 9, 2017 – Shoptalk, which organizes the world’s most important events in retail and ecommerce innovation, today announced the support of leading Danish ecommerce association, Foreningen for Dansk Internet Handel (FDIH), in the launch of its inaugural pan-European event, Shoptalk Europe. Shoptalk Europe will be held at the Bella Center in Copenhagen on October 9-11, 2017, and is expected…

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BlockShow 2017: Blockchain Revolution Goes to Europe

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Blockchain technology is becoming more and more demanded worldwide, and today we all have a unique opportunity to witness “the biggest innovation after the Internet itself” gaining a growing number of implementations – both within and outside the financial sector. This significant process inevitably goes hand in hand with massive informational support – and, consequently, cross-industry popularization of Blockchain. And this popularization is the major mission of the popular Bitcoin & Blockchain media outlet CoinTelegraph. Wishing to contribute to the…

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HOW WE’RE BUILDING THE WORLD’S LARGEST & MOST IMPORTANT COMMERCE EVENT

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ANNOUNCING 150+ SHOPTALK SPEAKERS & LAST WEEK TO SAVE ON REGISTRATION IN 2016 With just over four months to 2017’s Shoptalk, we’re thrilled to announce our first 150+ speakers. And once again, it’s the industry’s best speaker lineup, comprised of 50% CEOs and 22% other C-level executives. About 62% of our speakers are from consumer brands and retailers, of which 55% are venture-backed startups and 45% are established companies. The startups speaking at Shoptalk have raised almost $5 billion in…

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eCommerce meets FinTech

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Mobile money and other financial services are a high priority for many mobile operators, financial institutions, technology firms and governments. In Sub-Saharan Africa, mobile money promises a low-cost scalable alternative to traditional banking. Only a small percentage of households make use of card-based, online and traditional banking. One survey conducted by Gallup suggests that more than 80% of adults have their bills in cash. The sheer amount of cash payments puts a burden on consumers, merchants, banks and governments –…

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Challengers vs. Incumbents

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Who will come out on top? As we gear up for Banking Horizon 2016, we sit down with Sasha Yanshin, Managing Director and Founder of Strategy Desk (the key sponsor of our conference), to discuss his views on the growth opportunities for incumbent and challenger banks. Strategy Desk is a strategy consultancy that has extensive experience in helping banks and financial services companies enter new markets and develop new innovative propositions.   Banking Horizon: Should traditional banks be seeing developments…

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Reaching The Unbanked Billions Through Financial Product Innovation

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As we gear up for Banking Horizon 2016, a conference looking at the latest innovation in financial services products, we take a deeper look at the social impact of Fintech and innovation in retail banking. It is estimated that on a global scale, two billion people do not have access to financial services. In a world where traditional banks aren’t able to cater for those of lower economic standing these two billion people are left without the access to credit…

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What B2B Marketers Can Learn From Pokemon Go

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Unless you’ve been on another planet over the last months, you can’t have missed it: Pokémon Go. It’s already become a cultural phenomenon, dominating news-cycles worldwide. Even if you’re not a millennial, for whom it brings back memories of Saturday mornings watching Pikachu’s adventures, there is no shame in admitting you like to play the game. But we can actually learn something from Pokémon Go as well. Taking a few cues from this hype can help you “catch them all”…

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CEM in Financial Services

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Insider Insights – CEM in Financial Services Benchmarking Report With the rapid disruptive innovation of Fintech and stiff competition amongst the financial sector in Hong Kong and Greater China, customer experience is becoming increasingly important as part of a core business strategy for organisations to differentiate themselves from their competitors. To discover what these companies are planning for the short to mid-term, we have compiled the findings from our latest survey conducted with the CEM professionals in financial sectors located across…

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TRUSTECH Incorporating CARTES becomes the Largest International Event dedicated to Trust-Based Technologies

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TRUSTECH Incorporating CARTES becomes the Largest International Event dedicated to Trust-Based Technologies As announced in 2015, CARTES events have become TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect and Secure. Secure Payment, Identification and Connections are the buzz words for a 3-day event offering unrivalled networking opportunities and Keynote Speakers. At TRUSTECH 2016, industry experts will speak about the latest trending topics: BLOCKCHAIN, FINTECH, DATA MANAGEMENT and E-ID & E-GOVERNMENTS. Cannes and its famous Palais des Festivals have been hand-picked as the new…

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The world’s leading ePayment platforms

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ePayment: a look at the world’s leading platforms Southeast Asia continues to be a largely cash-in-hand economy, with 264 million unbanked adults across the region, concentrated largely in developing countries, such as Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Given the region’s huge potential for growth in financial inclusion and e-payments, this report examines three of the world’s largest e-payment platforms from Indonesia, Latin America and India. How do these companies overcome the challenge of reaching largely unbanked populations in remote areas?…

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