~ SPONSORS ~
  • The Explainers

    The Explainers are a digital communications studio focused on explainer videos, infographics and content strategy

    Founder, Matt Taylor, is an award-winning animation director and illustrator, with a strong interest and knowledge of the digital content landscape. His passion is high-quality video content, in the form of Explainers, and he brings solutions to marketing and brands themselves, through video content and strategy.

    The Explainers work across finance, technology, government, ecommerce, public health and corporate responsibility verticals.

    http://theexplainers.com/

  • Tealium

    Founded in 2008, Tealium is the leader in enterprise tag management and digital data distribution platforms. Tealium gives marketers a comprehensive solution for managing their third-party digital marketing vendor tags and then correlating the data those tags generate into a clean, actionable source.

    Hundreds of major brands on five different continents rely on Tealium to streamline digital marketing complexity, solve their customer data integration challenges, and improve the effectiveness of their customer acquisition and retention campaigns. Tealium was founded by digital marketing pioneers and is led by CEO Jeff Lunsford, who took two companies public: WebSideStory (now part of Adobe Systems) and Limelight Networks. Tealium is funded by top-tier venture capital firms, including Battery Ventures and Tenaya Capital, which have invested in category leaders such as Omniture (Adobe Systems), ExactTarget, BazaarVoice, Marketo, and many more.

     http://tealium.com/

  • SLI Systems

    SLI Systems (SLI.NZ) enables the world’s leading e-commerce retailers to accelerate sales by connecting shoppers with the products they’re most likely to buy. With offerings that include site search, navigation, merchandising, mobile, product recommendations and user-generated SEO, SLI’s customers include SurfStitch, The Warehouse and Dick Smith.

    The company’s patented technology continuously learns from the actions of visitors to deliver the most relevant results possible. Whether via PC, tablet or phone, a site powered by SLI delivers the kind of satisfying search experience that increases conversion rates, secures brand loyalty and results in higher order values. SLI operates on five continents.

    http://www.sli-systems.com.au/

  • Rakuten

    Rakuten Marketing is a global leader in omnichannel marketing.

    Our services include, Rakuten Affiliate Network the number one ranked affiliate marketing service, creating profitable and innovative partnerships; Rakuten Display and Retargeting enables one-to-one marketing across devices through precise targeting, custom dynamic creative, and engagement measurement; and Rakuten Attribution omnichannel measurement and attribution solutions that allow marketers to uncover the true performance of their campaigns with an unbiased, transparent view into each media channel.

    http://marketing.rakuten.com/

  • Practicology

    Practicology is an independent ecommerce consultancy with a global footprint. We provide an end-to-end service. We don’t just leave you with a bunch of ideas that will gather dust on a shelf. We get under the skin of your business to provide actionable, profitable strategies, and support you all the way from planning to execution.

    https://www.practicology.com/

  • ParcelPoint

    ParcelPoint unlocks the first and last mile in online retail. We are a specialist omni-channel fulfilment partner, guided by a simple vision – making online shopping easy.

    ParcelPoint is a leading technology and network services business. We help more than 100 retailers to get closer to the customer, improve the end-to-end shopping experience and optimise their supply chain.

    Our cloud technology platform provides click & collect, ship-from-store and omni-channel returns capabilities for retailers with their own store networks.

    Beyond our platform, ParcelPoint is Australia’s largest network of local stores, open weekends and after-hours. Online shoppers can now collect and return purchases at their local store for a convenient alternative to traditional postal services.

    http://parcelpoint.com.au/

  • NetSuite

    NetSuite is a leading end-to-end commerce solution provider, helping retailers manage their business with a single, unified cloud-based commerce platform. As the only cloud system to unify ecommerce and in-store with your core operational business systems – inventory and order management, CRM, business intelligence, marketing and financials – NetSuite enables businesses to deliver more relevant and personalised customer experiences while streamlining operations, better managing suppliers and stock, speeding fulfilment and improving customer service.

    For more info, visit: www.netsuite.com.au/retail-au

  • Oracle Marketing Cloud

    Modern Marketers choose Oracle Marketing Cloud solutions to create ideal customers and increase revenue. Integrated information from cross-channel, content, and social marketing with data management and dozens of AppCloud apps enables these businesses to target, engage, convert, analyze, and use award-winning marketing technology and expertise to deliver personalized customer experiences.

    https://cloud.oracle.com/marketing-cloud

  • Marin Software

    The Marin advertising cloud activates your first party marketing cloud data to help you identify and convert precise, active, and profitable audiences across the digital advertising landscape. Leveraging your CRM, email and analytical data, Marin automates your Search, Social and Display advertising across publishers and devices.

    Marin’s open, flexible platform seamlessly links and deduplicates your CRM, audience, revenue and contextual data from any source, allowing you to better understand your online and offline performance, optimize your online campaigns, and convert higher value customers.

    By simplifying integrations from multiple first and third party sources into a single platform, Marin saves you valuable time. Marin’s single view of your data and performance helps advertisers gain security over your marketing cloud data and eliminate the need for disparate point solutions.

    http://www.marinsoftware.com.au/

  • Hybris SAP

    Hybris delivers OmniCommerce™: state-of-the-art master data management and unified commerce processes that give businesses a single view of their customers, and customers a single view of the business. hybris’ omni-channel software is built on a single platform, based on open standards, and is scalable to be the last commerce platform companies will ever need. Principal industry analyst firms rank the hybris commerce platform among the top two in the market.

    http://www.hybris.com/en/

  • eCargo

    eCargo is a China-based eCommerce solutions provider, providing on-demand digital commerce technology development and related execution capabilities for retailers and fashion brands from around the world. eCargo acts as a “one-stop” enabling partner for designer fashion, branded apparel and retail companies seeking to sell their products online in China, Australia and around the world by providing integrated online and offline technology and supply chain solutions. eCargo connects the brands to the online customers through the development and marketing of brand site transactional platforms and in China, on Alibaba Group’s Tmall, Tencent’s Wechat and JD.com.

    For more information, please visit:

    www.ecargo.com

  • iNC Digital Media

    iNC Digital Media is a leading digital marketing services company helping advertisers with online sales and lead generation as well as their digital branding objectives.

    We cover both Performance and Brand focused Display Advertising as well as all paid activity across Facebook and Google.

    Our clients include well-known media agencies and direct brands in verticals such as retail, finance, travel, real-estate and automotive.

    iNC Digital Media was acquired by APN News & Media in 2011 and maintains a strong identity and entrepreneurial culture while being owned by a large media company.

    http://www.incdigitalmedia.com/

  • Demandware

    Demandware, the category-defining leader of enterprise cloud ecommerce solutions, empowers the world’s leading retailers to continuously innovate in our complex, consumer-driven world.

    Demandware is built on the premise of community. Our business model, our partner ecosystem and our close client relationships all contribute to our spirit of collaboration and innovation.

    Demandware’s open cloud platform provides unique benefits including seamless innovation, the LINK partner ecosystem of integrated best-of-breed partners, and community insight to optimise customer experiences. These advantages enable Demandware customers to lead their markets and grow faster.

    Call us on +61 2 8249 8307 or email [email protected]mandware.com.

    For more information, visit

    http://www.demandware.com

  • eBay

    eBay Inc. is an American multinational corporation and e-commerce company, providing consumer to consumer & business to consumer sales services via Internet. It is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States.

    http://www.ebay.com.au/

  • Cybersource

    The World’s First eCommerce Payment Management Company

    We are more than a global payment gateway—we’re a payment management company. CyberSource provides a complete portfolio of services that simplify and automate payment operations. Customers use our solutions to process online payments, streamline fraud management and simplify payment security.

    Headquartered in the United States, we have operations across the world, including the United Kingdom, Singapore and Japan.

    http://www.cybersource.com/en-ANZ/

    Contact: Matt Marino

    Telephone: +61 418 536 638

  • Click2Customers

    Clicks2Customers is one of the world’s leading performance digital agencies with offices in Sydney, London, Singapore, and Cape Town. Clicks2Customers has managed some of the world’s most well know retail brands such as Walmart, Zappos and Westfield. Since opening the Sydney office, many of Australia’s leading retailers have worked with Clicks2Customers, including Westfield, Woolworths, Super Retail Group, Bing Lee, and Deals Direct to name a few.

    Clicks2Customers offers a full suite of data driven marketing solutions including, SEM, SEO, Facebook, dynamic remarketing, analytics and conversion optimisation.

    The Clicks2Customers Sydney office is managed by Sam Shennan who was one of the founding members of the Google Retail team in Australia.

    http://www.clicks2customers.com/

  • ChannelAdvisor

    ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimise their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.

    Through automation, analytics and optimisation, ChannelAdvisor customers can leverage a single inventory feed to more efficiently list and advertise products online, and connect with shoppers to increase sales. Billions of dollars in merchandise value are driven through ChannelAdvisor’s platform every year, and thousands of customers use ChannelAdvisor’s solutions to help grow their businesses.

    www.channeladvisor.com.au

  • Bulletproof

    Bulletproof is Australia’s premier Managed Cloud services provider.  We support Retailers in delivering mission critical eCommerce and digital environments – designed for 100% uptime,  high availability, performance, security and scalability. With over 14+ years of experience, Bulletproof offers end-to-end proactive support and services across key Cloud Infrastructure platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMWare and customer experience applications including Sitecore, Magento and Hybris.

    If you’re looking for a trusted partner to help you design, deploy and support your mission critical online store and digital environment, contact us to arrange a meeting today!

    Clients include: Movember.com, Racing Victoria, Universal Music Australia and Quiksilver.

    http://www.bulletproof.net.au/

  • Bronto

    Bronto Software provides a cloud-based marketing platform for organisations to drive revenue through their email, mobile and social campaigns. Bronto is the top-ranked email marketing provider to the Internet Retailer Top 1000 with a client roster of leading brands including Armani Exchange, Timex, Samsonite and Asics. The Bronto Marketing Platform is deeply integrated with commerce platforms including Magento, Demandware and NetSuite. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina with additional offices in New York, London and Sydney.

    http://bronto.com/

  • Braintree

    Braintree provides the easiest way to pay and get paid across any device. With one integration, merchants can start accepting credit and debit cards, PayPal and whatever comes next. Thousands of online and mobile companies including Uber, Airbnb, and GithHub use Braintree in more than 40 countries. To learn more visit @braintree

    www.braintreepayments.com

  • BoldChat

    Whether you’re at the beginning of your search for a live chat software provider or if you’re already very knowledgeable about the options available, you’re bound at some point to ask yourself a fundamental question – “What’s the difference between all these live chat companies and what does that mean for my business?”

    The fact is: you won’t find much product differentiation out there – we all provide essentially the same thing. Anybody that tells you they have technical superiority in the live chat software space, isn’t focused on the factors that can truly drive business results for customers. Does that mean our technology isn’t top-notch or innovative? No, it simply means that the differences that will ultimately matter to your business don’t fall under that heading. Here are 5 that do:

    5 Ways BoldChat is Different:

    Customer Commitment
    Research
    eCommerce Expertise
    Focus on the Live Chat Agent
    Value

     http://www.boldchat.com/

  • Bazaarvoice

    Bazaarvoice powers consumer conversations and shopper engagement for brands and retailers through ratings and reviews, questions and answers, and photos, videos or social posts that can be incorporated directly within a client’s websites and other marketing properties.

    The company’s technology platform amplifies these voices into the places that influence purchase decisions, and analytics help marketers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales and loyalty.

    Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice has offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, London, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney and Tokyo.

     http://www.bazaarvoice.com/au/

  • Azoya International

    We are a leading provider in Cross-border E-commerce Managed Operations & Services based in China. We offer a full range of solutions to e-tailers, retailers and manufacturers worldwide to expand their businesses to the China online market inclusive of language support, local operations & marketing, E2E logistics, payment settlements as well as customer services, etc. We connect people and worldwide resources with expertise, E-com innovations and market insights to build a sustainable future and grow together with our partners in the China market.

    http://www.azoyagroup.com/

  • Amblique

    Amblique is one of Australia’s industry leaders in eCommerce and digital consulting, providing Omni-channel strategy, Demandware implementation and site optimisation services to help retailers SELL MORE.

    Since 1999 our team has implemented solutions for some of Australia’s leading retailers such as Cotton On, Michael Hill, Mecca Cosmetica, Specialty Fashion Group, Apparel Group, Matt Blatt and many others.

    Amblique has the benefit of experience. Our large team of eCommerce professionals are committed to helping you grow your business.

    http://amblique.com/

  • AdNear

    AdNear is a leading location intelligence company with over 700 million profiled users based on their location footprint. AdNear leverages historical location and context to power data driven marketing for advertisers. The company’s data platform is built on top of proprietary technology, giving it the strength of location awareness without the need for GPS or operator assistance. Over 250 marquee brands including Woolworths, Ikea, Optus, Telstra, Renault, McDonald’s and others use AdNear to understand and reach their consumers. We are excited about the opportunity to bring our data and media products to some of Australia’s biggest and best retailers.AdNear is backed by investments from leading venture capitalists Sequoia Capital, Canaan Partners, Telstra Ventures & Global Brain.

    https://adnear.com/

  • StarTrack and Australia Post

    StarTrack, a business of Australia Post, has the credentials and resources to tackle any logistics challenge. Together StarTrack and Australia Post form Australia’s most trusted freight and logistics provider, offering a comprehensive range of fast and efficient solutions.

    Our new combined business brings together the premium service standards of StarTrack with the trust, reach and convenience that Australia Post is renowned for, to create the largest logistics force in the country.

    We service both business and consumer markets with an unrivalled range of parcel, freight, express, courier and international solutions under one banner. All of our services are developed with customers’ needs in mind – choice, convenience, reliability, flexibility and control. Our investment in infrastructure and equipment is substantial and ongoing.

    We have state-of-the-art automated freight sortation terminals on the eastern seaboard, 3PL warehouses in most capital cities, modern depots in major regional centres and an extensive pick-up and delivery fleet. Our handheld scanning technology puts the full power of our auto sortation system into the hands of our drivers and freight handlers, and ensures real-time visibility throughout the freight process — right up to the moment the receiver’s signature is captured at the point of delivery.

    More than just a logistics company, we will become your partner — a partner with an unwavering commitment to satisfying your needs and your customer’s needs, with the people, infrastructure and technology in place to fulfil that commitment.

    When service matters, choose StarTrack.

    http://www.startrack.com.au/about-us/overview/

~ PARTNERS ~
  • The Website Marketing Group

    The No. 1 Digital Marketing Agency Sydney

    The Website Marketing Group is a Sydney-based award winning, full service web development and digital marketing agency. Digital marketing has become an integral part of any marketing strategy and we create, design, promote and maintain web solutions for Australia’s top brands.

    As a digital leader in digital strategy, web design, website development, search engine optimisation (SEO), and social media marketing we offer services to a range of businesses; from small start-ups to the top 1000 companies across all industry and government sectors in Sydney.

    http://www.twmg.com.au/

     

  • Sparc Media

    Adding the human element to advertising technology. Independent trading desk specialized in data-fueled automatic media buying across: display, mobile, social, video and rich media. We combine technology with a team of experienced traders to make advertising technology equal advertising success.

    http://www.sparcmedia.com

  • Your creative digital agency. With expertise in everything from apps and beacon technology to copywriting and email marketing campaigns, our team of designers, architects and coders deploy custom solutions for web, mobile and desktop communications projects in the B2B and B2C markets.

    http://www.cyberbia.tv

  • Marketsoft

    Agile data services.

    At Marketsoft, we believe that marketing should be all about the customer, and that data provides an unprecedented opportunity to make this happen.

    Data allows marketers to shift their mindset from a dated product-centric mentality to one where all marketing actions are defined by the customer.

    We help our customers resolve their data challenges with agile data services including: Data Management Platforms, data quality, single customer view, data hosting, segmentation and personalisation, privacy and compliance and, ultimately, using data to understand and predict the behaviour and needs of the customer.

    http://www.marketsoft.com.au

  • 90seconds

    90seconds.tv is a world leading Video production service. 90 seconds is simple, fast, affordable, fully managed & guaranteed quality. Local and Global web video experts.

    http://www.90seconds.tv

~ MEDIA PARTNER ~
  • InsideRetail.com.au

    Inside Retail is Australia’s largest retail trade publication and has been a trusted source of retail industry news for more than 45 years. The publication continues in print and online. Owned and run by Octomedia, the publishing company also publishes:

    Inside Retail New ZealandRetail news specific for the NZ audience.

    Inside Retail AsiaOur sister publication in Asia, that covers the pan-pacific region

    Inside FMCGNews on the FMCG sector for Australia.

    The Australian Retail Chain Directory

    The Australian Retail Outlook

    Inside Retail Academy – Workshops and seminars for retail executives.

~ SPONSORS & PARTNERS ~