The annual Checkout Conference is now less than three months away (2 February 2016), and Checkout magazine is proud to announce two new additions to the lineup.
Firstly, Tom Fender, managing director of him! International, the 'authority on convenience shopping', will be hosting a very special presentation examining why the Irish convenience sector deserves to be considered the 'best in the world', featuring input from key players in the Irish c-store and forecourt industries.
This not-to-be-missed segment will offer a detailed analysis of what makes the convenience sector so vibrant, why it has achieved such success, and what needs to be put in place maintain growth into the future.
Secondly, Checkout is proud to announce the addition of Simon Twigger, trading director at Poundland, which operates the Dealz business in Ireland, to the lineup.
Twigger joined Poundland in September 2015, having joined from Sainsbury's, where he held the role of managing director of the Sainsbury's Local stores. He previously held senior trading positions at Sainsbury's and Safeway, and has more than 25 years' experience in grocery retailing.
The '2016 Checkout Conference: Think. Learn. Evolve…' takes place at the Mansion House, Dublin, on Tuesday 2 February. The current lineup for the Checkout Conference can be found here.
Further information including ticket details will be available on www.checkout.ie in the coming weeks.
© 2015 - Checkout Magazine by Stephen Wynne-Jones