ACTION IN RETAIL Co-Hosted by IBM, Lightspeed and Zoovu Debuts Virtual Conference Experience

DENVER, CO — June 25, 2020 — ACTION IN RETAIL is pleased to announce that registration for the debut virtual experience taking place on July 22nd, 2020, is now open. ACTION IN RETAIL, co-hosted by IBM, Lightspeed and Zoovu, is a one-day live digital experience that will provide inclusive, diverse and accessible business solutions and content to help retailers of all sizes navigate and thrive as the sector builds back better.

The curated immersive online event will connect retailers with industry leaders offering real-time, expert insight into the current unprecedented retail landscape. Understanding that the global marketplace demands new strategies for success, ACTION IN RETAIL aims to deliver the latest in operational support for both online and offline retailers through interactive tools, including educational panels, on-demand content and chat forums as well as showcasing retail technology and services.

Education for ACTION IN RETAIL will be delivered in a variety of formats, with categories of discussion to include omnichannel technology, e-commerce, shipping, brick & mortar, marketing, payments, sustainability and more. Moderators to join the industry-leading experts on the virtual stage include:

  • Tracey Meyers, Senior Business Reporter, Sustainability Solutions, WWD

  • Charisse Jones, Retail and Workplace Correspondent, USA Today

  • Barbara Thau, Senior Features Editor, CO — by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Elizabeth Segran, Senior Staff Writer, Fast Company

Lightspeed, a cloud-based solution specifically designed for retailers, is proud to join ACTION IN RETAIL as a co-host and looks forward to sharing their retail-rich intelligence with attendees of this one-day, virtual experience.

“Online or in store, Lightspeed’s sophisticated omnichannel technology allows merchants to optimize their inventory management, customer engagement, operations and sales. We are thrilled to partner with ACTION IN RETAIL, who we know has the same goals we do in connecting with retailers in order to deliver savvy, leading support through industry experts, solutions and education. We look forward to being a part of this event and connect with retailers and industry leaders alike,” shares Bradley Grill, Director of Public Relations for Lightspeed.

Attendees will be able to connect directly to the exhibitors and speakers through rich interactive tools such as audio/video/text chat and messaging, as well as polls and videos in an immersive environment – including an interactive exhibit hall, networking room and auditorium. Plus, participants will be able to engage in brand information in the form of videos, documents and presentations to further support business engagement.

Exhibitors include IBM, Lightspeed, Yelp, Ascent 360, Shipsi, Bigthinx, Better Packaging, Green Story and Amazon Sellers Lawyer. 

For more information and to register today, visit



Retail is changing. Consumers are changing. Yet the need to connect retailers to business services remains the same. ACTION in RETAIL delivers on that. Business leaders are continuously having to adjust their operational, marketing and sales efforts in response to the real-time marketplace, and ACTION IN RETAIL helps to create connectivity among retailers and providers to help take action in their continued retail efforts. Hosted by industry veterans Kerry Bannigan and Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, ACTION IN RETAIL will debut July 22, 2020.


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