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Issue 222 : July 22nd 2014

Event update: iGeneration - The Quick And The Dead

Making the store relevant in an omni-channel world is the theme for our latest conference, to be held on 23 October in London, sponsored by TH Real Estate.
    And since launch we have confirmed some more fantastic speakers for our line-up.
   

Tesco: Real estate and market rationalisation?

As Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke confirmed that he was stepping down after a profit warning, the question now is whether the retailer will focus on property and how it will view its international markets.
    Clarke will be replaced by Unilever personal care president Dave Lewis, meaning an outside player and one with a brand rather than retail background will take the reins.
   

Facebook adds Buy button as it targets retail

Facebook has taken a major step in trying to prove that advertising on the 1.3bn-strong social network helps increase sales.
    The social network has begun trialling a ‘buy’ button and detailing how online advertising boosts in-store sales in a move which is part of a wider trend for social networks to become increasingly commercial.
   
   

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RPA Conferences


THE iGENERATION: The Quick and the Dead
Making the Store Relevant in an Omni-Channel World
23rd October 2014
Sponsored by: TH Real Estate
Venue: 201 Bishopsgate, London
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THE iGENERATION: Logistics - Delivering on investment
Logistics in an e-commerce world
28th November 2013
Sponsored by: TH Real Estate
Venue: 201 Bishopsgate, London
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