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Check Out Retail at Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Rose Spicer
Global Senior Director

As the Oracle ecosystem all over the world gets ready to attend Oracle OpenWorld, September 16-19th in San Francisco. OpenWorld 2019 is packed with information, experiences, and world-class entertainment— including eight-time Grammy Award winner John Mayer. OpenWorld is especially relevant to customers who have invested across Oracle's platform for modern retail. 

Here’s a sneak peek into the Oracle Retail OOW19sessions that will be delivered at Moscone West, Room 3012 on level 3. We'd like to extend a special thanks to our retail track sponsor Price Waterhouse Coopers. 

You won't want to miss the following retail sessions:

Monday, September 16, 2019 

Retail General Session: Leading in a Fast & Fierce World (10-11:30 AM)
Mike Webster, Sr. VP and General Manager, Oracle Retail

Attend this session to gain insights on how to compete in a fast and fierce world of dynamic transformation. The transparency of information has never been greater for consumers. Gross margins continue to be compressed. To serve the rising expectations of the consumer, leading retailers provide choice and convenience with a seamless shopping experience. Retailers must find efficiencies to execute omnichannel journeys and adopt next practice retailing. By investing with intent, retailers can gain a competitive advantage with modern technology. (Session ID: GEN6269)

Retail Finance Modernization: PwC's Unique Approach to Driving Value Through Oracle Cloud (1:30-2:15 PM)
Troy Lutes, Partner, PwC
John O’Connell, VP of Finance and Systems, Hudson’s Bay Company
 

Attend this session to see how Oracle and PwC are working together to drive results with Oracle Cloud in the retail industry. Leveraging PwC’s unique perspective on driving outcomes and Oracle’s market-leading Cloud ERP products, business leaders are gaining the benefits of business and technology working together to transform the role finance can play in creating a winning strategy. You will learn how our customers are leading their organizations through a transformational journey to solve today’s challenges while focused on tomorrow’s opportunities. (Session ID: CON6701)   

Panel: Merchandising and 360 Degree Visibility  (2:30-3:15 PM) 
Rick Whicker, Sr. Director Enterprise Systems and Strategy, Gap Inc.
Carla Anderson, Sr. Director, Oracle Retail

Join this panel discussion to learn about obtaining 360-degree visibility and a single view across all processes with embedded science and analytics. As markets evolve, retailers recognize the value of a platform that streamlines buying processes, informs experiences, drives real-time inventory visibility, and executes omnichannel fulfillment requirements quickly and accurately to meet customer expectations. The platform should also provide a full understanding of what happened, why it happened, and what will happen next. (Session ID: PAN6329)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 

Retail Strategy and Portfolio Update (11:15 AM-12:00 PM) 
Jeff Warren, Vice President, Oracle Retail

Attend this session to learn how Oracle is investing in the retail portfolio to shift from best practice to next practice to engage customers as individuals. To compete in a fast and fierce world, retailers must pivot to the customer and place the customer at the core of operations. By adopting a modern platform, retailers can automate integrated processes, process large volumes of information and obtain context through optimization with a single view of inventory, a single view of order, and a single view of the customer. (Session ID: PRO6327)

Omnichannel Innovation: Building Your Path to the Future (12:30-1:15 PM)
Jeff Warren, Vice President, Oracle Retail

Consumers no longer separate the omnichannel experience of your brand from the products you sell. Digital intertwines with that experience, which means that the stakes have never been higher to respond quickly to changing expectations, personalize every interaction, and blend online and offline. In this session, learn from product leadership about the latest innovations in digital commerce, in-store technology, and how Oracle is bringing digital and physical experiences together. (Session ID: PRO6330)

The Science of Retail Optimization (3:15-4:00 PM)
Marc Koehler, Solutions Director, Oracle Retail

Attend this session to see how a single view of inventory, infused with analytics and Retail Science, plays a crucial role in helping retailers understand their customers’ unique journey, and enables them to prepare and share individual customer experiences as they work to maintain and grow their customer base. Understanding how customers interact with your brand—how they buy and return merchandise across different channels—provides the single view of inventory that empowers retailers to profitably plan the right product at the right place in the right channel at the right time for the right price. (Session ID: BUS6331)

Academy Sports+Outdoors: Rapid Application Development for Oracle Retail (4:15-5:00 PM)
Aby Joy, Director, Academy Sports+Outdoors

This session focuses on how Oracle applications can run both on-premises and in the cloud and how to better react to employee and customer needs for rapid application development with the tools available with the Oracle Retail Merchandising Suite. It will also cover the need for these applications to be mobile-ready and able to run across platforms. (Session ID: CAS2797) 

Join us! Register by September 14th and Save $200

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