Detailed Programme

During the 'Vlerick Retail Platform' of 2016, the following topics will be addressed:

Session 1: Omnichannel & retail in a digital era (21 June 2016)


  • Jo De Lange – Digital & E-commerce Director, Carrefour
  • Nic Petrens – eCommerce & New Media Manager BeNeDeLux, ICI Paris XL & Pour Vous

Session 2: New shop formats, innovative retail concepts (20 September 2016)


  • Herman van Beveren – CEO, Decathlon
  • Bert Leoen – Head of Consumer Indirect Sales, Proximus

Session 3: Innovation & entrepreneurship (20 October 2016)


  • Yvan Verougstraete – Founder & CEO, Medi-market
  • Lode Verschuere & Tom Van Moer – Managing Directors, Cook & Serve

Session 4: The sequel (17 November 2016)


  • Luc Cuperus – Co-founder, Lensonline
  • Joeri De Waele & Sven De Waele - Sales & Marketing Director & Omnichannel Director, Fun
  • Suzanne Michalik - HR manager Belgium, Hunkemöller

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Digital − the new normal in business − will also strengthen your learning process. Our online platform ‘Showpad’ and the use of a tablet grant you access to all of the learning materials anywhere, anytime, and enable you to go beyond note-taking: take pictures of the flipchart during a brainstorming exercise, record a video of a role play, participate in a quick poll, create a Wikipage together … and share them on the spot with your group.

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