BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blueport Commerce, the leading provider of e-commerce technology and services that delivers increased e-commerce and in-store sales for the retail furniture industry, announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Prindle will participate in the Future Leadership Conference to be held September 16-18 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, Blueport will be a corporate sponsor of the conference.
Hosted by the editors of Furniture|Today and Home Accents Today, the conference will explore strategies on leadership, technology, product mix, and retail format. More than 200 industry leaders and innovators are expected to attend the sophomore year of this well-regarded event aimed at highlighting cutting-edge strategies that keep the home furnishing industry relevant and competitive in mobile marketing, data use and e-commerce innovation.
On Thursday September 17, Prindle will lend his expertise in a panel discussion entitled “Next Step: The Future of Retail,” that will contemplate the direction of online and in-store retail innovation; with specific consideration paid to emerging trends in bricks to clicks, pop-up retail, store-in-store, interactive walls and kiosks. Other panelists include Manoj Nigam, President and CEO of Micro D; Steve Haffer, CIO of American Signature; and Kecia Hielscher, VP and Executive Merchandise Manager of Nordstromrack.com. The panel begins at 11:15am.
The Future Leadership Conference: Taking the Next Step
Date: September 16 - 18, 2015
Location: Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, LA
About Blueport Commerce
Blueport Commerce helps leading furniture retailers capture their e-commerce opportunity. We marry retailers' brick-and-mortar infrastructure and expertise with our decade of online furniture experience, innovative technology and unique marketing and sales solutions.
$6.3 billion in retailers choose Blueport. For some retailers, Blueport's SaaS e-commerce platform powers their branded websites, driving sales online and in their stores. For other retailers, we drive online sales through Furniture.com, our e-commerce marketplace. For many retailers, we do both. Learn more at www.blueport.com.