BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blueport Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Carl Prindle will participate in Furniture/Today’s inaugural Future Leadership Conference, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from September 10-11, 2014. This event will bring together leaders from retail and manufacturing to address the future of the furniture retail industry and discuss best practices to succeed in the industry’s current period of generational and technological change.
Mr. Prindle will speak on a panel titled “Peer-to-Peer Marketing to Your Own Generation” on September 10 at 3:00pm.
Other executives on the panel include Mat Herman, Co-Founder and CEO, Apt2B; Michael O’Hanlon, VP Business Development, Wayfair; Erin Donaghy, Director of Marketing, Dunk & Bright Furniture; and Jesse Akre, Senior Vice President of Ecommerce and Managed Services, MicroD.
During the panel discussion, Mr. Prindle will discuss Blueport’s omnichannel solution for furniture retailers, including marketing and sales technologies designed to help its clients leverage digital to reach today’s shoppers.
About Furniture/Today Future Leadership Conference
Furniture/Today’s inaugural Future Leadership Conference is the only two-day event dedicated to the next generation in furniture retail. During the conference’s workshops, plenary sessions, case studies and panel discussions, expert speakers and industry leaders will cover the most critical business topics necessary for managing a successful business in today’s environment.
About Blueport Commerce
Blueport Commerce is the omnichannel solution for the $78 billion furniture industry. We marry retailers' bricks-and-mortar infrastructure and expertise with our decade of online furniture experience, innovative technology and unique marketing and sales solutions to create modern, efficient, and easy shopping experiences. $6.3 billion in retailers choose Blueport. For some retailers, Blueport's SaaS ecommerce platform powers their branded omnichannel websites, driving sales online and in their stores. For other retailers, we drive online sales through Furniture.com, our ecommerce website. For many retailers, we do both. Our technology is transforming furniture retail, for the 4% of sofas that sell online and the 96% that don't. Learn more at www.blueport.com.