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Predict your next Pivot

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Chapter One

This January, discover how Blue Yonder can help you Predict Your Next Pivot with real-time data and intelligent insights, empowering retailers to instantly adapt and refocus to meet new changes in demand. Stop by our virtual booth to learn how we’re helping retailers deliver personalized experiences to consumers and drive unprecedented e-commerce growth. Don’t miss our Big Ideas session on Tuesday, January 12 at 12:00pm EST. Hear from Cheryl Williams, CIO of Wakefern Food Corp, Hardeep Kharaud, SVP of Merchandising and Promotions at Loblaw and our own Wayne Usie, EVP of Market Development at Blue Yonder.

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Customer-Driven Commerce: Balancing Cost to Serve & Customer Experience

Discover how leading retailers have taken AI / ML from a nascent technology to part of their core operations in under a year, delivering a better customer experiences at new levels of speed, scale and unmatched convenience. Hear from Cheryl Williams, CIO, Wakefern Food Corp, and Hardeep Kharaud, SVP Merchandising & Promotions, Loblaw Companies Limited, how they improved their fulfillment forecast and accuracy, while decreasing out-of-stocks, markdowns and waste, all in the face of a global pandemic.

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    Cheryl Williams

    CIO, Wakefern Food Corp
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    Hardeep Kharaud

    SVP Merchandising & Promotions, Loblaw
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    Wayne Usie

    EVP of Market Development, Blue Yonder

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Retail Live!

Join us for for Retail Live! -- LinkedIn Live sessions during NRF -- featuring retail experts and Blue Yonder customers and partners sharing insights and success stories of how they turned the pandemic from disruption into opportunity. To tune in visit the Blue Yonder LinkedIn page on the specific date and time below.
Date Time (ET) Speaker(s) Topic
Monday, Jan 11th
10:00 a.m. Rick Blasgen, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Mitchell Webb, Blue Yonder Supply Chain Resiliency
Tuesday, Jan 12th
10:00 a.m. Danyel Bischof, Tyson Foods and JoAnn Martin, Blue Yonder Managing Technology Strategies through Disruption
Tuesday, Jan 12th
3:15 p.m. Sarah Barnes, Let's Talk Supply Chain, and Ed Wong, JoAnn Martin and Arlyn Knox, Blue Yonder Fulfillment Survey Results: Part II
Wednesday, Jan 13th 10:00 a.m. Brian Houck, PWC and JoAnn Martin, Blue Yonder
2021 Retail Outlook: Capabilities to needed to win the trip in uncertain times
Wednesday, Jan 13th 3:15 p.m. Jill Standish, Accenture and Ed Wong, Blue Yonder
A Look Back and View Ahead for the Retail Industry
Thursday, Jan 14th
10:00 a.m. Jose Carlos Mesa, Chedraui Automated Replenishment in Grocery Chain
Thursday, Jan 14th
3:15 p.m. Sree Sreedhararaj, Sephora and Omar Akilah, Blue Yonder Adjusting to Customer Driven Commerce – A Chat with Sephora’s CTO
Friday, Jan 15th
10:00 a.m. Donnie Williams, University of Arkansas and Mitchell Webb, Blue Yonder Developing and integrating talent into Northwest Arkansas’ Supply Chain Ecosystem
Friday, Jan 15th 3:15 p.m. Erin Halka and Amarnath Banala, Blue Yonder Guided Assortment Strategy
Tuesday, Jan 19th 10:00 a.m. Nick Mastors and Raul Castillo, L.L. Bean and JoAnn Martin, Blue Yonder Forecasting Through a Pandemic: How L.L.Bean Thrived
Tuesday, Jan 19th 3:15 p.m. Guarav Pant, Incisiv and Amanda Dyson, Blue Yonder Digital Fulfillment Benchmarks: Lessons from 2020, and 2021 Outlook
Wednesday, Jan 20th 10:00 a.m. Jeane Phillipe Carray and Alexandr Stepannikov, Metro and Thomas Haas, Blue Yonder
Integrated Planning Demand-Driven Wholesale Supply Chain Strategy
Wednesday, Jan 20th
3:15 p.m. Deb Weinswig, Coresight Research and JoAnn Martin, Blue Yonder Sustainability is Integral to Retail in 2021 and Beyond
Thursday, Jan 21st 10:00 a.m. Austin Nutter, Brookshire Grocery and Gary Mabry, Blue Yonder
Harnessing the Power of Store Specific Planograms
Thursday, Jan 21st 3:15 p.m. Kate Donovan and Don DeCaro American Eagle and JoAnn Martin, Blue Yonder
Changing the Game: Deploying Business driving Technology Virtually
Friday, January 22nd 10:00 a.m. Aarthi Kumar, Microsoft, Scott Townend, Marks & Spencer and Julie Hunt, Blue Yonder
Marks & Spencer Enables their Workforce with Blue Yonder Workforce Management and Microsoft Teams


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Your participation in a 1:1 meeting with Blue Yonder during NRF enters you for a chance to win a spot at an Exclusive NFL watch party.

Blue Yonder NFL Championship Watch Party
Sunday, January 24
2:00pm-3:00pm EST, 6:oopm-6:30pm EST

Join NFL Legends and Blue Yonder Executives for a Virtual Sunday of great football entertainment, contests & prizes, food & beverage, and behind the ropes access for the penultimate AFC and NFC games of the NFL season.


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Legendary Voice of the NY Football Giants, Bob Papa
Blue Yonder’s General Manager & COO, Jon Carson
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