ATLANTA, April 21, 2016 – Aptos, Inc., (formerly Epicor Retail), a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced the keynote speaker lineup for its user conference Aptos Engage 2016, at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, May 2-5.
Aptos Engage 2016 (#AptosEngage) will bring together Aptos clients, experts, industry professionals and retailers for four days of interactive sessions, presentations, networking and one-on-one consultations on leveraging Aptos solutions to improve retail practices. The event will provide a wealth of ideas and strategies to address the new realities of retailing and to engage customers differently to excel in 2016 and beyond.
One of the keynote speakers will be Patrick Lencioni, founder and president of The Table Group and author of ten best-selling books with over four million copies sold, including “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” “The Advantage” and his latest book, “The Ideal Team Player.” At Aptos Engage 2016, Lencioni will speak on how retailers can overcome dysfunctions that derail teams to supercharge teamwork and collaboration for ultimate competitive advantage.
Rounding out the keynote speaker lineup is Tim Ash, CEO of SiteTuners and author of the best-selling book Landing Page Optimization. A computer scientist and cognitive scientist, Ash has helped major U.S. and international brands, including Sears, Google, Expedia, eHarmony, Facebook and American Express, deploy successful web-based initiatives. At Aptos Engage 2016, Ash will speak on the latest advances in neuromarketing research that retailers can apply to enhance the effectiveness of digital initiatives and improve conversion rates.
“We’re excited to have both Patrick and Tim as our featured keynote speakers at Aptos Engage 2016,” said Noel Goggin, CEO and culture leader for Aptos. “We are big believers in Patricks assessment of the five dysfunctions of teams and have adopted his methodology to support improved collaboration and effective teamwork at Aptos and in our customer engagements. As well, Tim’s expert web optimization strategies are tremendously insightful and we believe they will be very well received by our colleagues.
“Today more than ever, retailers need to be focused on making the most out of omni-everything including channels, transactions, orders and strong merchandise planning perfectly tailored for every market and segment. Customers demand and expect every conceivable convenience, personalized service, rewards, recognition and fulfillment on their terms every time and everywhere they shop,” said Goggin. “A streamlined, unified approach is key, and at Aptos Engage 2016 we’ll deliver insights on winning strategies and best practices to engage customers differently.”
Aptos Engage 2016 will be organized into six tracks focused on how to apply Aptos solutions and best practices to unify and enrich operations across the business, and to achieve singular commerce, and deliver seamless experiences. Also planned are more than 45 dynamic educational sessions on a broad array of strategic topics. A mix of presentations, interactive discussions and group panels will be led by top retail CIOs, business visionaries and leading retailers who will share their experiences, as well as by Aptos experts, partners and invited industry guests.
With over 122,000 stores live on its singular commerce platform available in the cloud, more than 500 retail brands across the globe rely on cloud-ready Aptos solutions to generate over $523 billion in annual revenues.
About Aptos “Engaging Customers Differently”
In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy. At Aptos, we too, believe that engaging customers differently is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry’s most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust. More than 500 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experienceno matter when, where or how they shop. Learn more: www.aptos.com
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