Oracle Press Release

Global Retail Executives Share Insights at Oracle Retail CrossTalk

Redwood Shores, CA – June 6, 2011


News Facts

Global retailers and ecommerce companies worldwide will convene June 21 – 24 at Oracle Retail CrossTalk 2011, an exclusive gathering that past participants say is among the most productive and beneficial retail events of the year
Best Buy, Chicos FAS, Media Markt China, Netshoes, Reitmans, Ricardo Eletro, Sprint and Stein Mart are among the more than 30 retailers that will present insight to the role of new merchandising, planning, supply chain, store and commerce solutions in their business strategy.
Keynote addresses will be delivered by Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, Mike Webster, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oracle Retail, and Andrea Morgan-Vandome, Vice President of Retail Strategy and Solution Marketing for Oracle Retail.
More than 150 retailers attending Oracle Retail CrossTalk will participate in small group discussions regarding omni channel retailing, global expansion, advanced supply chain strategies, retailing for telecommunications companies, retail analytics and social, mobile and local strategies.
Gary Vaynerchuk, New York Times best-selling author of “The Thank You Economy,” blogger, founder of Wine Library TV and long time retailer, joins Oracle Retail CrossTalk as guest speaker.
Accenture, Deloitte Consulting, OLR and Wipro Retail are among the 21 Oracle partners that will sponsor the event.
The 2011 Oracle Retail Excellence Awards, to be presented Thursday evening, June 23, will recognize retailers for Outstanding Achievement in Business Performance, Outstanding Achievement in Customer Experience, Innovator of the Year, CIO of the Year and Retail Executive of the Year.
Follow Oracle Retail CrossTalk highlights at Deli.cio.us, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube/Oracle Retail Channel and the Insight-Driven Retailing Blog.

Supporting Quote

“Oracle is helping retailers engineer their business for success,” said Mike Webster, General Manager, Oracle Retail. “Nowhere is that more evident than in the case studies and discussions that you witness at Oracle Retail CrossTalk.”

Supporting Resources

About Oracle Retail

Oracle provides retailers with a complete, open and integrated suite of business applications, server and storage solutions that are engineered to work together to optimize every aspect of their business. 20 of the top 20 retailers worldwide - including fashion, hardlines, grocery and specialty retailers - use Oracle solutions to drive performance, deliver critical insights and fuel growth across traditional, mobile and commerce channels.  For more information, visit our Web site at http://www.oracle.com/goto/retail

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