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A global festival of ideas to showcase
the most creative and progressive thinking on
the future of retail and consumer experience innovation.

Latest WRIW® 2020 Calendar 


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Building a Science-focused Sustainable Brand

Live from New York City

Dr. Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer of Pangaia, will discuss the rise of Pangaia, a materials science brand creating lifestyle products with R&D and sustainability at the core. She will share expanding business models and emerging practices to integrate the best of global innovation into product development and our critical conversion to the bio economy to build a sustainable future. 

The Future of Experience Design — 10 Technologies To Drive Connection

Live from Portland, OR

Kyle Bañuelos, CEO of dotdotdash (PDX), and Sam Ewen, Managing Director of dotdotdash East (NYC), will discuss technologies and platforms that can be useful in a time when physical experience is limited and yet brands need to keep connections with their customers alive and appropriate.

Using Adaptive Strategy to Better Navigate Uncertain Times

Live from Austin Austin

Drawing on his work with major multinationals in developing adaptive strategies, Tim will share proven approaches for how to use some of the unexpected time we have available to think strategically about strengthening your future.

About World Retail Innovation Week

WRIW has been curated as a beacon of hope and inspiration for executives working in retail, at brands and their partner companies. In these difficult times, we hope to restart our industry plan for the future. For more info: hello@psfk.com

About The Festival Organizer

WRIW is a retail week that was conceived, curated and produced by Piers Fawkes in partnership with his the team at retail research and strategy think-tank PSFK.

‘World Retail Innovation Week’ is a registered trademark.