Rakuten Marketing are excited to announce that Matt Newell, Executive Strategy Director at The General Store will keynote Symposium Sydney.

Matt is a global speaker and innovation strategist who works with business leaders around the world to turn information into insights, and assists businesses in developing high impact customer experiences.

In 2012, Matt founded the retail strategy and innovation company, The General Store. The General Store has been recognised globally for their work, including winning the coveted “Store Design of the Year” award at the World Retail Awards in Paris. 

Matt’s ability to combine meticulous analysis, human insights and highly original thinking, has pulled him into the boardrooms of leading companies such as Woolworths, BMW, Glue Store and more!

Keynoting at Symposium on Thursday, September 14th, Matt will address the Future of Retail: How future customers, future formats and future technologies will shape the way we shop.

Also, speaking at Symposium Sydney will be the Cotton On Group. The leading Australian retailer will take attendees through the journey Cotton On has taken in becoming one of the country’s most recognised brands.

Want to find out more about Symposium Sydney? Visit rakutenmarketing.com.au or reach out to rm-events@mail.rakuten.com