UPCOMING EVENTS

in the spring semester 2021

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LUXURY RETAILING OF TOMORROW

On May 18, we will welcome Nina Müller, CEO of Jelmoli and Daniel Raab, CEO of Fashionette, for a virtual panel discussion that is all about luxury shopping. From the perspective of an omnichannel retailer and from the one of an online pure player, we will deal with exclusivity, shop-in-shop and the hands-on services in the luxury sector.

The event will take place from 19:30 to 21:00 on Zoom (German). Please register here.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Our first general assembly wille take place on May 26. We will inform you as soon as possible whether the event will take place online, offline, or in a hybrid mode.

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PAST EVENTS

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RETAIL QUIZ NIGHT

On March 2, we invited our club members and HSG students to an intense online Kahoot session about current topics in the retail industry. Congratulations to Mike #1, Jessica #2 and Philippe #3 for successfully completing the 45 questions! Apart from long-lasting fame and fortune, our three winners were awarded with shopping vouchers and local specialties from St. Gallen.

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THE FUTURE OF ONLINE FOOD RETAILING & THE ROLE OF THE LAST MILE

 

GUEST SPEAKERS

Katrin Tschannen, CEO Migros Online

Philippe Huwyler, Head of coop.ch

Thomas Zimmermann, CPO Farmy.ch

Peter Weingartner, Leader First & Last Mile Digitec Galaxus

Thomas Lang, CEO & Founder Carpathia

VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSION

On December 7, about 40 HSG students snapped the chance to listen and participate in a lively debate about the future of e-food in Switzerland. Speakers from major online supermarkets and other industry experts provided the students with exclusive insights and learnings about the current challenges in this fast-growing market.

You can download a selection of quotes from the discussion here (in German). 

DIGITAL CAMPUS FAIR

The Retail & E-Commerce Club participated in the first digital campus fair, which was hosted by the Student Union (SHSG) on November 24. During the fair, students were able to reach out to us and to learn about our member program in a safe, virtual setting.

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GET-TOGETHER WITH A FOUNDER

On October 8, we welcomed Niklas Etzel, HSG-Alumni and Co-Founder of Experify. He gave us first-hand insights on bis customer experiences start-up and challenged our members in a case study to pitch potential business strategies for Experify, while providing direct feedback.

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KICK-OFF

On September 15, the Retail & E-Commerce Club invited HSG students for the first official club event. The students had the chance to meet new members and the club board in a casual atmosphere.

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