Inspiring keynote speaker with a vision on the changing world of retail

Wijnand Jongen is a globally recognised author, keynote speaker and futurist on topics in retail and e-commerce. He is co-founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Ecommerce Europe, representing 75.000 (web)shops in Europe. He is also founder and CEO of the Dutch e-commerce association

He is a popular keynote speaker at (inter)national retail conferences and company events. His keynote presentations have led him in the past years to cities like Athens, Beijing, Budapest, Dublin, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Manilla, Munich, New York and Shanghai.

His inspiring keynotes about ‘The future of retail and e-commerce’, ‘New Retail in China’ and ‘East versus West: the role of retailers and brands in a platform economy’ are highly acclaimed.

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Chinese and Italian edition 'The End of Online Shopping' launched in Beijing and Milan

After the successful American release of ‘The End of Online Shopping’ at Shoptalk Las Vegas in March, new editions of the book were launched in May.

The Chinese translation of Wijnand’s book ‘The End of Online Shopping’ was released at CIFTIS conference in Beijing, May 29. The Italian edition of the book was presented in Milan at the Netcomm convention, May 31. Six other editions and translations of the book are scheduled for translation for the fall of 2018 and 2019.

Wijnand’s book was chosen amongst the best Marketing books of the year and nominated for Managementbook of the year.

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Quotes & Reviews

Matthew ShayPresident & CEO of the National Retail Federation (US)

“Wijnand's book is an important read for all who play in the influential and ever-evolving global retail industry.”

Source: LinkedIn Matthew Shay

Xavier CourtAssociate Co-founder of Vente-Privee Group (FR)

“Wijnand Jongen's book presents a unique and fascinating overview of what the future will bring to the exciting world of retailing. Highly recommended!”

Source: Twitter @Xaviercourt

Sucharita MulpuruWorld-renowned retail industry analyst (US)

“Wijnand Jongen has distilled all the core topics of retail into one readable and engaging book that is a must-read for anyone in the world”

Source: Twitter @smulpuru

Ian JindalCo-founder and Editor in Chief of InternetRetailing (UK)

“This is an engaging and generously researched must-read for senior retailers who are looking to understand and take action to thrive in the new state of retail.”

Source: LinkedIn Ian Jindal

Paul GreenbergFounder (AU)

“It is my pleasure to endorse this book as an essential read by participants in our dynamic ecosystem.”

Source: LinkedIn Paul Greenberg

Prof. Binyong TangDonghua University Shanghai, Member of the One Road One Belt Expert Advisory Group (CN)

“Wijnand Jongen’s book is of great help to establish a shared internet future in the context of the One Belt One Road Initiative, and a great reference for Chinese enterprises.”

David MackaseyAssociate at Eastdil Secured

“ Congratulations on writing such a relevant summary of the current state of affairs in Europe.”

Source: LinkedIn David Mackasey

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