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

Wijnand Jongen is a globally recognized author, keynote speaker, futurist and trendwatcher 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, Manila, 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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Danish, SE Asian, Chinese, Italian and Korean editions 'The End of Online Shopping' launched

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

The Danish edition of Wijnand’s book was launched on October 11th at the FDIH conference in Copenhagen. The South-East Asian edition of the book was launched at NRCE conference in Manila, August 9th. The Chinese and Italian translations of Wijnand’s book were released in May at the CIFTIS conference in Beijing and the Netcomm convention in Milan. Just recently the Korean translation of the book was launched on December 25th on Christmas. New editions and translations of the book are scheduled for 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

Roger GraellE-commerce Director Mango (ES)

“It’s inevitable, customer behavior is changing faster than ever. Thankfully Wijnand provides us a wide review of the key trends to follow closely on an extremely exciting and inspirational way. Don’t miss it!”

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.”

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