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L’Echangeur wishes you a happy new year 2019!

Matthieu JOLLY
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The entire Echangeur team wishes you a happy new year 2019. It promises to be rich in events and innovations. While waiting for our next meeting in mid-January, live from the United States with our experts for #CES Las Vegas and #NRF  in New York, we have put together a reminder for the year 2018.

January – CES LAS VEGAS et NRF 


As every year, our experts started the year 2018 with the CES Las Vegas and the NRF in NYC!

The CES, Consumer Electronics Show, is the trade fair dedicated to the world of new technologies and various electronic innovations. Over the years, the CES has become an important gathering This show is held in Las Vegas, where builders, journalists and fans of new technologies come together.

The NRF Retail’s BIG Show is the largest annual retail event in New York, bringing together more than 35,000 retail professionals and suppliers from 99 countries in the world. The convention includes 500 training sessions, nearly 300 speakers and more than 700 exhibitors.

To review the debriefing of these two shows, click here!

The CES 2019 and the NRF 2019 are in a few days. Our experts are flying for new debriefs from these two fairs, be prepared and stay connected!



On March 8th, 2018, the Echangeur offered you a new edition of the Commerce Reloaded conference on the subject Who owns the Future?

During this unmissable event, the experts of the Echangeur have decoded the significant technological innovations 2017-2018 applied to retail and shared the lessons learned from trade shows such as Web Summit LisbonneShoptalk Europe Copenhagen, CES Las Vegas, Retail’s Big Show New York and for the first time the  SXSW festival.

Find extracts of the Commerce Reloaded 2018 conference here!


March – LEX SXSW

In 2018, for the first time, the Echangeur went to Austin, Texas to participate in the must-attend South by South West Festival.

Beyond the cinematographic and musical aspects historically very present, #SXSW is the forward-looking meeting. From 9th to 18th March, SXSW showcased interactive and digital media and is a hub of inspiration through conferences led by celebrities such as Spike Lee, Michael Dell or Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, on topics as broad as health, sports, food, social impact, VR & AR, startups and the new tech sector, design, computer programming or governments.

Find the full SXSW debriefing here!


May – VIVATECH 2018 

Viva Technology is the global event for major innovations and startups in France with the aim of creating connections between startups, large groups and investors. In 2018 Vivatech hosted more than 1,000 exhibiting startups, 23 sectoral labs and high-profile guest stars such as Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of FacebookSatya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM et Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber.

We offer you a complete digest of the 2018 edition here !



The CES SHANGAI has become an unmissable event in the space of three years for all the technology players in the Asia-Pacific market, indeed because more than 97% of the participants are from it. It is Asia’s largest consumer technology show to connect with retailers, e-retailers, customers and partners in order to launch new products and solutions in the Asian market. An event allowing Echangeur to approach actors such as Huawei,, Alibaba or Baidu, and test the innovative concept stores of the Chinese megalopolis.

To find out more about the 2018 edition of CES Shanghai, go here!


September -LEX IFA BERLIN 

IFA berlin is the largest European trade show (160,000m2 & more than 1,800 exhibitors) dedicated to new technologies and the latest launches of innovative products was held from August 31 to September 5, 2018 in the Messe Exhibition Center of the German capital. A must-attend event for retailers, buyers and media experts.

In 2018, IFA Berlin also offered two other spaces in parallel with the main fair:

  • IFA Global Markets, the largest B2B sourcing platform in Europe. One more asset for IFA BERLIN with an additional 20,000m2.

IFA NEXT, an innovation hub in which startups, research laboratories, universities, and innovative companies presented their ideas for the future and imagined solutions in electronics and household appliances. More than 160 startups were present from more than 20 countries.

Relive the IFA BERLIN with our experts and their debriefs here!




On November 8th, 2018, the Echangeur invited you to the 6th edition of its annual conference Innovate Service Centric on the theme of engagement and values of the consumer! The conference focused on new consumer expectations and introduced you to the innovative services that meet them! In addition to the analysis of the experts of the Echangeur, we had the honor to welcome high-level speakers such as Antoine Sire, Director of Corporate Engagement @BNP Paribas, Nicolas Chabanne, founder of “C” Who is the Boss? – The Consumer Brand “, Bertrand Swiderski, Sustainability Director @Carrefour Group.

To watch extracts of the conference Innovate Service Centric 2018, click here!





















Matthieu JOLLY
Facing with the changes in retail, today's innovations help Matthew to think about tomorrow's relationship between the brand and the consumer.
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