Future Stores Seattle

June 25-June 28, 2017

Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

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Scott Emmons

Director and Founder, Innovation Lab
Neiman Marcus
Scott Emmons is focused on innovation for the Neiman Marcus Group (NMG). He founded and built the NMG innovation lab (iLab) and is responsible for leading the organization in evaluating, designing, testing and piloting cutting-edge technologies and applications for luxury retail. Scott is also working on BYOD initiatives, Wi-Fi/LAN/WAN infrastructure, mobility and digital signage initiatives. Innovation projects include the amazing Memomi Memory Mirror, beautiful 4K touch table look books, IOT Sales Associate communicators, intelligent mobile phone charging stations and gorgeous digital directories for Bergdorf Goodman.


Day 1: Monday, June 26, 2017 Embracing Retail Disruption

09:05 AM Keynote: How To Kick Start Your Retail Innovation Lab

Innovation labs are popping up everywhere as retailers realize that investing in these tech hubs helps them continuously and rapidly test new technology and formats. Hear from Scott Emmons, the creator of the Neiman Marcus iLab and learn more about how they research, test and pilot innovative technologies for luxury retail. Explore:

• The inner workings of an innovation lab and ideas for how to form or improve upon your own lab
• What to avoid if you’re just getting your feet wet with a lab concept
• Examples of what you can test and develop in this flexible environment