July 2810:30 am–11:00 am
Palos Verdes Ballroom, 4th floor
A quarter century ago, ecommerce began disrupting brick & mortar retail. A decade ago, marketplaces started disrupting ecommerce. Some retailers have leveraged this business model to become the disruptor instead of the disrupted. Learn from strategic advisors and retailers running marketplaces about: WHAT is the impact of the marketplace platform business model; WHY is the marketplace business model so disruptive; WHO leverages the marketplace platform business model; and HOW can you launch and operate a marketplace?