The State of Retail for Independent Brands - Digital Fashion Summit by LDC

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Date + Time: This event took place on the 4th February 2021, 4-6pm

Location: Online


The State of Retail for Independents is our digital gathering for big thinkers, bringing you a live discussion on the state of retail.

We discussed what the post Covid look like for independent brands across online and offline retail. It was a 2 part panel discussion offering support to brands of all sizes, to share a vision on the retail renaissance and put into action strategies for the coming year.

The Event Schedule:

  • 4pm: Introductions to our speakers
  • 4.20pm: First panel discussion
  • 5pm: Second panel discussion
  • 5.40pm: Networking and Q&A 

Hosted by Rebecca Morter, Founder + CEO Lone Design Club

Panel 1.  Digital + Innovation
Speakers: Lauretta Roberts, CEO of The Industry. Fashion and formerly of WGSN and Drapers, Matthew Drinkwater Founder of Fashion Innovation Agency, Muchaneta Kapfunde Founder & Editor and Vogue Business contributor and Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Founder of Orange Culture

Panel 2. Brand, Retail and Consumer
Speakers: Laura Hartnett Former Director of Digital Project Selfridges, Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka, Founders of House of Aama, Jonathan Chippindale, CEO Holition, Sophie Benson, Freelance Journalist.

For more speaker info, please read our blog here