Retail Minded’s Nicole Leinbach Reyhle to Kick Off VM LIVE’s ‘Retail Smart’

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Monday, September 17, 2018 12:48 AM NEW YORK—A noted observer of retail trends, particularly those that impact independent retailers of all categories, Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, will be the opening speaker of VM LIVE. Reyhle is the founder and publisher of RetailMinded.com which has been recognized worldwide for its leading retail insight. With a core concentration on independent retailers and small businesses, Reyhle is a frequent guest and contributor to various media outlets that include “The Today Show,” Forbes and countless business-to-business publications

A Noted Retail Thought Leader, Mobile Payments Expert and Two Innovative ODs to Share Insights at VM LIVE

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Influential independent retail thought leader, Nicole Leinbach, Reyhle, founder of RetailMinded.com and mobile/payments expert Sih Lee, SVP of new business development at Synchrony Financial, one of the country’s largest credit card providers, are two of the featured speakers set to share insights and business trends to help optical retailers and ECPs “Retail Smart – New Paths for Discovery, Choice and Purchase”, a special VM LIVE session set for Wed., Sept. 26, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the Venetian/Sands Convention Center just prior to the opening of Vision Expo West.

Carole Burns, OD, Joins Panel to Share ‘Retail Smart’ Ideas at VM LIVE

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Monday, August 13, 2018 12:00 AM NEW YORK—A successful optometrist who has brought “outside the box” thinking to her practice’s newest location in one of the fastest-growing towns in Ohio is going to share her experience and a look behind the scenes at VM LIVE, the special live session and panel to be held this fall during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas.

Retail Expert and Veteran OD on the Program for VM LIVE ‘Retail Smart' at Vision Expo

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 12:24 AM NEW YORK—An expert in retail business innovation, including new mobile payment trends plus a veteran OD who’s modernized his practice with technology to enhance the patient experience are the initial speakers on the program for “Retail Smart,” the VM LIVE event that will explore how technology is impacting consumer behavior and reshaping the shopping experience.

Tickets Still Available for ‘Minding the Store,’ VM’s Retail Tech Event

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Friday, September 1, 2017 12:18 AM LAS VEGAS—Time is running out to register for “Minding the Store: Digital Tech Reinvisions The Shopper’s Experience,” a special program presented by Vision Monday at the upcoming VM LIVE event on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.

VM LIVE to Explore How Digital Tech Is Changing the In-Store Experience

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Monday, August 28, 2017 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Sweeping changes in consumer attitudes and expectations require optical retailers to rethink all interactions with customers and patients. To bring this shifting scenario into focus, Vision Monday will present a special program, “Minding the Store: Digital Tech Reinvisions The Shopper’s Experience” at the upcoming VM LIVE event on Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.

New Speakers Join the Program for VM LIVE’s ‘Minding the Store’ Event in Las Vegas Sept. 13

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:30 AM NEW YORK—Two new speakers, one reflecting a larger optical retailer’s perspective, and the other the views of an independent OD towards the advantages of new technology in the practice, have joined the program of “Minding the Store,” the upcoming VM LIVE event set for Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.

Retail CX Expert, Ed King, to Kick Off VM LIVE ‘Minding the Store’ Event in Las Vegas Sept. 13

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Monday, June 19, 2017 12:24 AM NEW YORK—Ed King, a retail innovator and customer experience (CX) expert, will be the featured opening speaker at the VM LIVE session, “Minding the Store: Digital Tech Reinvisions The Shopper’s Experience,” planned for Wednesday Sept. 13 in Las Vegas.

‘Digital Tech Reinvisions the Shopper’s Experience’—Registration Is Open for Sept. 13 VM LIVE

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Monday, June 12, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—Digitization is impacting all businesses. But reports of retail’s demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Brick-and-mortar retailers need to compete with online players; both are adapting techniques from each other. With those developments in mind, Vision Monday’s upcoming VM LIVE event will tackle “Minding the Store: Digital Tech Reinvisions the Shopper’s Experience.”

Customer X 360: Changes in Tech, Shifts in Consumer Expectations

By Mark Tosh
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00 AM LAS VEGAS—Rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations are two key elements driving a reassessment of the retail customer experience, a group of speakers at VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session explained. The program, presented by Vision Monday and held here at the start of Vision Expo West, offered a standing-room only crowd of optical retailers and suppliers the perspectives of Michael Kling, OD, of San Diego-based Invision Optometry, Peter Bridgman of LensCrafters NA and Stephen Crossland of the 3D capture and imaging company Fuel3D.

‘Customer X 360’ Addresses Changes in Tech, Shifts in Consumer Expectations

By Mark Tosh, Senior Editor
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:49 AM

LAS VEGAS—Rapid changes in technology and shifting consumer expectations are two key elements driving a reassessment of the retail customer experience, a group of speakers at VM LIVE’s “Customer X 360” session explained. Held here at the start of Expo West, the session offered a standing-room only crowd several perspectives on the changing Customer Experience.

Innovative Technology is Focus of Customer X 360 at VM LIVE Event on Sept. 14

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Friday, September 9, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—As online purchases of eyewear increase, optical retailers and eyecare professionals are seeking new ways to attract and retain customers, as well as compete with each other. Many are investing in new technologies that promise to enhance the customer experience.

Michael Kling, OD, to Share Customer X 360 Experience at VM LIVE Event on Sept. 14

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Friday, August 19, 2016 12:21 AM NEW YORK—One of the country’s innovative optometrists, Michael Kling, OD, owner and CEO of Invision Optometry of San Diego, Calif. has joined the roster of speakers who will be addressing the topic of “Customer X 360,” examining how a mix of cutting edge technologies, data management and unique presentations are changing the customer experience, the theme of a new VM LIVE event at Vision Expo West on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

VM LIVE Speakers to Discuss Technology’s New Role in the Customer Experience

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Monday, August 15, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Innovative retailers are using virtual reality and other cutting edge technologies to create exciting in-store experiences that attract consumers and engage them with their brands. These technologies are an increasingly important tool for shaping the Customer Experience, and will be the focus of Customer X 360, a new VM LIVE event at Vision Expo West on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Tapping Into the Empowered Digital Consumer

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 3:44 PM Keynote speaker Scott Snyder, PhD, of Mobiquity presented a top of the trees view of mobile. Focusing specifically on the impact of mobile technology, he shared some examples of how mobile is having a real impact on the health care outcomes of patients. View his presentation titled “Tapping Into the Empowered Digital Consumer.”