(PARIS) October 14, 2014 – Today Valtech announces a new 3-year partnership with WIRED magazine to co-host the annual WIRED Retail events. http://wired.valtech.com/

There has never been a time of more rapid change within retail companies, more disruption from start-ups, and more possibilities for established companies to have a direct e-commerce relationship with customers. Our events will seek to bring together thought leaders from around the world to share insights, highlight trends and debate the future of retail.

It will offer a glimpse of emerging opportunities for smart retailers, disruptors, investors, marketers, designers, advertisers, buyers and policymakers. Topics covered will include: Shopping on multiple devices; socially curated marketplaces; how online behavior shapes in-store experience, personalized advertising; new global customers coming online; mobile wallets; augmented and virtual reality; and instant delivery. Our first event together will be in London on November 24th 2014.

Valtech’s CEO, Sebastian Lombardo remarked, “Everyone at Valtech is ecstatic to partner with WIRED. To be a successful digital agency we must always be pushing to keep Valtech at the forefront of the most exciting and disruptive ideas in the industry and WIRED has a deserved reputation for inspiring and understanding the digital innovations that are changing all our lives so rapidly.”

Rupert Turnbull, publisher of WIRED, added “WIRED is delighted to have Valtech as our Anchor Partner. Their innovative and disruptive vision of customer responsive digital platforms and their expertise in e-commerce and digital marketing serving some of the most prestigious brands in the retail world add a lot of insight to what promises to be another inspiring and stimulating day of ideas, debate and discussion – this time fusing innovation, technology and retail.”

Valtech's group COO Olivier Padiou adds, "We are more than happy to have such recognition from WIRED about our Agile marketing vision.
This vision has led us to build the next generation digital platform that has been so instrumental for a number of leading brands to succeed in the new digital age where omni-channel reach, real time behavior analysis, great experience and consistency everywhere are key business drivers. Retail is facing a dramatic change and we are sure WIRED retail will be a key milestone for retail decision makers on their journey to excellence."

There are a limited number of tickets available for WIRED RETAIL, at a full price of £895.50. Please use the following link.

WIRED is recognized as the multimedia authority on the future, in print and digital. Since launch in 2009, WIRED has won a host of awards including the PPA Media Brand of the Year for Consumer Magazines in 2013, the BSME Art Director of the Year for Consumer Magazines in 2013 and the BSME Editor of the Year Award for Special Interest Magazines in 2012. The WIRED enhanced digital edition iPad app was in the top five ranked titles in the consumer magazine lifestyle category as selected by iMonitor in 2013. The WIRED website, www.WIRED.co.uk, currently has 1,513,866 unique users (Google Analytics Apr-June 2014). WIRED Consulting is a bespoke business consultancy designed to deliver expertise to future-proof companies and to give the competitive edge.

About Valtech
Valtech [NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0011505163 -LTE] is a digital marketing agency pioneer in technologies with a presence in nine countries (France, UK, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, USA, India, Australia, Singapore) and 1,500 employees. As a full-service digital agency, Valtech brings value to its customers at all aspects of their digital activities: Strategy consulting, service design, technology services, and optimization of business-critical digital platforms for multichannel e-commerce and marketing. With its renowned commitment to innovation and agility, Valtech helps brands to develop and grow their business across their digital touch points to the market, while optimizing time-to-market and return on investment. For more information about Valtech, visit www.valtech.com.

Published on: 12:47PM on 22nd October 2014