8 October 2020

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)



Andy Lightfoot

Andy Lightfoot

CEO UK & US, SpaceNK

Andy Lightfoot is a career retailer counting Dixons, Tesco and WHSmith amongst his former employers. Joining Amazon in 2009 he was part of the rapid expansion in the UK setting up their first digital service, “Amazon MP3” setting the foundations for the services that followed in Prime Video and Prime Music. For the next 6 years Andy ran a number of categories across media and consumer electronics as well as leading a host of projects spanning everything from new category conception to team development, recruitment and company culture. Leaving in 2014 and via 18 months at Arcadia Andy joined SpaceNK where, from the initial position of Digital Director and recently CEO, led both a commercial and cultural change championing omni-channel and galvanising teams around a customer first approach.


Digital retail leaders



Visitors were retailers



Over 25m turnover



Turnover of companies attending



Main sponsors


What our clients say...

What our clients say...

  • We’ve been coming to InternetRetailing Conference for the best part of five years. Year on year we’ve seen that this is the number one event in the UK for that bridge between marketing and technology in the ecommerce space.
    Chris Baldrey-Chourio
  • IRC is the only conference I go to every year
    David Walmsley
    Director, M&S.com, Marks & Spencer
  • This is the place to come if you want to get the UK retailers. We get more good conversations here than we do at any event in the UK.
    James Brooke
  • This is one of the best industry events for quality networking.
    Anouk De Lange
    Market Development, Buyapowa
  • It’s probably one of the best one day conferences that you can come to. The calibre of the presenters are good… especially your peers…great networking and enough information each year that I can come away with.
    David Williams
    Director of Online EMEA, Deckers Brands
  • A very good concentrated, intense day of best practice… brilliant that it’s in one day, brilliant that it’s in a single venue and a good opportunity to meet with senior people from very good retail organisations
    Sean McKee
    Head of eCommerce/CS, Schuh
  • I’ve been coming to IRC for a long time and it’s a great opportunity to network with people that I know across the business… people that I’ve worked with or suppliers that I’ve worked with in the past.
    Jon Asbury
    Multichannel Director, Go Outdoors
  • InternetRetailing Conference is the only event that I always put in my calendar.
    Paul McDermott
    Head of Ecommerce, Poundland