8 October 2020

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)



Miriam Lahage

Miriam Lahage

Former CEO, Figleaves

Miriam has spent her career building profitable global businesses, from TJX to NET-A-PORTER to eBay. Her specialty is product and digital transformation, drawing on her extensive experience in the fashion ecommerce start-up sector. Miriam mentors, advises and launches new businesses. As CEO of Figleaves, Miriam transformed the business from a multi-brand lingerie retailer to a lifestyle brand sold in five of the biggest UK retailers by using her entrepreneurial vision to help women find self-acceptance with the aspirational, inclusive brand.

Miriam has recently embarked on a new role as strategic advisor and active angel investor for Canary, a start-up launched in the Zinc social incubator. Canary’s mission is to prevent sexual harassment and eliminate toxic behavior in the workplace. Using an anonymous employee engagement platform, Canary bridges the gap between employees and employers leveraging Data and Behavioural Science.


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