10 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)


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Miriam Lahage

Miriam Lahage

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, leveraging her extensive experience in the fashion eCommerce start-up sector. Miriam mentors, advises and launches disruptive businesses. She launched Koodos, the UK’s first online discount boutique for designer brands in the UK, and prior to joining Figleaves was Chief Merchant and board member for the online premium plus size business navabi.

As CEO of Figleaves, Miriam has transformed the business from a multi-brand lingerie retailer to a lifestyle brand, using her deep retail experience and entrepreneurial vision to help a company draw on its technical expertise fitting millions of women in lingerie and swim styles to find its purpose: helping women find self-acceptance because Every Body Fits. The Figleaves lingerie and swimwear collections are now carried by five of the top ten fashion retailers in the UK, and will soon be available in retailers in the US and Canada.


Digital retail leaders



Visitors were retailers



Over 25m turnover



Turnover of companies attending



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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