8 October 2020

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)



Stacey Widlitz

Stacey Widlitz

President, SW Retail Advisors

Stacey Widlitz is an Investment Professional and recognized Consumer Expert with over 20 years’ experience in the European and North America Retail Sector.  She is the Founder & Chief International Store Hunter of SW Retail Advisors and previously held senior roles in Equity Research at several Investment Banks including UBS, Cowen, Fulcrum Partners and Pali Capital. Stacey splits her time between NYC and London advising Investment Funds, Private Equity, REITs and emerging brands in the US and Europe as well as select corporates. Stacey is an active Angel Investor in the Consumer and Fintech space, a Non-Exec Board Member in the Beauty Sector and a frequent Speaker/Moderator at Major Ecommerce/Tech/Retail Conferences around the globe. Stacey spent a decade as a CNBC TV Retail Analyst and is currently a Forbes Contributor.  Recognized as a Top Retail Influencer Stacey has been voted Top 25 Twitter Influencer for several years, a BCG Top Influencer and Women2Watch 2019. She recently launched the Duchessofretail.com breaking down Consumer Financial news into an accessible format.


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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