eTail West 2017

February 27 - March 02, 2017

JW Marriott, Palm Springs, CA


Media Partners

Official Publication

Internet Retailer


Internet Retailer is the world’s largest publisher in the field of e-commerce. Through multiple print, digital and web-based publications and database services, we provide strategic and practical business information and original competitive research on e-retailing to more than 200,000+ retail executives and direct marketers every month. Click here for your FREE subscription to Internet Retailer Magazine.

Official Research Partner



eMarketer is the authoritative research firm for marketers who need to stay ahead of digital and require credible benchmarks for their decisions. We deliver customers a comprehensive and definitive view into the state of the digital marketplace, as well as vetted data and insights to support their initiatives.

Supporting Association

Global Retail Alliance


The Global Retail Alliance was created for a specific business community aware that you can only be successful if you stay connected and updated with all the markets because of a disruption somewhere in the world can always change the game. A member of this organization knows that a connection with a global network is the key to success. Staying informed and educated, globally and locally, is the best way to make the right choices for the future of every business, especially retail.

Our members are Retailers, Brands, Agencies, Suppliers, Design Firms, Consulting Companies and Universities. Our mission is to provide inspiration and guidance to the business community surrounding the retail marketplace through advocacy, education and networking. We keep our partners informed, educated, updated and connected through advocacy, education and networking.

We explore Retail Design & Visual Merchandising; Shopper Marketing and Neuro marketing;  Technology and Innovation; Travel Retail and e-commerce, and all the areas we believe can inspire and inform our members.

Our activities include everything from studies and insights, education, conferences and summits, to networking events, awards and recognition.  We serve our members with daily news and informational reports and access to the only global virtual library focused on retail and marketing. We connect them to our international knowledge center where experts can service their needs. They can also access the most relevant retail conferences and events worldwide thanks to our partners.

But being global also means understanding the local market, Country by Country. For this reason we have offices and ambassadors in almost every national market. Our members can receive curated news and information, as well as attend local conferences, seminars, workshops and national awards.

Web Marketing Association


The Web Marketing Association was founded in 1997 to help define the standard of excellence for online marketing. Our internationally known award programs, such as WebAward Competition for Website Development, Internet Advertising Competition and the MobileWebAwards, recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing the most effective online marketing programs on the Internet today.  Entrants benefit from assessment of their marketing efforts by a professional judging panel and the marketing opportunities presented by being recognized as an award-winning web developer.

Supporting Partner

Barcode News


The BarCode News is a barcoding intensive website with tools, case studies, how-to, a barcode generator, information about UPC codes and much more.  Over 3,000 articles on bar code technology.



The BayPay Forum is an Innovation Accelerator based in Silicon Valley and focused on trends and innovations in the payment and commerce industry. The BayPay Forum aims to connect payment professionals from startups and more established companies on a variety of topics, including mobile and social commerce, wallets, loyalty, authentication, cybercrime, digital media, entertainment, through personalized face-to-face forum and panel discussions.

Chain Store Age


Chain Store Age is the one publication and online website (including e-newsletters) that targets, influences and educates the retail suite from a business intelligence perspective. We reach senior titles from every segment within retail: from big box to food service; from ecommerce to brick and mortar. We also reach the following titles: CEO, CIO, CFO, CMO, COO; including those key titles that report into the c-suite for decision-making.



CIOReview is a technology magazine that talks about the enterprise solutions that can redefine the business goals of enterprises tomorrow. It is the leading source that shares innovative enterprise solutions developed by established solutions providers, upcoming hot enterprises and is a neutral source for technology decision makers. Published from Fremont, California, CIOReview is an excellent platform for the enterprise to showcase their innovative solutions.

CMS Wire


CMSWIRE is a popular web magazine published by Simpler Media Group, Inc. Founded in 2003 it publishes daily news, analysis, interviews and best practices focused on Customer Experience Management, Digital Marketing, Social Business and Enterprise Information Management.

Website: is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users which have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buyers their thoughts on their experience. is driven by an algorithm allowing for both customers and providers of products and services to understand how the rankings are determined. The service can be used by potential buyers to learn more about their vendors prior to making a purchasing decision.

Digital Transactions


Digital Transactions magazine is the only publication covering the total consumer electronic transactions market. This is an 87.6 billion transactions market, growing at an average of 6% over the last four years. Published twelve times a year, the magazine, web site www. and weekly email newsletter Digital Transactions News reaches over 21,000 subscribers in banks, retail companies and acquiring processors.



Marketers need insight that drives customer action and profitable revenue. Getting to that insight takes the right mix of data, strategy, and technology. Direct Marketing News provides the comprehensive coverage of the hottest trends, success strategies, and core technologies that marketers need to get from raw data to profitable insight. DMN delivers that timely information through a robust set of digital offerings that include a website, email newsletters, eBooks, social media, virtual events, and webcasts, as well as a monthly print edition, Essential Guides series, and live events that collectively serve an opt-in audience of more than 150,000 senior marketing executives per month.



FashInvest is the leading news and event platform in the fashion, fashion tech and retail tech investment space. What began in 2009 as a series of educational events has now grown into one of the industry’s leading media resources focused on the growth and formation of companies within these markets.



FindBiometrics is your leading industry resource for all information on biometrics identification and identity verification systems and solutions. We have the latest daily news from the global biometric and identity management business community, a comprehensive vendor list, informative articles, interviews with industry leaders, exclusive videos, links to biometric associations and a calendar of the most important current industry news events and conferences. For more than a decade we have brought you the top industry news, answering all of your questions, and have remained an integral player in the biometrics community. Now, here in the industry's most rapid growth period, we are here to keep you more connected, knowledgeable, and up-to-date on the latest identity management news than ever before.

Innovative Retail Technologies


Innovative Retail Technologies (formerly Integrated Solutions for Retailers) - a free monthly magazine helping retail executives make informed decisions about technology and operations solutions for all of their sales channels. The magazine provides insight on how retailers can achieve critical business objectives by integrating leading-edge solutions across the retail enterprise.

Mobile Commerce Daily


The News leader in Mobile Marketing, Media and Commerce
-The most read publication on mobile marketing, media and commerce
-Content focused on how marketers use the mobile channel for branding, customer acquisiton and customer retention
-Target audience is advertisers, agencies, mobile service providers, publishers and wirless carriers

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Mobile ID World


Mobile ID World is here to bring you the latest in mobile authentication solutions and application providers. Our company is dedicated to providing users with the best content and cutting edge information on technology, news, and mobile solutions for your mobile identity management needs.

From the same minds that brought you FindBiometrics, Mobile ID World is committed to bringing you the best information, in a quick, contextual, and comprehensive way. Mobile ID World is your authorized go-to source for everything in strong mobile authentication.  This includes: M2M, NFC, access control, biometrics enabled smartphones and anything that promises to make life more convenient and secure.

Mobile Marketer


Mobile Marketer is the most read publication on mobile marketing, media and commerce. Their content is focused on how marketers use the mobile channel for branding, customer acquisition and customer retention. Their target audience is advertisers, agencies, mobile service providers, publishers and wireless carriers. Sign up for the daily newsletters and

Mobile Marketing and Technology


Mobile Marketing and Technology is an online publication and community dedicated to educating Marketing, Sales, IT Professionals and Executives about the latest mobile phone technologies for marketing and communication.

Technology companies, marketing agencies, and Fortune 1000 to small and medium-sized businesses are invited to participate by asking questions to our technical experts, submitting products for review, or sharing white papers and news releases with the community.

Multichannel Merchant


Multichannel Merchant is the indispensable resource covering marketing and operations management for ecommerce and catalog companies that sell merchandise direct-to-customer through multiple channels. We provide targeted, compelling content both in-print and online, including our magazine, buyers guides, webinars, whitepapers, special reports and events.

Payments and Cards Network


The Payments & Cards Network is dedicated to the Payments industry. Adding value to clients by offering innovative executive search, recruitment and RPO solutions to international clients. With offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, San Francisco and London, a global outlook and understanding of the payments landscape is in place to offer the best advice and service on the market. 

Call us with your specific needs today on +31 203 030 257 and one of our consultants will be able to help quickly and efficiently.

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Payments Journal


PaymentsJournal is a free, comprehensive online information portal designed to keep payments and banking industry professionals informed through the daily delivery of the latest news, industry blogs, research, case studies, executive interviews and analyst insights. PaymentsJournal is published by Mercator Advisory Group, the leading payments research and consulting firm. PaymentsJournal is a natural extension for Mercator Advisory Group as we continue to monitor the payments and banking industries and work with industry’s top leading companies.

Point of Sale


The Point of Sale News is now in its 7th year with over 5,000 articles and one million visitors annually, this content based website encompasses all aspects of POS software, POS hardware, links to other resources, a directory of local POS specialists, and an informative blog with case studies and more that’s updated daily.

Response Magazine


Response Magazine is the definitive publication for performance-based marketers. Response, its Web site (, digital edition ( and weekly E-newsletter (Response This Week) provide targeted, cutting-edge content, analysis and research for professionals involved in all facets of direct, digital and data-driven marketing, including: DRTV, DR radio, online, retail, mobile, social and DR print.

Retail and Loyalty Journal


RETAIL & LOYALTY Journal covers the best foreign and domestic experience in offline and online retail: m/e-commerce, loyalty programs, payment systems, POS-lending, IT solutions (CRM, BI, and etc.), safety, contactless technology (RFID, NFC, etc.), self-service systems (Self-Checkout, vending, etc.), co-branded marketing campaigns, etc.

The Journal audience:

• TOP-managers of food, non-food, DIY, fashion, HoReCa, e-Commerce retail businesses;
• Leading experts in online and offline retail;
• Staff of airlines, insurance companies, fuel stations, tour operators
• Services and solutions providers;
• Market regulators and other entities.

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Retail Dive


Retail Dive provides news and original analysis on the latest happenings in retail. Our mission is to provide busy executives with a bird's-eye-view of the retail industry in 60 seconds. With a mobile-optimized daily email newsletter, website, and app, Retail Dive keeps you informed on the go. You'll get coverage of topics such as marketing, e-Commerce, technology, corporate news, loss prevention, payments, consumer trends, logistics, and more. Join over 500,000 retail executives already enjoying Retail Dive.

Retail Merchandiser


Retail Merchandiser is a 54 year old, award winning, bi-monthly retail publication which reaches over 215,000 decision makers worldwide. Our readers are buyers, CEO’s, financial investors, visual merchandisers, licensors, licensees, licensing agencies and consultants to almost every major chain.  We also distribute at trade shows and food and wine festivals, as well as social media such as LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and RM’s Blog: Merchandise Monday.

Retail TouchPoints


Retail TouchPoints (RTP) is an online publishing network for retail executives, offering content focused on optimizing the customer experience across all channels. RTP provides an array of editorial opportunities and content designed to guide the retail companies in their quest for long-term success. Focusing on the importance of thinking innovatively in a new media climate, we provide optimal vehicles to share industry insights and announcements, such as digital newsletters, video and audio podcasts. More than 28,000 retail executives tap into the weekly RTP newsletter, covering every type of line of business, from C-level executives, to Marketing, Merchandising, Store Operations, IT and Supply Chain.



RETAILWIRE is the retail industry’s premier online discussion forum. RetailWire goes beyond conventional headline news reporting. Each business morning, RetailWire editors pick news topics worthy of commentary by its “BrainTrust” panel of industry experts, and the general RetailWire membership. The results are virtual round tables of industry opinion and advice covering key dynamics and issues affecting the retailing industry. RetailWire membership is free to all qualified retail industry professionals. Over two-thirds of members are in top executive or senior management positions, representing a broad cross section of retail channels and the companies that supply them. RetailWire is supported via sponsorships by leading retail suppliers and service organizations.

Revenue Performance


mThink produces a wide range of business-to-business events, publications, Web sites and newsletters. The common thread that runs through these products is that they present leading-edge content in high impact environments.  mThink has a special focus on the rapidly changing environment facing marketing executives in an online world.

Social Media Examiner


The world’s largest online social media magazine, Social Media Examiner® helps millions of businesses discover how to best use social media, blogs and podcasts to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Our mission is to help you navigate the constantly changing social media jungle. Our editorial team works with the world’s top social media pros to bring you original and comprehensive articles, expert interviews, reviews of the latest industry research and the news you need to know to improve your social media marketing.

Street Fight Magazine


Street Fight is a media, events, and research company covering the massive disruption taking place in local retail marketing. Street Fight celebrates the innovators in location, mobile and social technologies who are driving this change.

Target Marketing


Target Marketing helps professionals navigate multichannel direct marketing with innovative tactics, techniques and solutions. No matter what challenges you face, our thought leaders can offer diverse opinions about what tactics are successful and the best practices to implement them in order to survive and thrive in this ever-evolving world.

The New York Fashion Tech Lab


The New York Fashion Tech Lab is a community-driven, relationship building, collaboration & business development platform. The 12 week program was cofounded by the Partnership Fund for New York City and Springboard Enterprises in 2014. NYFT Lab was founded in collaboration with leading fashion and retail brands, to support early to growth stage women-led technology start ups, that have developed innovations at the intersection of fashion, retail, and technology.

The Paypers


The Paypers ( is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment community. Our products are aimed at merchants, payment services providers, processors, financial institutions, start-ups, technology vendors and payment professionals and have a special focus on all major trends and developments in payments-related industries including online and mobile payments, online/mobile banking, cards, cross-border e-commerce, e-invoicing and SEPA. We are also keen on keeping our readership informed with regard to online fraud prevention innovations and the most significant trends in the digital identity space.

Total Retail


Total Retail is the go-to source for marketing, e-commerce, operations and management executives looking for the latest news and analysis on the omnichannel retail industry. A quarterly print issue, daily e-newsletter (Total Retail Report), daily-updated website, and virtual and in-person events offer brick-and-mortar retailers, e-tailers, catalogers, brand manufacturers and retail industry consultants the information they need to do their jobs more effectively.

Visibility Magazine


Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility Magazine conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. The print medium holds great promise for Internet marketing vendors who are constantly looking for more channels to promote their services. Additionally, Visibility Magazine reaches many fringe businesses that may have been contemplating entering or expanding their Internet marketing campaigns. Visibility Magazine is published quarterly and covers a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, organic optimization, pay-per-click marketing, website analytics, affiliate marketing, and press release distribution. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism.



WWD is the daily media of record and THE industry voice of authority for executives in the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities.  Unrivaled as the original source for breaking news, in-depth market analysis and defining fashion moments and renowned imagery of our time, WWD delivers the information, story and competitive intelligence like no other media outlet and industry resource.