Jun 05 | 14:15 - 14:45

Ready to self-disrupt? Learn how the platform economy is changing the face of fashion (Feat. Daniel Hansson, Head of B2B Sales & Marketplace, Afound and Simon Torrance, managing Director at Factor10)

Room: Master Stage


With the fashion industry undergoing a transformation, traditional retailers are finding new ways to grow. In 2018 H&M Group launched a new brand – Afound – with a new concept to build an ecosystem of retail partners previously seen as competitors. Afound disrupts the world of fashion – using a platform business model to invite other retailers and brands to create exceptional value for their customers. Join Afound and their partner MQ – a 60-year-old Swedish retailer with over 120 stores – to learn why they joined forces and became part of the platform revolution.

The speakers

Daniel Hansson


Head of B2B Sales & Marketplace

Simon Torrance


Managing Director


Mirakl is powering the platform economy by providing the technology and partner ecosystem needed to launch an eCommerce marketplace. With the Mirakl Marketplace Platform, both B2B and B2C businesses can offer more, learn more, and sell more: increase the number of products available for buyers, grow the lifetime value of customers, and anticipate buyer needs and preferences. 


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