SOURCE: Apparel Magazine

Apparel Magazine

October 15, 2015 10:00 ET

Apparel Magazine's Share Group on Customer Intelligence & Engagement Set for October 28, 2015 in New York

COLUMBIA, SC--(Marketwired - October 15, 2015) - Apparel Magazine has established a peer-to-peer Share Group on the subject of Customer Intelligence and Engagement, sponsored by PA Group, that will take place on October 28, 2015 in New York as a pre-event to Apparel East, which takes place October 29 at the Roosevelt Hotel.

The Share Group brings apparel brand and retail executives together for strategic discussions over the course of 2015 to identify industry trends, new technologies, and business leadership practices. It is open to interested apparel and retail executives.

PA Group CEO Jon Buchan will speak on "The Next Level of Customer Analytics and Why It Will Matter to Every Brand," at the Share Group, and also will participate in a panel discussion during the Apparel East conference on the following day entitled "How Technology Will Help Us Win the Consumer."

"We are very excited about our involvement in Apparel's Share Group and we feel like our experience in building and implementing software for the fashion and retail industries makes this a great fit," said Buchan. "We'll be sharing some of the latest advancements in business technology that will allow retailers and brands to understand and connect with their customers in powerful new ways."

Delivering a State of the Industry presentation to the Share Group will be Sahir Anand, VP Research & Principal Analyst, EKN, part of the Edgell Communications Co./Apparel Magazine group. Anand's work experience spans more than 14 years as an industry line of business practitioner, media practitioner, technology industry analyst, research leader and global technology strategy/marketing executive. He began his journey with a South Asia-based large multi-national apparel and footwear company, a large multi-national retail financial services dotcom, and South Asia's largest financial news and market analysis organization.

Retail and apparel brand executives interested in participating in the Share Group, which includes an open roundtable discussion, should contact Jordan Speer at or Susan Nichols at

Registration for the Apparel East event is complimentary for qualified apparel brands, manufacturers and retailers only. Visit to register. For questions and/or to register by phone, contact Dita Alexandrakis at 973-607-1347 or

About Apparel
Published 12 times a year, Apparel magazine is the No. 1 voice and authority for leading apparel brand, retail and manufacturing executives, due to its unmatched content and ongoing commitment to the highest editorial quality and standards for the past 55 years. Thought-leading subject matter addresses technology and business insight, from concept to consumer, with a focus ranging from omnichannel retail to raw materials management, and everything in between. In addition to the monthly publication, Apparel produces the information-rich, four annual live education and networking events, an extensive webinar series, an annual Share Group program, a weekly e-newsletter and Alert, exclusive research and thought leadership reports, whitepapers, InfoGrams, custom content products and more.

About Edgell Communications

For the past 25+ years, Edgell Communications has been connecting leading executives with the world's leading service and solutions providers. Today, Edgell remains a powerhouse in the IT industry, offering unparalleled market expertise and unlimited resources for leading technology companies to reach thousands of customers and prospects - in print, in person and online. Edgell reaches more than 143,000 business and IT executive subscribers through its six vertical brands, including Apparel, Consumer Goods Technology, RIS (Retail Info System News), Mobile Enterprise, VSR (Vertical Systems Reseller) andHospitality Technology.

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