Digitalisation and the Future of Retail

    Tuesday 15 November 2016, 14.00 to 16.00 / Renaissance Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Bruxelles


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Welcome to the website of the European Retail Round Table (ERRT).

ERRT brings together the CEOs of Europe’s leading multi-national retail companies. Amid the competitive nature of the retail sector, ERRT offers us a platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities that we face on the EU Single Market. Based in Brussels, the capital of the European Union, ERRT’s mission is to develop the dialogue with EU regulators based on the four strategic themes we identified as key to our business: the completion of the EU Single Market; Sustainability; a well-functioning Supply Chain; as well as the effects of the ever-faster Digitalisation of business and society.

On this website you will find more information about us: ERRT’s mission, members, Brussels team and structure. The website also contains figures on Retail in Europe and a databased of our publications, including press statements and our written positions on the various regulatory initiatives we follow.

Frans Muller

ERRT President

Deputy CEO & Chief Integration Officer, Ahold Delhaize


ERRT Business Group meeting

The ERRT Business Group meeting is taking place on Tuesday, 8 November 2016 at the ERRT offices in Brussels. The meeting will be preceeded by a dinner the night before. 

Participation is limited to ERRT members.

ERRT High-Level Conference

On 15 November 2016, ERRT organizes a High-Level Conference on "Digitalisation and the Future of Retail”.  A high-level panel involving several ERRT CEO's will discuss the challenges and opportunities that the digital developments bear for the retail sector. 

The event will take place at the Renaissance Hotel (Rue du Parnasse 19, Brussels), 14:00h-16:00h. 

Programme and Registration will be available shorty. 


ERRT CEO’s Meeting

On 15 November the CEO’s of ERRT’s member companies will meet in the framework of their bi-annual meeting in Brussels.

Participation is limited to ERRT CEO’s.