Coresight Research & Blue Yonder Present: Open for Business with Brad Burgess, Global Corporate Affairs,

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Join Deborah Weinswig, JoAnn Martin and Brad Burgess as they discuss how, China's largest online retailer, has utilized digital technologies to stay in touch with its consumers through Covid-19 and beyond. This webinar includes insights into what US retailers can learn from their digital and supply chain strategies in the long run. Coresight Research & Blue Yonder are pleased to present Open for Business, a new webinar series that will feature real-time conversations with industry leaders. As business leaders are managing their companies through the coronavirus crisis, we are working to stay engaged with, and facilitate an open dialogue for, companies large and small. The webinar series will provide guidance and support, as well as a sense of community for global organizations, as we’re all experiencing this together. Click here to read a transcript of this webinar. About Brad Burgess Brad Burgess joins the webinar on behalf of for global corporate affairs. is a technology and service company with supply chain at its core. owns the largest last-mile delivery business in China, JD Logistics and China’s largest retailer, JD Retail. The company’s experience addressing the challenges brought about by COVID-19 since the pandemic erupted will be relevant for the webinar’s audiences. JD Health, a business incubated within and grown today at an impressive scale to be one of the world’s largest unicorns, is providing innovative approaches to address unmet needs in China. Prior to joining, Brad held leadership roles at various consultancies advising brands across numerous industries. He is an American and nearly 20-year resident of China, in Beijing and now Shanghai. About is China’s leading one-stop e-commerce platform, providing over 360 million active customers with direct access to an unrivalled range of authentic, high-quality products, and helping leading local and international brands tap into China’s fast-growing e-commerce market. is setting the global standard for online shopping experience, offering a vast selection of products, across every major category (electronics, apparel and home furnishings, FMCG, fresh food, home appliances and others), and delivering them at amazingly fast speeds to provide a truly “one stop” shopping experience for Chinese consumers. Using JD’s unrivalled nationwide logistics network, and sophisticated data-driven delivery technologies, customers enjoy same- and next-day delivery standard, which is a level of service that no other company in the world can match. JD Worldwide, our cross-border platform also enables brands from around the world to sell directly to Chinese consumers, even those that do not have a physical presence in China, meaning that customers can get high-quality products from around the globe delivered to their doorsteps at the push of a button. About JoAnn Martin JoAnn Martin brings 20+ years of retail, merchandising and supply chain expertise to Blue Yonder as vice president, retail industry strategy. In this role, she counsels global retailers on industry-leading best practices and technology advancements and collaborates with Blue Yonder's product development and innovation teams to align on addressing the challenges of today’s retailers. Prior to Blue yonder,, JoAnn was senior leader at the Luxottica Group but spent most of her career at Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW), where she was vice president of planning and merchandise operations. She has deep expertise in softlines and Blue Yonder solutions in that vertical. JoAnn’s has led many transformative system implementations throughout her career.  Her expertise covers retail strategy, omni-channel, digital commerce, merchandise financial planning, assortment planning and change management. JoAnn is a graduate of Miami University, where she received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Finance and Marketing. Presented by:

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