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interRel Retail Summit

Join interRel along with a select group of Retail Executives for this unique high-powered EPM Event

interRel’s Inaugural Retail EPM Summit

interRel is hosting the first-ever Retail EPM Summit on November 14-15, 2019 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

Where is the EPM road headed? 
This first-of-its-kind symposium will cover how the world of Enterprise Performance Management is driving Retail into the future. Whether your area is finance, planning, consolidation, reporting, or analysis, we will address how innovations in all of these arenas are driving change for retailers everywhere.

This Event is by Invitation Only but No Conference Fees
Since this is the first time holding this summit, we’ve waived the conference fees.  Please RSVP by completing the registration form on this page.  However, it is an invitation-only event, if you were not emailed an invitation, please contact your interRel sales director for more information.

Date & Location

November 14-15, 2019

Globe Life Park
1000 Ballpark Way Suite 309, Arlington TX 76011

Globe Life Park Centerfield Suites

Please rsvp for the first-ever Retail EPM Summit

Featured Speakers

Our speakers represent all aspects of the EPM landscape for retail companies.  From executive CFO’s to senior boots-on-the-ground visionary managers, you’ll see a full picture of where EPM is currently as and where it’s going.

Chief Financial Officer at Sun Holdings, Inc.

Collin Thompson

Collin serves as CFO for Sun Holdings, a national restaurant franchise group that provides more than 187,000 jobs under 8 brands, and serves over 50 million customers.

Sun Holding’s system-wide portfolio is comprised of almost 900 units operating in eight states, with a major presence in over seven diverse concepts, most of which are in the restaurant segment.

The company operates 305 Burger King, 134 Popeye’s, 91 Arby’s, 22 Golden Corral, 32 Cici’s Pizza, 21 Krispy Kreme, 187 T-Mobile locations, and 87 GNC locations, as well as 10 restaurants in various airports.

Sr. Director of Global Management Reporting at Ralph Lauren Corporation

Philip Gulmy

Philip has been SD Global Management Reporting & Financial Master Data at Ralph Lauren for the past 5 years.  He is the business liaison to IT for all EPM products and oversees SAP Financial Master Data governance.  Strategic roadmap, administrative and operational responsibilities specifically for HFM, FDM, OAC, and EPRCS.  Prior to SD Global Reporting role, Philip spent 15 years in various levels of FP&A and has utilized Essbase since 2001.

Ralph Lauren Corporation is an American fashion company producing products ranging from the mid-range to the luxury segments. They are known for the clothing, marketing and distribution of products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories, and fragrances.

Sr Vice President Financial Systems at Cinemark

Greg Muse

With Cinemark for over 30 years, Greg holds a crucial SVP of Financial Systems role in which he serves as the liaison between IT  and finance.

Cinemark Holdings, Inc. is a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry with 549 theatres and 6,086 screens in the U.S. and Latin America as of June 30, 2019.

Founded over 30 years ago and headquartered in Plano, Texas, Cinemark is the third-largest motion picture circuit in the U.S. with 344 theatres and 4,630 screens in 41 states.

Former Global Hyperion Lead + FP&A Sr. Manager at GameStop

Trey Daniel

While at GameStop, Trey was responsible for all Tactical and Strategic tasks for multiple Hyperion Essbase and PBCS cubes, creating & reporting Actuals, Budget, Forecast, and ProForma data at GameStop.

Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, GameStop is a well-known video game, consumer electronics and gaming merchandise retailer operating over 5,800 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. The company’s retail stores primarily operate under the GameStop, EB Games, ThinkGeek, and Micromania brands.

Trey is also a Board Member of the North Texas Hyperion Users Group.

Session Topics

Session topics are executive-level and retail-focused and include:

  • Leading practices in financial planning & market basket analysis
  • Merchandise planning
  • Close & consolidation
  • Data governance
  • Turn analysis in a retail world
  • Scenario modeling and predictive forecasting


Live! by Loews restaurantThursday 11/14 Networking Dinner

Don’t miss this highly focused networking dinner.  Event time TBA.

Cut & Bourbon Steakhouse
Live! By Loews Hotel
1600 E Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
Located in the middle of AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Park and Globe Life Field.

Friday 11/15 – 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

8:00 am
Networking Breakfast

9:00 am
Welcome and Introduction to the EPM Retail Summit

9:30 am
Edward Roske – Keynote on the Future of Retail EPM

10:15 am

10:30 am
Leading Practices in Financial Planning

11:00 am
Market Basket Analysis

11:30 am
Predictive Reporting

12:00 pm
Lunch & Networking

1:00 pm
Consolidating many locations across multiple brands

1:30 pm
Increasing Revenue per Customer

3:00 pm
Goodbyes/Wrap Up

Please note, topics & speakers are tentative and are subject to change.
When you register for the event we’ll keep you updated on the event.

Get in Touch
interRel Consulting

Tel: (972) 735-8716
Office: Globe Life Park
1000 Ballpark Way, Suite 309
Arlington, Texas 76011

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