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Breakout Session Focused on How to Grow Physical Retail Locations at Scale
MINNEAPOLIS – January 12, 2016 – Field Nation, the leading marketplace platform for contingent and on-demand workforce management, today announced it will present a breakout session with guest speakers from Under Armour and Pivital Global at this year’s National Retail Federation (NRF) conference in New York City.
The session, “Activate and Accelerate – Stand up Physical Stores Anywhere in the World with Scalable Infrastructure Recipes and Local Expertise,” will highlight how Field Nation helped Pivital Global execute the international expansion of physical retail spaces for the American sports apparel company, Under Armour.
Field Nation helps businesses that operate in the retail industry manage expansion and maintenance in apparel, electronics and other environments, and had more than $27 million of retail-related work conducted on its platform last year. The session, presented to conference attendees on Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 11 – 11:30 a.m., will provide insightful, first-hand experiences from retailers who have conducted scalable international and domestic rollouts. To learn more about the session, visit: http://bigshow16.nrf.com/session/activate-and-accelerate-%E2%80%93-stand-physical-stores-anywhere-world-scalable-infrastructure
“We are excited to present at NRF this week and help retailers understand how they and their partners can blend traditional and contingent workforces to accelerate new store stand-ups and grow their businesses,” said Billy Cripe, Chief Marketing Officer at Field Nation. “Our case study example highlights the benefits of using locally-sourced independent expertise to enable rapid, cost-effective expansion. Retail service partners will learn how they can win large RFPs with corporations, and retailers can trust in the visibility, accountability and control that is provided by the Field Nation freelance management system.”
Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual gross domestic product and supporting 42 million jobs in the U.S., retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy. NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers. The NRF Annual Convention & EXPO offers education, networking, and an enormous EXPO Hall full of technologies and solutions. To register for the conference, visit: http://bigshow16.nrf.com
About Field Nation
Field Nation (fieldnation.com) is the most complete Freelancer Management System (FMS) and SaaS-based project-management solution available. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, has more than 100 employees, and was listed on the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. In 2014, the company recorded $62 million in marketplace transactions. With more than 65,000 service providers in its network, Field Nation serves as a catalyst for business growth and ensures successful collaborations around the world.