Business Finland: E-Commerce and Retail Technology Opportunities – Focus on UK

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Are you a Finnish B2C brand or retailer looking to take advantage of the growing e-commerce market in Europe? Or a retail tech company providing solutions to European retail and e-commerce players? If so, this is the right event for you.

The retail sector is rapidly evolving, particularly due to COVID-19. Retail technology providers, brands and retailers have to adjust to the new normal at a faster pace.

Business Finland offers series of three online events in January:

  • Sweden: January 14, 2021
  • UK: January 21, 2021
  • France: January 28, 2021

In each webinar we will dive deeper into the concrete business opportunities and provide actionable insights about how to succeed in the market in question.

The webinar has two parts:

  • Country specific information open to all Finnish companies
  • Roundtable discussions for smaller groups, led by local experts.

The roundtable discussions have limited number of places and are aimed at the following companies:

  • Finnish retail & e-commerce technology providers
  • Finnish consumer brands and retailers selling online.

Please note that all webinars will be held in English.

Register here

PROGRAMME 11.00-12.30

Part 1 – Webinar open to all
11.00-11.05    “Welcome and opening remarks”, Business Finland
11.05-11.35     “New opportunities for Finnish e-commerce tech companies, retailers and consumer brands selling online”, Local experts from Sweden, UK and France, see expert profiles below
11.35-11.45     Q&A

Part 2 – Roundtable discussions with local experts, limited number of spaces*
11.50-12.30    Roundtable discussions (separate conversations for B2C and retailers and tech companies).
Participating companies will be able to suggest discussion topics or themes at registration.

*Please note that there is a limited number of places in the roundtable discussions and the registration for roundtable discussions will be closed one week before each event. If we have more registrations than available places, our local partners will select which companies will be invited to join. The chosen companies will be informed a week before the event.

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HUI Research (Sweden)
HUI Research is a leading Swedish retail consultancy company. With its 50 years of experience, HUI has an extensive understanding of both long-term and rapid changes in the Swedish retail market. HUI offers market insights, analysis and strategy services for companies operating within retail.

Pattern (UK)
Pattern is one of Europe’s leading players in e-commerce intelligence, marketplace management and omnichannel retail strategy and execution. Its global e-commerce consultancy team supports European omnichannel retailers and brands with their e-commerce challenges. The company has 100+ global e-commerce consultants across 13 offices around the world.

B.D.C. (France)
B.D.C. is a French consulting firm which advises many companies in the retail and e-commerce area, from startups to leading retailers. With a dedicated and diversified team of consultants, B.D.C. covers many subjects, such as digital acceleration, business development or international strategy.

More information:

Vilma Rissanen
vilma.rissanen (at)

Sannamari Ojanperä
sannamari.ojanpera (at)

Heidi Romu
heidi.romu (at)