English • Marketing • Pick Up • Shopify • Technology • TOP Go Global with Shopify! Join the GO RIDE meetup June 6th 2019 2019年5月15日by Anna Khitrova Thinking about going global? Or just getting started with your e-commerce project in the US? Join our Cross-Border E-commerce meet up to learn why top Japanese companies are choosing Shopify to expand their business internationally. Get insights about “hidden gems” you can use in your marketing strategy and explore Shopify features you might not using yet. GO RIDE Republic, an event host, is a cross-border e-com agency, located in Playa Vista, Los Angeles (Silicon Beach) and Yokohama, Japan. We are lucky to work with the coolest brands ever. We have them joining the meetup with inspiring case studies and great treats for the event guests. Brands and partners joining the event: TABIO USA A beloved 50-year-old global sock brand. Tabio provides 30 million pairs of premium quality socks a year all over the world through online stores and 270 boutiques in Japan, London and Paris GG Retrofitz An ambitious startup founded by a group of Industrial and Graphic designers in Southern California. GG Retrofitz is creating original retro-inspired body kits and graphic kits for Yamaha R3 motorcycles. 10 SENSE Corporation A Japanese cafeteria management will present a new innovative eco-project ECOpresso: edible freshly baked matcha/coffee cups TIPPSYSAKE The largest Sake Platform in the US. Tippsy makes finding good sake easy and fun: 200 products with Unique Tasting Metrics and Pairing Suggestions AIM360 A leading fashion ERP software that provides wholesalers and retailers with a seamless solution for inventory management, costing, pick tickets, EDI, order entry & distribution and more for over 35 years AGENDA 6:00 – 6:20 registration, guests interactions 6:20 – 6:25 guests greetings, introduction 6:25 – 6:45 How to get 100 free media publications for your startup with no PR-manager involved. GG Retrofitz case-study Norman Kerechuk, GG Retrofitz., President 6:45- 6:50 Q&A 6:50 – 7:05 How global brand Tabio is expanding the business to the US-market with Shopify. International expansion VS Startups. Tabio brand is producing 30 million pairs of socks per year but Tabio products are still new to the US-market: is the path of expansion is similar to a startup? Kazuhiro Takezawa, Tabio, Head of US expansion Mami Uemura, Tabio, Creative Director 7:05- 7:10 Q&A 7:10- 7:20 How to grow your business by integrating O2O marketing with Shopify Anna Khitrova, Go Ride, Marketing manager 7:20- 7:25 Q&A 7:25 – 7:40 Retailing and Wholesaling: How successful hybrid fashion brands are growing their business through multiple channels Shahrooz Kohan, AIMS360, President 7:40- 7:50 Q&A 7:50 – 8:00 Networking session We are bringing Californian-Japanese vibe to the event: you will feel like you made a trip from LA to Tokyo and back. Reserve your free seat today! Book now Shopify DTLA provides 2-hour free parking with validation.