How Woolworths and Last Yard built a foundation for innovation at the point of purchase


How Woolworths and Last Yard built a foundation for innovation at the point of purchase

Monday, January 15 2024 | 2:00PM – 2:15PM EST
AWS Booth 6020

About this AWS TechTalk

An ever-increasing number of retailers are deploying digital shelf edge technology to improve efficiency, lower costs, and better engage shoppers. In this session, learn how Woolworths Group (largest supermarket group in Australia) is using Last Yard—an in-store experience platform—to design and run promotions at the shelf edge using real-time product and pricing data. During this presentation, Angelo Clayton, Technology Director of Stores & Information Management at Woolworths Group, and Chris Stoyles, CEO of Last Yard, share their digital transformation story and cover three key lessons for retailers looking to digitize the in-store customer experience and shelf edge promotions.

Featured speakers

Angelo Clayton

Technology Director, Stores & Information Management, Woolworths 

Angelo Clayton is a passionate retail executive and technologist who has more than 20 years’ experience in implementing large-scale retail solutions within the South African and Australian retail landscape. With a wealth of experience in retail and store technology transformation including Loyalty solutions, E-commerce platforms, Data Warehouse and Analytics capabilities, Angelo is focused on achieving business outcomes through the use of relevant technology.

Chris Stoyles

CEO, Last Yard

Chris Stoyles started his journey in the retail technology space over 20 years ago as a software developer working on bespoke in-store marketing solutions for some of Australia’s largest retailers. Today, as the CEO of Last Yard, he is focused on working with retailers around the globe to achieve the same successful outcomes achieved by their loyal customer base in Australia.

Last Yard

Last Yard

Last Yard offers a solution to engage and convert customers at the point of purchase. Its in-store marketing execution platform allows retailers to design and execute printed and digital promotions in stores and at the shelf edge, using real-time product and pricing data at scale.

Who should attend

Marketing Managers, Merchandising Managers, Operations Managers, CIO, CEO, CTO, COO, Head of Omnichannel, Head of Retail Transformation, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Data Officer, VP of Data Science, Head of Data & Analytics, Head of AI/ML, Head of Consumer and Digital Technology/Customer Experience, and CMO.


January 15, 2024 | 2:00PM – 2:15PM
AWS Booth 6020

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