Become a part
of Europe’s biggest Retail
open-innovation platform
Since 2016, leading brands, retailers and e-commerce players have been a fundamental part of our corporate innovation platform located in the heart of Paris. Through various levels of partnership, we provide corporate partners with new business opportunities and cultural transformation through startup and inter-corporate engagement.
We accelerate your
transformation strategy
We believe in corporate innovation. As Europe's Retail innovation experts, our mission is to bring retailers and e-commerce players tangible results when it comes to their innovation strategy. We enable our corporate partners to transform their business processes, shift to a more agile and innovative culture, and develop new business models through close collaboration with first-class startups and with corporate counterparts within the network.
Partner With the Most Promising Retail Startups
We
Streamline
Your Startup
Scouting
We know that startup sourcing is difficult to navigate. We source specific applicable technologies to innovate, extend or improve your business model and reduce the time, cost and risk associated with this process. We are business matchmakers between the most relevant startups according to the corporate innovation needs of your organization.
We are
Catalysts
For
Corporate
Innovation
An open mindset is a crucial prerequisite for corporate innovation. We encourage cultural shift by organizing more than 130 events per year. Our goal? To infuse your company with a broad range of activities, such as curated corporate events with retail experts, industry peers, and startups.
We lead
the Retail
Open
Innovation
Ecosystem
We believe in the power of open innovation to disrupt the traditional way of thinking, by creating an open exchange of ideas, technologies and best practices in an open and collaborative ecosystem.
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Matthieu Caloni
Groupe Galeries Lafayette
"Lafayette Plug and Play is a great window on innovation. They bring new solutions to our teams, but they also bring an exciting new mindset that really helps us speed up our innovation process."
Matthieu Benkerant
Carrefour
"Startups allow us to innovate in all the retail businesses, and particularly to offer our customers a better experience of multichannel shopping. With this partnership, we pursue our open innovation approach, with a new dynamic that brings us closer to the best startups and makes our activities evolve."
Marie Mercier
La Redoute
"Innovation is part of our DNA. We always start from operational issues to guide our exploration choices. Lafayette Plug and Play helps us very concretely to find solutions and also to speed up on innovation and transformation strategy. This is a great opportunity for our teams to test use cases for our customers."
Laëtitia Thiel
Camaïeu
"The collaboration with startup allows us not only to enhance the customer's shopping experience in an omnichannel approach, but also to talk with our counterparts in other companies, to gain efficiency over the time to market and to offer our customers a "memorable shopping experience."
We are part of a global retail network
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