Creator of iconic British leather goods brand to present keynote session at ChannelAdvisor’s annual event in Manchester on 16 May 2017

London, UK — 30 March 2017 — ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE: ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that The Cambridge Satchel Company’s founder and CEO Julie Deane will deliver a keynote session at Catalyst Europe 2017.

In 2008 Julie Deane founded The Cambridge Satchel Company in her kitchen with only £600. Since then, The Cambridge Satchel Company has become a fashion empire that has reached global fame, with the bags becoming a celebrity favourite and a must-have in China. The Cambridge Satchel Company has since conquered a global and loyal customer base and is now worth in excess of £40million. Julie Deane has been awarded a number of accolades for her entrepreneurship, including European and British Entrepreneur and Exporter of the Year, and received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for The Cambridge Satchel Company’s exports in 2013.

Julie Deane’s keynote session at Catalyst Europe 2017 will explore the journey of The Cambridge Satchel Company, the lessons learned along the way, and how the company achieved international success. The session will also discuss ​how to stand out as a small brand in a crowded market. “We are very pleased to count Julie Deane as one of the e-commerce experts speaking at Catalyst Europe 2017,” said Melissa Sargeant, ChannelAdvisor chief marketing officer. “The Cambridge Satchel Company is a great British success story and we are confident our attendees will benefit from her vast expertise and lessons for success.”

“Smart Brands. Strong Retailers. Connected E-Commerce.” is the theme of Catalyst Europe 2017, which will offer networking opportunities with industry peers, as well as presentations from industry experts and visionaries to inform retailers and branded manufacturers about the future of e-commerce and how they can improve their online businesses.

Catalyst Europe will take place on 16 May 2017 at The Principal hotel in Manchester. For more information and to register for Catalyst Europe 2017 please visit

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