World Retail Congress

in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim

12 - 14 April 2016

MADINAT JUMEIRAH, DUBAI

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

NEW CATEGORIES AND A NEW TROPHY DESIGN
ENTER THE 2016 WORLD RETAIL AWARDS

Submit your entry today so that you don't miss out on your chance to be a winner. Entries close on Tuesday, 9 February.

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

The 10th edition of the World Retail Congress will be taking place at the five-star Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai – one of the world’s fastest-growing retail hubs. The three day event, taking place 12-14 April 2016, will bring together over 1,000 global retail and industry leaders to discuss and debate the demands of the modern consumer and the future of retail. The Congress will take as its theme: Attracting and engaging the modern customer. In a world full of choice and channels, how can retailers truly connect with their consumer in a meaningful way?

The Congress will deliver an unrivalled programme focussed around insight, innovation and high-level discussions with your fellow retail industry leaders. It will continue to host onsite events including the Hall of Fame, Future Retail Challenge, Innovation Hub and the World Retail AwardsRegister now to reserve your place with the retail elite.

WORLD RETAIL AWARDS – WILL YOU BE A WINNER IN 2016? ENTRIES CLOSE 9 FEBRUARY

Building brands internationally

DEADLINE FOR ENTERING WORLD RETAIL AWARDS: 9 FEBRUARY

The World Retail Awards are an opportunity for your achievements to be recognised as the best in the global retail industry. For the past nine years we have rewarded retailers global, national and local, great and small for their contributions to various areas of the industry. The 2016 categories have just opened - here’s your chance to join the retail elite. Enter today.

Learning from the new disruptors

CONFIRMED RETAIL SPEAKERS FOR 2016 INCLUDE:

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 Renuka Jagtiani

Renuka Jagtiani

Vice-Chairperson

Landmark Group

 Kip Tindell

Kip Tindell

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO

The Container Store and Chairman of the National Retail Federation.

 Matteo Alessi

Matteo Alessi

Chief Commercial Officer

Alessi

 Daniel  Piette

Daniel Piette

Chairman, L Capital, Main Board Director,

LVMH

 Nicole Srock Stanley

Nicole Srock Stanley

Creative Director

Bikini Berlin

 Eraldo Poletto

Eraldo Poletto

CEO

Furla

 Jerome  Griffith

Jerome Griffith

President and CEO

Tumi Group

 Mohammed  Alshaya

Mohammed Alshaya

Executive Chairman

The Alshaya group of companies​

WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS BLOG

A perfect (retail) storm

A perfect (retail) storm

Towards the end of the National Retail Federation’s big show in New York, forecasters were predicting a massive storm would hit the Eastern seaboard of America. Despite the record numbers attending NRF, the weather forecast seemed to match the mood of many of America’s largest retailers. The unpredictable and for many, disappointing, holiday season seemed to suggest that retail was facing its own storm ahead.

Retail’s peaks and troughs

Retail’s peaks and troughs

The decision by America’s Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the first time since 2006, has been hailed as the formal end to the monetary policy created in response to the global economic crisis.

World Retail Congress launches special award to honour the retail design guru Rodney Fitch

World Retail Congress launches special award to honour the retail design guru Rodney Fitch

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VENUE INFORMATION

Mina a' Salam entrance, Madinat Jumeirah

PO Box 75157
Dubai
UAE
TEL: +971 4 366 8888
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Madinat Jumeirah - home to the World Retail Congress for 2016

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