World Retail Congress to take place in London, September 19-21 (UK)

Established in 2007 the World Retail Congress attracts over 1000 retailers from 50 countries to debate, discuss and respond to the critical issues on the CEO agenda. This event brings together global intellect, invaluable business information and economic analysis with visionary creative minds, dynamic brand leaders and inspirational speakers. This is three days in your calendar that you cannot miss.

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Over 100 inspirational speakers including:

  • Philip Clarke, CEO, Tesco
  • Marc Bolland, CEO, Marks and Spencer
  • Sir Philip Green, Owner, Arcadia
  • Dave Cheesewright, President and CEO, Walmart International EMEA Region
  • Rajan Mittal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises
  • Elizabeth Fagan, Marketing Director, Boots
  • Henry Stupp, CEO, Cherokee Inc
  • Aaron Heiser, Greater China Director, Nike
  • Adam Bain, President of Global Revenue, Twitter
  • Millard Drexler, President and CEO, J. Crew
  • Keith Weed, Chief Marketing Officer, Unilever
  • Ian J. McLeod, Managing Director, Coles

Why attend?
  • 1,000+ retail leaders in attendance for four days of in-depth content and networking
  • The Who's Who of global retailing with 950+ attendees expected and 77% executive-level attendees
  • Game changing introductions through 20+ hours of quality networking opportunities at briefings, masterclasses, lunches, drinks receptions, Retail Study Tour and the Gala Dinner
  • Over 100 inspirational, world-class speakers and four industry legends at the World Retail Hall of Fame - your chance to rub shoulders with your retail heroes
  • Technological innovation and product demonstration at the Congress Showcase Exhibition
  • Pre- and post-event online networking - connect with your peers and arrange your meeting in advance
  • Truly global audience with over 50 countries represented
  • Tailor your experience with 20 business streams allowing you to personalize your agenda.

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The World Retail Congress 2011 – Berlin in numbers.

Covering the key topics at the heart of every board room:
The challenge of the private label: How to establish a point of difference in a commoditized world.
Mobile – Operational implications of the empowe

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