China Decision Makers Consultancy (CDMC) will be presenting China Retail Focus 2014 to be held in Shanghai, China on the 24-25 April 2014. The summit will discuss the right directions, strategic opportunities and potential challenges of China retail market in the transformation era, including Understanding the Dynamics and Opportunities of the Chinese Retail Market, Innovation in E-commerce and E-payment, IT Solution and Innovative Management and Omni-channel Retailing.
Despite China’s slowing economic growth, the retail industry in the world’s second-largest economy will maintain sustainable growth in the medium and long term. “Following the restructuring process of the economic growth model, the improvement of the consumption structure, the advancing urbanization, and especially the development of e-commerce, China’s retail industry in the remainder of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) will keep steady growth,” said Wang Desheng, deputy director of the department of circulation industry development at the Ministry of Commerce.
Meanwhile, the industry is undergoing a transformation and the government will make efforts to enhance its quality and efficiency and to optimize its structure. In 2013, as retailers confront challenges in China, many are scaling back plans for new stores and choosing sites more carefully. Not only global retailer both also local physical stores undergo hard times.
We will invite speakers from Ministry of Commerce, China Commerce Association for General Merchandise, China Chain Store & Franchise Association, National Retail Federation, Mahindra Retail, Carrefour China,Tesco China, Jingdong Mall, Taobao Mall, eBay, John Lewis, Beijing Wangfujing Department Store(Group) Co.,Ltd, Parkson China, Suning Ego, Five-Star Appliances Co.,Ltd, Adidas, Tiger Stores and American Eagle, etc.