New Retail Summit 2019

On January 6th-8th, the New Retail Summit 2019 was held in Shanghai, China. Organized by the Business Observer and themed “Optimize Retail Efficiency, Create Value for Customers”, speakers shared their views on how analytics can be applied in better decision making for business and help develop a consumer-centric new retail strategy. Shopping behavior of Generation Z, a promising consumer segment that's shaping the future of retail, was also discussed.

“Consumption upgrade has created new demands and opportunities. Retailers need to seize this opportunity to provide higher quality product to meet consumers’ expectations,” Mr. Chang Ka-mun, Managing Director of Fung Business Intelligence, said during the roundtable session. “The demand for personalized goods and services is shaping retail. To stay ahead of the game, companies must evolve, digitalize and innovate their supply chain.”

The event brought together 500+ government officials and industry stakeholders including top executives from leading brick-and-mortar retailers, e-commerce players, wholesalers and suppliers.

Business Observer is an online media that focuses on consumer retail and tracks the latest developments of China’s retail market, committed to gear up industry stakeholders for the changing landscape of retail.

Photo caption: Mr. Chang Ka-mun, Managing Director of Fung Business Intelligence, shared his expertise with the audience during the roundtable session