Uniting the Chinese Retail Industry

Retail Congress China 2014 has concluded!

Thanks to all who participated and attended the inaugural Retail Congress ChinaRetail Congress China is part of the global leading World Retail Congress Series, which over the last 6 years has built a community of over 5000 CEO and VP level international retailers.

Over the course of the two day event in China, leading retailers took to the stage to discuss and debate hot topics in retail.  The 300+ attendees travelled from China, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, US and Australia to attend. Thanks also the 20+ global press in attendance.

This proved an unparalleled opportunity to engage in a peer-to-peer exchange with the leaders of the retail industry and identify the new growth opportunities for your company. Don’t miss out on attending in 2015!

World Retail Congress China Report Retail Congress China 2014 report

Yujun Qiu, Retail Analyst for Planet Retail and panel moderator at the 2014 congress shares some key takeaways from the sessions he attended. Read the report here.

Expert Reviews

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The 2014 Congress is a meeting place for all the stakeholders involved in the Retail Arena. It is a great opportunity to meet, learn and share.
Francis McAuley,International Director,Debenhams Retail PLC
Operating in the most dynamic marketplace on the planet requires constant access to the latest thinking and best practices. For this reason I am very pleased to recommend WRC – Asia Pacific to any organisation or professional engaged in the APAC region with the desire to meet and listen to the best thinkers and practitioners […]
Shaf Dewani,Managing Director,Karen Millen Asia
Hopefully this platform can be used as a springboard to spear head more active and voluntary participation amongst the growing number of Asian retail operators who are increasingly making their marks in the retailing world, to come forward to tap on and share innovative ideas to continually upgrade the professionalism of the industry.
Lester Quah,Director of Retail Development,Dairy Farm Singapore
The World Retail Congress Asia Pacific 2012 proved to be highly worthwhile for Desigual. It was both enjoyable and stimulating to attend while also providing valuable contacts in the region and from around the world.
Biel Pera,Marketing Manager,Desigual
I found the WRC very interesting from both a chair’s as well as a participant’s point of view. The industry insights and experiences shared by the speakers and amongst participants were of a very high level.
Yoep Man,Commercial and Marketing Director,Spar China
WRC-Asia Pacific created a platform where leading domestic and international retailers had an opportunity to share their experiences in developing their businesses in diverse countries in Asia Pacific. It was enriching and knowledgeable and the vibrancy in the region was reflected in the variety and tone of the sessions.
Dr Peter Lau,Chairman and Chief Executive,Giordano International
A large share of next practices in retailing may emerge from the Asian region, thanks largely to the economic transformation and the power of enterprise that the region is being witness to. The World Retail Congress Asia can provide a unique platform to share our learnings, insights and experiences that can help each of us […]
Kishore Biyani,CEO,The Future Group
Being an exhibitor at the World Retail Congress in Singapore was a very interesting experience permitting us to pick up lots of information about the latest trends in the retail sector and make great contacts with companies from all over the world that might become our future business partners  
Gilbert den Bekker,Vertical Market Director, Retail & Fashion,GEODIS WILSON
The World Retail Congress Asia Pacific is a definitive platform for the latest emerging trends and challenges in Retail. It’s a must do on my agenda every year. As an agency group dedicated to brand & retail performance, with our past experience in collaborating with the world’s leading brands, we have had very encouraging results […]
Olivier Grometto,Managing Director – Asia,Open D Group

2014 China Congress

Exploring the changing retail dynamics

2014 China Congress

Exploring the changing retail dynamics. China is the world’s fastest-growing major retail market, and may one day be the biggest. Retail sales in China are expected to reach $5 trillion and outstrip those of the United States by 2016

Register your interest today to keep up-to-date with the latest information.

Programme Overview | Advisory Board | Speakers

World Retail Congress China Speakers

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Executive Director / President Uitox /
Greater China Head of Digital Communication Nestle
Vice President VF Corporation
President Chairman for & SVP GOME
Vice President at / GM at Business Development

Congress Series

​​World Retail Congress Asia Pacific World Retail Congress 2014 - 29 September/1 October 2014 Paris World Retail Awards 2014 - 30 September ​​ ​​ World Retail Congress Africa ​​World Retail Congress Africa