issue 229 : September 30th 2014
Investment Challenges in an Omni-Channel World
Sponsored by: TIAA Henderson Real Estate
Date and Venue: 23 October, 201 Bishopsgate, London
The shift from China driving economic growth through manufacturing to consumer spending will create the next wave of global disruption, ending the era of Chinese-led price deflation at the same time, warned Li & Fung chairman William Fung at the World Retail Congress yesterday.
Establishing a differentiated offer and then adapting the execution to local requirements is crucial to successful international expansion, outgoing Kingfisher CEO Ian Cheshire told in the first panel session of World Retail Congress yesterday.
Philip Mountford, CEO of lingerie specialist Hunkemoller said that his company had decided to focus growth on core Western European markets, after establishing itself in the Benelux.