The Disruption Tsunami in Retail – Simon Williamson
“Take a deep breadth, there’s a tsunami coming” Simon Williamson from Value Retail advices retailers around the world to prepare for the disruptive changes that are about to take place in the retail industry. With the new emerging technologies, the amount of disruptions around the world and the information overload, retail companies need to be able to digest this wave of changes by being agile without compromising their integrity and their focus on the consumer and his/her experience.
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ABOUT FRENCH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The French Chamber is today one of the largest European chambers in Hong Kong and one of the largest French Chambers in Asia-Pacific. Established in 1986, the French Chamber is a private association that caters for its members’ needs and interests. Members are its stakeholders and they design the French Chamber’s actions. With over one third of members being non-French nationals, the French Chamber takes pride in its diversity.
ABOUT THE FRENCH CHAMBER LUXURY SYMPOSIUM
In the connected age, customers demand a new experience. Now is the moment to re-imagine luxury as we know it. Seek inspiration from the best players in the field with the help of the French Chamber Luxury Symposium.
ABOUT VALUE RETAIL
Value Retail is the only company to specialise exclusively in the creation and operation of luxury outlet destinations, The Bicester Village Shopping Collection in Europe and China.
Event: The French Chamber Luxury Symposium 2nd edition, 2017
Location: KPMG, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Speaker: Simon Williamson, Group Retail Director of Value Retail
Video Journalist: Anson Bailey (Special correspondent from KPMG)