Situated at the forefront of industry, we have created the most authentic and practical retail event, where disruptive innovation and technology are shaping the future. In 2019, nearly 450 people attended our event from around the globe. We plan to double that in 2020.

NextRetail 2020 brings together the most important retailers, brands and service providers to explore revolutionary ideas and share successful stories to ride the new wave of retail transformation. The event will shine a light on the places, spaces and faces of retail today and provide a glimpse of retail tomorrow.

No one can afford to sit still. Come here and find your way.


    Influential Presenters


    Retail Professionals


    C-Suite And Senior Leadership


    Retailer Audience


    Sponsors And Exhibitors


    Media Partners

NextRetail 2020 WILL FEATURE

Now, New and Next

35+ C-suite Presenters

Global Perspectives

4 Streams of Hot Topics

Creative Salon

Interactive Panels

Conversation & Networking

Women in Retail Programme

One-on-One Meetings

Concurrent Workshop

Exhibition Showcase

Start-Ups Theater


Conference Structure

July 1, Pre-event Activities


Creative Salon: Go Global! Cross-border Brand Marketing


VIP Welcome Dinner

July 2, Day One


July 3, Day Two


July 2-3, Two Days

Trailblazer Zone
(Coffee Breaks)

Retail Tech & Experience Theatre (for start-ups)

NextRetail 2020 Concurrent Activities

Workshop: New Ways to Succeed in Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Women in Retail Leadership Panel & Dinner

Trailblazer Zone: Retail Tech & Experience Theatre (for start-ups)

Part of Previous Speakers

Ben Hassing

Senior Vice President of E-Commerce and Technology

Walmart China

Gene Deng

Vice President

Lihua Xiao

Vice President

Alibaba Group

Jereon de Groot


Metro China

Aseem Puri

Vice President & CMO

Unilever International

What’s Happening?

  • Deloitte released the Global Powers of Retailing 2019 and identified top 250 retailers. Walmart still ranks the 1st and Amazon rises to the 4th place. ranks the 20th, which is the highest ranking of Chinese companies.
  • Amazon announced its strategy of Amazon Global Store in China of 2020 and promised to open the Singapore site to Chinese sellers.
  • Walmart announced that it plan to open 500 new stores in China over the next 5 to 7 years.
  • LVMH and Tiffany & Co. have entered into a definitive agreement whereby LVMH will acquire Tiffany for more than $16bn (£12.5bn).
  • Tesco is considering a sale of its Asian businesses following an approach from a third party investor.
  • Alibaba sharpens focus on C2M business with Taobao, Tmall restructure.
  • Prada and L'Oréal announced the signing of a long-term license agreement for the creation, development and distribution of luxury beauty products for the Prada brand.
  • Pinduoduo is partnering with Chinese manufacturers to build sharp domestic brands.
  • UNIQLO UT and TikTok teamed up to launch the first multi-market brand campaign #UTPlayYourWorld on TikTok.
  • Nike has launched the Chinese version of their App.
  • Intel announced the Open Retail Initiative (ORI) to enable an ecosystem of inter-changeable components with ease and speed.

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