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 gather more retail professionals and experts 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

25+ C-suite Presenters

Global Perspectives

5 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

As the most comprehensive and actionable event, NextRetail 2020 covers the latest trends and practices across the retail industry chain. The 3 dynamic days comprise of 5 Streams, 4 Panel Discussions, 1 C-level Closed-door Meeting, 1 Creative Salon and Trailblazer Zone.

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 30-31, 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

Awards Ceremony:“New Consumption, New Future ”

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

NextRetail 2020 Speakers

Oliver Xiao

Vice President

Alibaba Group

Tom Meng

General Manager China


James Yang

General Manager, Digital Marketing

China K11

Anita Ching

General Manager,CHANDO Marketing

JALA Group

Fupeng Shi



What’s Happening?

Embrace • Change • Together

  • Deloitte released the Global Powers of Retailing 2019 and identified top 250retailers. Walmart still ranks the1st and Amazon rises to the4thplace. 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).
  • Alibaba sharpens focus on C2M business with Taobao, Tmall restructure.
  • Pinduoduo is partnering with Chinese manufacturers to build sharp domestic brands.
  • 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.
  • Luckin Coffee has entered the unmanned retail market with new vending machines to speed up expansion.
  • Sales are soaring for Alibaba's fresh-food chain Freshippo in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
  • has established the Retail Catering Development Alliance, advocating catering companies to access e-commerce omni-channels.


China Decision Makers Consultancy (CDMC837621.OC), as the first listed international event organizer in China, is now the largest professional conference organizer in Asia. Since founded in 2004, CDMC has successfully organized hundreds of events, conferences and exhibitions with tremendous attendance. CDMC has gathered millions of decision makers’ database. We witnessed the rapid growth of China market in the past 15 years. CDMC Events covers around more than 10 industries. For 7 years in the retail industry, we has served thousands of retail executives and industry experts, and has accumulated contacts among governments, associations, well-known brands, retailers, e-commerce platforms, technology companies, and retail solution companies and media.

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