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Where will 1000 global retail leaders be next week?


At the World Retail Congress 2009!
Book today to secure one of the limited remaining places.

World Retail Congress 09 

This time next week close to 1000 senior retail industry executives will be at the opening of the World Retail Congress 2009. They will be preparing to listen to the keynote session Survival of the fittest: lessons from the global economic crisis.

Some of the leading attending retailers include:

adidas Sport Style, Al Jadeedah Stores LL, Argos, Best Buy International, C&A Mode KG, Carrefour, Chalhoub Group, Debenhams, Dia Mart, Diesel SpA, Disney, Empik Fashion, Estee Lauder Companies , Game Group, Groupe Etam, Intidex, La Rinascente, Mango, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Pao de Acucar Group, Sephora Worldwide, SOK Corporation, Sony, Spa International, Tesco, Topman, Toys R Us, Vodafone, W.M Morrisons, Warnaco Group, Woolworths (Australia), Wumart Group, Zappos.com

Why you need to join them
The World Retail Congress will be the largest gathering of global retail leaders. Now more than ever it is essential that you join your peers to gain the insight you need to beat the economic downturn and face the future as a strong and sustainable business.

The 2009 World Retail Congress will feature

World renowned retailers including:

Allan Leighton, Deputy Chairman, George Weston
Bob Willett, CEO, Best Buy International
Marvin Traub, President, Marvin Traub Associates
Jim Stengel, Former Global Marketing Officer, P&G
John Donahoe, President and CEO, eBay Inc.
John Demsey, Group President, The Estee Lauder Companies
Jacques Levey, CEO, Sephora World Wide
Jerry Storch, Chairman and CEO, Toys R Us Inc.

View the full list of over 100 speakers here.

A programme focused on the CEO Agenda – highlights include:

 Survival of the fittest: lessons from the global economic crisis
 The new global consumer: how your business has to change?
 The global quest for tomorrow’s retail leaders
 The world’s emerging retail markets: is the window of opportunity closing?
 Inspirational keynote sessions: Marvin Traub and Allan Leighton

For full details of the programme please click here

20 hours of dedicated networking, including the prestigious World Retail Awards, makes the Congress the must attend in the retail calender.

With only 1 week to go to the Congress and limited places remaining book your place now.

We look forward to welcoming you to Barcelona

The World Retail Congress Team

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.