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9-10 March 2021 | Atlantis, Dubai

Uniting global retail leaders

Webinar: Light Retail: Using Brand Power to Thrive

Webinar: Light Retail: Using Brand Power to Thrive

Register for our next webinar with Time Out Market, Highsnobiety and Fred Segal, to explore how retailers are looking beyond traditional models and adopting "asset-light" approaches to retailing. 

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The only global gathering that explores the convergence of retail with technology, experience and hospitality.

The Retail Summit unites global, c-level executives from retail and parallel industries to create and debate the future of commerce.

Facilitating discussions throughout the retail ecosystem and beyond, the Summit turns a spotlight on young, ambitious brands changing the face of retail and the legacy icons leading the way.

In 2020, the Summit will explore the hyper-connected consumer. This customer needs a fast, convenient, frictionless shopping experience, and they need it all on the go. Transactional relationships are no longer enough.

From engaging the “we” generation to enhancing new customer experiences across all channels, do not miss this opportunity to meet and connect with the brightest minds in the industry and take away impactful insights.



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Important Update – The Retail Summit 2020 Postponed to March 2021

When we postponed The Retail Summit 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, we could never have imagined how the pandemic would change how we will lead our lives and do business. It is now clear that for the remainder of 2020, the retail and events industries will not return to ‘business as usual’. As such The Retail Summit will not take place in 2020 as previously scheduled, instead it will return to Dubai on the 9-10 March 2021.

We will miss welcoming the global retail community, however, we are hopeful that a clearer spring event schedule, time for the retail sector to recalibrate and regained confidence in travel and face-to-face gatherings, we can bring you the world-class event you have come to expect from The Retail Summit.

Over the coming months, we will be updating our agenda to reflect the new dates and will be in touch with full details. In the meantime, we hope you have had the opportunity to take part in our webinar series, which has examined how COVID-19 has impacted different aspects of the retail industry.

On behalf of The Retail Summit team, we thank you for your continued support and valued input, and wish you the best as you reopen your businesses.
Gary Thatcher
CEO & Co-Founder
The Retail Summit