• THE RETAIL SUMMIT | 23-24 APRIL 2024 | DUBAI
  • THE RETAIL SUMMIT | 23-24 APRIL 2024 | DUBAI
  • THE RETAIL SUMMIT | 23-24 APRIL 2024 | DUBAI

Key Themes

AGENDA SETTING CONTENT

TRS 2024 agenda analyses and comprehensively tackles the critical challenges and diverse opportunities facing retailers across the world.

Via snappy TED-Style presentations, ground-breaking keynotes and orchestrated panel discussions, the 2024 Agenda will intrigue, spark conversation and challenge thinking to drive this dynamic industry forward.

IMMERSIVE CONTENT FOR LEADERS
TO LEARN AND IMPACT CHANGE

Constructed around 8 content pillars, each theme will be comprehensively explored providing never heard before anecdotes and tangible best-practice insights to challenge thinking and in-still innovation.
AI

AI

As the allure of AI continues to accelerate, how can retailers skilfully integrate and leverage AI tools to elevate their business? Whether you are exploring the possibilities of NLP, or wish to use AI to decipher consumer behaviours, TRS 2024 will unveil an alluring world of possibilities in the embrace of AI, revealing disruptive innovations that will spark the imagination.

BRICK & MORTAR

BRICK & MORTAR

Amidst the digital revolution, traditional retail remains the cornerstone engagement strategy. Iconic brands such as Tik Tok and LVMH recently inspired with experimentation pop-ups to engage local communities. Join TRS 2024 to hear from internationally audacious pioneers who are delivering unparalleled shopping experiences through creative engagement strategies.

DATA

DATA

In the ever-accelerating era of digitalization, retailers are in possession of an immense treasure trove of data flowing in from the vast expanse of the channels. With a labyrinth of regulations, brands are seeking the balance between data collection and the intricate dance of regulatory compliance. TRS 2024 will delve deep into the possibilities of real-time analytics to weave bespoke experiences.

DIGITAL

DIGITAL

TRS 2024 will decipher market developments and trends, navigate the boundless realm of the metaverse, decode the ever-shifting language of TikTok trends and forge powerful alliances with influential voices. Challenge the status quo, unlock your inner muse and rekindle the flames of creativity that will you ignite in this digital odyssey.

MACROECONOMICS

MACROECONOMICS

As the global economy rebounds from the pandemic and ongoing geopolitical tensions, retailers are developing strategies to a plethora of challenges including recession forecasts, rising interest rates and price fluctuations of energy resources and beyond. TRS 2024 will arm retailers with the tools, wisdom and strategied to survive and thrive in the face of market volatility.

SUPPLY CHAIN

SUPPLY CHAIN

As retailers expand their global footprint, it's crucial for brands to forge international partnerships and improve transparency within their supply chain. Automation, amid emerging tech changes, also offers talent growth and opportunities to improve environmental efficiency. TRS 2024 will unite retailers of all shapes and sizes to share solutions and transformative innovations.

SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS

SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS

In a retail paradox that thrives off instant gratification, how can retailers balance the scales and achieve sustainability whilst safeguarding the bottom line? With Dubai poised to host the prestigious COP28, TRS 2024 will host the torchbearers of sustainability and ethics to demonstrate that profit and responsibility can harmoniously coexist.

TALENT

TALENT

As the work environment evolves, global workforces are proactively adopting solutions to enhance well-being and demands for flexible working. As retailers entice new talent and cater for the diverse workforce, TRS 2024  will delve into how retailers can navigate the labyrinth of employee expectations, bridge the communication gap and mould future leadership and visionary trailblazers.

COMING SOON…

COMING SOON…

Full 2024 agenda coming imminently. So come back soon to be amongst the first to experience what T024 has in stall.

Whilst we hone the agenda and finalise speakers, do get in touch if you have any speaker suggestions, content ideas or would like to appear on the premier, global retail platform kate.gallagher@theretailsummit.com