In ten years, China will become the world’s largest consumer market and the world’s largest online retail market with the integration of online and offline as the future trend in the retail industry. According to incomplete statistics, China’s cross-border transaction will increase to RMB 6.5 trillion in 2016. The average annual growth rate is nearly 30%. Both retailers and e-commerce platforms are gradually becoming aware of the importance of exploring new business model and utilizing information technologies to improve customers’ shopping experience.
The 13th China Retail Development Summit will be held from September 8th to 9th, 2016 in Shanghai. The Summit will bring together the top level experts from the government, association, famous fashion retail brands, e-commerce, cross-border platforms, and advanced technology and service suppliers to discuss the latest policy, the development strategy of retail brand under the new consumption mode, omni-channel management mode and how to enhance brand value base on utilization of data analysis, at the same time to explore how could cross-border platform keep pace with retail evolution thus maintaining the core competence.