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  • HKTDC and FICCI to hold joint webinar with RAI on strategies to manage the post-COVID 19 scenario for Retail businesses

    Published on May 26, 2020

    Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) jointly with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Retailers Association of India (RAI) will host a free Webinar on “Emerging Trends in the Global Supply Chain and Retail Landscape” on 27th May at 11.30 am

     Relevant to the current times, the webinar will explore means, mechanisms, and strategies for Retail to tide over the post Covid crisis. Topics will focus on Global Sourcing Trends through Online and Exhibitions; Trends and Opportunities in the Logistic Sector; Current Status, Fulfillment Channels and Regulatory Aspects for E-Commerce in India and Challenges, Disruptions in Supply Chain and Way Forward for the Retail Industry.

     These subjects are crucial to not only conduct business more smoothly in a fragmented world but also to ensure growth. To that end, top industry veterans like Mr. Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO, Retailers Association of India, Mr. Sidram Kaudaki, BDM – International Sourcing, Amazon India, Mr. Malladi Dinakar, Vice President – Corporate Affairs, Kerry Indev Logistics India and Mr. Rajesh Bhagat, Consultant South Asia, Hong Kong Trade Development Council will provide industry relevant insights.

     The webinar will be moderated by Mr. Devendra Chawla, Co-Chair, FICCI Retail & Internal Trade Committee and Managing Director & CEO, Spencer’s Retail Limited.

     India’s retail market is estimated to reach $1.1-1.3 trillion by 2025, from $0.7 trillion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 9-11% according to a new report launched by Boston Consulting Group in collaboration with Retailers Association of India. Similarly, according to Frost & Sullivan the logistics market in India is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% between 2019 and 2025 aided due to being awarded infrastructure status which has made it easier for investment inflows and overall industry growth aided by e-commerce as well.

     The webinar is relevant across the retail industry – both online and offline – to assist industry people as well as business owners get better insights into emerging aspects of retail and supply chain to strengthen procedures across verticals as well as add value to their sector.

     To register for the webinar please log on to the following link to register:



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