The WWD Global Fashion Forum, October 20, 2016, at the Rosewood in Beijing, will bring together 200 influential brand and retail executives across Asia, Europe and the Americas to explore the dynamic forces that are shaping the future of retail. This one-day program, WWD’s first in Asia, will focus on global peer-to-peer idea sharing and networking. Curated by the editors of WWD, key topics will include:
Fashion Economy – new geographies, demographics, and psychographics
Consumer Expectations – traveling consumer, digital consumer, social consumer, conscious consumer, and “experience” consumer
Retail Experience – seamless customer journey, physical spaces reimagined, online omnipresence, and customer service redefined
Brand Exclusivity –local identity, individuality, authenticity, and sustainability
Design Eclecticism – design diversity within established fashion houses, emerging design talent in new markets, micro niche influences, and luxury reimagined


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What we're talking about

  • Digital
  • Social
  • Omnichannel
  • Fashion Economy
  • Emerging Talent
  • Consumer Expectations
  • Retail Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Brand Exclusivity
  • Design Eclecticism
  • Brand Identity

Who Is Speaking?

  • Tory BurchTory Burch LLC
  • Paolo De CesarePrintemps
  • Pierre DenisJimmy Choo
  • Tom DoctoroffJ. Walter Thompson Asia Pacific
  • Laure Heriard DubreuilThe Webster
  • Tommy HilfigerThe Tommy Hilfiger Group
  • Sung-Joo KimSungjoo Group & MCM Holding AG
  • Feng LuPeking University
  • Victor LuisCoach Inc.
  • Jiang Qiong ErShang Xia
  • Remo RuffiniMONCLER
  • Andrew WuLVMH

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  • Keeping Up With Youth Key in China, Says LVMHu2019s Wu

    Andrew Wu argues that the nation has entered a period of differentiation.

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