Retailers Association of India (RAI), representing the organised segment of the retail trade in India, is organising “Indian International Retail Convention 2007” in Mumbai, on March 1 and 2. The covention will be held at the NSE grounds in Goregaon, Mumbai.
The convention has the support of national retail organisations of various countries, including, the National Retail Federation (NRF), US; Euro Commerce, Europe; Austrade, Australia; and China General Chamber of Commerce, China.
Ms Tracy Mullin, President and CEO, NRF, and Mr Xavier Durien, Secretary-General, Euro Commerce, according to reports, have consented to attend the convention, which is likely to attract about 1,500 delegates and 4,000 visitors.
The convention will provide platform to Indian and international retailers to meet, understand each other, evaluate mutual strengths, explore opportunities and forge business relationships in different business segments of the fastest growing retail market in the world.
India, it may be recalled, for the second consecutive year, has been ranked first as the most the attractive retail destination among 30 emerging markets in the AT Kearney’s Global Retail Development Index (GRDI 2006).