Tuesday, September 14, 2004

XLRI Prof. Among International Retail Gurus To Speak At RTF Conference

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Retail Technology Forum (RTF) a platform deigned for the retail industry, to promote use of latest technologies for accelerated retail growth, is organising a one day International event Successful Brands, Successful People - Emerging Technologies for the CEO on 27th September 2004 at Fairmont Hotel, Dubai.
The event will feature top Retail Gurus of various specialities from across the world. Some of the featured speakers include - Mr. J J. Strub, A retail guru and author from USA, a specialist in manufacturing and enterprise-wide software; Mr. Johan Pellicaan, Managing Director, ProClarity International, Netherlands, a specialist on retail intelligence; Prof. T A S Vijayaraghavan – XLRI, Jamshedpur, India, a doctorate in Supply Chain management; amongst other international and local speakers.

Dr T A S Vijayaraghavan

Announcing the conference Mr. Ramakrishnan, Director, CEM Business Solutions and initiator of RTF said, "With increasing competition mounting customer expectation, The Retail Industry in the Middle East is reaching a saturation level. Emerging Technologies like Point of Sale, RFID, ERP, CRM, Loyalty & Business Intelligence are the answer for retailers to retain their leadership edge. Technology has enabled retailers to reduce distances, integrate and connect value chains, observe sales and inventory, customer buying patterns and changes in the market basket. This seminar will help top management understand and reap the benefits associated with the emergence of these powerful new technologies in the global scenario." ...
The one day conference will have over 250 CEOs / Top management from the Middle East along-with International experts in retail technologies who will deliberate together and share knowledge on how emerging retail technologies will impact the success of future CEO's and Brands. Full Story

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