Kolkata: The Retailers Association of India (RAI) organised the ‘Kolkata Retail Summit (KRS) 2023’, also known as the Retail Convention of Eastern India on Tuesday. KRS has been an incredible opportunity for retailers and retail service providers across various industries to find the right business partners to drive growth.
Speaking about the outlook of the Retail industry in the Eastern India, Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO, Retailers Association of India said, “The Kolkata Retail Summit 2023 is not just an event, but a reflection of the dynamic progress we’re observing in Eastern India’s retail sector. Our extensive nationwide surveys conducted by RAI have highlighted an encouraging trend: the retail growth in this region has been consistently strong for the past 18 months. This summit aims to delve deeper into understanding the drivers of this growth and to unearth the vast opportunities awaiting in Eastern India.”
Kumar Rajagopalan said, “As we explore the impact of digital integration and customer-centric strategies, it’s evident that these elements are crucial for sustainable growth. The discussions on omnichannel experiences and the burgeoning potential of Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities underscore our belief: the future of retail in Eastern India is not only vibrant and inclusive but also ripe with possibilities for groundbreaking innovation.”
The summit witnessed captivating discussions on topics such as The New Age Consumer: Catering to Evolving Expectations and Lifestyles, Beyond Metros: The Rise of Tier-2 and Tier-3 Cities in Retail Growth, The Digital Infusion: How the Omnichannel Experience is Reshaping Retail, Retail’s New Era: Balancing Tradition and Modern Needs, among other insightful case-studies by the partners supporting the summit.
The first-panel discussion for the day on 'The New Age Consumer: Catering to Evolving Expectations and Lifestyles' begins with @kumarraja1 as the moderator.@davaindiameds @zotahealthcare @NRAI_India @amazonpay @MumusoIndia @SreeleathersLtd @balaramsweets @FoodDnv#KRS2023 pic.twitter.com/peIH6YNQWS
— Retailers Association of India (RAI) (@rai_india) November 21, 2023
Kolkata Retail Summit by the Retailers Association of India (RAI) is the most coveted platform for retailers and retail service providers across various industries to find the right business partners to drive growth. This year, KRS comprised panel discussions, fireside chats, and the opportunity to meet prospective business partners, customers, and like-minded individuals.
KRS 2023 was supported by Amazon Pay, Style Baazar, Shrobonee, Sensormatic, Ginesys One, INT., Turtle, and Bhanjlal as Gold Partners, and 6DX as Silver Partner, among others.