Featured event: Retail Tour 2016
photo by Redis. Arbitrago (Marianna Fundator) and Redis (Dasha Gileva)
On January 20th, 2016, arbitrago, have met with the management of top 80 retailers from Russian Federation, including such major retailers and distributors as MTS, Megafon, Svyaznoy, Mercury, Crocus, L’Etoille, Detskiy Mir, Center Obuv, Dixie, AS, Melon Fashion Group, Inventive Retail Group, M. Video, Expert, Eldorado, Lenta, 7+Ya, and many others. The meeting was held in New York City’s headquarters of US Department of Commerce and the main topic of the business breakfast was “The results and lessons of 2015, the direction of movement of Russian and US retail and overall retail world.”
The event had multiple speakers, including Grant Pill, VP Omni-channel and digital of CVS Health, as well as Mark A. Cohen, Professor Columbia University Graduate School of Business, Ivan Kotov, Partner and Managing Director of Boston Consulting Group, and Michael Appel, Owner of Appel Associates Consulting.
The event, organized by Redis Business Class as part of their annual USA retail tour, was productive and members of the American and Russian retail arena discuss what unites both markets, what distinguishes and what could be learned from each other.