‘Catering to the Post-Pandemic Consumer’ – Opening Session at Sri Lanka Retail Forum 2021

Ms. Himalee Madurasinghe, CEO – Kantar Sri Lanka.

‘Catering to the Post-Pandemic Consumer’, the first session at the upcoming Sri Lanka Retailers Forum 2021 will focus on customer value as online / digital platforms become a core part of the business while exploring the role played by digital shifts in the customer journey.

The discussion will dive into some of the emerging trends and needs of the consumer regionally and those taking place locally. The expert panel will discuss on the local retail industry’s readiness to cater for such a shift. This session will explore the new buyer behaviour patterns, and provide insights if the current short term trends would persist for a longer time.

The expert presenters lined up to reveal these insights during session one are Ms. Dymfke Kuijpers, Senior Partner McKinsey & Co and Ms. Himalee Madurasinghe, CEO – Kantar Sri Lanka. They will be joined by panelists, Mohammed Rizvi – CEO – Softlogic Retail (Pvt) Ltd and Rakhil Fernando – Managing Director – Daraz in the panel discussion. The session will be moderated by Dr. Rohantha Athukorala – President/ Country Head Clootrack – Maldives and Pakistan.

The Sri Lanka Retailers Association (Guarantee) Ltd (SLRA), will host the island’s premier retail sector forum for the fourth year.  This year’s Sri Lanka Retail Forum themed, ‘Recharging Retail: Resilience to Results’ is scheduled for the 13th October 2021.

SLRA is the sole industry body for this sector, representing 47 leading and national level retail firms, with countrywide reach across various product segments.

This forum is ideal for those keen on learning new trends and innovations in the retail industry, and it will cover a wide range of new insights. If you wish to take part in this event, call 115588881 or email [email protected].