As the preferred knowledge partner of the regional retail community, the fifth edition of the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) will focus on just this: How do retailers walk hand-in-hand with the connected consumer delighting them at every touchpoint?.....


With digital behaviours now firmly entrenched in the consumer universe, the shopper today is not just connected but is also highly evolved, empowered and unforgiving...



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Images RetailME, the only retail business magazine in the Middle East, is the most reliable source connecting you to the region’s retail industry. Now in its 11th year, the magazine is published by Images Multimedia FZ LLC, part of India-based Images Group. To complement the magazine, we also have a well-oiled website to keep readers updated on the latest retail news and trends, regionally and globally…


Recognised by the international retail community through its B2B Magazines, Conferences, Exhibitions, Research Volumes, and Web Portals, the Images Group is a retail intelligence organisation that is trusted as the catalyst for profitable growth of modern retail through knowledge platform leadership..

Speakers Over The Years View All

Vipen Sethi-CEO
Landmark Group

Tapan Vaidya-general manager – restaurant division
Jawad Business Group

Sumit Bathla-general manager roup IT
Alfuttaim Al-Futtaim Group

Shafeena Yusuffali-CEO
Tablez Food Company

Sammar Farooqi-Vice president– IT strategy and governance
Al Tayer Group

Salim Sacoor-executive board member
Sacoor Brothers Group

Said Daher-CEO

Saeed Mohammad Mesam Al Falasi-director – strategic alliances division
Dubai Festivals

Renuka Jagtiani-vice chairperson
Landmark Group

Raza Beig-director
Landmark Group and CEO Splash & Iconic

Rajiv Suri-CEO
Majid Al Futtaim Fashion

Prakash Vivekanand
Amusement Services International

Nisreen Shocair-president
Virgin Megastore Middle East

Nilesh Ved-chairman & founder
Apparel Group

Nasif Kayed-managing director
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

Narain Jashanmal-industry manager – US retail
Facebook & Instagram

Nandakumar Vijayan-chief communications officer
Lulu Group International

Muna Al Gurg-retail director
Easa Saleh Al Gurg

Mohammad Alawi-CEO
Red Sea Markets Co

Mishal Abdul Mohsen Al-Hokair-vice president – marketing & business development
Al-Hokair Group

Michael Schmidt-retail manager
Dubai Duty Free

Mark Thomson-regional industry director EMEA
Zebra Technologies

Lennard Otto-CEO
IMG Worlds of Adventure

Debbie Kristiansen-CEO
Novo Cinemas

Fuad Mansoor Sharaf-senior director
property management, Majid Al Futtaim

Ashish Panjabi-COO
Jacky’s Group of Companies

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