Challenges & Way Forward For Fashion & Retail Industry

In this conversation with the leaders from the retail industry we shall discuss the challenges being faced by them, how they plan to overcome them and how they see the future changing for the industry due to the current crises.

What will we be discussing? 

    • What are the biggest challenges during this disruption, both for demand and supply
    • How are companies planning to responding to this situation in short term specially to revive demand
    • Are there already or envisaged any permanent shifts in demand patterns in the product portfolio?
    • Do you see a big shift in the sales through online channel? If yes, how are you planning to adapt to this shift?
    • Is there a thought process internally to make procurement more locally reliant as learning from this situation?
    • What changes can be expected for this industry in long term due to this disruption?
    • What changes do you see for the planning function? Do you think planning will become critical in the new world?

Expert Panelists

Mr Vivek Mehta
CEO, MAS Brands
IIT Delhi, IIM Ahmedabad, Stanford Business School
25years of experience including brands like Whirpool and Callaway Golf
Mr Vinesh Singh
Vice President, Sara Futura Group (Ruosh, Florsheim, Attilio, Box-of-Brands & Love Moschin)
Fellow member ICWA, India and CIMA, UK
25years of experience including brands like Bata, Lifestyle and Reliance
Mr Parag Merchant
Vice President, Gokaldas Intimatewear
MBA, Mumbai University, PDP IIM Ahmedabad
27years of experience with Gokaldas group
Mr Srinivasan M
Vice President – Planning & Supply Chain, VMart Retail
IIM Lucknow
22years of experience including brands like HP, Reliance & Tesco
Mr Virendra Sharma
Head – Supply Chain, Jockey India
23years of experience including brands like Bajaj, Colgate & Stanley Black & Decker


Apr 24 2020


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



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