WWD to Host Inaugural Retail 20/20 Forum in Tokyo
TOKYO, Sept. 5, 2017 : Women's Wear Daily (WWD), the leading source of news and insights for the fashion, retail and beauty industries, will host its debut Retail 20/20 Forum: Tokyo on February 28, 2018.Cohosted with LUMINE, the leading developer of full service shopping centers in Japan, the event is set to draw top executives from Japan, the United States, Greater Asia and beyond.
"We are thrilled to produce our first live event in Japan and bring WWD's exciting fashion, retail and beauty content to life in one of the most prominent fashion and business capitals in the world," said Amber Mundinger, Fairchild Live's VP, New Ventures and GM, Summits + Events.
WWD's premier retail event, Retail 20/20 takes place each year in both New York and London. In addition to these two markets, WWD Retail 20/20: Tokyo will continue annually through 2020, in partnership with LUMINE.
"LUMINE prides itself on innovation and not only pioneering, but creating new markets and 'Life Value.' Through this approach, we hope to work as a cornerstone of further growth by revitalizing the Japanese retail industry, including the development of human resources. We greatly look forward to our upcoming partnership with WWD," stated Yoshiaki Arai, chairman of LUMINE.
With more than 30 annual events, including 10 C-level summits and forums, Fairchild Live brings the editorial properties of Fairchild Media to life by connecting industry stakeholders at events designed to inform and inspire. With content curated by WWD's renowned editorial team— it's where relationships are born and deals are made.