Retail in ASEAN gets big boost as two leading organizers team up
Two leading organizers, turning crisis into opportunity, join forces to enhance retail industry in Southeast Asia, and announce today collaboration of their retail shows which are co-located together in one roof to bring about maximum benefits to retail industry in the region and to all stakeholders.
The joint announcement was made by Mr. Kavin Kittiboonya, Managing Director of Kavin Intertrade Co., Ltd and Mr Manuel Madani, Project Manager of VNU Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. The two co-located shows are Pet Fair SEA Networks, the world’s largest pet show, and 5th edition of ASEAN Retail 2020, Thailand’s biggest retail show. The two shows will be organized on October 14-16, 2020 (and 17th for ASEAN Retail) at BITEC, Bangkok.
Asia-Pacific accounts to more than 50% of World’s population and largest retail market in world, average 20% of GDP among countries in ASEAN. Key factors in the growth of retail industry are robust economic growth, rising population, changing consumer trends, rising purchasing power and penetration of international players. Retail industry in the Asia-Pacific region will expand at a CAGR