Bain knowledge partner of Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit

14 February 2024 2 min. read
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At the Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit, Bain & Company will play a key role in driving the event’s knowledge agenda.

Held next week in Riyadh, the Retail Leaders Circle Summit will bring together chief executives, senior leaders, policymakers, and investors from 40+ countries to discuss key trends and developments in the retail landscape.

Themed ‘Fearless Innovation: Charting the Next Frontiers’, the 10th edition of the Summit will feature thought-provoking discussions and exchanges on a wide array of themes on topics such as retail strategy, sustainability, e-commerce, digital transformation, tech-driven innovation, and more.

Bain knowledge partner of Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit

One of the event’s five knowledge partners, retail leaders from Bain & Company will contribute to discussions, with the consulting firm also hosting three sessions: ‘Navigating the New Retail Estate Order: Innovations & Opportunities’, ‘Sustainability Leadership in Retail, and ‘The Future of Grocery’.

“We are thrilled to be part of the Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit and to contribute to the discourse on fearless innovation and charting the next frontiers in the retail and related sectors,” said Cyrille Fabre, senior partner at Bain & Company.

Pauline Coquet, Associate Partner at Bain & Company, added: “Our participation in event underscores our commitment to driving impactful conversations and shaping the future of the retail industry in the MENA region and beyond.”

At the event, Bain & Company – one of the Middle East’s leading retail consulting firms – will discuss the findings of a number of recently produced reports, including a study on the future of the consumer-packaged goods sector, and a study on the future of grocery.

“Our Consumer Products Report highlights the need for industry players to shift their focus towards sustainable, volume-driven growth, particularly in emerging markets,” said Coquet.

Bain’s Future of Grocery report meanwhile report emphasizes the need for industry players to align their business and operating models to several shifting trends, such as changing consumer preferences, the emergence of new channels, sustainability, and the shift to online.