In 2014, in alignment with key Retail Thought and Practice leaders, Bervidson Group convoked The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC) as an annual congregation of Retail Thought and Practice leaders to discuss issues affecting retail and chart the right response to the challenges and opportunities of the transforming Nigeria Retail Landscape.
The first conference held at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Ikeja on May 27, 2014. More than 100 business leaders across Retail, FMCGs and other Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Banking and Financial Services and other Ancillary service providers gathered together to ruminate on the Changes, Challenges and Opportunities of the Transforming Nigerian Landscape.
In 2014, our theme was “The Nigerian Retail Transformation – Change, Challenges & Opportunities” We explored the future of Retail in Nigeria and came out with imperative that Nigeria Retailers must achieve to be alive and thrive in the future.
Our speakers included Darnesh Gordhon (MD of Nestle Nigeria), Phillip Oduoza (MD of UBA), Idy Enang (MD of L’Oreal West Africa), Mrs Nike Ogunlesi (Owner of Ruff & Tumble), Matt Parmaks (EVP of DMSRetail Canada) Solomon Itegboje (MD of 3DIM & Moderator of TRLC 2014), Joseph Ebata (President of Bervidson Group & The Convener of The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC)).
The Nigerian Retail Transformation – Change, Challenges & Opportunities
by Darnesh Gordhon, MD of Nestle Nigeria
Best Practice For Next Level Retailing
by Matt Parmaks, EVP & Co-Founder, DMSRetail Inc. Canada
Collaborating For Value
By Idoreyen Enang, MD of L’Oreal West Africa
Financial Service Providers & The New Partnership With Retail
by Philip Oduoza, GMD of UBA PLC
David VS Goliath – Surviving The Onslaught of International Chains
by Adenike Ogunlesi, CRO of Ruff & Tumble
Enhancing Customer Experience Using Technology
by Raphael Afaedor, CEO Supermart.ng (Co-Founder & Former CEO of Jumia)
Hastening The Retail Transformation – Government As Midwife
by Kunle Oyegade, CEO of Mopheth Group & CEO of Adidas Nigeria
Moderator of TRLC 2014:
President of 3DIM
The Convener of The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC):
President of Bervidson Group
TRLC 2014 has been described as very informative, groundbreaking and successful with delegate expressing great delight.