1st Equipmag Retail Expo China –
Building an international professional retail equipment trade platform
+5,400 Sq. Meters
The first Equipmag Retail Expo China will be held on 15-17 October 2014 in Central Hall, Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Co-organized by Comexposium Group and Diversified Events Hong Kong, Equipmag Retail Expo China will provide exposure to global retail industry trends, while fulfilling the specific needs of mainland China based retailers. The event promises to be premier international retail technology and equipment exhibition in China.
With an area of 5,400 sq meters, the exhibition will consist of 160 local and international exhibitors and welcome 8,000 local and international buyers. Statistics show that China has surpassed Japan in becoming the world’s second largest retail market. As the economy in China is developing rapidly, China will be likely to become the top of the global retail market by the year 2015 or 2016.
According to the Ministry of Commerce, the amount of retail professionals has increased from 45 million in 2008 to 60 million 2012. The operating business units have reached 23 million. The growth of wholesale and retail trade in GDP has increased drastically from 8.3% in 2008 to 9.7% in 2012. This series of marketing figures show the opportunities and energy of the retail industry in China. Additionally, the China Ministry of Commerce’s decision has to launching the China (Shanghai) free trade zone will undoubtedly quicken the pace of development in China’s retail industry. Equipmag Retail Expo China meets this need and will help to educate and raise the standards in this dynamic market.
The exhibition will showcase suppliers of retail technology (i.e. POS, NFC, labeling), equipment (i.e. lighting, heating), fittings, marketing services, digital marketing, and eCommerce solutions. With Diversified’s experience in hosting Retail Asia Expo in Hong Kong and Comexposium’s reputation as the world’s top ten event organizers and organizer of EQUIPMAG Paris, the exhibition is guaranteed to capture the world’s attention and attract top retailers.
Equipmag Retail Expo China 2014 will set new heights for retail suppliers in China.