Retail

REJUVENATING BRICK-AND-MORTAR

The emergence of e-commerce and shift towards digital channels was seen by some as the death of traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores. Apprehensive of the dynamic change, many traditional retailers opted for a conservative approach to the adoption of technology, using

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DESIGNING AN IMMERSIVE RETAIL EXPERIENCE

Keeping Up With Online Stores Imagine going to a fashion store to buy some clothes. You pick the dress that you like and try it on in front of the mirror. But you get surprised when you see other images

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EXPERIENCE THE “ELITE” DIFFERENCE

Founded in 1952, Elite Paint’s history goes back to the pre-independence era of Bangladesh. Founded and guided by the late Chairman of Elite Paint Mr. Serajuddin Ahmed, the company became one of the leading paint brands of the country. Since

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V-COUNT: REDEFINING VISITOR ANALYTICS

Retailers nowadays want to test, measure, and reiterate every aspect of the business – from store design to in-store marketing, through methods never used before. V-Count is a global manufacturer and provider of visitor-tracking, queue management, heat-map, and analytics technology. Focusing heavily

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LOTTO BANGLADESH: SPREADING FITNESS TO THE NATION

Lotto was first established in 1939 by the Caberlotto family who was also the owners of an Italian football team. In 1973, It entered the sports footwear market with Tennis shoes and later expanded into basketball, volleyball, athletics, and football.

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SHWAPNO – PIONEERING THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN SUPERSTORES

In 2008 Shwapno started its journey, and in the span of a few years, Shwapno was almost on the verge of closing down due to the dissatisfaction among customers regarding the service and stores. But today Shwapno has straggled its

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MERGING RETAIL WITH EXPERIENCE

Apex, a successful Bangladeshi footwear brand, has been operating in Bangladesh since the early ’90s. Founded by Syed Manzur Elahi, Apex started its operations as an export-oriented company. The retail wing of Apex was launched in 1997 when it decided

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RETAILING INTO THE NEW DECADE

Retail in Bangladesh is quickly growing and becoming more organized. With Bangladesh being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and transitioning into a middle-income economy, the change is also bringing with it some major implications for the retail

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CHEF’S TABLE: DESIGNING A MULTI-CUISINE EXPERIENCE

Chef’s Table, one of the most successful names in the F&B scenario of Bangladesh, which also is the first one of its kind. Dwellers of Dhaka city started to relish on multi-cuisine food locations and make a memoir of experiences

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BANGLADESH RETAIL CONGRESS 2020: TRAVERSING FUTURE OF RETAIL

In order to bring in the transformations required to catapult the retail industry to global benchmarks and beyond, Bangladesh Brand Forum organized ‘Bangladesh Retail Congress 2020’ which entered its 4th iteration and is the solely dedicated summit of the retail

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WORKSHOP ON MAINTAINING QUALITY IN SUPERSTORES HELD

A workshop titled “Maintaining Quality in Superstores” for the Superstore sector of Bangladesh was held today at Hotel Le Méridien Dhaka. Sponsored by Shwapno, country’s superstore chain, the workshop was an initiative of Bangladesh Retail Forum. Dr. Benazir Ahmed BPM

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SHAPING MODERN RETAIL IN BANGLADESH

Modern Retail sector in Bangladesh faces major challenges – skill gap, lack of strategic direction, lack of technology adaptation, policy implication complexity – just to name a few. These challenges stall the growth momentum of this highly potential sector. To

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BANGLADESH RETAIL CONGRESS 2018 TAKES PLACE TO SHAPE MODERN RETAIL

To develop skills and knowledge within retail professionals, Bangladesh Brand Forum has organized Bangladesh Retail Congress 2018. Around 350 professionals attended the congress which took place at the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Le Méridien, Dhaka. This year, Bangladesh Retail Congress

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REGISTER FOR 3RD BANGLADESH RETAIL CONGRESS

Bangladesh has now accomplished the dignity to grow to a substantial size as the country’s economy grows and purchasing power increases, with modern retail poised for a quantum jump. The sector faces significant challenges – skill gap, strategic direction, technology

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BBF TO LAUNCH BANGLADESH RETAIL ACADEMY SOON

Bangladesh Brand Forum will be launching Bangladesh’s first Retail Academy. This decision took place on the 10th of May 2018 after the 2nd periodic discussion on Modern retail and how to expedite the growth of the sector where the discussants,

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