ECRA event nears

shopping, retail, emporium, centreDeveloped exclusively for the FMCG and retail industry and attended by senior executives from retailers, manufacturers and their suppliers, the ECRA Supplier and Retailer Convention is where industry leaders, with additional input from experts and specialists, can discuss key issues facing the industry now and into the future.

In its seventh year in 2015, the convention provides a forum to explore the themes of the:

  • Changing business environment;
  • Disruptive market influence;
  • Innovations and impacts; and
  • The theme of trust in business.

The one-day event has been developed for industry by industry, with sessions that will seek to consider:

  • How changes to business environments, disruptive technologies, changing consumer and shopper behaviours, and the emergence of powerful new competitors are impacting the global FMCG/retail market.
  • How the past 12 months has seen radical shifts in the local FMCG/retail market and the major themes of changing consumer expectations, disruptive innovations, and growth champions in the new retail reality.
  • How grocery retailers and FMCG brands are coming under increased scrutiny from consumers, government and special interest groups and how technology drives transparency and social media can amplify an issue.

The ECRA Supplier & Retailer Convention will take place at IntercontinentalSydney, Double Bay on Thursday August 27. For more information visit

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