December 10, 2013 – The 8th Shanghai Franchise Retail Industry Summit & Asia Retail Innovation Summit 2013 (Shanghai Retail Week) kicked off in Shanghai with the support from Shanghai Municipal Government and Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce. As a leading global certification and testing service supplier, TÜV SÜD was invited to the event and presented a speech.
The event attracted both local and foreign well-known retail enterprises, e-commerce enterprises, industrial experts, consulting companies, software and information suppliers, and retail equipment manufacturers amongst others. Mr. Wolfgang Hübl, Senior Vice President of TÜV SÜD Greater China, made an in-depth analysis on the trend of international retail market as well as risks and challenges faced by retailers in their businesses. He also shared insights on comprehensive one-stop risk control solutions, attracting the attention from the participants.
Mr. Wolfgang Hübl, Senior Vice President of TÜV SÜD Greater China, made a speech during the meeting
Complex and changing economic situations in both the domestic and overseas markets have led to economic uncertainty which continues to pressurize and challenge the Chinese retail enterprises. However, this also encourages Chinese retail enterprises to adapt their business strategies, search for new business models and heighten business innovation awareness. As a result, retail enterprises are actively transforming and upgrading the traditional business models.
As an authoritative German third-party certification and testing institution with nearly 150 years of experience, TÜV SÜD is dedicated to partnering Chinese enterprises to enhance their competitive edge in the global industrial chain. TÜV SÜD supports our customers to seize market access opportunities and respond to complex market environment through globalised professional testing services, supply chain integration as well as with sustainable development solutions.