IMAGES Group, the largest retail intelligence organisation in South Asia and Middle East, commenced its 21st edition of India Fashion Forum, India’s largest fashion retail intelligence event, on 23rd March 2022, at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram. The forum witnessed a discerning panel discussion moderated by Navin Joshua, Founder/Director, GreenHonchos, on progress and building an effective CX strategy in the fashion retail business.
The panel was followed by IMAGES Retail Technology Icons sponsored by GreenHonchos, which is the first-ever initiative from the IMAGES Group to recognise the transformational achievements of India’s most powerful Innovators, game-changers and leaders of digital.
The day went on with noteworthy and thought provoking words by Atul Shivnani, Head of Ecommerce and Digital, The Body Shop, Agnes Raja George, Founder and MD, Pipin Fashions and Retail Pvt Ltd (Demoza - Bottom Wear), Bidyut Bhanjdeo, Head - S&D, LFS and Ecommerce, Raymond, Rajnish Gupta, Vice President and Head- India and Subcontinent, Zebra, Saikat Mitra, Vice President - Creative Director, Van Heusen, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd, Shifali Singh, Head - Ecommerce, Retail Merchandise and International Expansion, BIBA India, Surbhi Shridhar, Retail Sustainability Lead, Accenture, and Navin Joshua, Founder/Director, GreenHonchos.
Making the most of India’s largest fashion retail event, Ninad Umargekar, Chief Marketing Officer, J G Hosiery, took the opportunity to unveil ‘India’s Perfect Tee’ by Sporto. With assertion of the perfect length, smart collar, unparalleled sturdiness and durability, Mr. Umargekar promised that the product lives up to all of its claims. The forum had a collection of fashion retailers with their products on display. Sporto’s Perfect Tee was also showcased in 15 different colour ways for the audiences to see for themselves.
In a town hall like never before, the India Fashion Forum brought together an incredible panel of developers and retailers in the industry for a dynamic discussion which touched on how to drive customers to the malls, enhancing their omnichannel experience, and adding to the brick and mortar experience. The town hall was beautifully conducted by Pankaj Renjhen, COO & Jt. MD, ANAROCK Retail. The panellists were Abhishek Raj, COO, Lacoste India/Sports & Leisure Apparel Ltd, Ashish Awal, National Sales Manager, Pepe Jeans, Deepak Yadav, Head – BD, Shoppers Stop Ltd, Lokesh Chopra, Head Sales & BD, Alcis Sports Pvt Ltd, Manik Dhodi, Director Real Estate, adidas Group India, Nitin Bansal, Head BD, Miniso, Preeti Chopra, National Head BD – Retail, Raymond, Ramesh Sadhu, CEO, Liberty Retail Revolutions, Sumit Ghildiyal, Head Retail Business Development & NSO (Max), Landmark Group, Sumit S Suneja, Head BD & Franchise, Bestseller India, Vivek Shrivastava, Head Of Retail Business Development, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, Aman Trehan, ED, Trehan IRIS, Arjun Gehlot, Director, Ambience Group, Harsh Bansal, Director, Vegas Mall & Unity Group, Pushpa Bector, Executive Director, DLF Shopping Malls, Shibu Philips, Business Head-Malls, Lulu International Shopping Malls, Uddav Poddar, MD & Group CEO, Bhumika Group, and Yogeshwar Sharma, CEO & ED, Select Infrastructure.
About India Fashion Forum: Launched in the year 2000, India Fashion Forum (IFF) is India’s largest fashion retail intelligence event. Every year, a powerful blend of conference sessions, workshops and master classes, zoned exhibitions and industry awards mark IFF’s confluence of the biggest consumer trends, market intelligence and retail innovation in the business of fashion in India. This edition of IFF Conference will offer unparalleled insights from international and Indian industry experts, academics, global fashion research majors and analysts through a world-class mix of keynote addresses, panel discussions, CEOs Roundtables, presentations, knowledge series sessions and workshops. Four themed exhibition platforms — Fashion Sourcing, L Cube, Asia Shop, India Brand Show — will highlight the most market-ahead fashion ingredients, design innovation, technology, retail strategies and solutions to a mega congregation of leaders from the business of fashion in India and elsewhere.