Retail Safari comes to Karachi, the financial hub of Pakistan. This exciting venture is catering retail beyond traditional practices. Despite of the exponential growth of the retail sector at the rate of 8%, there are few areas which the retailers need to opt to grow their business.

The Retail Safari, will take you through a journey of future and how the future should look like, keeping in view the present 152B USD market potential of the country.

In this venture the view of FMCG sector and digital growth will add value to the controlled retail. The focus on consumer insight from the financial sector will be added value for the traditional retailers.

Registration and morning refreshments

08:15 Thursday 28 September

Registration Area

Inaugural Session 09.05 – 10:30

0900 – 0910 Introduction & Welcome note

0910 – 0930 The psychology behind buying: Triggers that drive sales and influence today’s consumers

0910 – 0930 New business models for local and global retailers

0935 – 0955 The next big thing: Driving sales through marketplaces

1000 – 1030 The future is now: What the store of the future looks like?

Morning refreshments Coffee/Tea break 1030-1055

1100- 1130The power of brand and design in retail

1135-1210 The latest payment innovations and those disrupting the industry

1215- 1245 International expansion in global village

1250 – 1310 Is there such a thing as a loyal customer?

Lunch Break – 1300-1400hrs

1410 - 1445

  • Stream Room A
  • Disruption – Consumer of future
  • Stream B
  • How sensors, mobile, social, data and location-based technologies will change retail?

1450 – 1525

  • Stream A
  • Winning with the Modern Shopper: Beyond the store of yesterday
  • Stream B
  • Retail – The larger than life experience

Main Planery

1530-1555 How innovation & compelling attractions transform a retail transaction to a reoccurring retail experience.

1600 – 1620 Malls of tomorrow – How the tenants need to foresee future

1625 - 1645 Celebrities - Owning brands a global phenomenon

Closing drinks

Inaugural Session

2nd Session

Post Lunch Session

Retail Safari, Karachi

Envisioning the Future of Retail through Winning Strategies in the connected World

Shant Oknayan - MENA Head of eCom, Retail, Online Services, Media - #DREAM - FACEBOOK

Shant Oknayan

MENA Head of eCom Retail,

Online Services, Media – #DREAM – FACEBOOK.

Hussam Rouf-MD - Mont Hill (2)

Hussam Rouf


Mont Hill

bijou kaurien

bijou kaurien

 Memeber Strategic Advisory Board of L Capital

Asia (a part of the LVMH Group)

Ali Meruani - COO - golootlo

Ali Meruani



Jacobo Rey Senior Retail Expert RetailNext EMEA

Jacobo Rey

Senior Retail Expert

RetailNext EMEA

Michael Aniftos Business Development Director NCR Corporation in EMEA

Michael Aniftos

Business Development Director NCR Corporation


Fouad Hussain - CEO Group M

Fouad Hussain


Group M


Sumaira Khan



shahzeb Mahmood - MD - Reckit & Benkiser

Shahzeb Mahmood


Reckitt & Benckiser

Abid_Omer - CEO Alkaram Group-

Abid Omer


Alkaram Group

photography | films |photobooth

Amir Paracha

Vice President – Customer Development

Unilever Pakistan Ltd

Bilal_Bajwa - MD - OLX (2

Bilal Bajwa



Usman Muneer - MD - Mondelez (2)

Usman Muneer



Yasin Paracha - CEO, Team A-Ventures

Yasin Paracha


Team A-Ventures

zain Suharwardi - MD - Daraz PK

Zain Suharwardi


Daraz PK

Faisal Nadeem Director Dolmen Group

Faisal Nadeem

CEO Dolmen

Jawad Humayun Chairman & CEO Channel 7 Communictaions

Jawad Humayun

 Chairman & CEO

Channel 7 Communictaions

Gold Sponsor

Silver Partners

Previous Partners