Retail Trends & Challenges in China - Hawksford - 10/09/2019, Shanghai

06 Settembre 2019

Dear Members and Friends,

The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to attend the seminar organized by CICC Member Hawksford, that will be held on September 10th in Shanghai, focusued on:

Retail Trends and Challenges in China


According to eMarketer’s report as of June 2019, China is by far the largest e-commerce market in the world — more than three times the size of the US e-commerce market. Given its great potential in terms of population, consumer power and economic growth, China is becoming the central of global retail industry.

Challenges come along with the rapid development of China’s retail market. Apart from traditional issues for luxury brands like anti-bribery, licensing, joint venture investment and intellectual property rights, cross-border e-commerce is also becoming an inevitable challenge for modern retail development. The global growing trend of e-commerce is the major driver of China’s retail industry, accounting for almost 20% of the country’s total retail sales in 2018.

How to tackle these challenges? In this seminar, Hawksford and King & Wood Mallesons will share their insights, solutions and case studies. You will be updated with the latest regulations and laws related to the retail business, understand the current trends and challenges and find the best practice for your business in China.


Event information:

Date: 10 September 2019, Tuesday 
Time:  09:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Venue:  King & Wood Mallesons Shanghai office, 17/F, One ICC, 999 Huai Hai Road (M), Shanghai, 上海市淮海中路999号环贸广场一期17楼,金杜律师事务所
Cost:  Free of charge 

Topics include: 

  • Legal trends and new regulations about cross-border e-commerce, joint ventures, licensing, anti-bribery
  • Intellectual Property (IP) issues in China
  • New retail development in China: cross-border e-commerce vs. traditional investment

*Light refreshment is served.


By joining the webinar, you can:

  • Understand the legal implication of e-commerce laws and IP issues in China
  • Learn the revolution of Chinese consumer market and find what business models and marketing strategies survive from fierce competition
  • Grasp the trends of cross-border e-commerce development in luxury and fashion industries and gain insights on future development on Chinese retail business



Fabio Stella, China Head of Sales and Business Development, Hawksford

Chen Bing, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Ding Xianjie, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons


To register to the event please click here.


Kind regards,


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