03 mars 2017
Supporting Members Luncheon
"Retail Business in Turmoil: Lumine's Strategy"
The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan is pleased to invite its Supporting Members to a luncheon gathering at Hyatt Regency Tokyo. This time, we are honored to welcome Mr. Yoshiaki Arai, President and CEO of Lumine, Co. Ltd, as a guest speaker.
The traditional way of retail is out – retailers are looking for new ways to survive. Growth has been stunted by ever-changing consumer attitudes. Today’s millennials buy when they need to, not when retailers are ready to sell. At the same time, shareholders expect retailers to find new ways to show profitable growth.
How to drive sales and profits when traditional retail formats are no longer relevant to rapidly changing consumer spending habits? Mr. Arai will give a talk about Lumine’s strategy in a new age for retail business.
Lumine is the leading developer of full-service shopping centers in the Tokyo area with 16 centers that total approximately 2 million square feet of gross leasable area. Their main mall, Shinjuku Lumine, attracts without a doubt one of the highest percentages of commercial foot traffic per square meter in Tokyo.
This is a unique opportunity to meet the President of a major Japanese retail company and to exchange ideas with top corporate-level representatives from various industries, during an informal gathering around a meal at the elegant Hyatt Regency Tokyo, situated next to the Shinjuku Central Park, and within short distance of the Shinjuku Imperial Gardens, Meiji Shrine, Odakyu store, and conveniently close to Shinjuku Station.
We are looking forward to seeing you at this event.
About the speaker
Mr. Yoshiaki Arai entered East Japan Railway Company at age 41. He started as Deputy Director at the Personnel Dept., then transferred to Life-style Business Development ten years later. From General Manager to Executive Director, Mr. Yoshiaki Arai rose through the ranks with a promotion every two years. Less than a decade later, he worked his way to the top and became President and CEO of Lumine Co. Ltd in 2011.
Date Friday, March 3, 2017
Time Doors open at 12:00, starts at 12:30, until 14:00
Venue Hyatt Regency Hotel, Miyagino banquet room
Address 2-7-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Fee 8000 yens (including a 3-course lunch, wines and champagne)
Language English, Japanese with English consecutive interpretation
Deadline for registration/cancellation Monday, February 27, 2017, 17:00
Please note the number of seats is limited. This event is for Supporting Members only.
Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be charged.
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