World Food Moscow, positive results
World Food Moscow Exhibition closed last Friday. The edition was limited due to the absence of foreign participation; however more than 300 companies exhibited their goods. The number of visitors exceeded the estimations.
Industry conferences were held during the Exhibitions. Meeting the demands of current challenging situation, they were broadcasted and available online for large public.
Thus, the plenary debate of the leaders of Russian food market attracted plenty of audience both offline and online. During this debate Market & consumers: the era of uncertainty, the largest food retailers conferred their experience of overcoming the challenges of confinement and economic crisis. The attendants of the debate could question top managers of Auchan, Vkusvill, Lenta, Magnit, Metro, Prisma, and X5 Group. Most of them revealed that while health safety became their priority, the loyal staff managed to organise a most efficient operation in the shortest time. Quick feedback, flexibility and solidarity helped to obtain astonishing results.
Fresh fruit and vegetable annual conference organised by Retail Academy project gathered the directors of fruit & vegetables departments of Komandor, Auchan, Magnit retail brands and analytics of Infoline and Romir information agencies. They shared their experience of competent category development, exposed statistics figures and presented innovative projects tested in their stores.
Russian Minister of Agriculture D. Razin visited the share and assisted at the signature of some important agreements.