Managing Director

Deborah is an award-winning global retail analyst and specialist in technology-driven retail innovation. She is the CEO & Founder of Coresight Research, a research and advisory with offices in New York, London and China. The team studies disruptions altering the new retail ecosystem impacted by technology, real estate, and fashion. Deborah is on several boards of international businesses and advises numerous startups and accelerators. Prior to Coresight Research, she was the Managing Director of FGRT, the think tank of The Fung Group and Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary Team at Citi Research. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from University of Chicago

Speaking at the Following:

Jun 5

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Experiential Retail – Delivering the “Un-Amazonable” and “Instagrammable”

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong

How are malls adapting to fight the rising tide of e-tailing?

Jun 6

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Retail – The Future of Retail is Stores that Aren’t Stores

11:10 AM – 11:40 AM
Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong

The Great Debate - the Disruptor and the Disrupted. In this Oxford-style debate, industry speakers take opposing positions on how different real estate sectors are being disrupted. The debaters argue the motions, the moderator cross examines, we poll the audience, and the speakers try to sway opinions. It will be a fast-paced, fun, and engaging look at how the world of real estate is constantly changing, and how market leaders and innovators try to keep up. This debate looks at the retail sector.