The 8th ECR Forum – the most significant event in Russian retail - attracted 1045 delegates!

Leading retailers and suppliers shared best practices of cooperation in the field of demand management, supply chain development and shrinkage reduction during 18 breakout sessions and 2 plenary sessions of ECR Forum, which took place 5-6 June, 2012 in Moscow. 

The CoChairs of ECR Russia BoD – CEO of Metro C&C Russia Pieter Boone and President of Kraft Foods Russia David Steer announced the major goals of retail and industry for the next years:
  • Reduce OOS 3 times in 3 years (from 14% to 5%)
  • Increase the share of e-invoices up to 30% by the end of 2013
  • Make CatMan a "basic hygiene" of Russian retail and move to Jointly Agreed Growth Initiative

Within the framework of ECR Forum The Third Conference "Electronic Documents - Sustainable Economy" took place. It was dedicated to the prospects of implementing electronic document management in Russia. Representatives of The Federal Tax Service, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy Development, Ministry of Communications and other State Institutions took part in the event.

At the Evening Reception of the Forum took place ECR Award - the most recognized award of the industry best practice cases. More than 250 guests  congratulated the winners:
Unilever and Magnit, "Winning together with new technologies in Health and Beauty" - The best case in Shopper Research and Category Management.
Arla Foods - Billa, the first case in Ru
ssia of completely legal e-invoice interchange (project, made with the involvement of The Federal Tax Service) - The best case in Technological innovations.
Diageo, was nominated as The best case in Supply Chain for their innovations and improvement of shipment logistics management.

In addition, Metro C&C Russia was awarded with a special Diploma for their consistent work in e-invoice implementation in Russia. And Lenta and Baltika were also awarded for realization of ECR principles in collaboration.

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Photos of the event 

The next ECR Russia Forum & Marketplace will take place on 4 - 5 June 2013  in Moscow. 
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The ECR Russia Forum Team