Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey

About Vishal Pandey

Vishal is a Dubai-based Growth + Competitive Strategy expert who has lived and worked in the UK, India and across the Middle East. He has over 15 years of experience across the Middle East, Africa and the Indian sub-continent in consulting, market research and sales & marketing across a diverse set of industries. Previously with Deloitte Consulting’s Dubai offices, he was part of a team responsible for strategy and operations assignments across the Middle East and North Africa region. Vishal has worked on over 500 b2b research + strategy engagements mostly across MENA and South Asia region. He is a recognized Growth + Competitive Strategy expert and has been numerously interviewed on the subject. He contributes frequently to several regional and Global publications in the areas of growth and competitive strategy, policy, retail and real estate. Vishal is also a visiting faculty in various business schools in UAE and India. He is also often invited to be a speaker at key Middle East foreign investment, innovation, growth strategy and retail industry conferences.

A survey of the image of Brazilian shoes in UAE

São Paulo – Brazilian business owners can now gain a better grasp of the footwear industry in the United Arab Emirates and the thoughts of storeowners, opinion-makers and consumers in the Arab country about shoes from Brazil. The international consulting firm Glasgow Consulting Group has conducted a survey commissioned by the Brazilian Footwear industry Association [...]

Entertainment is growing in UAE shopping malls

Dubai: More shopping malls in the UAE are including entertainment centres, according to retail experts at the Middle East Retail forum. Senior experts from the region’s entertainment sector said the retail industry is witnessing a shift in consumer preferences, and this is having a direct effect on the design of shopping malls. They said consumers [...]

Innovative, smart ideas to attract more mall visitors

Retail industry needs innovative and smart ideas to attract more visitors to malls instead of offering price discounts for more than 100 days, said top industry leaders at the inaugural Middle East Retail Forum in Dubai on Wednesday. READ MORE... | DOWNLOAD

Middle East Retail Forum Focused To Better Regions Retail And Boost Consumer Demand

Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) is a distinct platform provided to retail leaders and visionaries to come under one-roof and share best practices across the globe. The focus this year at the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) is to equip retailers with the best infrastructure backend support and systems to give more in terms of [...]

Best business minds to converge at the Middle East Retail Forum

Dubai: November 24, 2012: Come 5th & 6th December, Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai will host the 1st mega congregation of stakeholders in the retail business - the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) organised by IMAGES RetailME, the business magazine of the Middle East Retail industry and supported by some of the leading names in the retail fraternity. READ [...]