James Sawley is head of retail and leisure at HSBC UK Corporate Banking.
The retail sector is undergoing an important shift in its evolution, with consumer choice never stronger thanks to a wave of small and nimble operators disrupting established players.
The scale of the retail opportunity in China is overwhelming. Head of retail and leisure at HSBC UK Corporate Banking James Sawley breaks down how Western brands can approach a launch.
The ability of technology to disrupt the retail market is well-known, but does the emerging trend of online to offline suggest that things may be changing?