Dubai will host the World Retail Congress (WRC) for the first time, a major event that will attract the world’s top executives in the retail industry when it opens in April. The 10th edition of the event will take place from April 12 to 14 at Madinat Jumeirah. It is anticipated to attract over 1,000 retailers and industry experts, including Tommy Hilfiger, principal designer at apparel retailer Tommy Hilfiger, Jo Malone, founder of fragrance brand Jo Malone, and William Kim, chief executive of clothing retailer All Saints, among others. Local retail experts that will be present at the event include Alain Bejjani, chief executive of Dubai-based conglomerate Majid Al Futtaim Holding and Patrick Chalhoub, chief executive of Chalhoub Group. Read more at Gulf News.