Fung Business Intelligence Centre Global Retail & Technology Launches Global Research Website

For Immediate Release




This repository creates a worldwide conversation among

the research community, says Executive Director Deborah Weinswig


HONG KONG and NEW YORK (March 23, 2015) – A global discussion of retail and retail technology trends and research now has a home: the Fung Business Intelligence Centre Global Retail and Technology‘s standalone website, now launched at The site houses all of FBIC’s publications, reports and independent research.


“The goal is to launch a collaborative community that can conduct a worldwide conversation on the latest retail and retail technology trends,” says Deborah Weinswig, Executive Director-Head of Global Retail & Technology.


“FBIC’s mission is to lead knowledge communities by providing comprehensive analysis and insight into retail and technology trends,” Weinswig adds. “It is our hope that this website, which will be open to all, will become a forum for retail and technology researchers around the globe.”


A joint effort designed with input from FBIC associates worldwide, allows users to search for and access a variety of reports and content on specific topics related to the retail, retail technology and related communities. It also contains information about the Centre, and a link to The


Fung Group, FBIC’s parent. The site, which will be updated daily, is in English, with a Chinese version to be launched in the near future.


“We strongly believe that knowledge is power and must be shared, so we have made our reports, data and analysis easy to find,” Weinswig says.


For more information, visit the website at, and track the group on social media:








The Fung Business Intelligence Centre (FBIC) collects and analyses market data on sourcing, supply chains, distribution and retail. It also provides thought leadership on technology and other key issues shaping their future.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, FBIC leverages unique relationships and information networks to track and report on trends and developments in China and other Asian countries. In addition, its New York-based Global Retail & Technology research team follows broader retail and technology trends, specializing in how they intersect and building collaborative knowledge communities around the revolution occurring worldwide at the retail interface.

Since its establishment in 2000, the FBIC (formerly known as the Li & Fung Research Centre) has served as the knowledge bank and think tank for the Fung Group. Through regular research reports and other publications, it makes its market data, impartial analysis and expertise available to businesses, scholars and governments around the world. It also provides advice and

consultancy services to colleagues and business partners of the Fung Group on issues related to doing business in China, ranging from market entry and company structure, to tax, licensing and other regulatory matters.


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