Future of Retail Startup Challenge 2023

? Join the Future of Retail Startup Challenge 2023 and revolutionize retail!

Are you a visionary startup ready to reshape the future of retail? KIABI, the iconic ready-to-wear retailer that pioneered low-cost fashion for families, is inviting you to take part in an exciting challenge that could change the way people shop!


Founded in 1978, Kiabi has been a game-changer in the French ready-to-wear scene, making fashion accessible to everyone. Now, they’re looking to push the boundaries of retail, online shopping, and logistics, and they need your innovative ideas to do it!


  • Eco-Friendly Retail Practices for Physical Stores: Help Kiabi become more environmentally responsible and sustainable in their physical stores.
  • Smart Store Technologies: Bring cutting-edge technology to Kiabi’s stores, enhancing the shopping experience for their customers.
  • In-Store Customer Experience: Innovate the way customers engage with Kiabi’s physical stores, making it an unforgettable journey.
  • Any disruptive retail concept that could change the game.

Why you should apply

The winning startup will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with Kiabi, renowned brand in the fashion industry.
  • Exclusive invitation to pitch at Mapic Innovation Forum, at the Palais de Festivals in Cannes on 29 November 2023!
  • Present their solution in front of Kiabi’s Innovation, Brand and Real Estate leaders.
  • Take part in an Immersion Day at Kiabi’s head office.

Don’t miss your chance to make a difference in the world of retail and work with a trailblazing brand like KIABI. Apply now and be part of the future of shopping!

Visit the Future of Retail 2023 to learn more and submit your application before November 10th! Let’s redefine retail together! ??️

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November 12, 2023
Program dates Oct 16 - Nov 12, 2023
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Targets France
Sectors Retail and wholesale