Each year the Congress selects a key theme that is impacting the global retail industry. The 2019 theme truly reflects what successful retail is today – it’s all about speed and dynamism. Those that are winning in today’s supersonic environment are zealously consumer-centric, passionately embrace change and risk, have a simple, agile business model and vision, are blind to borders and are ruthlessly evolving. Simply put, if you aren’t practicing this High Velocity Retail, your relevance, your sales and your business are in danger of dying out. . Rise of Empires is an empire-building game in which players develop their ever changing empire from Ancient Age to Modern Age. War, economics, science and diplomacy are to be taken into consideration to successfully win this epic game. In Rise of Empires two to five players are building their own civilization from the dawn of history to present . Description from the publisher: "Our Rebellion is all that remains to push back the Empire. We think you may be able to help us." –Mon Mothma New leaders. New missions. New tactic cards that lead to more fully cinematic combats… Rise of the Empire is an expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion inspired largely by the movie .