• Posted On Friday, June 01, 2012

    Retail is the only industry that interacts directly, most regularly and most intensely with the end-consumer. It therefore forms the point of contact between all other businesses involved in production and the final user of the products. A day when the retail industry is unable to conduct business, losses permeate every aspect of the industry.....

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  • Posted On Friday, May 25, 2012

    The financial year 2011-12 has been highly beneficial for retail companies across India. The like-to-like sales of these companies have reached new highs owing to the right product mix and location. Retail giants like Arvind and Raymond have been leaders of the pack. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 01, 2012

    In spite of the astronomical rise in the prices of alcohol across India, the demand for the sinful bottle sees no respite. Beer brands from across the globe are entering the market and domestic players are gaining new grounds in the alcohol retail space every single day. While the consumer may be rueing over the fact that the Old Monk bottle has crossed the Rs 250 mark,....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, April 18, 2012

    The Indian retail space is by far one of the most competitive segments in the economy, especially in the organised retail sector. With the consumer becoming more aware, educated and fashion conscious than ever, the average retailer needs to offer something special and extraordinary to attract and retain customers.....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    Competition is high in the retail sector, thanks to the changing consumer spending patterns and preferences. The average consumer today is more informed than ever about products and rarely opts for a product by habit or the advertising lure. Therefore, for each brand survival in the retail sector is a matter of innovation, perseverance and research.....

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  • Posted On Thursday, March 15, 2012

    Be it the creation or building of a brand, the Indian retail sector offers a varied set of challenges for any product/service/company. This is mainly because of the disparity in income between the different economic classes. Also, the Indian consumer at each level of the class pyramid has different tastes and may not prefer or afford to purchase products or services offered to the lower or higher category respectively.
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  • Posted On Friday, March 02, 2012

    IT retailers have realised the massive potential that the SME sector in India holds and are accordingly coming up with models and schemes keeping in mind the specific needs of the sector. Lenovo, one of the biggest brands in the Indian PC market, recently announced launch of retail stores dedicated solely to the small business sector.....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, February 14, 2012

    Tuto is a do-it-yourself platform with analytics at core and offers users a set of business tools that they can use to create various training modules, surveys, audits, checklists, appraisals, feedback initiatives, data management, as well as complex processes. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, January 28, 2012

    The growing number of colleges offering courses on retail bears testimony to the massive employment opportunity that the retail sector provides the Indian youth. With retail giant Future Group entering the education sector, a lot of experts predicted that it would give rise to a whole new branch of education that will focus solely on the dynamic and powerful retail sector in the country.....

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  • Posted On Thursday, January 19, 2012

    Building a brand is no mean feat in this highly competitive Indian market. Winning the award for the most trusted brand therefore is an achievement that only a handful of companies in the Indian market can dream of. Such accolades indicate years of quality service, a spotless reputation and excellent public relations. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, January 01, 2012

    Building a brand is one thing and selling it is another. Though the Indian market is flooded with international brands today, not all of them can find success in retail. The primary reason for such failures is that certain international brands market their brands as exclusive and end up segmenting the target consumers. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, December 06, 2011

    Walls in our houses and offices lend a heartbeat to our spaces. Our forefathers painted their caves and even the mighty Romans and other royalty spared no expenses in doing them up. Why then are our walls today left to coats of dull paint? Why cant our places of work and leisure reflect our personality and imagination? ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, December 01, 2011

    The removal of the 51% cap on single brand retail is expected to impact a large number of industries that include the pharma retail sector. Considering that the sector is extremely sensitive and has huge consequences on the common man, it is likely that a good deal of regulation will come into the sector with the advent of more foreign investment.....

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