Modern retail growing at a remarkable 25%
For the third consecutive year, India has topped the Global Retail Index as one of the most attractive countries for global retailers, says the Growth opportunities for global retailers report by A T Kearney.
Head & tail
Retailing, marketing, brand innovations, expansions and yes; the products reach the masses too. The missing element is 'Indian.' Our organised retail giants prefer foreign ideas to Indian, and it applies to food too.
Pizza chains bet on innovations to bite a bigger slice
There's no stopping pizza chains now. Domino's Pizza has earmarked Rs 50 crore for its expansion plan. "We have 145 stores in 33 cities.
A mix of science and art: IIM experts
The marketing platform in a retail space is being transformed at an unprecedented pace. As marketing turns out to be aggressive and sophisticated, it is the investments in advertising which are increasing.
CCD: A worldclass coffee experience
Café Coffee Day (CCD) was launched as a handful of cafés in six cites in the first 5 years, and embarked on a dynamic journey to become a large organised retail café chain with a distinct brand identity of its own.
Brand innovation key to success for food retail chains
With the eating out phenomenon grabbing the second largest share of wallets, the food retail industry is on a higher growth trajectory.
Fast food chains line up expansion plans
With India emerging as the world's largest market, a number of food retail chains are eyeing an entry into India. Before they enter, the domestic and the already existing multinational food retail chains are strengthening their position
McDonald's distribution juggernaut
On a raining morning recently I was part of the familiarisation visit hosted by McDonald's to Vista Processed Foods Pvt Ltd, its cold-chain partner and Radhakrishna Foodland Pvt Ltd, McDonald's distribution partner at Taloja
Subhiksha to set up exclusive fruits and veg stores
Sharpening its focus on retailing of fruits and vegetables, Subhiksha Trading Services, a Chennai based discount retail chain will set up an exclusive fresh fruits and vegetables stores across the country.
'Proof of a successful mall is in its anchoring tenants'
Even before FDI in retail is allowed, the frenetic construction of malls in Indian cities is supposed to presage the coming consumerist revolution.
N Stores retail chain to open in October
N Stores Food Retail Pvt Ltd, the Indian version of the USA model N Stores will be officially commissioned in October at Bangalore and Chennai at an investment of Rs 1.40 crore.