Arvind is Chairman and Managing Director of Technopak, one of India's leading management consulting firms advising across a wide range of sectors, including retail, fashion, textiles and apparel or education. He has previously written columns for the Business Standard and the Economic Times.
India has been on an exciting digitization journey since 2009. Many key elements that will form the backbone of ‘Digital India’ also serve to enhance retail and brand distribution.
Some of the building blocks are already well in place, tried, tested, validated, and nationally rolled out, and others will be introduced in the next 2-3 years.
It seems like everything will change because of Covid-19, but it may not in India – in fact, it could be “business as usual” by the end of 2021. Here, find out about India’s retail Post Covid
In a few weeks from now (around 20 January 2021), the world will hit the first anniversary of the emergence of Covid-19 outside China.
What happens when India’s Reliance Industries’ ambitious trajectory meets the global Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the consumer market?
Global Brands in India look back on a history spanning more than 150 years. What success factors can today’s brands learn from the earlier waves of brand expansion to the subcontinent?
In recent years, omni channel retailing was the buzzword in the retail world. But the real big deal in the making is ‘omnipresent’ retail. This case study on Reliance Industries in India shows how. (more…)
Explore how the retail sector in India has evolved over the decades and discover what’s in store for the now emerging version 4.0 of Indian retail: global investment, retail ecosystems and a highly competitive consumer landscape.
Private consumption driven economic growth, a population of 1.3 billion with huge linguistic and social diversity… amongst other challenges and opportunities to consider before entering India’s fashion retail market!
A € 575 Billion consumer retail spending, growing to reach €975 Billion by end of 2022 and very favourable demographics make India one of the world’s most promising and exciting retail markets for years to come. With India’s fashion retail segment at about € 52 billion in 2017, and poised to cross €85 billion by end of 2022, India offers great opportunities for European and other international brands.