Capital intensive retail industry witnesses numerous investment deals struck between the companies. The sections talks about those deals and contracts.
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Bengaluru: With more and more home appliances and furniture rental firms gaining momentum, online product rental marketplace RentSher has raised $1.1 million in its latest funding round. The funding, led by Abu Dhabi-based VC fund Shorooq Investments and Dubai-based Latitude Consultants, also saw participation from other angel
By Mukund Ramachandran, CMO, Dynamic Yield Walmart and Amazon have generated no shortage of buzz in recent weeks with their tug-of-war over Flipkart, India’s fast-growing e-commerce startup. Last week, Walmart prevailed, announcing its acquisition of Flipkart in a $16 billion deal. The landmark acquisition provides
The Indian retail industry has been proven to be one of the most dynamic and fast-growing industries across the global trade market. It offers 8% of the employment and 10% of the country’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Now, India holds the 5th rank in the list of largest global destination for the retail market. India’s
Managing return on investment is critical to a healthy business. Many factors go into investment decisions, ranging from what merchandise to stock for what season to how many stores to open in a given geographic location. Retailers have an opportunity to take a close look at their investments in customer experience, staff, technology,
Quality retail real estate is really a challenge in India. The situation gets even more grim as soon as we move to tier 2 markets where there is a really dearth of quality retail space. However, the exponential growth of small towns has forced the retailers to expand in these markets. Though, the absence of good quality malls
Industrial capacity utilization is an important indicator of economic growth. Reserve Bank of India keeps quarterly records of capacity utilization. The utilization of built industrial capacities of key 900 companies as per the quarterly reports published remained around 70%. This is mostly likely to go down when it comes to Small and
CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading real estate consulting firm, today announced the findings of its latest India Retail MarketView Report – H1, 2017â€‹. According to the report, in the recently announced Global Retail Development Index 2017, India has topped the rakings, overtaking China. This is indicative of
With over 1.3 billion in population, India has been one of the fastest growing retail sectors in the world. It is considered to have high market potential, low economic risk and moderate political risk. Retail business is a common yet highly demanding venture. Fuelled by the increase and diversity in consumer base and advancement in
Has e-commerce guzzled brick-and-mortar? To answer this, let’s start with a brief history. Amazon India exploded onto the scene in a big way in the 1990s and challenged some very long-held beliefs - Would people trust online commerce? You bet they did! People not only trusted e-commerce, but devoured it.
The recently-closed Rs. 1,870-crore D’Mart public offering got listed at Rs. 604.40 - a 102.14% premium over its issue price of Rs. 299 per share. It received bids for 463.61 crore shares against the total issue size of 4.43 crore shares, recording a staggering 104.48 times oversubscription.
Indian retail sector has high potential to attract foreign investment, with FDI policies opening up more and more retailers are exploring Indian market which consists of more than billion people. Even the existing ones are looking to spread their reach. Foreign investments are important to India as well, as per
Apart from the favourite asset classes of office and residential, private equity (PE) has been taking increased interest in warehousing, logistics and retail real estate. PE investors and overseas developers are already looking at opportunities to enter India’s industrial and warehousing sector by investing in various development
Series A preferred stock is the first round of stock offered during the seed or early stage round by a portfolio company to the venture capital investor. Series A preferred stock is often convertible into common stock in certain cases such as an Initial public offering (IPO) or the sale of the company. 1. Be Series A
There’s something that links Rajan Anandan, Anupam Gopal Mittal, Sanjay Mehta, Sharad Sharma, Sunil Kalra and TV Mohandas Pai. They are all angel investors and over the last decade, collectively, they’ve vested in 425 startups across verticals. There’s no doubt that India’s startup sector is on an all-time high
The organized trade in India is growing exponentially. As per the combined study of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and Pwc (consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers), By 2020, India’s retail sector is expected to double to $1.1-1.2 trillion from $630 billion in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate