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Walmart India to remove single-use plastic shrink wrap in all its stores

So far Walmart India has retrofitted the lighting systems in all its stores with LED lights. This has reduced the stores' electricity demand by 15-20 percent, Walmart India said.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 12, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

How Indian grocery business is becoming big?

There are over 12 million small stores in India and account for over 90% share of the Indian F&G market, which is predicted to reach USD 810 Billion by 2020

BY Guest author  |  Jul 11, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

4 case studies that prove future lies in ‘experiential retail’

Following are few case studies demonstrating evolution of modern retail stores which can overcome the challenges eCommerce has brought.

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jul 10, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Why it is important for retailers to focus on app strategy?

By 2021, users will spend more than 3 trillion hours in apps globally, and industry professionals expect sustained growth across the app economy.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 09, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The transformation of Indian shopping festivals

Brick and mortar stores which used to host seasonal sale or clearance sales for a period of not more than 15 days or so, had extended that duration to months, two years back. However, that's out-of-style now!

BY Sharmila Das  |  Jul 07, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

ORRA enters 1.6 trillion wedding market

While weddings have and will continue to be the strongest driver of jewellery sales in the country, ORRA has now taken an aggressive stance towards giving a larger share to bridal diamond jewellery within this segment.

BY Sharmila Das  |  Jul 06, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

How Apple, Lush are harnessing customer first approach in the changing world?

Global retailers such as Lush, Apple, Ernster amongst others focusing on customer first approach not only to win laurels but also to improve business.

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jul 04, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Top 10 innovative online retail concepts which went offline

Brands such as Glossier, Man Repeller amongst others which started as an online blog, became even more popular with the offline foray.

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jul 03, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Alternate commerce the new retail reality?

Online biggies Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra all have a common thread and it's not their aggressive acquisitions. The etailers have turned to local stores for last leg deliveries and fast expansion.

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jul 03, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Former Gitanjali veteran Santosh Srivastava, other formed Bandhan Jewels

Bandhan Jewels is a multi-brand jewelry retail chain that carries the concept of a combination of generic and branded jewellery in a retail chain.

BY Sharmila Das  |  Jun 29, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

How Chat Bots handling customers in Retail

Chat Bots can simulate a human interaction by understanding a user’s queries and providing human-like response. Chat Bots use a technology to understand human inputs (voice or text), apply context and provide output.

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jun 29, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Changing retail game with customer-driven commerce

From customization to dialogue and participation, having customers deeply involved in product development will influence the way customers show brand loyalty, writes Shwetha Satyanarayan.

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jun 26, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The next phase of White Revolution is here

The online milk-retailers will have to bear warehouse operational cost. Specifically, labor cost of picking and packing orders where kirana shops and supermarkets don't fall into. As in supermarket or kirana stores, we consumers go and pick our preferred

BY Sharmila Das  |  Jun 25, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Vending machines are new trend in QSR biz

The smart sensors inside the machine will push out orders and if a customer changes his mind, it will read the weight of the product and understand what they have picked up, and charge them accordingly.

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jun 25, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

How AI is helping augment sales in retail

"Technology has changed the way people buy products online and thanks to AI, the number of queries we receive have increased to 30-40 per day from just 10 in a week," says Krishna, founder of Keva Ayurveda.

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jun 25, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  |