Online players such as Amazon, Alibaba.com, Lenskart, and Nykaa have started investing in brick-and-mortar stores; offline stores like Max Fashion have made their online presence by launching their websites and apps.
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!
Growth will be aided by several factors including rising internet penetration, drop in data access costs, shift to smart phones, flow of credit to consumers and micro enterprise increase in domestic consumption, affluent middle-class and rising income and
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