Making Offline Store a Smart Store: A Level Playing for Kirana Stores with E-commerce Giants
India has more than 12 million Kirana stores, and about a decade ago, these little shops were anticipated to vanish owing to increased competition…
A Kirana Store Owner's Security Predicament
A year-and-a-half since the pandemic expedited the process of digitalization across industries, and we are witnessing how this transformation has…
Indian FMCG Ecosystem: An Efficient National Infrastructure with its own Guard Rails
The Indian grocery retail industry is currently one of the top-five retail markets globally by economic value. Estimated to be worth around $600…
Embedded Finance in the Grocery Ecosystem
Over 82 percent of small businesses have been negatively impacted by the pandemic lockdowns. 70 percent believe it will take them nearly a year to…
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How Technology is Transforming Rural Kirana Stores?
Kirana stores have been the cornerstone of the Indian retail ecosystem. Tucked away in remote corners but prevalent in every town, village, and…
Technology Evolution in Retail Sector ?
The retail sector has grown exponentially over the past few years. Thriving on the recent advancements and technological progression, the industry…
Digitizing Local Retail to Deliver a Winning E-commerce Experience
The advent of Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdowns across the country has had a lasting impact on the retail sector. What is heartening to note is…
How Mom-and-Pop Stores Have Emerged as Savior During the Pandemic
The mom-and-pop stores popularly known as ‘Kirana stores’, known for serving more than two generations of a family in a surrounding area, dominated…
E-commerce May Become One of the Major Growth Drivers for CPG in 2021
If there is one business that has distinctly gained during the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, it is e-commerce. And this gain has occurred across…
Tech-Savvy Kiranas: The Way Forward for Retail in India
There are 12 million Kirana stores across India, and they account for around 95 percent of the country's roughly $500 billion food and grocery market…
Kirana Stores Transform Their Approach to Daily Selling
Kirana stores from across India have gone through to fulfill the changing requirements of their consumers while facing a pandemic. According to the…
The Conventionally ?Unconventional' Yet Most Effective Way of Doing Kirana Business?
A prudent retail business model is based upon the retailer’s inherent ability to create value for customers and the entire retail value chain.…
Transformation of Kirana can Generate 3.2 million New Jobs
The transformation of just 10 percent of the 13 million traditional grocery retailers in India, known as Kirana stores, could boost retail…
Indian E-commerce Market To Surpass Modern Trade by FY 24-25: Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Flipkart
The Indian e-commerce market is expected to surpass modern trade by the financial year (FY) 2024-25, according to Flipkart’s Kalyan Krishnamurthy. …
How B2B E-commerce Players are Digitizing Kiranas in India
Last few years have seen some very interesting developments that have fueled the growth in B2B e-commerce. It began with Jio disrupting the mobile…
Kirana Stores Witness 96% Rise in AePS Transaction Volumes During Lockdown
There has been a rise of 96 percent and 27 percent in volume and value respectively in AePS withdrawals (Aadhaar ATMs) at Kirana outlets across the…
The Changing Indian Retail Landscape in the New Normal
Retail in India has undergone a change in the past two decades. A lot has changed, yet nothing much has changed, just not the fundamentals, perhaps.…
Walmart India opens first B2B fulfillment centre in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi: Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., today has announced the opening of its first business-to-business (B2B)…
How Indian SMBs are Transforming From Calculator to Cloud?
 In India, an estimated 9 million Kirana stores contribute to 90% of the US $120 billion Indian fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, in…
Online grocers such as BigBasket, PepperTap, ZopNow, veggy kart and Localbanya to speed up delivery to outrun kiranas
 Online grocers are working on shortening their delivery time to less than two hours by building more delivery points or roping in more partner…