The Changing Face of Retail Workforce: Role of Automation and AI
Retail has long been an important industry, providing jobs to millions of people around the world. The retail industry is constantly evolving, and…
The Rise of Experiential Retail in India!
The dawn of technology has transformed the traditional business into a ‘Phygital’ experience. The term combines physical and digital modes with in-…
Expectations from Budget 2019 for the Retail ,Ecommerce and D2C Sector
When the Union Budget was announced in 2018, it held a lot of promise for the retail sector. The announcements included the allowance of 100% FDI in…
New-Age Retail Hygiene Management Solutions
Retail industry, on the world map, stands at approx. US$25 trillion in 2018 and is expected to rise up to approx. US$28 trillion by 2020, and…
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    The EdTech x Indian Education Awards, presented by Franchise India, a pioneer in educational B2B events for over 13 years, presents the Regional edition for 2024.

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    18 JUNE 2024, JW Marriott, Chandigarh

    Restaurant Awards 2024 is the top honour bestowed upon the greatest in the industry who have tirelessly dedicated their lives walking an extra mile to raise the bar of the Food & Beverage Sector.

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    29-30 June, Hall No. 2, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai

    India’s premier and most trusted Business & Tradeshow is back in Chennai to provide a platform for highly evolved prospects, qualified investors, entrepreneurs from across India, neighbouring countries and delegations from other parts of the world.

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How Noida is an upcoming retail destination?
Adjacent to capital city New Delhi, Noida is an emerging destination for fashion and lifestyle.  Noida city dwellers are known for their flamboyant…
How Supply Chain is helping retailers in this festive season?
Modern retail today is a global marketplace which streamlines transactions between manufacturers, producers (farmers), creators (Designers etc.),…
How retail merchandising is getting a Tech Facelift?
Science and sales were never two distant worlds and industry experts will vouch for this fact. With technology taking a shift to higher gears,…
How are shopping malls gearing up to handle the voice commerce disruption in shopping?
Commerce has a new entrant! While E-commerce is now ubiquitous, there is another trend that is now picking up rapidly. Voice commerce, although, is…
Five Insights from accessory brand Baggit for 2018
Indian accessory brand Baggit that started its journey back in 1990, today has presence in 90 cities across India with 47 exclusive outlets and…
Adapting Marketing to the Customer Lifecycle in Fashion Retail
According to McKinsey’s The state of Fashion 2018 report, proliferation of digital channels and raised expectations on experience are the top two…
Consumer to business- the future of AI in manufacturing sector
Imagine this – a smartphone made as per your specifications, according to the likes of your length, colour and size, built to suit the needs of your…
Human Intelligence the future of AI?
For an average online consumer, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is not new. The user knows well that AI is helpful in ordering food from…
Capgemini research reveals consumers are embracing AI
New Delhi: While consumers prefer engaging with organizations through a mix of AI and humans, they would like AI to have more human-like qualities…
How Chat Bots handling customers in Retail
From assisting you with your make up to choosing the right size and colour of an apparel, Chat Bots are the new personal assistants millennials…
This is how retail brands collaborating with restaurants
Bengaluru: It’s not every day you walk into a restaurant or a café and find yourself shopping for a premium dinnerware or a high-end bicycle. Going…
Consumer trust recuperates in 2018
New Delhi: The 2016 demonetization had impacted consumer spending across segments. However, after the initial six months, the situation started…
Fashion rental catching up pace
By: Jyotsna Singh New DelhI; Buying designer clothes for a fortune and not being able to wear them again always feels like a waste of money. For…
Changing retail game with customer-driven commerce
If AI, seamless connectivity, personalization and experiential retail are said to be the future of the industry, retailers will have to watch out…
85 new malls to open in India in next 5 years
Anuj Kejriwal, MD & CEO - ANAROCK Retail There is so much talk of the death of brick-and-mortar retail as a consequence of the aggressive…
Pressure cooker to crockery, IKEA plans to go local with designs
As the countdown begins for Swedish retailer IKEA to launch its first store in Hyderabad, IKEA’s global design head Marcus Engman has maintained…
Myntra eyes 100 stores in 2 years, 50 Roadster stores alone
Bengaluru: Homegrown unicorn Flipkart’s fashion subsidiary Myntra is all set to increase its offline footprint in the market. Myntra will step up…
Myntra, Amazon announce discount war with 50-80% off
New Delhi: The sale season is back with country’s two e-commerce biggies including Amazon and Myntra hosting summer sale with steep discounts in…
India leaps beyond need based clothing
By Ramesh Kaushik, Vice President, Brand Experience, Blackberrys They say men are hunters and women gatherers- not just in the context of scouting…
E-commerce retail logistics ride on fresh waves
New Delhi: The $160 billion logistics industry in India is called the ‘sunshine industry’ for more reasons than one. Far from the days of an…
This is how you can serve conscious customers
So what do customers value the most in a brand- price, quality, innovation or uniqueness? In an interesting revelation, a global survey by KPMG has…
How to make tier II cities retail ready for the future?
Moving past tier I cities, the future of retail sector is said to be shining bright in the corners of tier II and tier III cities. In an interesting…
Tips to prevent shoplifting from the Supermarketwala
New Delhi: Future Group owned Big Bazaar store in Tripura recently came into limelight for keeping a minor girl in its custody for hours on…
Empowering HR in retail business
By-Sathish Kannan- Executive Vice President Operations in WINIT Large organizations look at the Human Resource Department (HR) to partner…
This is how Walmart will Americanize Flipkart
By Mukund Ramachandran, CMO, Dynamic Yield Walmart and Amazon have generated no shortage of buzz in recent weeks with their tug-of-war over…
Expert tips to learn how to grow your small retail business
India is ranked in the biggest retail markets in the world in terms of economic value. It has become the 3rd largest economy (in terms of GDP) in…
Top 10 tips for Indian start-ups to cut through competition
The entrepreneurial wind has started to blow in India as the economy and the other supportive factors have started to bloom. The mindset of the…
Top 6 Tips To Build A Fashion Brand In A Competitive Market
Creativity is the essence of your brand but not branding. Both the words ‘brand’ and branding’ are remotely related. It is your creativity that…
Is Walmart-Flipkart Deal Really A Threat To Indian Retail??
A day after US retail giant Walmart struck its largest deal with Indian e-commerce company Flipkart, there has been prevailing fear among small…
9 best retail brands that offer exclusive contemporary fashion wear
Finding the right retail store for apparels is easy. The digital era has brought the entire world at your fingertips so that you can find…
Is This The Right Time To Do Funding In Retail Business?
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%…
How Can Regional Retailers Grow Their Brand?
The two major factors of brand-specific association are perceived quality and emotional value. “Emotional value” denotes the value associated with…
How to Ensure Quality Retail Staffing?
When customers step into on-ground shops for marketing, they expect something extra. Retail shopping already offers them a good product, discounts…
5 Brands Adapting the Retail Makeover Strategy!
Nowadays more or less all reputed brands are selling through the online platform like Amazon, Flipkart, Wayfair, Overstock etc. which have made…
How Retailers Can Woo Millennials?
While shopping satisfaction has improved over the last decade, retailers must accelerate the pace of change or risk losing sales and market share.…
Top 5 Trends Driving Growth In Retail!
A SEAMLESS SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IS THE LEADING DRIVER OF GROWTH IN RETAILING Retailing registered steady growth in India in 2017. One of the key…
How Metro Stations Can be Next Retail Destinations?
Retail in India is an incredible assortment of formats. Over the last decade, the concept of shopping has undergone a sea change in terms of format…
How Ease of Conducting Digital Transactions is Transforming the Retail Experience of Indian Consumers?
Technology and retail have had a slightly complicated relationship- while technology has been brimming with ideas to transform the retail segment,…
A Sneak Peek On Women Entrepreneurs in retail start-ups!
Women entrepreneurship has started taking a lead in the retail space. Starting from building an essential framework to developing entrepreneurial…
How to ensure right investment in retail?
Managing return on investment is critical to a healthy business. Many factors go into investment decisions, ranging from what merchandise to stock…
How neighborhood markets are emerging as hot retail destinations?
The emerging relationship between residential and retail is quite interesting. It is very common to see, an area which primarily houses middle-class…
Trends in Loyalty and Retail space to look forward to in the year 2018
Indian Retail has come of age and has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in India. It is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth…
Important Tips for the Aspiring Retailers
There is always a first time for anything you do in life and the feeling of the first time remains etched in heart and mind forever. After one…
How brick and mortar retailers can create ‘real-time’ customer experiences?
More and more traditional retailers are moving to unlock business potential from data as cost of storage comes down drastically by the day. World…
Quick Tips to Start a Retail Business
With the welcome of FDI, the retail market of India seems to grow at triple the speed. The Indian retail market size stands at about USD 585…
How luxury market is growing in India?
India has overtaken most countries and is now second to the States when it comes to Luxury Retail segment. The luxury market in India is at a boom…
Last mile delivery: the critical Backend for the India e-commerce sector
The Indian e-commerce sector is growing exponentially being driven by a young demographic profile armed with smart phones and a country-wide…
Business Ideas for Aspiring E-tailers
The technological revolution, which is taking place in the world, right now, is one of the reasons that e-commerce companies are getting encouraged…
How Chatbot will transform traditional retail?
Globally Chatbots are becoming phenomena in the technology space. Many international brands such as H&M, ebay are leveraging from this…
India Tops Global Retail Development Index In 2017; Overtakes China: Study
CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading real estate consulting firm, today announced the findings of its latest India Retail MarketView Report –…
The retail ecosystem illustrates a productive future ahead
Retail therapy is healing. Proof is the contribution of 10% to India’s GDP, accounts for 8% of employment, occupies 75 million sq ft of real estate…
How to Start a Wholesale Distribution Business?
Before understanding how to start a wholesale business, let's dive into the depths of the business, known as the wholesale distribution business. In…
How Personalisation is helping the retail brands?
Personalisation has always been important in retail.Today personalization remains as important as ever, but the way it’s delivered is constantly…
How technology is changing the retail forever?
The Indian retail landscape is going through a major shake-up and becoming intensely competitive. Customer behaviour and attitudes are undergoing…
What in future lies for retail malls?
With the influx internal brands and experienceand consumerism getting a new makeover, brands and companies are struggling to create positive brand…
How Shopholix will enable over 15 bn USD of sales in offline stores by 2020
Starting from automation, process & cost optimization, improving customer service, and providing wide spread business scalability, technology…
GST & its Impact on the Economy, A Distinctive Study Of The Retail Sector
Goods & Services Tax (GST) is one of India’s biggest tax reforms since independence. It will subsume virtually all indirect taxes levied by…
How Ritu Kumar is powering its merchandising decisions?
Manthan, a leader in Big Data, Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence is pleased to announce that Ritu Kumar, one of the most respected…
How local vendors will rule e-commerce giants!
India has for decades relied on the un-organised sector to meet its daily necessities for things like groceries, medicines, daily essentials etc. …
How to make your retail store energy efficient?
For a tropical country like India, air conditioning is a key aspect for retail chains; Quick Service Restaurants, supermarkets and ATMs require…
How a marketing strategy can bring turnaround to your retail business in no time?
Business dynamics operate on ‘Visibility’. It is the big key to create and reach the desired audience. Whatever you see, is generally what you buy…
How ecommerce driving innovation in overall retailing?
Driven by urbanization, attitudinal shifts and income growth, India’s retail market is expected to double from US$ 600 billion in 2015 to US$ 1…
How to make your retail Store 'Smart'?
The understanding & connect of shopper – retailer was largely local. With growing infrastructures & modern retail, shopping has changed its…
How virtual reality is changing the retail industry?
India is the world’s fifth-largest global destination in the retail space. The Indian retail industry has emerged as one of the most dynamic and…
How D’Mart is mulling over expansion?
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.…
How ecommerce marketplaces are redefining offline businesses in India?
With a meager amount of Rs 1,000 in his pocket, Tausif Ansari travelled to Mumbai in 2006 from Munger in Bihar. The school dropout had plenty of…
E-commerce: A threat or opportunity for a retail mall?
Indian Malls: Then and now.. The Indian mall story began the 1990s with Spencer Plaza in Chennai, Ansal Plaza in Delhi and Crossroads in Mumbai…
Superlative Support Services Ensure a Mall's Success
Support services have become a major part in a mall’s image, and play a vital role in attracting footfalls. In India, facilities such as parking,…
Retail,warehousing saw increased private equity interest in 2016
Apart from the favourite asset classes of office and residential, private equity (PE) has been taking increased interest in warehousing, logistics…
New trends in retail real estate leasing
The remarkable growth of organized retail in the last decade is one of the significant transformations witnessed in India. As the retail sector is…
App Marketing: The new definition of exponential RoI
Ecommerce industry understands a few terms like the back of one’s hand - RoI or CIR, Conversion Rate, Customer Acquisition Cost, Customer Lifetime…
Budget 2017 – 2018: Pro-poor, Pro-consumption and Pro-growth
The Budget 2017 – 2018 focussing on ‘Transform, Energise and Clean’ India has some immediate-term as well as long-term impact on business in…
Key highlights of Union Budget 2017
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget 2017 has evoked diverse reactions across the sections. Budget 2017 covered a number of issues to…
DLF Mall of India and High Street Phoenix make to CBRE’s 22 best global retail projects list
CBRE’s retail research team in APSC, the Americas and EMEA has reviewed the selected retail locations across the world. The research team has…
How retail was affected after 50 days of demonetisation
Early November, the government’s decision to demonetise currency notes of the value of 500 and 1000 left the entire nation stunned. What followed…
How right packaging influence sales!
Packaging is an ever-growing industry which goes hand-in-hand with the retail brands. As long as the products are being sold in the market,…
How to make your retail business risk proof
Running a chain of business is always a challenge, and it often involves putting your own finances at risk. So whether you are a retailer of…
Tips to maximise mobile marketing strategy
Since the dawn of twenty first century, we have  witnessed  a dramatic and profitable transformation in the mobile phones sector. They have evolved…
Indian Retail trends 2017
The Indian retail market size stands at about USD 585 billion and is expected to grow at CAGR of 13 percent to reach USD 1080 billion by 2020. This…
A billion-dollar opportunity
 As the wedding season gets under way, allied sectors including jewellery, ethnic wear, home furnishing and salon & spa, are gearing up to reap…
“As the population in India is getting younger and will keep getting young till 2040 and therefore the luxury market will keep going up,” said Kant.
The luxury market in India is likely to touch $18.5 billion (bn) in 2016 as against $14.7 bn last year and will clock a compounded annual growth…
Good revenue in an automobile dealership
Owing an automobile dealership may sound as a fancy deal; however, there is a very articulated criterion that is required to get a hold of a…
How is LED changing retail world
Online shopping boom has reduced the number of consumers visiting actual stores to make purchases. To compete, brick-and-mortar retail…
Win the retail game with POS security
Most of the customers in the queue for Wendy’s, in Nebraska, only intended to grab a burger or a coffee. Luckily for the customers, they did manage…
How to get your cross-channel marketing strategy right?
“Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have,” says author and entrepreneur, Jonah Sachs,…
Going Ethnic
Indian weddings are absolutely incomplete without ethnic wear. With people becoming more conscious about their looks and willing to spend more,…
From the investors: The current trends of funding
Funding is the key to keeping your startup in the fight. Whether your Series A is floundering or your Series D is flourishing, a little bit of…
Why family based jewelers are branching out
When companies are founded, they are viewed as the product of an entrepreneur’s achievement. The family is a source of social and financial support…
A hard landing for eCommerce - Or a silver lining for retail sector?
Press Note 3 of 2016 issued by the Indian Government’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion provided much needed clarity on online retail…
Titan Eye Plus jumps into the eCommerce space
Tata Group owned Titan Co Ltd has recently announced its entry into the eCommerce space for its eyewear brand Titan Eye Plus. The company has also…
Future Lifestyle Fashions splits off Lee Cooper as subsidiary
In a recent move, Kishore Biyani-led Future Lifestyle Fashions has recently split off one of its leading brand Lee Cooper into a new step-down…
How fintech companies are connecting offline customers with eRetailers
Regardless of the age, gender and location, today a large set of people are using mobile wallets in order to communicate with their favourite…
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Why government want 'Jan Aushadhi' counters at hypermarkets & supermarkets
Looks like Indian government is all focused towards the booming retail industry in order to propel the expansion of its 'Jan Aushadhi' initiative…
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Kalyan Jewellers moves in for a mammoth Rs 900 crore expansion drive
Kalyan Jewellers, a jewellery retail brand from Kerala, has announced a massive expansion drive of Rs 900 crore in this fiscal year. The expansion…
5 factors depleting the Indian handicraft industry
Indian handicrafts and traditional crafts showcase the rich heritage and true culture of our nation. With beautiful designs, the artisans carry a…
How hypermarkets can structure non-monetary loyalty programs around customers' values
In today’s new-age retailing scenario, a company’s survival will be directly related to their matrix of understanding a consumer’s state of mind…
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Best HR practices in organised retail sector
Retail has always been a significant and one of the most dynamic sectors in our industrial setup. Its contribution in augmenting the economic growth…
Future Group eyes to acquire retail business of Heritage Foods
In a bid to strengthen its presence in food & grocery business, Kishore Biyani-led Future Group is now eyeing to acquire the retail business of…
How Data Analytics is changing the future of retail industry
As retail market becomes extensively competitive, the ability to optimize on serving business processes while satisfying customer expectations has…
The Model Shop & Establishment Bill: A groundbreaking contributing to Indian Retail
The Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill has been recently approved by the cabinet for…
Why eWallets are not likely to become a mainstream mode of payment anytime soon
Today a smartphone is everything. It's a phone (primarily), a music player, personal organiser, social media manager, camera, video and what not,…
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$1.42 bn worth of eComm investment in 2016. Top 5 eRetailers who stole the show
Indian eCommerce ecosystem is expanding and is expanding BIG! As per a recent report published by a media house, these eCommerce companies have…
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How Indian retailers are moving towards omni-channel retail Version 2.0
In the era of hyper-connected consumers, retail mechanism requires immense persistence in order to provide a seamless and an unmatchable shopping…
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Why eRetailers need to transit from a discount-driven to a product-driven ecosystem
Indian eCommerce industry is worth about USD 24 billion now which is a meteoric rise in 7 years from USD 3.8 billion in 2009. India has an…
Why eCommerce in India is diminutive when compared to countries like China & Brazil
The Indian eCommerce landscape, over the past one decade, has attracted great interest from the industry and financial institutions. Looking at the…
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Why Indian eRetailers are not able to configure their fraud settings?
Indian eCommerce market has today become prodigious betting on the rising digital awareness and smartphone and internet penetration across the…
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Why Online Apparel can be the most revenue generating segment for eCommerce in the years to come
The online apparel market is growing by leaps and bounds and has become the major focus of all ecommerce players as it is a key growth driver. With…
6 factors to keep in mind before venturing into artifacts business in India
The Indian Handicraft industry’s contribution in generating employment to a huge number of artisans’- generation after generation cannot be…