For long, metro cities and tier I cities have been on the maps of retailers and mall developers looking to expand and grow. Over the decade, however, the scenario changed with increasing lease rentals in metro malls.
Industry experts have announced that cities like Lucknow, Nagpur, Kochi and Jaipur will be the next retail hubs. But what does it take to make these cities retail ready? Shwetha Satyanarayan finds out.