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This section covers the news-based features that identify what are the latest trends ruling the retail sector.

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Well imagine a situation where you go to a store and buy things and on paying earn points that help you get to shop for other things for free! Well you do not have to imagine it anymore as this procedure is already into existence. Various banks are tying up with retailers to offer points on the usage of their cards while paying at

BY Neha Malhotra  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

A look into your cupboard will prove to you that you no longer own ‘basic’ pairs of shoes. There’s one for your office, one for that party you wanted to go to, a few for daily wear and so on. The weight of this change of course, rests with the retailers in the footwear industry who have gradually upgraded their stores

BY Jasmeet Sahi  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The new players in the organised retail market are not able to gobble up the share of the kirana stores. The benefits that an average kirana store offers to the middle class Indian household can not be compared with what the big retailers have to offer. There are a few factors that lure the consumers like, proximity, amicable

BY Shubhra Saini  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The Indian retail market, which is the fifth largest retail destination globally, has been ranked as the most attractive emerging market for investment in the retail sector by AT Kearney's eighth annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) in 2009. The organised retail sector, which presently accounts for only 5 per cent of the

BY Subhro Prakash Ghosh  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

As per the US Census Bureau, the young population in India is likely to constitute 53per cent of the total population by 2020 and 46.5 per cent of the population by 2050 — much higher than countries like the US, the UK, Germany, China etc. India’s demographic scenario is likely to change favourably, and therefore, will most

BY Dilasha Seth  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Marks & Spencer Reliance India (MSRI), formed by a JV between the leading UK-based retailer Marks & Spencer and Reliance Retail, has recently opened their first retail outlet in India and is planning to open another 50 outlets in the next five years. The company has seriously considered revenue sharing model for its

BY Suranjana Basu  |  comments ( 3 )  | 

Flea markets which were once a street experience are now moving up the ladder of sophistication. The concept is now the representation of highly fashionable and expensive merchandise at a new high end address: Shopping malls.   The kick of economic slowdown was witnessed a great deal by everyone but more so by mall owners.

BY Neha Malhotra  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Socially responsible business practices go a long way in securing a retailer’s successful future. The paying capacity of a consumer has increased over the years, and with it has come an awareness of supporting causes and doing social good. In an environment of social change and corporate social responsibility, consumers are now

BY Jasmeet Sahi  |  comments ( 0 )  |