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Retailer Magazine - April 2018

“OUR PRIMARY CHOICE HAS ALWAYS BEEN FMCG”

In conversation with Kanwaljit Singh, Managing Partner, Fireside Ventures, who elaborates about his vision of investing in 25 brands in the next 15 years.

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MARKING NEW PATHWAYS FOR THE FUTURE

A report on the trends in the education sector that were highlighted by a panel of renowned speakers at the Indian Education Congress 2018.

By Tanya Krishna  | Know More

CONNECTING WITH CUSTOMERS WITH NO PIT STOPS ON THE WAY

While building a brand, why does the direct-to-consumer (DTC) model dominate retail? Here are the reasons for this success story.

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BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: AN URGENT NEED!

Today, it is very important for retailers to adapt to the digital route for doing trade. Not only this, but retailers should take a keener interest in bridging the new digital divide for providing consumers a seamless experience.

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FORGET BUYING THE FURNITURE, RENT IT!

The home décor rental service is popular among the millennials and young professionals who wish to live without baggage. Let’s find out what attracts them to this lifestyle choice.

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CARING FOR BABIES THE WAY A MOMMA SHOULD

Most baby-care products that are launched by brands are not customized for local consumers. Taking note of this gap in the market, MamaEarth was launched with the intention of offering toxinfree products that would build up on local knowledge and traditions.

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AIRPORT RETAIL: SKY IS THE LIMIT

Despite the many stiff challenges that retailing at airports pose, the one obvious fact that cannot be ignored is that it is during the period of waiting for flights to take off that most customers have those leisurely hours to browse through various products and indulge in purchases made on a whim. And that is why airport retailing is on such a high-growth curve.

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UNDERSTANDING THE PAIN POINTS OF LICENSING

It was the dearth of genuine and quality time turner from the Harry Potter franchise that inspired Tanisha Fagwani to launch EFG.com, an online portal dedicated to licensed accessories.

By Gargi Bhardwaj | Know More

SOCK TALK: BALENZIA WALKS THEBRAND LICENSING WAY

Rahul Gupta, Director, Balenzia, talks about their association with Turner International to introduce the ‘Justice League’ collection.

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ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SPOOLS PROFITS ON THE FRANCHISE TRAIL

With India opening up to the concept of brand licensing, a plethora of film production houses are also strategically licensing out their IPs. However, it is the brand recall and franchise that works in the licensing and merchandising industry, asserts Abhishek Maheshwari, Country Head, Disney India

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PRECIOUS JEWELLERY MAINTAINS ITS SHEEN AND SHINE

Despite the fact that the artificial jewellery sector has progressed in leaps and bounds due to the need for wearing everyday jewellery at home, work, while travelling or even at smaller social events, there has been no slowing down in the precious jewellery market.

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SHOPPING MALLS ADOPT THE ‘CHAMELEON’ APPROACH

Those shopping malls that remain passive in terms of store placements and style may soon join the ‘dead’ list. We find out the way to survival and growth is through facelifts done with regularity.

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IT’S ABOUT GETTING INTO THE RIGHT ECOSYSTEM

Modern retail infrastructure, digital commerce growth and easy access to potential customers makes the right time for innovative consumer brands to enter the market.

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WHOOPEE! IT’S WOOBA NOW!

Da Milano, known best for its brand of bags and footwear brand Rosso Brunello, has recently introduced ‘Wooba’, a contemporary leather accessories brand appealing to the budget consumers. Sahil Malik, Managing Director, Da Milano, talks about the brand and what led to its creation.

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TRADITIONAL FAMILY VENTURES GET A NEXGEN BOOST

In a country where businesses are passed on from one generation to the next, what is the secret formula that helps keep such ventures growing? Tanya Krishna charts out the way some of the more successful entities have taken over the years.

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