Retailer Magazine - April 2018
In conversation with Kanwaljit Singh, Managing Partner, Fireside Ventures, who elaborates about his vision of investing in 25 brands in the next 15 years.
A report on the trends in the education sector that were highlighted by a panel of renowned speakers at the Indian Education Congress 2018.
While building a brand, why does the direct-to-consumer (DTC) model dominate retail? Here are the reasons for this success story.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rahul Gupta, Director, Balenzia, talks about their association with Turner International to introduce the ‘Justice League’ collection.
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
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.
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.
Modern retail infrastructure, digital commerce growth and easy access to potential customers makes the right time for innovative consumer brands to enter the market.
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.
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.