The New Shop, the convenience commerce company announced the appointment of Monu K Bharwaj as the Head of Human Resource Division. He has a track record of working in the retail sector and has experience in human resources, competent in sourcing, screening, HR policies, business planning, and budgeting.
He holds an MBA with a specialization in HR and OB from Guru Jambheshwar University and is a strong human resources expert. As they continue to offer more services throughout India, The New Shop is excited to employ his abilities. Monu headed the HR division for WHSmith prior to joining The New Shop.
The New Shop began operating in important transit hubs, including roads and train stations, in Delhi NCR. Since then, it has had unheard-of growth as a result of seizing key strategic locations throughout the city, and it now operates over 50 stores in the NCR. The New Shop plans to have more than 1,000 stores by 2025, the bulk of which will be in residential areas, and to see exponential development. The New Shop currently operates in six cities: Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Indore, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, and Agra.
The brand believes that an omnichannel delivery approach will dominate the convenience commerce market because it improves brand identification and product differentiation, which are currently absent in rapid commerce or conventional retail models. It also helps win customers' confidence and loyalty. The New Shop's hyperlocal delivery approach guarantees that consumers receive convenient goods and services in 30 minutes or less, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, it seeks to change the overall Indian consumer experience by providing such instant convenience at reasonable pricing.
Aastha Almast, Co-Founder, The NEW Shop said, “Monu K. Bhardwaj has a wealth of experience in the field. I firmly believe he will lead The New Shop to its position as one of India's top convenience stores serving the entire world thanks to his outstanding vision and leadership. And we are confident that because of his management skills, he would look out for The New Shop's employees' needs and guide it to new heights in terms of business strategy.,”
The NEW Shop is a reasonably priced convenience store that offers a product selection that includes both established and cutting-edge direct-to-consumer brands. Fresh food and FMCG items such as packaged foods, snacks, tobacco, beverages, pet care, over-the-counter prepared foods, personal care, home care, cleanliness, stationery, and other essentials are sold in The NEW Shop. With a variety of offerings that redefine convenience commerce, such as ATM services, courier services, freshly cooked food, etc., the brand aims to enter not just new product categories but also new service categories.
"After having worked across leading retail chains in India, I know that The New Shop is the disruption that was much needed in the retail sector. I was amazed to see the scale and efficiency this young Indian startup has achieved in less than 2 years. I am happy to join this super charged up team to build India’s largest convenience commerce company and for creating millions of job opportunities in our country.” said Monu on taking over as the HR Head.