March 28, 2011
Today we review the Ansal Plaza Malls at Gurgaon and Greater Noida. The One shown in this picture is that at Greater Noida. A 15 minute drive from Delhi by DND Flyway and easily accessible from the Taj Expressway, Ansal Plaza will cater to a rapidly growing catchmetn area with an all-round development of residential complexes & infrastructural development Read more
March 24, 2011
Titan from the house of Tata’s caters to every segment of the society. They introduced the concept of jewelery based on Themes which not only differentiated them from competitors but won customers who found a reason to Shop
In continuing this business mode, they introduced Read more
March 21, 2011
Late last week, we discussed the the possibility on Why the Government may allow Multi Brand Retail Outlets controlled by foreign / multi-national companies of non-Indian origin. In continuation of our discussion, we will discuss two important questions on this subject “When” this is likely to happen and “Who are the Gainers” of this move.
When Foreign Direct Investment will be Allowed in Multi Brand Retail ?
The change in the regulations are likely to happen within the next few months as the Govt has announced its intentions Read more
March 18, 2011
The Government is engaging into discussions to open Multi-Brand Retailing for Foreign Companies. You can Study the Current Foreign Investments in Indian Retail sector here. With recent discussions, we believe that modern retail sector will be opened with certain restrictions, like – 1. JV with local retailers, capping the FDI holding to 49/51%; 2. Minimum 50% of investment on setting up back-end supply chain (Cold chains, warehouses, etc.); 3. Restriction on Cities in which foreign retailers can come in (e.g., 40 cities with population of more than 1mn); 4. some sourcing and business opportunities to be given to SMEs.
This should help the sector to realize its potential of becoming a US$250bn industry by 2020 vs. the current Read more
March 10, 2011
The Indian Lingerie industry is witnessing a robust growth on the back of Strong Brand introductions and choices for the consumer, especially the Indian Women.
In volume terms, men’s innerwear market constitutes 48% of the total innerwear market in India while the women lingerie segment holds a 52% share. In value terms, women lingerie segment enjoys 66% share of the total lingerie market, thereby enjoying a higher Average Selling Price Read more