Since the business restructure enabling different chains to grow, we would like to compare on how they have speard their retail wings despite difficult times in the Industry.
The following Chart shows the Retail Area under operation for FY 2009-10 Vs 2008-09 of Pantaloon Retail which includes – Pantaloon Fashion, Central Malls, eZone, HomeTown and Others. Future Value Retail spun off as a different entity with Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar, KB’s Fair price shop and others consisting mainly of entry level retailing for the Indian Masses has also performed exceptionally well compared to others in the industry. The following chart shows the growth in FY 2009-10.
What do you think, will Reliance / Aditya Birla ever be able to takeover Kishore Biyani’s Future Group in Retail ?