Opportunities for QRSs Chains in India

Quick service Restaurants in IndiaBeyond Doubt, Indians are foodies, and thus the opportunity for the organized Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) space (especially those with middle-of-pyramid pricing) is unlimited. Economic slowdown will pose hurdles, but nevertheless we expect Indian QSR industry growth of 20-25% over FY13-23, significantly above that of overall consumption and the peer group (apparel, retailing and packaged food).

Our discussion with multiple QSR format owners and (more…)

Which Quantitative factors Matter for Success in Indian Retail ?

Quantitative Factors For Success in Modern Retail in IndiaWe have already seen the 4 Qualitative Factors for success in Modern retailing. Today we’d like to walk you through the Quantitative Factors that matter the most for Success in Retail in India.

Private label Vs Branded strategy
Private label (retailers’ own brands) has grown strongly in developed countries like US and Europe, but trend has been slow to catch on in Asia. Globally private label contributes 17% of retail sales with growth of 5% p.a. In India, the overall share of private labels within organized retail is just 5%, which makes it one (more…)

What Micro (Qualitative) factors Required for Success in Organized Modern Retailing ?

Qualitative Factors Required for Success in Organized RetailingThere are various macro factors which will continue to drive growth in organized retail sector going forward. However, there are certain Qualitative and Quantitative parameters which one should look for while building success in organized retail companies. The Qualitative factors are as explained below,

Retail Real Estate Matters
One of the key factors for the growth and expansion of organized retail is availability of prime location. Real estate developers were first to establish malls which helped develop the concept of organized retail in India. With changing economy and consumer trend retailers have realized (more…)