Grocery Retail News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:51:32 GMT
Grocery retailers look to digital to meet e-commerce competition head-on
Selling grocery online has its share of challenges though, the biggest being the need to have a separate supply chain. Parekh said the online formats of the Reliance and Future groups would need separate warehouses in each city. “Supplying from stores is ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:34:14 GMT
Grocery retailing in India
ON THE morning of Dussehra, a Hindu festival, Amar Singh is explaining why he stocks “exotic” produce, such as broccoli and iceberg lettuce, at his vegetable stall in Thane, a commuter city north of Mumbai. “I have to keep the customer in my grasp,” he says.
Industry Trend Analysis - FDI Restrictions To Hold Back Multinational Retailers ... - Food and Drink Insight (registration)
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:25:46 GMT
Industry Trend Analysis - FDI Restrictions To Hold Back Multinational Retailers ...
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BMI View : Expanding into the Indian market will remain difficult for multinational mass grocery retailers, despite large opportunities for growth in the sector. The Indian government is unlikely to further ease foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions in ...
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:48:17 GMT
E-grocer LocalBanya to raise Rs. 300 cr, expand ops beyond Mumbai
“Having invested in retail talent development and state-of-the art retail infrastructure, we are in a unique position to capitalise on the growing opportunity in India... ,” Ambani had told shareholders at its annual general meeting this year. “We will further expand ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:54:01 GMT
Sources: Amazon might enter India's grocery market later this month
Indeed, total grocery e-commerce is still only worth a paltry US$2.3bn in India, though analysts expect this to grow significantly as more Indians get connected to the internet, especially through mobile phones. It is also attractive for modern retailers, who are ...