Monthly Archives: October 2012

Functional Literacy and the New Consumer

Socialization, for humans, begins as early as when the brain begins to recognize faces. Consumer socialization soon follows suit; taking cornflakes out of a particular box every morning for breakfast, putting on shoes with three stripes on your toddler’s feet … Continue reading

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Retailing and the FDI Debate

Retailing is the interface between the producer and the individual consumer buying for personal consumption. The Indian Retail Industry, which contributes 14% to the national GDP, is largely an unorganized market. Only 4% of the industry is organized, and it … Continue reading

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Bollywood Marketing

The Indian Film Industry is the largest film producing industry in the world. It produces close to 1000 movies a year, compared to Hollywood & Japan which only produce about 500 and 400 movies a year, respectively. With revenues of … Continue reading

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The Indian Consumer is Changing ….

India is undeniably mammoth. A billion people, topped up with the population of Australia each year! And now a sizeable number of these people have money to spend- the Indian rich out-number the population of several developed markets put together. … Continue reading

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