Category Archives: Retail

Catchment Analysis for Retailers

Different businesses have their respective key “P”s of the marketing mix. For a manufacturing company it is their “Product”, for the beverage giant it is “promotion” and for the commodity business it is the “price”. However, for the retailers the … Continue reading

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Relevance Marketing in Retail through loyalty card programs

A few days ago, as I was clearing my inbox, I stumbled across an e-mail I had received from an Indian retail chain. It was regarding the loyalty card I hold with them, on which I accumulate points whenever I … Continue reading

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The Great Indian Online bazaar (E-Tailing in India: A Snapshot)

According to a recent report by the IAMAI the ecommerce industry in India is pegged at INR 630 Bn by December 2013 year end with a 33% jump from December 2012. To put this in context, as per the India … 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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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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Online Groceries – Here to stay?

All of you who read the blog – Technology trends in MR – would agree that technology has made the lives of researchers much more interesting and easier. An excited call from a friend last evening pushed me into evaluating … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Decode – The ‘Milk Van’ Library Model

Reading e-books is a fast-growing trend. But for many, the charm of reading a physical copy still remains. In a quest to find a library close to my residence in Mumbai, I stumbled upon a very innovative business idea, Just … Continue reading

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