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The articles based on food and grocery sector are informative source for understanding what's happening in this sector. The articles also tell about the recent trends in food service or restaurant business.

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The FMCG sector has been fascinated by both the urban and rural section in India due to the rising demand of the consumers. For this, creativity and innovation are the major attributes required in this business. Large-scale FMCG companies have entered or are planning to enter by delivering high-end products at an affordable price. Not

BY Joyshree Saha  |  Jan 12, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Flavored water is not just a new phenomenon, but it is likely to take the Indian beverage industry by storm. It serves a refreshing alternative to sodas, colas, juices and other sweetened beverages. It’s just like in earlier times Maharajas drank water with Indian Herbs to stay healthy and fit. Water processing units are

BY Joyshree Saha  |  Nov 22, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Marc Lumer, an animator, writer and children’s book illustrator is going to head the new Green Gold Animation studio in Los Angeles as Vice President and Head of US Operations. Lumer has earlier worked with Warner Bros and Dreamworks, gathering experience in the field of creativity. He also has lent his hand to a variety of

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Oct 08, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In today’s new-age retailing scenario, a company’s survival will be directly related to their matrix of understanding a consumer’s state of mind and deliver solutions that fulfils their needs. Today shopping is not just about going out to the market and buying products. With the increasing digitisation in the country,

BY Sahil  |  Sep 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indian fruits and vegetable consumption has always been driven by the changing consumer aspiration. Going back to the time, when online commerce was an alien term, shopping needs for such products were constrained by the retailers themselves. With the westernisation of society and the growing health consciousness, the demand of

BY Sahil  |  Sep 07, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The online hyper-local and grocery business is booming and it is appealing to entrepreneurs and investors alike. The most enticing fact about online grocery is that it is a basic human necessity to shop for vegetables and daily needs. So why do we see so many online grocery start-ups shutting down? Is it due to the low profit margin

BY Guest author  |  Aug 30, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Future Group, led by Kishore Biyani, has hit the media headlines once again. The group is in advance talks with Aditya Birla Retail (ABRL) to crack a deal which will comprise of either merger or acquisition of More supermarket business. If it manages to cash in the deal then it will continue to have an upper hand over the

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 23, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

AllSuperMart, a hyperlocal marketplace for utilities and grocery shopping that also facilitates sale of goods and services from local vendors, announces its latest target of INR 10 crore revenue generation by the next financial year, 2016-17. The unique venture hopes to augment its growth by scaling various  such as maximizing

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 22, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Future Group, headed by Kishore Biyani, is now aiming to ramp up the market presence of its southern supermarket chain Nilgiris. The group is planning to take the count of supermarket to 1000 stores in the next three years. It will not only going to increase the numbers, but will also add new range of products in its kitty. Future

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 22, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indian retail landscape has undergone a massive disruption over the course of past 5 years. It all started in 2013 with the rise of eCommerce which further paved way for the advent of mCommerce in 2014. Then came 2015, which was surely the year of the hyperlocal marketplace. The industry witnessed a whooping splurge in terms of

BY Sahil  |  Aug 01, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

A cursory look at any modern food & grocery retail store across formats and cities reveals a far greater percentage of men in the workforce than women. In most such stores and formats, women don’t seem to comprise more than 10-15% of the workforce when their number should be at least 3 times higher, if not more! While

BY Guest author  |  Jul 12, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

India's eCommerce industry has taken the world of retail by storm and captured the creativity of an entire generation of entrepreneurs. Online retail represents a small fraction of eCommerce space which has become one of the fastest growing segments. In today’s world of online retail, logistics play a key role in

BY Guest author  |  Jun 21, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Grocery shopping is one of life’s social activities, religiously carried out by people in their day-to-day lives. In India, groceries are usually bought in local ‘Kirana’ stores, a place that is both a marketplace and a social hub where you meet & greet your neighbors and exchange local news. However, challenging

BY Guest author  |  Jun 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In India, the proliferation of eCommerce players has been a big disruptor in the retail scenario, given the humongous discounts and flash sales every now and then besides wider choices and ease of procurement. Locking horns with the online grocery retailers, Kishore Biyani's Future Group has announced a discount scheme on the

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 30, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Let’s straight away come to the point: a. Margins are low. Generally in between 0 to 15%. Its like selling medicines. Even medicines have a retail margin of 5 - 15%. b. Consumers are not willing to pay for delivery costs/extra costs. We've seen that convenience can be charged, but in the online grocery eco-system,

BY Guest author  |  May 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  |