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Skilled manpower is imperative for retail to evolve and catch up the newer trends. Articles herein talk about the skill development, problems, precautions and ways to solve them.

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Home services provider start-up, Housejoy, planning rapid expansion into more cities and services, has appointed Saran Chatterjee, the former vice-president of product management at Flipkart, as its new chief executive officer. On his appointment, Chatterjee said, “I am very excited about working in the home services

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 21, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Boosted with funds from the $100 million it got from Tiger Global in January, Shopclues is planning to hire 200-300 people by the end of FY16. After the latest round of hiring, the Delhi-based e-tailer would have almost 1,500 direct employees. It had added 850 to its staff in the past year. The e-tailer plans to strengthen their

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 21, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Snapdeal,online marketplace, today announced the appointment of Hardeep Singh as Head – Infrastructure. In his new role, he will help craft strategies for making Snapdeal’s Supply Chain systems future ready. This includes the entire gamut of network design, infrastructure and special projects. Hardeep comes with over 21

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 17, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has appointed Sreedhar G V as Chairman. Mr. Sreedhar is the former Director and Vice Chairman of GJF and has been closely associated with GJF since it was first founded. He has been actively participated in its numerous initiatives and programmes aimed at uplifting the domestic

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 16, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Ghosh, who has over 17 years of experience in building web-based products and platforms, will lead the development of intuitive technology solutions at the Delhi-based online marketplace. Prior to this, Ghosh was the chief technology officer at TaxiForSure before Ola Cabs acquired the company. He headed the India engineering team

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 06, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Marico Limited recently announced that Sameer Satpathy has resigned from his position as the Chief Marketing Officer to pursue opportunities outside Marico. Satpathy will continue as CMO of the company until September 15, 2015 to facilitate a seamless transition to his successor. Marico will appoint Anuradha Aggarwal as the Chief

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 05, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Micromax Informatics has brought on board Gaurav Kackar as Head of Brand Marketing. Micromax, he is responsible for pan India brand development, management and marketing communications for the company’s online and offline platforms.   Prior to Micromax, Kackar was Associate Director – Brand at MTS (Sistema

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 05, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

At least 400 delivery boys employed by Flipkart and Myntra struck work beginning Monday, accusing the e-commerce companies of denying them the most basic employee benefits, including toilets at the workplace, fixed duty timings and a six-day work week. With pickup and delivery services coming to a halt at several major operations'

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 31, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Days after rolling out enhanced maternity benefits for its women employees, India's largest online marketplace Flipkart has announced that it will soon come up with a similar policy for expectant fathers.    "Announcing the new maternity benefits policy at Flipkart! And a policy for dads-to-be coming up

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 08, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Difference in salaries of mid-level talent at ecommerce firms and senior executives of IT services firms has narrowed at the top end, shows a new study, which has prompted a scramble among technology company employees to upgrade to skills sought-after at online retailers.   Industry experts, however, rule out a mass

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 07, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The stakes are high for Anand Chandrasekaran, the newly-appointed chief product officer of Snapdeal, as the country's largest online marketplace continues in its ambitious efforts to build a complete consumer-facing ecommerce ecosystem offering everything, from products to financial services. Chandrasekaran shares his plans

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 06, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Grant’s has successfully culminated the second stage of selection for its India Brand Ambassador on the 24th of June 2015. This round witnessed the interviews of the shortlisted 15 candidates by a jury comprising eminent personalities viz. Rob Allanson, the Global Brand Ambassador, William Grant's and Sons, Shweta Jain, India

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jun 26, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

E-commerce player ShopClues aims to more than double the number of employees to 1,500 by March next year in view of strong growth in its seller base. The company, which claims to have about 1.5 lakh merchants on its platform, has about 700 employees. "We are looking at ramping up our headcount. It will be about 1,500 by

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jun 16, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The apex body of small traders, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), has decided to launch its own ecommerce portal in the next three months. Named 'e-Lala', the proposed portal will provide a direct interface between sellers and consumers and there will be no third agency which will be involved in any transaction,

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jun 11, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The analytics domain is likely to open up enormous job opportunities as Big Data and Predictive Analytics are set to dominate the recruitment industry in the next six months, says a report.    According to the report by staffing firm TeamLease Services, new domains such as Big Data and Predictive Analytics are

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jun 11, 2015  |  comments ( 1 )  |