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Capital intensive retail industry witnesses numerous investment deals struck between the companies. The sections talks about those deals and contracts.

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 Leading furniture solutions brand Godrej Interio (GI) has embarked on a rapid expansion and plans to open around 300 stores across the country in this fiscal year which will help the brand to increase the footprint by nearly 22%. With this strategy Godrej Interio is planning to cover major cities as well as uptown

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jan 13, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Shoppers Stop is an iconic brand and the pioneer of modern retail in India. Launched in 1991 –- Shoppers Stop introduced the Indian consumer to a world-class shopping experience for the very first time.    When the brand was launched almost 25 years ago it had certainly add up the aspirational quotient

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jan 09, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Toonz Retail, a one stop shop for all the needs of kids from 0-12 years of age, has announced the launch of 10 stores in December 2016, further expanding its retail portfolio of 100+ stores. Sharad Venkta, CEO and MD, Toonz Retail, said, "We will be investing 5 crores including company and franchise for launching these stores.

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

As an extension to the Series B funding, has raised USD 7 mn(INR 50 crores). This extension round is led by Korean investor KTB Network. With USD 3 mn in Series-A funding early last year, this takes the total funding raised by to USD 20 mn from its inception. Chunsoo Kim, Venture Capitalist, KTB Network,

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

As different real estate asset classes continue to show differential growth patterns in India, having a clear vision of forthcoming trends becomes mind boggling, especially for investors. That’s why successful asset allocation strategies between various asset classes now require higher amount of research, focus and investment

BY Guest author  |  Dec 15, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Home utility startup Bonita India has successfully closed its first round of funding from a group of individual investors to help the brand grow to the next level. Umang Srivastava, Joint Managing Director, Bonita, said, "We have successfully completed the first outside investment at Bonita. The money raised in this round will

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 05, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The term Demonetization has become a household name since the Government pulled the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes out of circulation. This announcement by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is perhaps the most significant step taken, targeted at ferreting out black money and curbing corruption. The effects and its impact is seen

BY Guest author  |  Dec 03, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Most of India's businesses have been tremendously shaken up by the recent demonetisation of the higher currency notes by Modi government. This is the third demonetisation exercise undertaken by the Indian authorities, if we include the one done just before independence in 1946. It is still too early to accurately gauge the depth of

BY Guest author  |  Nov 17, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Metro Shoes, one of the prominent footwear retailers of the country, has made a significant investment in M.V. Shoe Care- a shoe care and foot care company with 'PRO' Brand.  With this investment, Metro Shoes expands its reach in premium shoe care and foot care products. Speaking on the occasion, Rafique Malik,

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 29, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indian eCommerce ecosystem is expanding and is expanding BIG! As per a recent report published by a media house, these eCommerce companies have raised around $1.42 billion across 307 deals in the first quarter of 2016. After a slowdown of investment in eCommerce sector last year, the industry has once again bounced back with an

BY Sahil  |  Sep 13, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

GiGirnarSoft, the parent company of auto portals such as, and  has acqui-hired Valueserve Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd in a cash deal. The move marks a diversification of the company to cater to the public sector by providing e-governance solutions, consulting and management support

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 14, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

There is no denying the fact that ‘Yoga Guru ’, Baba Ramdev after making waves on the global platform in yoga is ready to take on the corporate world by stride. Patanjali, founded by Baba Ramdev and Balakrishna has been giving a tough fight to the existing players in foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care

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

In a recent report shared by CII- Deloitte, it said that after seeing a significant growth in eCommerce market over the past 4 years, investors have now shifted their focus to profitable growth to achieve stability. eCommerce B2C segment has grown significantly, leading to creation of many 'unicorns', said the

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 26, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

E-commerce giant Amazon has initiated its biggest campus project outside the US in Gachibowli near Hydrabad. Amazon recognises India to be one of the highest priority markets and it looks to invest on a long-term focus. The project is spread over nearly 10 acres and the campus will be Amazon's biggest campus in the country and

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Mar 31, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra has floated a venture fund that will invest in startups. The Olympic champion has set up an incubation fund, called Shooting Star LLP, in equal partnership with consulting firm Franchise India and an initial investment of $2 million and will be expanded further. "This is my first widespread and

BY Aman Inder Sohi  |  Mar 22, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  |