Capital intensive retail industry witnesses numerous investment deals struck between the companies. The sections talks about those deals and contracts.
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Has e-commerce guzzled brick-and-mortar? To answer this, let’s start with a brief history. Amazon India exploded onto the scene in a big way in the 1990s and challenged some very long-held beliefs - Would people trust online commerce? You bet they did! People not only trusted e-commerce, but devoured it.
The recently-closed Rs. 1,870-crore D’Mart public offering got listed at Rs. 604.40 - a 102.14% premium over its issue price of Rs. 299 per share. It received bids for 463.61 crore shares against the total issue size of 4.43 crore shares, recording a staggering 104.48 times oversubscription.
Indian retail sector has high potential to attract foreign investment, with FDI policies opening up more and more retailers are exploring Indian market which consists of more than billion people. Even the existing ones are looking to spread their reach. Foreign investments are important to India as well, as per
Apart from the favourite asset classes of office and residential, private equity (PE) has been taking increased interest in warehousing, logistics and retail real estate. PE investors and overseas developers are already looking at opportunities to enter India’s industrial and warehousing sector by investing in various development
Series A preferred stock is the first round of stock offered during the seed or early stage round by a portfolio company to the venture capital investor. Series A preferred stock is often convertible into common stock in certain cases such as an Initial public offering (IPO) or the sale of the company. 1. Be Series A
There’s something that links Rajan Anandan, Anupam Gopal Mittal, Sanjay Mehta, Sharad Sharma, Sunil Kalra and TV Mohandas Pai. They are all angel investors and over the last decade, collectively, they’ve vested in 425 startups across verticals. There’s no doubt that India’s startup sector is on an all-time high
The organized trade in India is growing exponentially. As per the combined study of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and Pwc (consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers), By 2020, India’s retail sector is expected to double to $1.1-1.2 trillion from $630 billion in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate
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
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
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.
As an extension to the Series B funding, NoBroker.com 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 NoBroker.com to USD 20 mn from its inception. Chunsoo Kim, Venture Capitalist, KTB Network,
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
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
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
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