India's retail market to be $820 billion by 2020: Opportunity and Survival
Opportunity is humongous, value to the Indian consumer is high but entering the market and surviving is a skill.
GSK Consumer enters Indian toothpaste market
Press Trust of India / New Delhi January 5, 2011, 15:04 IST
The Indian toothpaste market is currently dominated by Colgate with over 50 per cent market share, followed by the likes of Pepsodent, Close Up, Dabur Red and Babool.
While the overall toothpaste market is currently growing at 8 per cent, the dentist recommended 'sensitive toothpaste' segment is estimated to be around Rs 140 crore and growing at around 18 per cent, he added.
Food Retail in India to touch USD 150 bn by 2025: KPMG
Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, December 07, 2010
"Evolution of innovative food processing capacity, emergence of organised retail and change in consumption patterns along with fast changing demographics and habits is fuelling the next growth trajectory for the food industry in India," KPMG said in a statement.
Luxury retail looks beyond metros and malls
Posted: Mon, Nov 1 2010. 1:00 AM IST
“India’s overall luxury market will grow 21% to become almost three times its current size by 2015,” predicts the Luxury in India report, jointly released by the Confederation of Indian Industry and AT Kearney on 7 October.
Rising consumer spend to steer retail cos Q2 growth
By Nandita Bose
MUMBAI | Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:08pm IST
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian retail firms are expected to see healthy earnings growth in July-Sept on an uptick in the economy that boosted purchasing power and in turn their same-store sales.
Indian beauty salon chains go on expansion spree
Posted: Fri, Oct 15 2010. 1:00 AM IST
Indian beauty salon chains are looking to expand operations, offer cheaper services and increase the share of product sales in their earnings.
“The market for health and beauty services is estimated to be a $2.5 billion and is expected to reach $4.3 billion by 2013 on account of increasing health and beauty consciousness,” said Raghav Gupta, president at retail consultancy Technopak Advisors Pvt Ltd.
Demand for retail space
22 Oct, 2010, 02.16AM IST,ET Bureau
NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru are expected to account for about 37% of the total demand across the country
Cushman & Wakefield Research estimates India's retail market size at approximately $600 billion in 2010; while the organised retail market accounts for $50 billion based on private final consumption expenditure.
Is India ready for luxury shopping?
22 Oct, 2010, 02.05AM IST
Indian retail: Balancing opportunities and challenges
22 Oct, 2010, 02.01AM IST,ET Bureau
Where is the Indian retail sector headed, and what are the speed breakers in its path? What can help retailers to accelerate growth without losing their existing momentum? At a recent CII event, retail sector representatives from across India discussed the way forward and reached a consensus on several issues.
India's unbearable lightness of being
By Shantanu Guha Ray in Delhi
It is being called "Snow White syndrome" in India, a market where sales of whitening creams are far outstripping those of Coca-Cola and tea.
As a result, the Indian whitening cream market is expanding at a rate of nearly 18% a year. The country's largest research agency, AC Nielsen, estimates that figure will rise to about 25% this year - and the market will be worth an estimated $432m, an all-time high.