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KPMG ASSOCHAM Retail Report's Snapshot

KPMG ASSOCHAM retail report snapshot annual growth size share 2010 formats investment


According to a joint study by ASSOCHAM and KPMG, these are some figures

India loses top position in A.T. Kearney's GRDI Rating

India loses top position in A.T. Kearney's GRDI Rating

After reigning for three-year continuously; as the most attractive emerging market destination for retail investment, India lost its top position to Vietnam according to the seventh annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI). This is a study of retail investment attractiveness among 30 emerging markets conducted by consulting major A.T. Kearney. Vietnam's jumped from fourth in the 2007 GRDI to first place in 2008. The reasons for

McKinsey on Indian Retail : "The Great Indian Bazaar"

The Great Indian Bazaar McKinsey on Indian Retail

McKinsey & Company recently released their report named `The Great Indian Bazaar: Organized Retail Comes of Age in India’. The report discusses various issues related to retail in India like future growth, real estate implication, supply chain issues, Human resource management, changing customers'

Insights from Global Cases

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Main Insights from the Study of Global Retail Markets

  • Once the retail gets industry status or otherwise a major policy is announced, it’s likely that there will be some protective measures for the unorganized retail sector. Going by international experience we can say that it is more likely to be delegated to state governments who in turn may pass

Brazil and its unorganized retail sector's success story!

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Brazilian retailing was protected from foreign competition during the 1980s because of the high environmental turbulence in Brazil resulting from hyperinflation, recession and government policies. To survive in such an environment, companies were forced to adapt their strategies and practices to specific local conditions.

During the 1990s, however, the Brazilian retailing environment

Singapore & Hong Kong: muncipal programs

Singapore & Hong Kong: muncipal programs

The large number of small and medium-size retailers in Singapore can be attributed largely to urban planning policy since the 1960s, the government embarked on a massive programme of public low-cost housing for Singaporeans. Usually such facilities were constructed outside the cities and hence a local daily grocery retailing system also emerged. This culture then gained further momentum and became

Indonesian retail history

Like other markets in South-East Asia, Indonesia is a transitional market where modern retail structures are on the rise while traditional distribution networks are still the dominant channels, catering to the majority of people. The take-off of modern retail in Indonesia in the 1990s primarily involved domestic chains. The current leading chain, Matahari, is indicative.

Matahari started as a small shop in 1958, grew into a chain of department stores, and then

Philippines' retail market


Philippines is one of the rare countries that have a nationalized restrictive policy for organized retail (in Brazil, Singapore, Hong-Kong etc, they have relegated this to municipal level). The main points of this national policy are as follows –

Enterprises engaged in retail trade (with paid up capital of less than $2.5 million,for less than $250,000 for retailers of luxury goods), mass media, small-scale mining,

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