Top brass of the India retail industry have registered as members with indiarertailing.com. The portal was launched by Union Minster of Commerce and Industry Mr. Kamal Nath, at Udyog Bhavan on 9th January 2007.
The portal is ten days old and has registered over 9 lakh hits from across the world, with page views crossing 2 million mark. It is the biggest retail portal in the country. The subscribers base runs over 41,300 and boasts of officials from Indian retail giants like Pantaloon group, Reliance Retail, Subhiksha, Madura Garments to multinational behemoths like Wal-Mart, Tesco, Costco, Best Buy, Carrefour and many more.
The first three member that registered at the site, immediately after its launch were Mr. Vikram Bakshi, Managing Director, McDonald’s India, Mr. Subhinder Singh Prem, Managing Director, Reebok India and Mr. Rajeev Karwal.
The site has many unique features like the Retail Forum, a B2B discussion forum where only the experts from the retail industry who are registered members of the portal will participate and discuss important issues. It also has features like Consumer Forum, Mall Forum, where experts from the industry answer questions posted on the portal. It has a special feature called Retail Directory, where all the members of the retail industry can list their companies with details, which gives them a global platform.