The Indian e-tailing market has witnessed a meteoric rise in the last few years. There can be no two opinions on the fact that e-tailing is going through an unprecedented phase of growth, with e-tailers dominating news headlines on a nearly daily basis. The emergence of this sector has opened doors to new opportunities across the value chain, comprising of vendors, brands and providers of services like logistics, payment gateways, content & web development, packaging etc. At India Retail Forum 2014, which will take place on September 17 and 18 at Renaissance Hotel, Mumbai. The expert panel of the session, ‘meteoric rise of e-tail: the opportunities & the threats’ will discuss about this booming market, which presents several opportunities, such rapid growth comes with its own set of challenges.
The ecosystem is evolving and it is therefore imperative that players stay flexible and sharp in adapting and responding to fluctuating dynamics. It also implies that the growth ambitions of the players remain aligned with their capability to handle the growth across the value chain. It also becomes imperative for e-tailers to drive differentiation to break out of the clutter and inculcate customer loyalty. So while the market is ripe for exploitation, there is every need for both caution and for a sense of enterprise in terms of tackling newer areas and spaces.
The discreet panelists for this enthralling session, comprise of retail experts such as- Arvind Singhal, Chairman and Founder, Technopak Advisors, Harish Bahl, CEO, Smile Group and Chairman, Fashionandyou.com, Freecultr.com, dealsandyou.com & Juvalia, Himanshu Chakravorty, CEO, The Mobile Store, Mehul Agrawal, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Fabfurnish.com, Nupur Gupta, Director, GKB Opticals.