Confederation of Indian Industry

Liberalised FDI norm in single brand retail draws mixed reactions

The Union cabinet's approval of 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single brand retail on Wednesday drew mixed reactions with industry observers lauding the move while traders' bodies opposed it as "a serious matter for small businesses". "This...

FMCG sector expected to grow over 15 per cent in 2-3 years: Report

The Indian fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry has the potential to grow by more than 15 per cent over the next two to three years, a report said on Wednesday. According to a joint report by the Confederation of...

Trends and challenges in Retail

With the rapidly changing profile of consumers the world over, it’s a challenge for retailers to keep up with the shifting shopping demands. Shoppers today are more discerning and better informed about products and services, and expect a certain...

CloudBuy partners CII for online e-comm gateway

Global provider of cloud-based e-commerce marketplaces CloudBuy has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for an online e-commerce gateway. The new platform is projected to facilitate transactions worth 3.5 billion pounds (Rs 35,266.5 crore) over the...

Delhi tops global retailer activity in India: Report

With 57 malls spread over more than 11 million sq ft, Delhi has emerged as the top shopping destination for global and domestic brands, according to a report by CBRE India Research. A detailed report -- What Makes Delhi's Retail...

UK Corporates Gather to Discuss Impact to Indian Real Estate on the Eve of the Country’s Election

JLL and the Confederation of Indian Industry hosts India Day event in London. UK corporates gathered today to discuss the advantages of India’s anticipated growth plans and true potential of India’s Real Estate market at St. James' Court, The...

Shaping Grocery Supply

With increased regulatory requirements for product and consumer safety, the need for well-integrated grocery supply chains becomes critical. Matching consumer demand with supply is the core task of grocery retailers and a key lever for increasing efficiency. Consumers demand high...

Shopping Behaviour In Indian Apparel Retail

According to a report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), apparel constitutes six percent of India’s consumption expenditure today. One of the fastest growing categories, it is expected to grow 4 times over the...

Domestic FMCG firms on buyouts juggernaut

The year 2010 witnessed a total of 13 acquisitions mostly global, that is how Indian companies announced their arrival in the global FMCG space as they fastrack their way to international expansion.Led by Godrej, which had seven acquisitions on...

New Board of Governors for NIFT

The Board of Governors of the prestigious National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has been reconstituted by the Textile Ministry as the tenure of the previous Board expired on March 31, 2010. Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran has included prominent...
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Human touchpoint is extremely important for us, says Tomohiko Sei, CEO, Uniqlo India

In 2018, Uniqlo sent Tomohiko Sei to India to spearhead its entry into the country that Retailing Co. ranks...
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