World Retail Congress 2012
With India - and the prospect of wide-ranging economic reforms in the country - in the international business headlines, there are few other more opportune times to meet Rakesh Biyani, joint managing director of Future...
India's plans to ease rules on foreign investment in retail have today (20 September) come into effect, even as protests against the policy took place throughout the country.
Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (19 September) praised predecessor Sir Terry Leahy for pushing the UK's largest retailer into the online channel.
The MD of Indian conglomerate Bharti Enterprises, Wal-Mart Stores' retail partner in the country, expects the government to succeed with plans to allow more overseas investment in the sector.
Tesco CEO Philip Clarke has said retailers must embrace a strategy of "mass personalisation" as consumers increasingly use new channels to shop.