Retailigence

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retailigence@FDDI newsletter (16/Sep/08 to 10/Oct/08)

Posted by retailigence on October 11, 2008

Articles

How Can I Make A Good First Impression?

“First impression is last impression”. First appearance while interview is a last chance to create good impression. It is essential to utilize the operciuity. Creating the first good impression doesn’t mean you should be good looking. View full article

Retail health clinics are popular, but lack oversight

The story on the website goes something like this. It’s cold in Minnesota during the winter. And when you have a sick child, that cold is your enemy. A small prescription or pinkeye can turn into an ordeal if you end up digging your way out. Doctors’ offices close, and many parents end up in the emergency room with sick kids. One Minnesota dad decided that there must be a better way to deal with the issue. And thus Minute Clinic was born. View full article.

FDI in retail for development

An intense debate has been raging in the country on the policy towards FDI in the organised retail sector. The protagonists argue it will bring technology to develop logistics and supply chains, helping food processing industry to grow, provide employment to millions, and enhance competition in the retail space. View full artical.

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NEWS

Retailers go slow on hiring

The retail sector, which attracted talent in droves till six months ago, is seeing an exodus of people. Retail majors, who had hired in droves during their expansion spree, are now keen to get rid of the flab to counter slowdown. Vishal Retail, the retail chain, which runs stores mainly in Delhi has seen 300-400 people leaving its fold. Though this is not a big number in a labour-intensive industry like retail, it signals the beginning of a slowdown in jobs, according to retail industry experts. View full news

Retailers adopting innovative strategies for this festive season

Early this month, consumer electronics and appliances retail chain Jumbo Electronics Co. included “wedding packages” as a part of its festive sales pitch. The idea was to cash in on the coming wedding season by putting together a basket of articles most likely to feature on every young couple’s wish list: a liquid crystal display (LCD) television set, expensive mobile phone, laptop, camcorder, MP3 players, digital camera… all squeezed together to fit budgets that range from Rs1 lakh to Rs5 lakh. Though heavy discounts are usually part of the festive sales pitch, retailers such as Jumbo are adopting innovative strategies and packages to cut through the clutter and grab consumer attention in a competitive market. View full news

Bharti Retail to roll out supermarket format

After making its debut in satellite TV, Bharti is all set to stretch its arms in its already existing retail business. According to sources in the company, Bharti Retail is now planning to roll out its supermarket format in Punjab by the end of the year. Bharti had entered the state with its retail venture earlier in the year through its convenience store format; several of which were opened in different parts of the state. View full news
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Presentations

Lilliput

Case Study of Wal-Mart Store Inc.

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Research ppt’s

Comparative analysis of Retail chains based on SERVQUAL Model

Problem And Prospectus Of Export House

Selling Strategies Of Retail Banking

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From RETAILIGENCE Team

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