Associations monitoring retail business at National & State level SESSION 14

LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

it acts as the unified voice of Indian retailers working to create an environment that will support the growth of the modern retail industry in India. rai is the body that encourages, develops, facilitates, and supports retailers to become modern and adopt best practices that will delight customers. The three main goals of rai are Retail Development, Facilitation, and Propagation.

 Retailers Association of India (rai) 111/112 Ascot Centre, Next to Hotel Le Royal Meridien Sahar Road, Andheri (East) Mumbai 400 099 INDIA Tel: +91-22-28269533 Fax: +91-22-28269536 E-mail: kumar@rai.net.in Web: www.rai.net.in

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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry in India. assisting industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. and USA. Partnerships with over 120 NGOs across the country carry forward our initiatives in integrated and inclusive development. which include health. This converges the fundamental themes of spreading growth to disadvantaged sections of society. including SMEs and MNCs. China. partnering industry and government alike through advisory and consultative processes. CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community. and fostering a climate of good governance.000 companies from around 400 national and regional sectoral associations. CII is a non-government. Major emphasis is laid on projecting a positive image of business. enhancing efficiency. . diversity management. Skills Development and Governance during the year. South Africa. It also provides a platform for sectoral consensus building and networking. with a direct membership of over 8100 organisations from the private as well as public sectors. CII has taken up the agenda of “Business for Livelihood” for the year 2011-12. UK. CII is placing increased focus on Affirmative Action. France. playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded over 116 years ago. to name a few. competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for industry through a range of specialised services and global linkages. as well as institutional partnerships with 223 counterpart organisations in 90 countries. Singapore. In line with this. not-for-profit. and 7 overseas offices in Australia. With 64 offices and 7 Centres of Excellence in India. skill development and water. building skills for meeting emerging economic compulsions. education. industry led and industry managed organisation. and an indirect membership of over 90. livelihood. it is India's premier business association. CII catalyses change by working closely with government on policy issues.

New Delhi 110003 T: 91-11-24629994-7.  W: www.in .cii.Confederation of Indian Industry The Mantosh Sondhi Centre 23. Lodi Road.in.  F: 91-11-24626149 E: ciico@cii. Institutional Area.

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including SMEs and MNCs. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence and its subsequent emergence as one of the most rapidly growing economies globally. governance. A non-government. not-for-profit organisation. enhancing efficiency. economic and political change. Its publications are widely read for their in-depth research and policy prescriptions. etc. FICCI has joint business councils with 79 countries around the world. FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. FICCI plays a leading role in policy debates that are at the forefront of social. FICCI's stand on policy issues is sought out by think tanks. Through its 400 professionals. FICCI has direct membership from the private as well as public sectors. and an indirect membership of over 83. livelihood. FICCI is active in 39 sectors of the economy. education. competitiveness and expanding business opportunities for industry through a range of specialised services and global linkages. which encompass health. FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. . FICCI works closely with the government on policy issues.• • • • Established in 1927. It also provides a platform for sector specific consensus building and networking. skill development. FICCI serves as the first port of call for Indian industry and the international business community.000 companies from regional chambers of commerce. Partnerships with countries across the world carry forward our initiatives in inclusive development. governments and academia.

January 2011 . May 2011  Manufacturing Survey Report Jan-Mar 2011  FICCI's Business Confidence Survey. Q3 2010-11  FICCI Economic Outlook Survey.Jul 2011  FICCI Economic Outlook Survey.Surveys by FICCI  FICCI Survey on Exports .

SURVEY : FICCI QUARTERLY SURVEY ON INDIAN MANUFACTURING SECTOR .

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helping it merge into the larger society as an institution of importance. analyses and disseminates information on techniques of profitable operation.Facts About SCAI • • Facts About SCAI The Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI). a NPO (non-profit organisation) has been set up with the vision to engage in. Being a knowledge resource centre that collects.the development of the shopping centre industry in India. Delving into macro economic. to enable it to assume its rightful place in the society.This will be achieved by: • • • • • • • Developing the distinct function of the shopping centre towards marketing of consumer goods and services. aesthetic and design aspects of shopping centres. by equipping it with the requisite knowledge base and operational skills. marketing and promotion. which will support upcoming (individual) centres and the industry. Building up – and inspiring – a body of focused research into the architecture. centre management. This attempt by SCAI to bridge the gap between the Indian shopping centre industry and the retail industry. and the world. the economy. Developing new managing parameters for creating profitable operations from the experienced institutions. and encourage. SCAI will aim to play an anchor's role in the evolution of the Indian shoppingcentre industry and to consolidate the entity of the individual shoppingcentre. legislative and marketing factors with a bearing on the shopping centre industry. responsible and forward-thinking stewards in the arena of shopping centre development and management. Working towards marketing and promotional activities affecting the shopping centre industry and guiding it towards creating new techniques for growth. and create important linkages between thetwo will be brought about through: Creating a research cell that will support design. and Guiding members to come on their own as credible. and thereby create or redefine the rules of the industry. Encouraging the development and spread of sophisticated management paradigms and maintenance methods. • • .

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Research / Reports by SCAI http://www.in/ResearchNreport/ResearchNreport.A Case Study Reading Material • How business interact with government • Survival and growth in the real estate industry (SECURED) • Structure of Indian economy Reports • Research onpoint appd 2010 Q4 Asia Pacific Jones Lang Lasalle • Colliers International Budget Analysis 2011 • November 2010 E & R @ Glance .aspx?LID=MA%3d%3d-dXogLed Case Studies • Market View India Retail • The Retail Development Pipeline • International Design Concepts .scai.

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Wealth management. Loans. A network of over 2. stock markets. is one of the leading players in the Indian financial services space. All our offices are connected with the corporate office in Mumbai with cutting edge networking technology. over a variety of mediums viz. Thomson First Call and Internet Securities where it is amongst one of the most read Indian brokers. • The IIFL (India Infoline) group. online. GoI bonds and other small savings instruments. IIFL also received membership of the Colombo Stock Exchange becoming the first foreign broker to enter Sri Lanka. which is one of India’s leading online destinations for personal finance.indiainfoline. Our research is available not just over the Internet but also on international wire services like Bloomberg.Large firms’ by Dun & Bradstreet. India’ by FinanceAsia and the ‘Most improved brokerage. IIFL offers advice and execution platform for the entire range of financial services covering products ranging from Equities and derivatives. BSE: 532636) and its subsidiaries. economy and business. A forerunner in the field of equity research. over the phone and at our branches. The group caters to a customer base of about a million customers.com. Commodities.500 business locations spread over more than 500 cities and towns across India facilitates the smooth acquisition and servicing of a large customer base. comprising the holding company. Insurance.About IIFL…. Fixed deposits. IIFL’s research is acknowledged by none other than Forbes as ‘Best of the Web’ and ‘…a must read for investors in Asia’. IIFL owns and manages the website. India Infoline Ltd (NSE: INDIAINFO. India Infoline was also adjudged as ‘Fastest Growing Equity Broking House . . IIFL recently received an in-principle approval for Securities Trading and Clearing memberships from Singapore Exchange (SGX) paving the way for IIFL to become the first Indian brokerage to get a membership of the SGX.. India’ in the AsiaMoney polls. IIFL has been awarded the ‘Best Broker. Investment Banking. www. Asset management.

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giving them an industry status. IMAGES fora are known worldwide. which equips the trade with the knowledge that drives the fashion and retail businesses across the globe. . education. Establishing a continuous flow of information through its activities facilitating networking amongst investors.• A retail intelligence organisation with publications. realtors and brand leaders. awards and retail support services. investors and brand leaders. where the retail. the IMAGES Multimedia Group (established in 1992) has played a vital role in organising fashion and retail businesses in India and has successfully set up an information exchange via media. events. IMAGES straddles the two emerging segments in India . IMAGES has emerged as the most vibrant link between the marketers and the market-place.a market that is highly likely to emerge as one of the largest retail destinations in the world by the end of this decade. IMAGES has played a crucial role in the development of these two industries by helping organize them. providing global benchmarks and facilitating networking amongst retailers. Established in 1992. research. fashion houses. franchise and shopping centre fraternities converge to explore India . designers. retailers.Fashion and Retail.

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With the retail contours in India still in an extremely fluid stage. .About www. Beside retail news feeds. and shop-fit professionals. retail technology and system firms. It is a platform to connect various verticals of the retailing community across India and the world. Exclusive video interviews and live coverage of retail events make it all a truly converging affair. finance outfits.indiaretailing. individual retailers. real estate developers and retail professionals at all levels. indiaretailing. retail chain formats. it also contains exclusive and investigative editorial content that no other media possibly has access to.com boasts an exclusive database of retail brands and retailers. store design. indiaretailing. the portal provides a wideangle view and analysis of the business of retail in India.com will surely continue to be a dynamic medium for stakeholders in the business.com is a path-breaking retail information interface portal. Alongside interactive features that includes interviews.com • An initiative of Images Group. retail real estate developers. indiaretailing. Addressed and directed towards the retailing community across the world. retail investors and consultants. networking through retail brands.. feedbacks and business development tools.

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• • • Market Measurement Our major market-measurement services provide comprehensive coverage of: Sales to consumers of fast-moving consumer packaged goods. we offer a suite of consumer-focused consumer research techniques and services that address clients’ unique and specific marketing and sales issues.. Using a structured and disciplined approach to building and managing long-term relationships. such as special displays or pricing. We also organize and present information to suit the specific needs of many individuals in manufacturing. To agree on clear and measurable business objectives. In many markets. and apply it to specific business issues and situations. and on trends and changes in market conditions and sales results. These retail measurement services provide clients with essential facts on how their products are performing compared with their competitors. including general managers. They also provide critical information on the use of promotional activities at the retail level. Diagnostic Services Our consumer panel and consumer research services provide clients with many opportunities and techniques to examine trends and understand the impact of the market forces that influence consumers’ purchasing decisions.... sophisticated analytical systems and methodologies. merchandisers and category managers. such as by specific product categories. select and evaluate our market-measurement information. such as promotion optimisation. integrate it with their own data and third-party information. gathered at the point of sale in retail stores of all types and sizes. consumer targeting and marketing mix optimisation. shopping patterns and demographic characteristics. Clients work with our services to: Measure their market performance Analyse market dynamics Diagnose and solve marketing and sales problems. our people work in close partnership with their clients to understand their strategies and business objectives. . Clients can view and analyse information from many perspectives. sales professionals. To design the right suite of Nielsen services that fits their needs. purchases. Purchases by consumers of packaged goods and other products. And to measure the results and clients’ return on their investment. advanced information management tools. Consumer panels link purchasing information to demographics and provide a controlled environment for examining motivational factors. Our information and services are designed to help each client identify and act upon unique growth opportunities. marketing professionals.. behaviour. These consumer panel and consumer research services provide a foundation for understanding and analyzing consumers’ motivations. and to address specific future marketing opportunities and issues. • Opportunity Identification While our major clients all share a common focus on consumers.. and dedicated professional client service to help our clients find the best paths to growth. Our analytical and modelling services provide clients with a range of options to evaluate and understand why marketing campaigns succeed or fail.• • • • • • • • What We Do Nielsen offers an integrated suite of market information gathered from a wide range of sources. Analytical Tools and Services We offer a wide range of software and professional services that enable clients to receive. attitudes. gathered through participating panels of consumer households and through customised studies. service and retail organisations. by geographic area or by retail channel. and on distribution and stock conditions in retail stores. pricing. each individual client has its own distinct set of business characteristics and marketing and sales concerns. and Identify and capture growth opportunities Our people work closely with clients to help them choose the right set of information and services and use it to make the best possible decisions.

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Industries We Serve Technopak’s services are focused in the following industries and sectors : • Retail • Consumer Products • Fashion (Textile and Apparel) • Healthcare • Hospitality & Leisure • Food & Agriculture • Education • Entertainment • Real Estate • • • • Services We Offer Business Strategy Assistance in developing value creating strategies based on consumer insights. Technopak has always uncovered new perspectives and insights.  We are the strategic advisors to our clients during the ideation phase and implementation guides through start-ups. Our team comprises of uniquely talented professionals from leading International and Indian engineering and management institutes. Technopak builds and enhances business capabilities for leading Indian and international companies. industry & MOC expertise to enhance the performance and value of client businesses • Organisation Effectiveness • Productivity Enhancement • Supply Chain Improvement • Cost and Capital Efficiency • Sourcing base Effectiveness Consumer Insights Holistic consumer understanding applied to offer implementable business solutions • Shopper Insights • Trend Insights • Design and Innovation Insights Start-Up Assistance Leveraging operations & industry expertise to ‘commission’ the ‘concept’ on a turnkey basis • Design and Build Start-up Organisation • Assist in Installing Business Infrastructure • Develop and Implement Business Processes Capital Advisory Supporting business strategy and execution with comprehensive capital advisory in our industries of focus • M&A • Due Diligence – commercial & financial • Fund Raising • Corporate Finance Certifications Technopak is an ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified Company • • • • • . by offering end-to-end solutions that are unique due to our rich experience. With the effectiveness and the efficiency of our strategies. With a team of established domain experts at work. This enormous knowledge and talent pool enables Technopak to create special customized teams for each project.competition mapping. We have worked with an array of  Clients across numerous projects. The services offered by us across diverse sectors have had a far reaching impact on the businesses of our varied clients. we have been the trusted advisors for more than 20 years.International benchmarking and clients capabilities • • • • • Corporate Strategy Organic Growth Strategy Growth through Partnerships and JVs Value Based Management • Performance Enhancement Operations. India). • We build and enhance business capabilities for leading Indian and international companies • Technopak made its foray into Management Consultancy in 1991. we engage and connect with clients across the world. Our consultants have the expertise and hands-on industry experience in their fields of specialization and represent a wide variety of functional backgrounds. spread over 5 continents. in 20 countries besides India. Founded on the principle of “concept to commissioning”. strong industry relationships and an in depth knowledge of the Indian market. depending on the client requirements. Based in Gurgaon (NCR Delhi. Over 70% of our projects come from repeat clients.About technopak….

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We bring out the capabilities of clients to fully participate in the process and lead the ongoing work. public and social sectors. We do this to help build internal support. scope. Our scale. and knowledge allow us to address problems that no one else can. We have deep functional and industry expertise as well as breadth of geographical reach. • We work with our clients as we do with our colleagues. to the world. and reach practical recommendations.About McKinsey • We work with leading organizations across the private. often. We build their capabilities and leadership skills at every level and every opportunity. get to real issues. . We are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and.

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