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Compiled By Nandita Sharma BBA 4th semester

  The Indian retail industry is the fifth largest in the world. The retail industry in India is currently growing at a great pace and is expected to go up to US$ 833 billion by the year 2013 CHALLENGES FOR RETAIL INDUSTRIES  The tax structure in India favors small retail business  Lack of adequate infrastructure facilities  High cost of real estate  Dissimilarity in consumer groups  Restrictions in Foreign Direct Investment  Shortage of retail study options  Shortage of trained manpower  Low retail management skill .

1962 – Walmart begins 1972 – Walmart goes public The 1980s – Walmart comes of age The 21st century – one of the most successful retailers in the world Sam’s secret — give your customers what they want . and Walmart first opened. Target. But actually.HISTORY  The birth of discount retailing Most people think discount retailing began in 1962 – the year that Kmart. the chain of variety stores Sam Walton owned during the 1950s faced stiff competition from many regional discount stores.

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The joint venture is establishing wholesale cash-and-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in line with Government of India guidelines. The first wholesale cash-and-carry facility named “Best Price Modern Wholesale” opened in Amritsar in May 2009. Under the agreement. agri-business. renowned for its efficiency and expertise in logistics. the world’s leading retailer. insurance and retail. 2010: 2 Best Price: 2 Associates: 544* About Bharti Walmart Private Limited Bharti Walmart Private Limited is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises. and Walmart. supply chain management and sourcing. Bharti and Walmart hold a 50:50 stake in Bharti Walmart Private Limited. . one of India's leading business groups with interests in telecom.   Total retail units as of July 31.

allowing retailers and business owners to lower their cost ofoperations.000 items. including food and non-fooditems. The store offers an assortment of approximately 6. which are available at competitive wholesale prices. hoteliers. Best Price Modern Wholesale store is a onestop shop that meets the day-to-day needs of restaurant owners. caterers. kiranas. fruit and vegetable resellers. other retail store owners. . offices and institutions.

stationery. and other general merchandise items. consumer durables. footwear. . groceries and staples.000 square feet and sell a wide range of fruits and vegetables.000 and 100. clothing.A typical wholesale cash-and carry facility will stand between 50.

The joint venture has also invested in establishing an efficient back-end supply chain management operation. consumers on the other. particularly of fresh foods and vegetables . The joint venture works with the existing supply chain infrastructure to help make it more efficient. thereby maximizing value for farmers and manufacturers on the one end and retailers. The supply chain operation supports farmer and small manufacturers who have limited infrastructure and distribution strength and help minimize wastage. and in turn.

Within the framework of permitted franchise arrangements. Bharti Retail requires critical retail technology and technical know-how. Bharti Retail has entered into a technical collaboration with Walmart whereby Walmart provides such critical technical support to Bharti Retai . Bharti Retail (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bharti) has entered into a franchise agreement with Walmart whereby Walmart provides certain technical support to Bharti Retail. For its frontend retail venture.In addition to the joint venture.

Walmart has been sourcing a variety of products from suppliers in India for more than 20 years. . Walmart’s office in Bangalore serves as Walmart’s Global Procurement (GP) hub for the sourcing of merchandise from India and Sri Lanka to Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs globally. including quality control/ assurance audits and ethical sourcing factory compliance audits in Sri Lanka. GP India also manages Global Procurement from Sri Lanka.

Sam Walton said it best. we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone…we’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and have a better life.‖ . ―If we work together.

Thank you .