A Happy New Year to you all. It has indeed been a momentous end of 2019 for us, with the successful conclusion of our flagship event, 20th Edition of India Fashion Forum (IFF) in December. We want to thank all those who joined in creating a powerful and collaborative atmosphere at both the events. We hope you are already on your way to creating success stories from the experiences shared at the event. For those who couldn’t make it to the IFF, our January issue of IMAGES Retail magazine encapsulates the event and the awards won by the retailers and brands.
We dedicate the first issue of 2020 to South India Retail. IFF, conducted in Bengaluru, was an icing on the cake which will make this edition of IMAGES Retail more special. The edition does a deep dive into why southern states have the highest retail growth rate in Indiaincluding listing cities which are seeing an exceptional rate of growth – Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai – and how they are doing it. The issue also includes an expert research report on how the emerging cities of Coimbatore, Kochi, Vizag, Vijayawada, Trivandrum,and Madurai are contributing more than US$ 7000 million worth of retail activity to India today.
The largest read magazine in the Indian retail industry, ‘IMAGES Retail’ is a comprehensive and authoritative one-stop information resource for the top and middle level retail professionals. A powerful catalyst for the profitable growth of the Indian retail industry, Images Retail covers the entire gamut of retail operations in India addressing key issues such as investments and opportunities in retailing, innovation in formats, store design & VM, merchandising, real estate, IT, supply chain & logistics, CRM and analytical reports backed by in-depth market & consumer research.