Th e retail sector is facing challenges like never before and one of the major bottlenecks has been attracting and retaining skilled, career staff . In fact, the retail industry in India is competing with other high growth sectors for skilled recruits – recruits who won’t simply stand in a store and sell, but who will also get involved with and contribute towards taking business forward. Th is demand for highly professional, skilled and trained employees has made ‘Retail Education’ a necessity in India. In the October edition of IMAGES Retail, we take a look on the Retail Education and how it trains the employees for greater success and productivity. With retailers demanding skilled workers and retail moving forward at a fast pace, it is no wonder then that India fascinated with foreign brands – something which is no secret, but the wheel has now turned a full circle. With India poised to become the third largest economy in the world by 2025, it is foreign brands that are chasing Indian consumers, not the other way around. In a special feature titled ‘Global Retailers in India: Moves, Leaps & Hurdles’, IMAGES Retail analyses the chief drivers of growth of all major foreign brands in the country.
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.