Retail refers to the selling of goods to the consumers through multiple chains. There are several retail companies in India which cater to the needs of various consumers. The various fields include fashion, food, electronics and lifestyle. Given below are the top 10 best retail companies of India 2018.
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10. Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited
This retail company was established in the year 1971 and its headquarters is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It manages and supplies products related to fashion and lifestyle. The major brand lines of this retail company includes Killer, Lawman PG3, Integriti and Easies.It is a well known brand among the various store outlets across the country and has more than 100 stores across the country. The company has consumers in Asia, Middle East and CIS. The company manufactures apparel for both men and women and is ISO 9000 certified.
9. Titan Industries
With its main office located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, Titan is known for is high quality watches and also Jewellery. It is a joint venture between Tata group and the Tamil Nadu Industries development corporation. It was established in the year 1984. It has dominated the Indian watch sector for many years and is now a global company. Tanishq Jewellery by Titan is the most trusted and the top jewellery brand of the country. It also manufactures perfumes, belts, helmets and eyewear.
8. Aditya Birla Retail
Established in the year 2006 The Aditya Birla Retail Company is a $41 billion corporation. Its corporate office is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This company owns 500 supermarkets and 15 hypermarkets. It has won various awards including the prestigious Master brand Award 2012 by World Brand congress in retail brand category. Over 50 per cent of its revenues flow from its overseas operations and is spread out to more than 36 countries.
Mc Donald’s is the largest chain of fast food across the world. Headquarters located in Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S it was established in the year 1940. This company is globally acclaimed and is established in more than 130 countries worldwide. It established itself in India in 1996 and has been the countries favorite fast food chain ever since. It has over 300 outlets in our country alone.
It is a Joint venture with two Indian companies in North & East and South & Western region respectively.
6. Trent Ltd.
Trent Ltd. Is a branch of the Tata group if companies and was established in 1998.
Its headquarters is located in Mumbai. Maharashtra. Trent operates Westside and also the Landmark book stores. Its other brands include Star Bazaar, Fashion yatra. The company also offers clothing, accessories cosmetics for both men and women. It is spread in more than 30 cities across the country and the Landmark store deals in books and the music business.
5. ITC –LRBD
It is an Indian corporate company based in Kolkata, West Bengal. It was establishment in the year 1910 and is known for the best retail services it offers the country. The main branched of this company is the Lifestyle Retailing Business and is one of the best clothing retail company of the country which brands two major labels Wills Lifestyle and John players. The Company has also made its mark in various other sectors like FMCG, Hotels, Paper board, Packaging and Agriculture. It has more than 25,000 employees and has more than 60 locations across the country this company was a part of the Forbes 2000 list. This is one amongst the top 10 best retail companies in India 2018.
4. Shoppers Stop
It was started in 1991 with its first store in Andheri, Mumbai. It ranks among the top retail stores in the country and is well known for its best services. It has been awarded the Hall of Fame and won has the Emerging Market Retailer of the Year Award. It has 74 stores across 35 cities in India. It is managed by K Raheja Corp Group. This company offers international brands, apparels fashion accessories etc.
3. Provogue India Ltd
Provogue India Ltd. Is a retail and manufacturing company launched on 1997. It’s headquarters is located in Mumbai, It has 450 employees and started out as a brand for the men alone. Later it also started manufacturing apparels for women. It is currently one of the top fashion brands of the country .It manufactures men’s wear, women’s wear, fashion accessories, apparel and numerous other products. It has over 250 stores all across the country.
2. Pantaloons Retail Limited
Pantaloons is headquartered at Mumbai, Maharashtra and was established in the year –1997.
The first Pantaloons store was launched in Gariahat, Kolkata. It is a subsidiary of the Future group. It has more than 1000 outlets across the country and supports 35000 employees. Company’s brands include Big Bazaar, food Bazaar Brand factory, and Sitara.
1. Reliance Retail Limited
A subsidiary of the Reliance industries this company was established in 2006. Its retail outlets offer foods, groceries, apparel and footwear, lifestyle and home improvement products, electronic goods, and farm implements and inputs. The company’s outlets also provide vegetables, fruits and flowers. Its headquarters is located in Mumbai. And has more than 1500 outlets in the country. Mukesh Ambain is the Chairman and Managing direct of this company.
These are the top 10 best retail companies of India 2018. These retail outlets are the top producers to the country’s consumers. From food, fashion, lifestyle and to different household items these companies are utmost important to the country’s economy.