The population of India is fast evolving, and the need to establish retail stores all across the nation has become indispensable.
Here is a list of the ten best retail companies in India 2016.
10. Kewel Kiran Clothing Limited
Kewel Kiran came into existence in the year 1971 and has its corporate office located in Mumbai in Maharashtra. It has been in the clothing manufacture and retail business since long. The apparel labels under it are Killer, Integriti, and Lawman PG3. With over 100 stores in India, Kewal Kiran is a well-known brand.
9. Titan Industries
The brand Titan was incepted in the year 1984 as a joint venture between Tata and Tamil Nadu Industries Development Corporation. Titan is a premier and trusted watch brand, and it has ruled the Indian Watch Industry since long. It has progressed to become a globally acclaimed international brand. Gaining grounds in the jewelry business too, titan is well-known for its jewelry retail brand Tanishq, which is highly renowned amongst Indian gold buyers.
8. Aditya Birla Retail
A subsidiary of the Aditya Birla group, Aditya Birla Retail Limited was established in 2006 and operates via 15 hypermarkets and 500 supermarkets. The company also received the prestigious and highly acclaimed Master brand Award for the year 2012 in retail brand category, awarded by the World Brand congress.
McDonald is a renowned international food service provider and it has made its presence felt in over 130 countries in the world. The company started operating in India in 1996 and has over 300 restaurants established in the country. The corporate office is located in Oak Brook, Illinois, US and it came into existence in 1940, since then providing classic burgers, fries and other food in other forms.
6. Trent Ltd
Owned by the reputed Tata group, Trent was founded in 1998 operates. Its head office is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The labels under it are Westside, Fashion Yatra, Star Bazaar, and Landmark. The company offers retail solutions in cosmetics, footwear, and fashion accessories. Trent operates in 30 cities countrywide.
5. ITC-Lifestyle Retailing Business
ITC was established way back in 1910 and its corporate office has found a home in Kolkata, West Bengal. The business heads Wills Lifestyle as well as John players. Wills offers formal and casual wear that is classy and cool. John Players is a more youth-oriented brand offering some vibrant options in shirts, tees etc to young men. It is also associated with Hotels, FMCG, Packaging, Agriculture, and Paperboard.
4. Shoppers Stop
This Mumbai-based establishmentcame into existence in 1991. Functioning under K Raheja Corp Group, Shoppers Stop has been a reputed name in India’s retail industry. It has a total of 61 stores in India and markets national and international apparel brands both, pertaining to fashion and lifestyle.
3. Provogue India Ltd
In the retail sector since 1997, Provogue India Ltd has its roots set in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a fashion and lifestyle label and offers men’s and women’s apparel, fashion accessories. It has over 250 retail stores spread across the nation.
2. Pantaloons Retail Limited
Established in 1997, Pantaloons has its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. With more than 1000 fashion outlets all over India, this retail chain employs about 35000 employees. It is headed by the Future group and also has side retail chains like Brand Factory, Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar, Sitara and Top 10.
1. Reliance Retail Limited
Reliance retail limited was established in 2006, parented by Reliance industries. It has its corporate office located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company is deemed as one of the best retail companies in India and offers complete retail products like food items, fashion and lifestyle solutions, consumer electronics products and home decorative products. It has 1500 outlets across the country.