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Big Bazaar / Ananth Raman & Laura Winig.

By: Raman, Ananth.
Contributor(s): Winig, Laura.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, MA : Harvard Business School, 2006Edition: April 28, 2006.Description: 23 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.Subject(s): Business Units Growth and Development Strategy Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Retail Industry IndiaDDC classification: Summary: Describes a high-growth Indian retailer, Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd., and two of the company's formats--Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar. Challenges students to debate the company's concept, its strategic decision on how quickly it would like to grow, and some key decisions on its supply chain. At the time of the case (2006), small "mom-and-pop" stores still dominated Indian retailing, but that was changing rapidly because of the entry of "organized" retailers such as Pantaloon. Pantaloon's management faced some exciting opportunities as well as some potential competition from global retailers that were planning to enter the Indian market and large Indian business houses that were planning to establish retailing businesses.
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Case Study Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-23).

Describes a high-growth Indian retailer, Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd., and two of the company's formats--Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar. Challenges students to debate the company's concept, its strategic decision on how quickly it would like to grow, and some key decisions on its supply chain. At the time of the case (2006), small "mom-and-pop" stores still dominated Indian retailing, but that was changing rapidly because of the entry of "organized" retailers such as Pantaloon. Pantaloon's management faced some exciting opportunities as well as some potential competition from global retailers that were planning to enter the Indian market and large Indian business houses that were planning to establish retailing businesses.

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