Cash & Carry retail in India

Cash and carry is a membership based retail store selling limited SKUs in bulk packs. Cash and carry has a membership requirement. Customers are usually members of the club and pay an annual fee in order to continue their membership. It is not like any other retail outlet where in one can go and buy …

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Cigarettes in India

Following are the different types of cigarettes in India: Longs Cigarette Length: 90mm, 102mm Brands present: More, Virginia Slim King Size Filter Tip (KSFT) Cigarette Length: 84mm Brands present: Wills Classic, Gold Flake King Size (Premium) Mini King Size Filter Tip (MKSFT) Cigarette Length: 76mm Brands present: Navy Cut; Because of only Navy Cut this …

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ITC completes 100 years

ITC is today the leading FMCG marketeer in India, the clear market leader in the Indian Paperboard and Packaging industry, the second largest hotel chain and a leader in establishing new benchmarks in Responsible Luxury, as well as the country's foremost agri-business player pioneering rural transformation through its pathbreaking e-Choupal initiative. One of ITC's most …

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Inflation and its affect on the FMCG industry

The last few years were a golden period for the FMCG industry. The economy was growing at a faster rate, imput prices were low, and inflation was low. This year the food inflation is very high around 12%, and the raw material cost has increased upto 15 to 20 percent compared to last year. The …

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Indian Rural Markets and their potential

India is one of the most challenging markets in the world which fooled big marketers and companies across the world. We have over 1500 Gods segmented into 350 broad categories, and we have a God for every single day of the week. There are 9.5 lakh pan shops, 638,667 number of villages, 612 districts, and …

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Hindustan Lever and its strengths

Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL) is the largest detergent manufacturer in India. HLL is one of the few companies that targeted and delivered to the bottom-of-the-pyramid (BOP) markets very effectively. One of the key strengths of HLL is their distribution and marketing penetration in the BOP markets. HLL products are manufactured at around 100 locations around …

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