Posts Tagged ‘India’

Shareholders - Day One

Cheering, clapping and chanting at 645am… followed by a Bollywood dance, Argentinian tango and Kung Fu fighting. Not a usual start to a Wednesday morning but what a great way to kick off Walmart’s Shareholders Week. I even got to do the Wiggle.
Lots of interesting things came out of Day One (International Associates Conference) and [...]

India would benefit from global grocers

FDI is back in the spotlight next week as the Indian Finance Minister prepares his budget speech. Will a liberalization of the Indian retail sector be on the agenda? Interestingly, India and China are the only two markets in the world where the 3 grocery giants – Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco – compete. Have a [...]

The long awaited Carrefour India entry

Following the footsteps of its global rivals, Carrefour has finally entered the Indian market with its first cash & carry store. Located east of New Delhi in the Shahadra neighbourhood, the first 5,200 square metre store trades under the “Carrefour Wholesale Cash & Carry” banner. The store offers more than 10,000 SKUs in food and [...]