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Top 15 Retail Companies in India

Shopping habits in India are changing, so more and more people are willing to spend extra money and shop in big malls. Now, no longer they shop from a local shop. Therefore, in past 10 years country has seen mushrooming of new retail companies in major cities.

You could buy almost anything from these big shopping malls. From groceries to laptop, from clothes to medicine, from multiplexes to even saloons. In India, there are a number of retail companies that have made this possible. They are opening up new chains across the country. In coming years, the country would see rise in people going and shopping in these retail shops.

Retails Companies India

Moreover, these retail companies could offer opportunities for candidates who are seeking a job. These companies require both skilled as well as unskilled labor.

Hence, you need to know about some of the big retail companies operating in India.

Ranking System: We ranked companies on the basis of their market capitalization and presence of their stores in major cities of the countries. We also looked at the consumer products that they are offering. Popularity is also a major factor while ranking these companies.

So this is the list of top 15 retail companies operating in India.

1. Trent

Trend Ltd is owned by Tata groups and if you go by the market capitalization then it is the second biggest retail company in India, even though the brand is less popular.

Some of its brand names are Westside, Star Bazaar, Landmark and Fashion Yatra. Trent was incorporated by Tata in the year 1998.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 3500 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Men’s and Women’s wear, footwear, fashion accessories, cosmetics, gadgets etc
  • Major Cities: Across 30 cities in the country – Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata etc.
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.mywestside.com

2. Shoppers Stop

Shoppers Stop was founded in the year 1991 and managed by Raheja Groups. Shoppers Stop is a well known brand in India and you could see its store in every major city of the country.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 2300 Crore to Rs 2700 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Some of its shop are Crossword Bookstore, Brio, Desi Café, HomeStop, HyperCity etc
  • Major Cities: Across 60 stores all over India
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.shopperstop.com

3. Future Retail

This company Future Retail operates in various format like hyper markets, super markets etc. It has around 300 million customers in India and growing very rapidly.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 1750 Crore to Rs 2000 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Hyper Markets, Super Markets, Food Chains
  • Major Cities: Around 95 cities around the country
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.futureretail.co.in

4. Reliance Retail

The fourth company is well known in India. It is Reliance Retail established in the year 2006. The company is headed by Mukesh Ambani. It is largest retail company in India.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 10,000 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Foods, groceries, apparel and footwear, lifestyle and home improvement products, electronic goods, and farm implements and inputs
  • Major Cities: Around 1466 stores in the country
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.ril.com

5. McDonald’s India

We ranked McDonald’s at fifth position because of its popularity. This is an US based company with retail outlet in every part of the country.

  • Market Capitalization: $28 Billion
  • Consumer Products: Food Restaurant serving Burgers, Fries, Soft Drinks
  • Major Cities: 30+ Cities
  • Corporate Office: Illinois, USA
  • Website: www.aboutmcdonalds.com

6. Aditya Birla Retail

Aditya Birla Retail was established in the year 2006 and growing very rapidly like other retail companies.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 1000 Crore to Rs 2000 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Hyper Markets and Super Markets
  • Major Cities: Around 500 Supermarkets and 20 Hyper Markets in more than 50 cities
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.aditybirla.com

7. ITC – LRBD

ITC – LRBD is owned by the ITC is group founded in the Year 1910. It is also a fastest growing FMCG companies.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 1500 Crore to Rs 2000 Crore
  • Consumer Products: LifeStyle Products like Wills Lifestyle, John Players
  • Major Cities: Around 30 Major Cities of the Country
  • Corporate Office: Kolkata, India
  • Website: www.itcportal.com

8. Kewal Kiran

Kewal Kiran is a clothing company established in year 1971.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 1300 Crore to Rs 1400 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Clothing Brands like Killer, Lawman PG3, Integriti and Killer.
  • Major Cities: 100 stores in cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai etc
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.kewalkiran.com

9. Pantaloons Flash

The company Pantaloons Flash was founded in the year 1997. Pantaloons is the flagship company of future group mentioned above in this article.

  • Market Capitalization: Revenue is Rs 800 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Some of the brands are Big Bazaar, Food Bazaar, etc
  • Major Cities: Over 1000 outlets in every city of India.
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.pantaloonsfashion.com

10. Titan Industries Ltd

Titan Industries was founded in 1984 and it is in a joint venture with Tata Group. Titan dominates the watch industry in the country.

 

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 1000 crore to Rs 2000 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Jewelry like Watches and Tanshiq is one of the major jewelry brand
  • Major Cities: More than 40 outlets in the country.
  • Corporate Office: Bangalore, India.
  • Website: www.titan.co.in

11. V-Mart Retail

V-Mart Retail opened its first store in New Delhi in 2004. V Mart focuses in second and third tier cities of the country.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 413 Crore to Rs 500 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Apparels, Kirana Bazaar, Home Appliances, Toys and other Accessories etc
  • Major Cities: Around 87 Stores in 74 Cities in 12 States
  • Corporate Office: New Delhi, India
  • Website: www.vmart.co.in

12. Prozone Capital

Prozone Capital is in joint venture with Provogue, another retail giant mentioned below.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 270 Crore to Rs 300 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Clothing Apparels and Fashion Accessories
  • Major Cities: Around top 10 cities like Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.prozonecsc.com

13. Provogue

Provogue India was founded in year 1997.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 100 crore to Rs 200 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Fashion Accessories like sunglasses, Apparels etc
  • Major Cities: 250 store in more than 30 cities
  • Corporate Office: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Website: www.provogue.com

14. Cantabil Retail

Cantabil Retail was founded in year 2000.

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 140 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Clothing and Fashion Accessories for men and women
  • Major Cities: More than 70 stores in 30 cities
  • Corporate Office: New Delhi, India
  • Website: www.cantabilinternational.com

15. Brandhouse

The last retail company in our top 15 list is Brandhouse.

 

  • Market Capitalization: Rs 50 Crore to Rs 100 Crore
  • Consumer Products: Brand names are Reid & Taylor, Belmonte, Dunhill etc
  • Major Cities: Present in 91 Cities
  • Corporate Office: New Delhi, India
  • Website: www.brandhouseretail.com

So these were top 15 retail companies in India. For career and more information you can visit the website of every company.

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