India's retail market is expected to nearly double to US$ 1 trillion by 2020 from US$ 600 billion in 2015, driven by income growth, urbanisation and attitudinal shifts. While the overall retail market is expected to grow at 12 per cent per annum, modern trade would expand twice as fast at 20 per cent per annum and traditional trade at 10 percent.
India’s Business to Business (B2B) e-commerce market is expected to reach US$ 700 billion by 2020 whereas the Business to Consumer (B2C) e-commerce market is expected to reach US$ 102 billion by 2020.Online retail is expected to be at par with the physical stores in the next five years.
The world is changing and India is also keeping pace with it, the lifestyle of the consumer is changing due to the advent of technology, increase in mobility, increase in disposable income and media exposure. Today the consumer is more knowledgeable and more demanding and one such industry, which has made an phenomenal impact on our daily lives is retail. India is emerged as one of the most attractive retail destinations in the world.
With positive industry trends and a strong, visible long term outlook, we have observed a tremendous interest in retail sector from private equity investors. Our team have deep operating experience in the industry and also the proper understanding of the opportunities available to different participants of retail market.