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He has mentioned his successes as well as his failures. The short narrations by various stakeholders attached to the business make the book interesting. Some of the management styles and principle discussed lacks any kind of uniqueness and appears common across the industry, so some portions of the book may look redundant. Devang rated it really liked it Oct 31, Born in a middle class family, not satisfied with family business, went ahead on his own to revamp the retail market space in India.

It’s an attempt to convey the reader that how KB’s grounded and unconventional approach made him really the father of modern retailing in India. Incidentally, Kishore Biyani s objective is to capture every rupee in the wallet of every Indian c Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric to small shops in Mumbai.

Jul 25, Dharmesh rated it really liked it. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He always believed in learning, un-learning and re-learning. Biyani which is a good value add.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The book gives some good insights about running a large retail business and building a indai of businesses.

It Happened In India shares his dreams, vision and his strategies.

Incidentally, Kishore Biyani s objective is to capture every rupee in the kishoge of every Indian consumer, wherever they are – an investment banker living in a south Mumbai locality or a farmer in Sangli. Nonetheless, by AprilBiyani’s business empire, including the non-retail elements, was performing less well than its competitors and there were concerns raised about its debt levels. Certified BuyerPanangad Thrissur District.


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There were postponements in planned expansion and downsizing in some areas. Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Intuition and imagination is given more happenex than numbers. Pantaloons Retail had a debt-to-equity ratio of 3: However, Kishore went out of his way to ensure that no stone was left unturned in marketing even though the advertisement budget was so over the top that Pantaloon made a loss.

The overall writing of the book is ,very cleverly, written in very simple way. Mar 02, Samuel Kumar rated it really liked it. Showing of 43 reviews. BombayMaharashtraIndia. Kishore biyani, this name was new for me before I read this book. In fact I can’t think of a successful retailer in the world for whom supply chain was most important. From the beginning Kishore understood the importance of Customer Engagement.

When Pantaloon got listed on the stock exchange, the investors pressurized Kishore to focus on the bottom-line revenue and profits. Thus, it would’ve been interesting to know his thoughts on how he felt while parting ways with a company that has played a phenomenal role in his success.

He has been implementing design thinking in his firm way before corporates caught up to it, this shows the level of foresight this man has. These small reminders kept reminding Kishoreji about his main goal of serving the retail customers but in Bhartiya style. Dec 13, Shantanu rated it really liked it. Khushwant Singh on Humour: Sep 24, Azamali rated it really liked it Shelves: A success story that is inspiring and book to pick up learning points.


More roadblocks, failures and learnings could be shared in the book. Sep 19, Pallavi Kamat rated it liked it. Using this understanding Kishore sold cooking oil in loose in the Big Bazaar in Gujarat or had wall less stores in The Central etc.

Well I am not of the type for which this book is aimed at. The idea was conceived in the s, and after some initial setbacks, he established the Pantaloon Shoppe.

Jan 24, Anirudh Jain rated it liked it.

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Dec 31, Prachiti Talathi Gandhi rated it really liked it. Sep 28, Manish Sehgal rated it really liked it. You have to digest the book to understand thoroughly to understand the inner meaning of it and how he was able to achieve the same.

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He believes that it was mandatory to make sure that the customer completely understood what a service or product was. His way of understanding indian customers and his vision. Malls were looked at as the next best thing happeed quite a few malls are being wound up now. The book is well structured and takes us through the journey of Future Group as it grows into a successful brand.