Ezone, led by Rajan Malhotra, cuts losses and turns profitable; now can it grow?
When Rajan Malhotra took over Kishore Biyani's electronics and durables chain, Ezone, two and half years ago, same-store-sales growth was negative and competitors such as Croma and Reliance Digital were steadily growing but today, Ezone is seeing same-store-sales growth of over 30 per cent and has turned profitable this year.
As consumers make trade-offs and prices stabilize, understanding consumer behaviors, needs, and preferences will make your offerings "sticky.
|How retailers can close the gaps in the digital net|
In the new digital era, do organizations have a false sense of security, perhaps even complacency, resulting from their investments in non-agile risk management tools and processes they have relied on for years?
|Navigating the retail revolution
|Beating Amazon by Changing the Game|
To date, many retailers have attempted to compete against Amazon on the basis of price and convenience. This race-to-the-bottom approach sought to address the twin pressures of a struggling economy and the changing behaviors of price-conscious consumers. Unfortunately, it has generally only enjoyed modest success.
|E-Invoicing: The Key to Supply Chain Financing|
|Ship-from-Store Distribution: Reducing the Impact of an Imperfect Forecast|
To compete in today's complex, multi-channel retail environment, retailers must provide access to merchandise when, how, and where shoppers want it. To execute on that goal, many companies are integrating a ship-from-store model as part of the fulfillment supply chain.
The report underlines the steps of how 'to win the hearts and minds of consumers'. It also examines the need amongst omni-channel retailers to deliver exceptional performance every day. It is relevant for retailers-since it focusses on how to fulfill customer orders at any time, through any channel, with complete alignment between their demand forecast and supply chain systems.
Mobile commerce services is pivotal in bolstering bricks and mortar stores and ensuring that high streets can survive and thrive. This paper targets policy makers and uses international examples to detail a compelling vision of how mobile commerce can transform retailing. It lists practical steps that mobile operators can take today to partner with retailers, where policy makers and government are not proactive. Crucially, GSMA has crafted this paper keeping the single most important stakeholder - the CONSUMER - in mind.
Global Powers of Retailing 2013: Retail Beyond
The report provides an in-depth analysis on why the traditional retailers must find opportunities to seamlessly embed the virtual world into their retail strategy by developing in-store and online technologies that allow them to create and maintain meaningful and sincere connections with customers across all channels.
|Five Ways to Increase eCommerce Conversion|
A company can have a slick website design and great products, but these factors aren't enough to convert visits into sales. To help turn those extra visits into extra revenue, try the following five strategies.
|Successful Online Retail |
|Outsource your e-commerce fulfilment |
The purpose of this white paper is to explore how outsourcing fulfilment can help you grow your e-commerce business by liberating you from the everyday tasks of fulfilling orders so you can focus on what you do best.
|Optimising retail supply chains|
|A Guide to Increasing Supply Chain Visibility|
Supply chain technology advancements help you automate work processes, collaborate with suppliers, and manage data within the four walls (materials, manufacturing, shipping) and at your supplier sites across the globe.
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