Indian market now has some great options in the retail segment. The big players in this industry are offering quality products at several price levels. The growth of supermarket trend in India is due to multiple reasons such as the increase in awareness of branded products, raise in the living standard, having a big portion of the population who is still young in age plus the infrastructural development of cities.
Here we present you the major players in the Indian retail market. Note that this list is not based on any ranking, it will just give an idea about the 10 most popular retail companies in India.
1. Future Group
Future Retail has made a huge userbase of more than 330 million customers in India with its stores including Big Bazaar, EasyDay Club, FBB fashion garments, the neighborhood grocery chain, eZone, HyperCity malls, and Foodhall.
2. Reliance Retail
Parented by Reliance industries, Reliance Retail was established in 2006. There are more than 1500 outlets of Reliance Retail in our country having popular branded products in several categories. It is famous for food items, fashion and lifestyle products, and consumer electronics products.
3. Tata Group
Owned by Tata Group, Trent Ltd is India’s fastest growing lifestyle store right now. The company has invested money in several such brands in different categories including Croma for electronic and home appliance outlets, Titan Eye+ for eyewear products and Tanishq for selling jewellery items.
4. Raymond Group
Raymond Group is mainly popular for its quality clothing and fabric products. It has over 1000 showrooms in around 400 cities. Other popular clothing brands such as Park Avenue, JK Helen Curtis, and JK Ansell are also controlled by Raymond.
5. Avenue Supermarts
Avenue Supermarts runs DMart stores in India with 110 stores. DMart sells a variety of products ranging from food items to apparel.
6. Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd
Another retail company which is satisfying the demands of Indian customers from long. It was founded in 1992 and has 330 stores in 200 cities. KKCL owns Killer, integrity, K-Lounge, and Easies.
7. Aditya Birla Retail
Established in 2007, Aditya Birla Retail operates two different store formats: Supermarket and Hypermarket. It sells products of private food brands including Feasters, Kitchen’s Promise, and Best of India. For home & personal care- Enriche, 110%, Pestex, Paradise, and Germex are available.
8. Godrej India
Godrej India is popular for selling fast moving consumer goods in India. Its retail brands include Godrej Nature’s Basket having food-related products and Godrej Interio for home furnishing, consumer electronics, and office use items.
9. K Raheja Corp Group
K Raheja Group owns Inorbit Malls, Crossword and Shoppers Stop Ltd, all of these are very popular amoing Indian customers. Also, the company runs a chain of luxury hotels.
Established in 1962, Kurl-on is a Bangaluru based retail chain. It is popular across the whole country for coir and foam based products. There are more than 500 stores of this company with brands including Kurl-on Home Komforts, Kurl-on Mattress Xpress, and Kurl-on Corner.