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The Indian retail industry has emerged as one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries due to the entry of several new players. It accounts for over 10 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and around 8 per cent of the employment. India is the world’s fifth-largest global destination in the retail space.

The Indian retail industry has emerged as one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries due to the entry of several new players. It accounts for over 10 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and around 8 per cent of the employment. India is the world’s fifth-largest global destination in the retail space.

Indian Retail Industry has immense potential as India has the second largest population with affluent middle class, rapid urbanisation and solid growth of internet.

Market Size

India’s retail market is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10 per cent to US$ 1.6 trillion by 2026 from US$ 641 billion in 2016. 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 per cent#. Indian retail market is divided into “Organised Retail Market” which is valued at $60 billion which is only 9 per cent of the total sector and “Unorganised Retail Market constitutes the rest 91 per cent of the sector.

India’s Business to Business (B2B) e-commerce market is expected to reach US$ 700 billion by 2020.## Online retail is expected to be at par with the physical stores in the next five years.

India’s direct selling industry is expected to reach a size of Rs 23,654 crore (US$ 3.54 billion) by FY2019-20, as per a joint report by India Direct Selling Association (IDSA) and PHD.

Indian exports of locally made retail and lifestyle products grew at a CAGR of 10 per cent from 2013 to 2016.

The size of modern retail in India is expected to double to Rs 171,800 crore (US$ 25.7 billion) from Rs 87,100 crore (US$ 13 billion) in three years driven by omni-channel retail.


Team Leader

Pankaj Singh

Director

Team Leader

Leena Jaisani

Deputy Secretary General

Timeline

2023
Mar
Study

Overview of the Legal and Regulatory Framework: Retail

Press Release

Govt working to introduce reasonably strict, but practical quality standards for manufacturing sector: Piyush Goyal

Event

Massmerize

2021
Sep
Press Release

FMCG sector ushering in rapid structural reforms to make India USD 5 trillion economies: Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS, Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

Press Release

Thin line between drugs and cosmetics; well-informed policy and rules need of the hour: Shraddha Srivastava, Assistant Drugs Controller (I), CDSCO

Press Release

Public-private partnerships for digital MSMEs: Navneet Sehgal, Addl Chief Secretary, Information, MSME

Press Release

Augmented transparency; enhanced efficiency; facilitating ease of business and building economies of scale will enable MSMEs carve out a niche for themselves: BB Swain, MSME Secretary

Study

Resilience in the FMCG & Retail Sector

Event

Massmerize 2021

2020
Oct
Press Release

Concept of Atmanirbhar Bharat is not anathema to competition, it coexists with competition: Chief Economic Adviser, GoI

Press Release

Govt in final stages of drafting new National Retail Trade Policy: MoS for Commerce & Industry, GoI

Press Release

Unconventional, agile, and tech-driven strategies to help REBOOT the consumer industry: FICCI-Deloitte report on FMCG and Retail (e-commerce)

Study

FMCG and retail (e-commerce) REBOOT

Event

MASSMERIZE 2020

Apr
Event

FICCI and Grant Thornton Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Consumer and Retail sectors

Jan
Press Release

Quick notification of e-pharmacy rules needed: FICCI

2019
Oct
Press Release

Industry should take lead in making investments to put growth back on 7% plus path: Chief Economic Advisor

Study

Evolve for Consumer

Event

Massmerize 2019

2018
Dec
Press Release

Indian Foodservice industry to reach Rs 5,52,000 crore by 2022 with a 10% growth

Study

Changing Landscape of the Food Service Retail Industry

Event

Foodzania 2018 - Food Service Retail Conference

Press Release

Set-up a robust consumer grievance redressal mechanism in Direct Selling Sector - Anil Bahuguna, Jt. Secy., Department of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India

Study

DIRECT 2018: Implementation of Direct Selling Guidelines in States & Viewing the Direct Selling Industry with a Futuristic Lens

Event

Direct 2018

Oct
Press Release

Win consumers' trust, uphold their rights through legible product labelling in Hindi and regional languages: Ram Vilas Paswan

Study

Consumer LEADS

Event

MASSMERIZE 2018

2017
Nov
Press Release

Indian Food Services market to grow at a CAGR of 10% to reach INR 5,52,000 crore in 5 years: FICCI-Technopak Report

Study

Indian Food Services Industry: Engine for Economic Growth & Employment - A Roadmap for Unlocking Growth

Event

FICCI Foodzania 2017

Sep
Press Release

Food Processing Minister urges MNCs to test Indian waters at World Food India 'Food Street'

Study

KONNECTED Consumers

Event

Massmerize 2017

2016
Nov
Study

The contribution of Direct Selling to Building India

Event

Foodzania: Food Service Retail Conclave

Sep
Press Release

We are confident these guidelines will certainly help in bringing in regulatory clarity for the sector - A. Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI

Study

Shaping Consumer Trends

Event

MASSMERIZE 2016

Jul
Study

E-Pharmacy in India: Last Mile Access to Medicines

Event

FICCI Whitepaper launch of 'ePharmacy in India - Last mile access of medicines'

Jun
Press Release

FICCI comments on the cabinet approval on the Model Shop & Establishment Act

Press Release

Delhi's direct selling market estimated to reach INR 15-20 billion by 2025: FICCI-KPMG Report

Study

Direct Selling: Delhi - A Global Industry, Empowering Millions

Event

Launch of FICCI-KPMG Report: 'Direct Selling: Delhi - A Global Industry, Empowering Millions'

Mar
Event

MoU Signing Ceremony between FICCI and Ministry of Consumer Affairs on SixPoint Partnership Agenda

Event

FICCI-KPMG Report Launch : Direct Selling; Kerala - Global Industry Empowering Millions in India

Feb
Press Release

FICCI comments on Cabinet's decision on initiating measures to promote digital payments

2015
Nov
Press Release

Andhra CM Naidu releases FICCI-KPMG Report on Direct Selling in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in New Delhi

Sep
Event

Master-Class on Branding & Innovation

Aug
Study

Sell SMART Moving towards a SMARTer consumer market

Event

Massmerize 2015

Jun
Press Release

Drugs Controller General of India to formulate guidelines for e-commerce marketplace to ensure safety of consumers

Study

FICCI Stakeholder's Consultation on Online Sale of Drugs and Medicines

Event

FICCI consultative meeting on 'Pharma Guidelines for Reinforcing Due Diligence for Intermediaries (E-commerce Marketplace)'

May
Event

Seminar on 'Unlocking the Potential for Growth in Food & Beverage Service Industry'

Feb
Event

The ROI of Branding - How smart design can add to profit

2014
Aug
Study

Creating synergies, erasing boundaries

Event

Massmerize 2014

Jul
Press Release

Need for clear distinction between fly-by-night operators & genuine business

Study

Establishment of an Appropriate Regulatory Framework for Direct Selling in India

Press Release

FICCI Retail Committee Delegation suggests measures to contain price rise of perishables to Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

May
Press Release

FICCI Condemns the Sudden Arrest of Amway India MD

Study

FICCI Report on Direct Selling Industry

Survey

Survey on How Retailers and FMCG players can collaborate to create Win-Win Model

Mar
Event

Food Supply Chain in India: Analyzing the Potential for International Business

Jan
Study

Compilation of Various International Acts & Laws for Direct Selling Industry

Press Release

FICCI Disappointed with Delhi Decision on FDI in Retail

2013
Aug
Study

TCS-FICCI - Massmerize 2013, Adapting to the Multi-channel Customer, A Roadmap for Integrated Multi-channel Retailing

Event

Massmerize 2013

Jun
Press Release

FICCI Retail Committee Submission on Multi Brand Retail Policy and on recent clarifications to the Hon'ble Minister during the Roundtable of MB retailers

Event

FICCI Retail Committee Delegation to Mr. Anand Sharma, Hon'ble Commerce Minister on FDI in Multi-Brand Retail

May
Press Release

FICCI Condemns the Arrest of CEO, Amway India

Apr
Event

FICCI-FACC Inter-College Nukkad Natak Competition on Safe Online Shopping

Event

Workshop on Food Safety in Organized Retailing

Mar
Event

Meeting with the Japanese Retailers Association

Feb
Event

UK/India: Retail, Food and Drink: Accessing Opportunities

Event

FICCI-RAI Joint Session on FDI in Retail: Retail Leadership Summit

2012
Nov
Study

FICCI Report on FDI in Retail

Event

Interaction with the Thought leaders on FDI in Retail

Policy

FICCI Representation on Essential Commodities Act to Shri Anil Vasantrao Deshmukh, Hon'ble Minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection, Government of Maharashtra

Sep
Press Release

Reaction from President, FICCI on FDI in Multi-Brand Retail

Study

Driving Indian Consumption through Integrated Multichannel Retailing

Aug
Event

Massmerize 2012

Jun
Event

Industry Connsultation on Trustmark for E-retailers

2011
Dec
Event

Workshop on Improving Safety & Quality in Food Retailing

Event

Workshop on Improving Safety & Quality in Food Retail Chain

2010
Event

Massmeize 2010-FICCI FMCG conference

Nov
Study

Footfalls : Feb-Mar 2010

Oct
Event

Interactive Meeting with Mr Subodh Kant Sahai, Hon'ble Union Minister for Food Processing Industries and Mr.Mike Duke, President & CEO, Walmart Stores Inc

Jul
Study

Footfalls: June-July 2010

2009
Oct
Study

Footfalls : Dec 09 - Jan 2010

Jul
Event

MASSMERIZE 2009

Event

Massmerize 2009: Curtain Raiser

Jun
Study

Footfalls : May-June 2009

Apr
Study

Footfalls : March-April 2009

Jan
Study

Footfalls : December-January 2009

2008
Nov
Study

Footfalls : October-November 2008

Events

Mar, 2023

Massmerize

Mar 06, 2023 New Delhi

Sep, 2021

Massmerize 2021

Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2021 FICCI, New Delhi

Oct, 2020

MASSMERIZE 2020

Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2020 Virtual Platform

Apr, 2020

FICCI and Grant Thornton Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Consumer and Retail sectors

Apr 24, 2020 Webinar, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Oct, 2019

Massmerize 2019

Oct 16, 2019 New Delhi

Dec, 2018

Foodzania 2018 - Food Service Retail Conference

Dec 12, 2018 FICCI, New Delhi

Direct 2018

Dec 03, 2018 FICCI, New Delhi

Oct, 2018

MASSMERIZE 2018

Oct 09, 2018 New Delhi

Nov, 2017

FICCI Foodzania 2017

Nov 14, 2017 FICCI, New Delhi

Sep, 2017

Massmerize 2017

Sep 07 - Sep 08, 2017 FICCI, New Delhi

Nov, 2016

Foodzania: Food Service Retail Conclave

Nov 18, 2016 FICCI, New Delhi

Sep, 2016

MASSMERIZE 2016

Sep 01, 2016 New Delhi

Jul, 2016

FICCI Whitepaper launch of 'ePharmacy in India - Last mile access of medicines'

Jul 25, 2016 New Delhi

Jun, 2016

Launch of FICCI-KPMG Report: 'Direct Selling: Delhi - A Global Industry, Empowering Millions'

Jun 28, 2016 FICCI, New Delhi

Mar, 2016

MoU Signing Ceremony between FICCI and Ministry of Consumer Affairs on SixPoint Partnership Agenda

Mar 22, 2016 New Delhi

FICCI-KPMG Report Launch : Direct Selling; Kerala - Global Industry Empowering Millions in India

Mar 18, 2016 Thiruvananthapuram

Sep, 2015

Master-Class on Branding & Innovation

Sep 01, 2015 Mumbai

Aug, 2015

Massmerize 2015

Aug 31, 2015 The Lalit, Mumbai

Jun, 2015

FICCI consultative meeting on 'Pharma Guidelines for Reinforcing Due Diligence for Intermediaries (E-commerce Marketplace)'

Jun 17, 2015 FICCI, New Delhi

May, 2015

Seminar on 'Unlocking the Potential for Growth in Food & Beverage Service Industry'

May 26, 2015 FICCI, New Delhi

Feb, 2015

The ROI of Branding - How smart design can add to profit

Feb 11, 2015 Dusit Devarana, New Delhi

Aug, 2014

Massmerize 2014

Aug 07, 2014 The Lalit, Mumbai

Mar, 2014

Food Supply Chain in India: Analyzing the Potential for International Business

Mar 28, 2014 FICCI, New Delhi

Aug, 2013

Massmerize 2013

Aug 07, 2013 New Delhi

Jun, 2013

FICCI Retail Committee Delegation to Mr. Anand Sharma, Hon'ble Commerce Minister on FDI in Multi-Brand Retail

Jun 27, 2013 New Delhi

Apr, 2013

FICCI-FACC Inter-College Nukkad Natak Competition on Safe Online Shopping

Apr 04 - Apr 04, 2013 Miranda House, Delhi

Workshop on Food Safety in Organized Retailing

Apr 01, 2013 FICCI, New Delhi

Mar, 2013

Meeting with the Japanese Retailers Association

Mar 29, 2013 FICCI, New Delhi

Feb, 2013

UK/India: Retail, Food and Drink: Accessing Opportunities

Feb 19, 2013 New Delhi

FICCI-RAI Joint Session on FDI in Retail: Retail Leadership Summit

Feb 07 - Feb 08, 2013 Grand Hyatt, Santacruz (E), Mumbai

Nov, 2012

Interaction with the Thought leaders on FDI in Retail

Nov 17, 2012 FICCI, Federation House, New Delhi

Aug, 2012

Massmerize 2012

Aug 07, 2012 The Leela, Mumbai

Jun, 2012

Industry Connsultation on Trustmark for E-retailers

Jun 28, 2012 FICCI, Federation House, New Delhi

Dec, 2011

Workshop on Improving Safety & Quality in Food Retail Chain

Dec 14, 2011 Mumbai

Workshop on Improving Safety & Quality in Food Retailing

Dec 14, 2011 Mumbai

Dec, 2010

Massmeize 2010-FICCI FMCG conference

Dec 14, 2010 New Delhi

Oct, 2010

Interactive Meeting with Mr Subodh Kant Sahai, Hon'ble Union Minister for Food Processing Industries and Mr.Mike Duke, President & CEO, Walmart Stores Inc

Oct 26, 2010 New Delhi

Jul, 2009

MASSMERIZE 2009

Jul 23, 2009 New Delhi

Massmerize 2009: Curtain Raiser

Jul 08, 2009 New Delhi

Chair

Mr. V Subramaniam

Managing Director, Reliance Retail

Co-Chair

Mr. Sunil Kataria

CEO, Lifestyle Business
Raymond Ltd

Survey on How Retailers and FMCG players can collaborate to create Win-Win Model

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FICCI Representation on Essential Commodities Act to Shri Anil Vasantrao Deshmukh, Hon'ble Minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Protection, Government of Maharashtra

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The Telegraph Online |

National retail trade policy in the works

Deccan Herald |

Retail trade set for revamp

United News of India |

Industries be built in remote areas: CEA

The Economic Times |

Coronavirus impact on India's retail sector

Retail4Growth |

Retail brands react to Union Budget 2020

India Education Diary |

Quick notification of e-pharmacy rules needed: FICCI

The Hans India |

Kirana stores need digitisation: Deloitte

Industry Global News |

Indian Retail Market to the touch $1,200 billion

Indian Retailer.com |

6 Rules of engagement that all retailers must know

The Hindu Business Line |

Fundamentals of economy ‘very very strong’: CEA

Business Today |

Three mega trends shaping how you eat

IndianRetailer.com |

How Walmart India is banking on private labels?

The Times of India |

Print labels in local languages: Paswan to FMCGs

The Hindu Business Line |

India to be a key market for PepsiCo: country CEO

The Indian Express |

'Direct selling can be regulated'

The Asian Age |

Direct selling may be regulated soon

Absolute India |

FSSAI tightens the noose around eateries

The Telegraph |

Licence must for eateries: Regulator

The Times of India |

'Open up multi-brand retail more for job push'

Financial Express |

FSSAI plans web-based system for inspection

The Hindu Business Line |

Flipkart Global to enable sellers to export worldwide

Financial Express |

Ensuring a seamless shopping experience

Asian Age |

FSSAI to review food biz rules

Business Standard |

How Big Bazaar lost its way online

Business Standard |

India Inc hails move on direct selling

The Hindu Business Line |

From GST to G.I.S.T

The Times of India |

46 e-firms ignore govt mail on buyers’ plaints

Financial Chronicle |

Single policy for e-comm retail, FMCG on cards

The Economic Times |

'Facebook will be Bigger Media than TV'

The Economic Times |

Roadshows to push the FDI cart in food retail

Sunday Guardian |

Direct selling businesses may get a makeover

Financial Chronicle |

Soon, guidelines for direct selling firms

Sunday Guardian |

New FDI policy will boost e-commerce

The Hindu |

FMC gets more teeth

The Statesman |

FMC gets more teeth

The Indian Express |

Retailers meet Sharma, ask for more in FDI policy

The Indian Express |

Govt drafting law on direct selling business

Financial Chronicle |

New law on direct selling on the anvil

The Statesman |

`64K cr needed for strong infra'

HT Mint |

Retail to grow six times by 2020

Hindustan Times |

Hot food retail sector gets government push

The Financial Express |

FICCI for FDI in retail to tame food inflation

The Financial Express |

Bharti Wal-Mart to rope in 35,000 farmers by 2015

The Economic Times |

Sahai bats for FDI in multi-brand retail

Financial Chronicle |

Wal-Mart’s training centre in Bangalore

The Financial Express |

FDI in retail sector likely to be liberalised

Mail Today |

FDI ease for retail and pharma likely

Hindustan Times |

‘Tax on rentals will impact retail’

Financial Chronicle |

Retail FDI to help everyone

Business Line |

Marico hopes to `maintain' product prices

Business Standard |

Festive season sales push up retail targets

Financial Chronicle |

Big boom bonanza month sparks buoyant demand

The Statesman |

Domestic demand picking up: Survey

Financial Chronicle |

Bharti Wal-Mart looks towards south India

Review of the policy on Foreign Direct Investment- allowing FDI in Multi-Brand Retail Trading.

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Govt working to introduce reasonably strict, but practical quality standards for manufacturing sector: Piyush Goyal

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FMCG sector ushering in rapid structural reforms to make India USD 5 trillion economies: Ashwini Kumar Choubey, MoS, Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

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Public-private partnerships for digital MSMEs: Navneet Sehgal, Addl Chief Secretary, Information, MSME

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Thin line between drugs and cosmetics; well-informed policy and rules need of the hour: Shraddha Srivastava, Assistant Drugs Controller (I), CDSCO

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Augmented transparency; enhanced efficiency; facilitating ease of business and building economies of scale will enable MSMEs carve out a niche for themselves: BB Swain, MSME Secretary

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Concept of Atmanirbhar Bharat is not anathema to competition, it coexists with competition: Chief Economic Adviser, GoI

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Unconventional, agile, and tech-driven strategies to help REBOOT the consumer industry: FICCI-Deloitte report on FMCG and Retail (e-commerce)

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Govt in final stages of drafting new National Retail Trade Policy: MoS for Commerce & Industry, GoI

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Quick notification of e-pharmacy rules needed: FICCI

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Industry should take lead in making investments to put growth back on 7% plus path: Chief Economic Advisor

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Indian Foodservice industry to reach Rs 5,52,000 crore by 2022 with a 10% growth

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Set-up a robust consumer grievance redressal mechanism in Direct Selling Sector - Anil Bahuguna, Jt. Secy., Department of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India

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Win consumers' trust, uphold their rights through legible product labelling in Hindi and regional languages: Ram Vilas Paswan

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Indian Food Services market to grow at a CAGR of 10% to reach INR 5,52,000 crore in 5 years: FICCI-Technopak Report

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Food Processing Minister urges MNCs to test Indian waters at World Food India 'Food Street'

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We are confident these guidelines will certainly help in bringing in regulatory clarity for the sector - A. Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI

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FICCI comments on the cabinet approval on the Model Shop & Establishment Act

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Delhi's direct selling market estimated to reach INR 15-20 billion by 2025: FICCI-KPMG Report

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FICCI comments on Cabinet's decision on initiating measures to promote digital payments

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Andhra CM Naidu releases FICCI-KPMG Report on Direct Selling in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in New Delhi

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Drugs Controller General of India to formulate guidelines for e-commerce marketplace to ensure safety of consumers

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Need for clear distinction between fly-by-night operators & genuine business

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FICCI Retail Committee Delegation suggests measures to contain price rise of perishables to Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

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FICCI Condemns the Sudden Arrest of Amway India MD

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FICCI Disappointed with Delhi Decision on FDI in Retail

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FICCI Retail Committee Submission on Multi Brand Retail Policy and on recent clarifications to the Hon'ble Minister during the Roundtable of MB retailers

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FICCI Condemns the Arrest of CEO, Amway India

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Reaction from President, FICCI on FDI in Multi-Brand Retail

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