Vidya bhooshan singhJaipuria institute of management lucknow 29th August 2009
Pantaloon Retail is theflagship company ofFuture Group. Pantaloon has ushereda retail revolution inIndia and its founderKishore Biyani is knownas Indias "King ofRetail".
Pantaloons origin can be traced to 1987 when the company was incorporated as Manz Wear Private Limited. The company launched Pantaloons trouser, Indias first formal trouser brand. In 1994, The Pantaloon Shoppe - exclusive menswear store in franchisee format was launched across the country.
Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited is Indias leading retailer that operates multiple retail formats in both the value and lifestyle segment. It is headquartered in Mumbai. The company operates over 12 million square feet of retail space, has over 1000 stores across 71 cities in India and employs over 30,000 people.
The company’s line of business includes : Food : Food Bazaar – supermarket Brew Bar Café Bollywood Chamosa – snack counter Books & Music Depot - Depot is one of the youngest brands from the Pantaloon stable and is shared in a novel fashion with customers as books, multimedia, toys, stationary and gifts.
Telecom & IT Gen M - Gen M will be located as stand alone islands in mall atrium or as islands in large stores such as Pantaloons, Central Mall, Fashion Station One Mobile - Present as a part of Big Bazaars as retail points M Port – These are present as standalone stores in malls and high streets and as shop in larger formats
Fashion aLL – A Little Larger – Men’s, Women’s and Kids wear in exclusive format Big Bazaar - Hypermarket Blue Sky - National chain of stores of branded and private label sunglasses and watches Brand Factory - Brand + Bargain Shopping outlets Celio – This International brand is retailed through exclusive brand outlets (EBOs) and select stores of Pantaloons and Central Central - Central houses over 300 brands across categories and everything for the urban aspirational shopper to shop, eat and celebrate. It is a chain of seamless destination malls. They are Departmental Stores.
Fashion@Big Bazaar- Fashion@Big Bazaar are found as cut-ins within all Big Bazaar stores, as well as some stand alone stores. Lee Cooper - Lee Cooper is one of the Original denim brands in the world today. The brand is distributed through exclusive brand stores and large format stores such as Central, Pantaloons, etc Navaras - a fine 22 carat pure gold and diamond jewellery brand is retailed through Big Bazaar stores Pantaloons – Present as stand alone fashion stores as well as in Malls. It is a departmental store. Planet Sports - multi-brand sports and lifestyle speciality retail chain; multi-sports, multi-product format.
Home Solutions Home Town - It is an amalgamation of the value-lifestyle propositions eZone - These are primarily stand alone concepts, but are also present within the Central malls Furniture Bazaar - Located within most Big Bazaar stores and as stand-alone outlets Electronics Bazaar - Currently present within Big Bazaar stores Home Bazaar - It is an amalgamation of the value-lifestyle Collection I : Collection i is a lifestyle furniture retail format. Mix n Match Furniture
General Merchandise Big Bazaar Blue Sky Brand Factory Central KB’s Fair Price - KB’s FairPrice are simple but modern, self service ration shops or neigbourhood stores Navaras Pantaloons Shoe Factory - A value format
Leisure & Entertainment Bowling Co. & F 123 - premium family entertainment centre Wellness & Beauty Star & Sitara - A unique beauty salon for men and women present both as stand alone and 40 in Big Bazaar Hypermarkets. Fit & Healthy - Fit & Healthy section housed within Big Bazaars and Food Bazaars all over India.
Pantaloons in-house brands such as John Miller, Bare, Oye, HNY, Annabelle, Scotsville and Ajile. Besides they have favourite international brands such as Pepe, Lee Cooper, Gili, Disney, Dockers, Chromozome, Shapes, Turtle, Upper Class, UMO, Jean Paul, Jockey, Popeye, Revlon, Lakme, Maybelline, Chambor and Baccarose.
FASHION: Pantaloons, Central Big Bazaar and Fashion Station FOOD: Food Bazaar GENERAL MERCHANDISE: Central Malls and Big Bazaar SPECIALITY RETAILING: All , Blue Sky HOME: Home Town, E-Zone, Furniture Bazaar, Electronics Bazaar, Collection I and Mela BOOKS AND STORES: Depot COMMUNICATIONS: M- Zone and Converge M WELLESS: Star and Sitara, Fit & Healthy E-TAILING: Futurebazaar.Com FOOTWEAR: Shoe Factory LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT: Bowling Co, Rain, Bollywood Café, Chamosa, Fuel, Sports Bar, Food Stop and Your Kitchen.
The Affiliate Companies of Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited : Home Solutions Retail (India) Limited offers complete retailing solutions for all products and services related to home building and home improvement. Pantaloon Food Product (India) Limited (PFPIL) was incorporated with the object of sourcing and backward integration of food business of the Company.
Major Achievements of Pantaloon Retail Images Fashion Forum 2009 Most Admired Fashion Group Of The Year - Future Group & 2008 Most Admired Private Label - Pantaloons, the lifestyle format Critics Choice For Pioneering Effort In Retail Concept Creation - Central Coca-Cola Golden Spoon Awards 2009 Most Admired Food & Grocery Retailer Of The Year Most Admired Food Court Most Admired Food Professional Indian Retail Forum Awards 2008 Retail Face of the Year - Kishore Biyani Best Retailer Of The Year ( Hypermarket) Big Bazaar
The INDIASTAR Award 2008 Food Bazaar: Best Packaging Innovation Retail Asia Pacific 500 Top Awards 2008 Gold Winner -Top Retailer 2008 Asia Pacific Coca-Cola Golden Spoon Awards 2008 Most Admired Food & Grocery Retail Visionary of the Year: Kishore Biyani Most Admired Food & Grocery Retailer of the Year – Supermarkets: Food Bazaar Most Admired Food & Grocery Retailer of the Year - Hypermarkets: Big Bazaar Most Admired Retailer of the Year - Dynamic Growth in Network Expansion across Food, Beverages & Grocery: Future Group Most Admired Food & Grocery Retailer of the Year - Consumers Choice: Big Bazaar
Future Group believes indeveloping strong insights on Indian consumers and building businesses based on Indian ideas, as espoused in the group’s core value of‘Indianness.’ The group’s corporate credo is, ‘Rewrite rules, Retain values.’