Indian Retail- Picture Abhi Baki Hai…

On the occasion of its 10th Anniversary, HGH India has initiated a knowledge sharing programme titled Market Update Web Series to facilitate an organised and faster growth in the Indian market for categories like home textiles, home décor, houseware and gifts.

Well-known industry experts, opinion leaders and function specialists are invited to make presentations on current issues and strategies that will help business stakeholders across the supply chain to understand, survive and grow in the post-lockdown market situation. Each expert will bring valuable insights, share their experience and views with the attendees.

The next topic for discussion in this series is Indian Retail- Picture Abhi Baki Hai… which will be addressed by well-respected and experienced retail professional, Mr. Govind Shrikhande, Former Managing Director, Shoppers Stop Ltd.

With Covid Clouds over India, Chinese Aggression On the Border and Farmers Unrest in the hinterland – where is India’s Retail Heading? It is still evolving and will continue to evolve along with Indian Economy, Consumers, Global Trends and the Online Boom. Get a close view of the Reality of this Retail Show- Picture Abhi Baki Hai…

Decision makers from the home textile, home décor, houseware & gifts industry and trade, including Retailers, Brands, Distributors, Manufacturers, Exporters, Importers, Designers and professionals with business interests in home textiles, furnishing fabrics and home décor and overall home category will benefit by attending each session.

Details of the second programme are mentioned below:

Speaker: Govind Shrikhande, Retail Mentor, Former MD Shoppers Stop., Independent Director V Mart , Donear & IRH & PL.

Date: October 8, 2020, Thursday Time: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm

Please Click Here to register.

For any assistance, please contact:

Madhur Jain (Mob. +91 96 432 09575) Donishka Fernandes (Mob. +91 99 676 02482)



Speaker’s Profile

Govind Shrikhande

Retail Mentor, Former MD Shoppers Stop.,Independent Director V Mart , Donear & IRH & PL.

Mr. Govind Shrikhande is a retail professional with a degree in textile technology (B. Text) from VJTI, Mumbai and Masters in Marketing (MBA) from Symbiosis Institute of Management, Pune.

Mr. Shrikhande has successfully worked over the last 34 years, in the entire chain of Fabrics to Apparel to Multi Format Retailing including Department Stores, Hypermarket, Airport Retail, Beauty, Home, Books and Music etc. across marquee companies like Mafatlal, Johnson & Johnson, Arvind, Bombay Dyeing and Shoppers Stop.

He is a passionate retailer who believes that retail is a combination of Art, Science and Maths. He strongly believes that People (Teams), Product innovation and Consumer centric strategy will drive the new retail to a platform experience. His aim is to Bring Back Romance to Retail.

Since August 2018, Mr. Shrikhande is advising a number of Private Equity Companies including Kalari Capital, Multiples, Sauce and 9 River and Start up CEO’s as a Mentor and Advisor. He is also working as an Independent Director on the Board of V Mart Retail, IR & H Pvt Ltd & Donear Industries Ltd

He is also on the board of WeSchool & Symbiosis. He has been a mentor with the Bombay Chamber of Commerce for the last 3 years under the Shadow the Leader Programme.

Mr. Shrikhande joined Shoppers Stop, as Head of Buying & Merchandising, in April 2001, became the COO in 2004 and was promoted to the position of CEO in April 2006. He became the MD of the company in 2009. The company tripled the number of stores under his leadership. He was part of 3 successful turnarounds during his tenure at Shoppers Stop.

He has many prestigious awards to his name with most recent one being awarded the Retail Icons of India Award in 2019 by Images Magazine.