Slide after slide, Kishore Biyani runs through a presentation on Ashoka . his book, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swamy. Kishore Biyani is an Indian businessman was born on 9 August in Mumbai. He is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Future. It Happened in India. 9 January | Unabridged. by Biyani Kishore and Shantiraj Naye Daur Ki Ore. May by Kishore Biyani.
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A success story that is inspiring and book to pick up kishoree points. To view it, click here. More roadblocks, failures and learnings could be shared in the book.
Taking inspi It is basic human nature that when someone home grown is on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him. May 23, Arijit rated it really liked it. Kishore Biyani with first hand narratives from his family, friends and colleagues which is amazing.
Book Review: It Happened In India
Post a comment or leave zutobiography trackback: Oct 10, Monalisa Sharma rated it liked it. Also, he himself exclaims that his first venture was not as successful as successful as he had expected it to be. Pantaloons is no longer a part of the Future Group.
Big Bazaar was a huge success; it drew many customers with its strong advertising techniques. Well I am not of the type for which this book is aimed at.
The book has its own underlying connotations,sometimes giving advice and at other times detailing the qualities of Kishore Biyani who rose from biyank common baniya to become one of the top en Though the book was not a smooth ride as is the case always with non-fiction stuff, yet it would not bore you too much given the transcripts and real life scenarios expressed in the form of stories by people involved with Pantaloons and other group companies of Future group like Central,Big Bazaar to name a few.
Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings. Thus, it would’ve been interesting to know his thoughts on how he felt while parting ways with a company that has played a phenomenal role in his success.
There were postponements in planned autobbiography and downsizing in some areas. This will save time and keep them ahead of the rivals. Jun 03, Rohon rated it really liked it. Bythe Pantaloon franchise was turning over 9 million rupees but with a smaller profit margin. This mildly humiliating experience inspired him to set up his own retail unit. You have to digest the book to understand thoroughly to understand the inner meaning of it and how he was able to achieve the same.
Kishore Biyani is highly regarded as the retail king of India. It’s an attempt to convey the reader that how KB’s grounded and unconventional approach made him really the father of modern retailing in India. The book should byani available in all vernacular languages so that everyone can read and understand it better. NIFTY 50 10, 2.
It Happened In India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer
Aug 03, Sanjay Gautam rated it did not like it. He believed in the habit of learning and un-learning and made others believed in it too. Posted June 30, at 9: Your email is never published nor shared.
From building shopping malls, developing consumer brands to selling insurance, autibiography is getting into every business where a customer spends her money. Work done in the first five months gave Paytm a strong foundation, says founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma. We pray to the Ganges because it is a source of water. Global alliance can bring money, not technology: This is my personal site. Feedback, tips, suggestions, or just to ask a question. A major anchor for his strategic thinking has been the going back to source concept.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Goosebumps event of Big Bazaar and progress. For ex, he was against the idea of making plush interiors and shiny environment inside Big Bazaars as the customers might not enter thinking everything is too expensive. He believed in thinking about the Indian consumers, treading in their shoes. Even in school, he opted to do things the unconventional way. Autobbiography autobiography opens with a story from January 26, when Big Bazaar had to be shut down to avoid damage.
Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric to small shops in Mumbai. It is not just a story of the Future Group but also how the retail sector evolved in India post economic liberalisation.
When the credit crisis hit, he was obliged to sell Pantaloon, the jewel in his retail crown. I’d suggest this book be read by all readers who like reading management books.
But every Arjun has a Karan. Overall ,ishore a good book to read!! Some of the management styles and principle discussed lacks any kind of uniqueness and appears common across the industry, so some portions of the book may autobigoraphy redundant.
I will try to get back to you as soon as possible. Jul 17, Shivang Nagaria rated it liked it Shelves: At present, his group successfully manages more than 17 million square feet of retail space in 90 cities and 60 rural locations spread in various parts of India.
Kishoreji has been a startup guy way before it was cool, he innovated and experimented across various formats, he is responsible for setting trends and all this comes from a typical Marwari businessman which is surprising. Some of the management concepts are explained in a digestible format for easy understanding of an average reader. So mythology suits his sensibilities. People rating this book 3 stars or below don’t seem to kixhore understood the essence of it.