Symbol: NYSE: WMT History Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from the United States, created by Mr.Sam Walton. It was established in 1962 in Arkansas. At 1972, Wal-Mart was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. By 1988, Walmart was the most profitable retailer in the U.S. After fifty years development , Wal-Mart has become the largest private employer and the largest retail chains in the world . Wal-Mart opened in 27 countries and more than 10,000 stores , under 69 brands and employees more than 220 people.
Shopper’s Stop History Shopper’s stop is one of the most leading department stores dealing purely in the retail sector of India. The Parent company K Raheja Group is a player in retail, real estate and hospitality businesses in India. It is a public company founded in the year 1991 and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Shopper’s Stop evolved from being a brand store selling only men’s wear to becoming one of the leading lifestyle store across age categories. Known for its quality, Shopper’s Stop has become the benchmark for the Indian retail industry.
They helped to get them online quickly and provided all the training needed to get started. Amazon also had to adapt a delivery and fulfillment system. In the U.S. Amazon uses a centralized shipping platform, which it calls Fulfillment by Amazon(FBA), to store and distribute the product it sells. Sellers send their goods to Amazon’s fulfillment centers and pay a fee for the corporation to store, pick, pack and ship their goods. This was implemented in India and to date have nearly over two dozen warehouses, the largest being in Kothur, Tlangana.
Within its first year, Timex Ironman became the best selling watch in the United States and the world’s largest selling sport watch for the next decade. Following on the success of Ironman Triathlon line, Timex introduced the Indiglo night light during the Christmas shopping season in 1992. The new millennium led to further growth of Timex Corporation and its parent, Timex Group B.V., by way of brand acquisition, brand introduction and licensing partnerships. In 2000, Timex Corporation purchased the French fashion watch brand Opex. Under its Callanen subsidiary, Timex acquired the watch license for urban fashion designer Marc Ecko in 2002.
Their goal and vision was to create factories that sold fashionable clothing at reasonable prices. A year later John Orr’s businesses were brought by Chiapinni and Cohen whom formed a group with BoE. They purchased all of John Orr’s businesses consisting of The Hub and Milady’s. Mr Price had gained capital from these department stores, and this capital was used for a new company called Staco. In 1996, Staco purchased the jewellery company, Galaxy and Co. which led them to purchase Sheet Street as well.
E- Marketing: as part of the e- marketing , Boyanika has launched website with the Domain name – www.boyanika.com for the purpose of online sale of their products. Exploring Export market: for exploring the export market Boyaika has participated in the International Buyer- Seller meet in Hong- Kong houseware Fair; India home furnishing fair, Osaka, Japan; India Show ’09 , St. Petersburg, Russia; Hiemtextile 2010 & 2011, Frankfurt, Germany and Hiemtextile India fair , Mumbai; Gift fair, New Delhi. Boyanika has been able to make direct exports of Rs 14.75 lakhs to France, U.K. and Belgium. Though there are some problems in exports as the business in foreign markets require the fabrics of different lots to be identical in the quality, print and designs which is very difficult in handwoven materials as the order comes from different weavers who use different raw materials even if the design is same resulting in the difference in the final product. Boyanika is trying to get over this through centralized procurement and distribution of raw materials to the weavers but has not yet been able to accomplish
The start of Tesco.com which was built on the back of existing stores and, with low capital spend, was profitable from the start – a key internal requirement. Tesco’s international operation, which started in 1994, has steadily expanded and now accounts for half of its total retail space. Second, The Store Group was established in year 1968. It is also recognized as the largest and oldest existing supermarket and departmental chain by The Malaysia Book of Records since year 2001, with 75 operating outlets spanning approximately 1 million square meters of retail space across Malaysia. The Store offered comprises fresh produce, various types of food and beverage, electrical appliances, apparels, footwear, bags, household items, baby and children’s products, cosmetics and etc.
Satyam’s network covers 66 countries and 53000 employees across 6 continents 6. It is listed in BSE, NSE, NYSE 7. Satyam was as an example of “India’s Growing Success” 8. “In 2007, Ernst & Young awarded Mr. Raju with the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award 9. On April 14, 2008, Satyam won awards from MZ Consult’s for being a ‘leader in India in CG and accountability’ THE RISE OF SATYAM 1987 : Satyam Computers Pvt.
Infosys won ?Platinum Award? in The Asset Corporate 2010 Awards. Infosys topped Asiamoney?s survey on best practices in corporate administration. Infosys voted the most appreciated Indian organization in the Businessworld Most Respected Companies 2011 review. Infosys, the most favored organization to work for in India: Business Today study 2010 • Infosys wins the RMMY 'Best in Show' recompense for the third year in succession • Infosys among Top 20 Global Companies to win the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Award 2010 • Infosys BPO wins 'BPO Organization of the Year' and 'Fun at Work' recompenses from Stars of the Industry
In the USA, Wal-Mart, the world’s leading retail chain has about 8 per cent share amounts to USD 2,350 billion. Similarly, in the UK market, TESCO has a market share of 13 per cent amounts to USD 406 billion. Globally, the main value propositions that most of the retailers use are low-price, ‘all-under-one-roof’ convenience and ‘neighborhood’ availability. The modern retail gives the benefits of increased productivity, economic growth, capital investment, job creation and exports. The global retail industry employs more than 150 million people and contributes about 9 per cent to Global GDP directly and another 20 per cent indirectly.