• Amit Chand, Founder, Marca Disati

    Amit Chand, Founder, Marca Disati

  • Retail managers must normally combine two main management factors: task-oriented approach and employee development. Task oriented leaders can find a way of getting employees to accomplish their particular tasks effectively and efficiently in a retail setting. This is particularly important in high traffic shops. A task oriented leader might also be able to respond rapidly and execute decisions pertaining to customer issues and organizational quandaries. In an exclusive interview with CEO Insights, Amit Chand (Founder) of Marca Disati, enlightened us about his entrepreneurial journey in the retail segment and the challenges he overcame while setting-up his company.

  • Amit Chand: Dominating The Retail Space With Profound Knowledge & Expertise

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    The retail industry in India is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. According to Forrester Research in 2020, the retail sector in India was projected at $883 billion. Grocery retail accounted for $608 billion. The retail market in India is estimated to reach $1.3 trillion by 2024. According to World Bank's Doing Business publication in 2020, India ranked 63rd. In the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Business-to-Consumer E-commerce Index 2019, India ranked 73rd. By the end of 2021, India's direct selling industry is equalized to reach $2.14 billion. Amidst Covid19 Pandemic, the consumer spends in India quietened to $245.16 billion in the third quarter of 2020 from $192.94 billion in the second quarter of 2020.

    As the fifth-largest retail and an international destination of top-notch retailing, India is placed among the highest in the world in terms of per capita retail store availability. The retail sector in India is experiencing inclined growth with retail development contributing to the progress of the major cities, metros, and the tier-II and tier-III cites. The growth in retail is a result of the healthy economic growth, demographic profile changes, increase in disposable income, urbanization, and consumer preferences in the retail market in India which is organized. The leaders in the retail start-ups are contributing with mentorship and team management for excellent performance.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of ' Top 10 Startup Leaders In Retail - 2021', crafted by a team of excellent CEOs and VCs, Industry veterans, and the CEO Insights editorial team, recognizes the foremost leaders contributing to the retail industry in India. The listing has inspiring stories of leadership success and the contribution by the leaders in business empowerment.

Top 10 Startup Leaders In Retail - 2021

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Ecohoy Aayush, Founding Member & CEO Ecohoy Aayush has world-class skills in leadership and business development in multicultural environments
Elanic Aditi Rohan, Co-Founder Elanic With excellent skills in marketing, branding and design, Aditi is contributing to the growth of the company in connecting buyers with sellers in India
Marca Disati Amit Chand,Founder Marca Disati Amit Chand holds a wide experience of 18 years in the retail industry, and in 2016 he began his entrepreneurial journey with the establishment of Marca Disati
Tumbledry Solutions Gaurav Teotia, CEO Tumbledry Solutions A rank holder at IIM Ahmedabad and gold medalist at IIT Dhanbad, Gaurav has an experience of seven years in Strategy, Business Planning and Sales
Salt &Pepper Retail Gyanendra Acharya, CEO Salt &Pepper Retail A human resource development professional with topnotch skills in team management, and renowned for mentorship &leadership
Lagroce Retail Technologies Rathna Babu Battula,Co-Founder & CEO Lagroce Retail Technologies An exemplary individual who strives for perfection with his experience and skills in software development, operations, management, and business development
Byloapp Rohit Verma,Founder & CEO Byloapp A business consultant and an entrepreneur with exhibited success in branding, designing, development, marketing and sales
 FreshToHome Shan Kadavil, Co-Founder & CEO FreshToHome An entrepreneur with skills and experience in scalable organization development contributing to disruption in food sourcing and distribution
Brownbag Srikant Ranjan,Co-Founder Brownbag Srikant completed PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida and has topnotch skills in software development and technology
BohriAli Yusuf Hakim, Co-Founder BohriAli An entrepreneur and contributing to a community of 30,000 people in India providing shopping opportunities for hardware, fittings, paints, tools, fasteners and more