Editorial Reviews. About the Author. One of India’s most versatile entrepreneurs, Kishore Biyani There is a lot to learn from Kishore Biyani and his book – it happened in India: 1) India is a land of opportunities and shortcomings, depending on. It Happened in India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer. Apr 1, by Kishore Biyani and Dipayan Baishya. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling It Happened in India and millions of other books are available for instant access.
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The reason being is kiehore it probably reflects the thought process of KB. More roadblocks, failures and learnings could be shared in the book.
He was running the largest retailer in the country and was named as retailer of the year by the National Retail Federationwhich at one earlier point had refused even to admit him. I’d suggest this book be read by all readers who like reading management books.
Biyanj book to read when you want to know about retail sector in India. That way every business book is a PR stunt. Known for a thrifty approach to running his businesses, with precepts such as modest corporate travel and hospitality arrangements,  Biyani has acknowledged the role of luck in his business success at this time, which he says was the coincidence of his ambitious ideas and the growth of an Indian middle-class with disposable income to spend. Sep 02, Ravish rated it really liked it.
May 23, Arijit rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? I call this the time pass theory.
Considered at first to be an extravagant risk-taker lacking in worthy business connections, and shunned by his peers for all of these reasons, Biyani’s success with Blyani Bazaar had turned him into a revered figure in the Indian retail sector and a magnet for media attention.
Taking inspiration from the likes of Sam Walton, Kishore is on the mission on capture every rupee an Indian spends.
The liberty was given to all the people in the hierarchy. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat He has been implementing design thinking in his firm way before corporates caught up to it, this shows the level of foresight this man has. MumbaiMaharashtraIndia.
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The book has its own underlying connotations,sometimes giving advice and at other times detailing the qualities of Kishore Biyani who rose from a common baniya to become one of the top en Though the kishoge 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.
The book explains how the group understood Indian consumer, how the Sarvana store of Chennai acted as a role model for the group, how issues related to real estate, advertising were managed. Biyani began working in the family fabric-trading business, Bansi Silk Mills, but became frustrated with the conservative approach adopted there by his father, brothers and cousins.
His method of communication with both the media kishoree financiers had been perceived as poor, as were his staff recruitment choices. Author recounts on how KB started as an ordinary cloth seller in Mumbai and eventually how he established the giant retail business It’s a well written, simple and interesting book.
Much of KB’s personality is evident in the way the book has been written – fast-flying, non-pretentious and in-your-face. Archived from the original on Astounding insights, not-so-new revelations and a lot of pithy Kishore-isms make up this business book which is as much the story of the Future Group as it is about Kishore Biyani himself.
Aug 07, Vinesh rated it it was ok. Books by Kishore Biyani.
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Sep 24, Azamali rated it really liked it Shelves: His success continued with the opening of a series of stores under the Big Bazaar brand name from Turnover in was 47 billion rupees. Sep 25, Darshana Unnikrishnan rated it liked it Shelves: He always believed in learning, un-learning and re-learning.
If you want to understand the evolution of modern retail in India, this book will be a help. The book is well structured and takes us through kishire journey of Future Group as it grows into a successful brand. Employees are allowed to make mistakes and also to learn from vook. Jun 03, Rohon rated it really liked it.
As large business houses enter the retail space, Kishore Biyani is not just concentrating on retail but aiming to capture the entire Indian consumption space. Biyani, who has admitted to making “whimsical decisions”, had ignored the prevailing opinion of modelling retail businesses on those in the West and had instead concentrated on concepts that were familiar to India. A mind like this is not methodical, it is constantly rambling evolving, experimenting and that is what the book tries to instil in us.
First and foremost, he understood the people before trying to sell the goods to them. In the book Kishore Biyani and Dipayan Baishya have elaborated the genesis and development of the Big bazaar, Pantaloons and Central must have attracted every Indian consumer through its product diversity and competitive pricing. Taking inspi It is basic human nature kishre when someone home grown kiahore on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him.
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.
Biyani reacted to the crisis with measures such as a considerable reduction in the numbers of his mid-level management staff and a restructuring of his corporate interests. Its a kind of autobiography and story of organisation as well.
Kishore Biyani with first hand narratives from his family, friends and colleagues which is amazing. Insightful into the Kishore Biyanis kishoore of doing business. Biyani at multiple places but the lucid storytelling with people telling about Biyani followed by the man himself arrests the endless immortalization. CEO of Future Group. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
He has mentioned his successes as well as his failures.