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Investment Outlook for Indian Retailers

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August 18, 2023

Investment Outlook for Indian Retailers


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Investment Outlook for Indian Retailers

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August 18, 2023

 
 

The retailing space in India offers a sizable investment opportunity given growing discretionary spending, low market penetration and growing consumer aspirations, all set against an unorganized, unlicensed backdrop that continues to evolve. However, it won’t be easy to determine winners given the consumer’s value mindset and the operational challenges of dealing with cultural diversity and geographical complexity. In the end we believe only a resilient few will emerge from the detritus, but they will be the ones to generate disproportionate higher returns.

 
 

 


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vishal.gupta
Managing Director
Emerging Markets Equity Team
 
 
Ritesh Gupta
Ritesh Gupta
Investment Analyst,
Emerging Markets Leaders
 
 
 
 

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