With operations in 80 countries worldwide and over 200 licensed coaches, Engage and Grow is now recognised as a leader in the employee engagement segment. In an exclusive interview, Richard Maloney, the company’s founder and CEO, reveals how the company wants to challenge the mind mentoring and coaching scenario with its entry into India.
Gaurav Sabharwal, Co-Founder and CEO, Wok Boyz, firmly believes that ‘everything happens for a reason,’ a mantra that serves him well as he heads to India after diversifying the street food scene in Dubai.
In the wake of its phenomenal retail growth in the domestic market, American lifestyle and footwear brand Skechers wants to aggressively scale the brand and take the offline store count to 500. Excerpts from an interesting conversation with Manish Chandra, Head, Retail Operations (India), Skechers.
Online retail seems to be trapped in an identity crisis. While the growth of e-commerce is blamed for lowering sales of many of the brick-and-mortar stores, over a dozen pure-play e-commerce brands are establishing their offline presence in a bid to chase profitability and build trust among consumers. So what is it that has spurred this change in tracks?
Brands are leaving no stone unturned to address high fashion aspirations of customers from metros to Tier IV locations. Being large format retail, investments are on the higher side; however, returns are interesting enough to capture the senses.