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It Happened In India [Kishore Biyani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Used – Like New. It Happened In India has ratings and 90 reviews. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric. It Happened in India has ratings and 20 reviews. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric to small .

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And essentially, every such company took some unconventional steps and went through a lot of transformations. See our Returns Policy.

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.

People rating this book 3 stars or below don’t seem to have understood the essence of it. A Journey Derailed by Kapil Sibal. Taking inspi It is basic human nature that when someone home grown is on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him.

As KB had mentioned that he’s worked a lot on brand building, at times the books tilts a bit on that side and seems as a haplened channel for the business. Starting his business career from oishore with a deal in selling stone-wash jeans, he has created and scaled various extremely successful and pioneering consumer-centric businesses. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Don’t have a Kindle?

Sales plunged; bankers who until then had queued up kisyore his offices started to call in their loans; mutual funds that had invested in his companies buckled under redemption pressures and decided to get indai sources of foreign capital dried; his market capitalization plunged two-thirds in a matter of six months; and Biyani who had invested way ahead of the cash flows from his network found himself trapped.


It Happened In India: He is a strong believer of win-win-win situation. He made sure that each of his retail stores was designed to emulate the traditional local stores in the location. That way every business book is a PR stunt. He inxia a cousin, Rakesh Biyanimore methodical and patient than himself, to take over his responsibility for the retail business and in particular to resolve issues with the poor supply chain and internal distribution logistics that had resulted from rapid expansion.

Dec 13, Shantanu rated it really liked it. Goosebumps event of Big Bazaar and progress. Story of Kishore Biyani, Pantaloons and the Indian consumer. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. An autobiography by the pioneer of Indian retail- sounds promising at first, but it doesn’t.

Many comments are in the nature of self-praise; one of the best points that emerge from the book is a reiteration of having superior human relationships as one needs to deal with people in the end customers. Summary Of The Book Growing up happrned a joint family, Kishore Biyani was expected to eventually follow his father and uncles and join their textile mill business.

It is in the manner someone in the family would talk to you to pass the wisdom of their experience in life and business. Many good things can also be picked up from Biyani’s personal story and management style.

There are different perspective happenedd look at the book. Invisible Ties by Nadya A. May 28, Manish Ahuja rated it really liked it Shelves: Devang rated it really liked it Oct 31, A better publisher and better editing could have made the book indja bett Overall a decent read, but was expecting more.

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Malls were looked at as the next best thing then; quite a few malls are being wound up now. Dec 20, Imran rated it it was ok. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book also sheds light on style and philosophy of KB; in fact the book reveals journey toward formation of his business empire: As biyabi book, there is a lot that is unsaid and a lot that has been said, it depends on us readers to pick out which ones we like. He successfully set up the Pantaloon, Big Bazaar and the Central retail chains.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Through out the book he mentioned about his experiences about Indian market and how he applied different strategies to be s Kishor Biyani, a man behind Pantaloon, Big Bazaar, Central, etc.

It talks about not changing consumer behaviour but adapting your business model physical stores to it. Must read for a budding entrepreneur. Quotes from It Happened in India. The reason being is that it probably reflects the thought process of KB. Setup and progress of Biyani group. He and his team studied this section of consumers and understood their needs.

All the while the shop owner would be keeping an eye on all the customers, popping in, in case the deputy is not able to close a sale. Seems like a fraud. Oct 25, Amazingsomeone rated it really liked biyanu. Books by Kishore Biyani. Employees are allowed to make mistakes and also to learn from them.

It Happened in India by Kishore Biyani

His family belonged to the preserver category, while he wanted to be a creator. Jun 06, Anand rated it happdned it. Off hand I can think of topics like decision making, human resources, planning, execution, brand building etc.