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India Retail Insights: Tata Group To Put Its Eggs in BigBasket—Acquisitions Boost Conglomerate’s Retail Presence

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In this report in our India Retail Insights series, we examine the implications of Tata Group’s impending acquisition of a majority stake in online grocery retailer BigBasket.

We also present India’s top 15 retail companies (by revenues) and discuss how Tata Group is seeking to consolidate its competitive positioning within retail against the dominance of Reliance Industries—including through the launch of a WeChat-like “super app.”

Click here to read the previous report in our India Retail Insights series, which explores the expanding social commerce segment of e-commerce in India.

Click here to read our outlook of India’s $800 billion retail sector.

For a timeline of key festivals and holidays for promotional campaigns in India, click here.


What’s the Story?

Why It Matters

Tata Group To Boost Its Retail Presence: In Detail

BigBasket Acquisition Will Provide Multiple Benefits

“Super App” Could Propel Tata Group into Previously Unexplored Territory

Tata Group Has a Major Cross-Sector Presence but a Small Retail Presence

Mapping Tata Group’s Businesses

What We Think

Implications for Brands/Retailers

Implications for Real Estate Firms

Implications for Technology Vendors

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