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The Real Deal: India's online play, a reality check

Updated : October 31, 2018 20:13:26 IST

In this episode of The Real Deal, CNBC-TV18 discuss India’s retail revolution, which is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the last decade. Besides the online space, there is much happening in the brick and mortar retail space as well.

Focusing on the online space, US retailer Walmart's buying 77 percent stake in Flipkart for $16 billion is the biggest acquisition by a company in India this year.

Simultaneously, consolidation was happening in brick and mortar business, the main staple of India's retail universe.

However, going forward to understand what are the surprises that may come this festive season, CNBC-TV18 spoke with Amit Chaudhary, co-founder of Lenskart; Pushpa Bector, executive vice president and business head, DLF Shopping Malls; Debashish Mukherjee, partner of Consumer and Retail and Pankaj Renjhen, chief operating officer, Virtuous Retail.
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