The kiranas will source goods from the retail giant or elsewhere in case it is not available with Reliance Retail.
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A low income employee may be defined to be the one whose gross salary income is not more than Rs 15 lakh.
The Distiman app allows your mom and pop or popularly known as kirana stores to maximise profits through on-demand procurement of stock.
Technology giant SAP has found a way to build a powerful business network that can connect many of these mom-and-pop kirana stores in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) space with Ganges, a new cloud-based solution that connects large Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies with the last mile in retail, consisting of distributors, banks and retail stores.
Once the share of overall modern retail in food reaches about 25-30 percent, it is bound to affect kirana and small traders, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory council Chairman C Rangarajan said.
Kiranas are in every nook and cranny of densely populated neighbourhoods, whereas domestic supermarkets are mostly found in shopping malls. With land at a premium, foreign supermarkets will likely have to set up shop outside the main cities.
Allowing 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail can attract investments of up to $3 billion in India in the next two years, according to consultants.