RETAIL YATRA of VM&RD stops over at cities in the length and breadth of our vast country and bring to you successful leaders in the independent retail sector who give organized retail in their territories benchmarks to beat !
The journey this time takes us to LUCKNOW, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, the largest state of India. Lucknow is among the top cities of India by GDP and is also a centre for research and development for many major industries. It has also developed into an IT hub with many top software and IT companies setting up shop in the city.
The city’s rich handicrafts sector accounts for 60 percent of total exports from the state. Main items in this are marble, handicrafts, art pieces, gems, jewellery, textiles, apparel, brass products, silk, leather goods and glass items.
VM&RD did a walk through the retail high streets in the city and met up with some of the large and successful retail owners, some of whom we have featured in the following special collection of diverse retail categories and formats from this city.
Each of them have an inspiring story to tell. We hope these stories inspire you as much as they have inspired us!