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Retail industry gets its own portal,

Retail industry gets its own portal,

Author | exchange4media News Service | Wednesday, Jan 10,2007 9:18 AM

Retail industry gets its own portal,

Considering the immense potential that the retailing sector has to offer, with big industrial houses tapping this segment, there was an increasing need for a one-stop access to retail related news. Keeping this in mind, a new portal,, was unveiled by Union Commerce & Industry Minister Kamal Nath in the Capital on January 9.

Designed to be the home page of Indian retailing, promises to be a 24x7 update on retail intelligence.

Pallav Moitra, Head of this concept, said, “ has an ambitious philosophy personified by ‘The home page of the Indian retailing industry’. The portal has been designed to be just that – with a 24x7 update and news feed team that gets you the retail intelligence that affects your business in every way.”

“In the evolution of Indian retail, in-time information will be vital to keep the industry and all its stakeholders abreast of the developments. This portal is also aimed at the retailing community around the globe, giving a wide-angle view and analysis of the business of retail in India. Alongside interactive features such as interviews, chats and business development tools, it will also contain exclusive and investigative editorial content that we can promise, no other media has access to,” Moitra further said.

Besides retail news feeds, will boast of an exclusive database of retailers, retail real estate developers, retail technology and systems firms, retail finance outfits, store design and shopfit pros, human resource sourcing and jobsite management, exclusive video interviews, live coverage of retail events and many more.

The portal is expected to have around 200,000 page views in the very first month of operation and is strongly geared to enjoy a very high and filtered subscriber number. To begin with, the subscription number for daily news letters is expected to reach over 25,000 key people in the retail industry

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