iAdvisory Seminar: Capturing Opportunities in India's Growing Consumer Sector

Thu, 5 Oct, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (GMT+8)
IE Singapore Office - Little Red Dot Seminar Room 230 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction Office Tower Level 10, Singapore 188024
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As India’s consumer market gradually shifts towards embracing e-commerce, its consumer class is also expanding; the urban population will soon comprise 440 million millennials and 390 million Gen Z. The country is growing in both in size and income level, this will be the main driving force for India’s consumer sector in the coming decade.

India’s unique characteristics play a part in shaping consumer behaviour, which at the same time pose a challenge to the various industries and business models when expanding to the India market.

Join us to understand the growing market and hear from the different market players on the opportunities in India.

Seminar Highlights: 
  1. Understanding India's consumer composition and behaviour trends
  2. Identify benefits and opportunities in the retail and F&B landscape
  3. Sharing of company experience on doing business in India

0930Welcome Address
Speaker: Joanne Bala, Manager, South India Division, IE Singapore
0940The Rise of India's Consumer Market
Speaker: Jaldeep Sodhi, CEO, Avalon Consulting
  • India's consumer outlook and landscape
    • Distinct characteristics unique to Indian consumers
    • Increasing Urban Mass population
    • Current consumer habits and trends
    • Potential and growth of the consumer market 
1000The Transformation of India's Retail and F&B Sector
​Speaker: Bhasker Canagaradjou, Head of Consulting - India, Ipsos Business Consulting​
  • Transformation in the retail and F&B landscape by sectors and cities
    • How the market is shifting towards organised segments
    • ​Trends cascading from large metros to Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities
    • Attractiveness in terms of retail and F&B segments and cities
  • Opportunities and challenges (e.g. consumer durables, consumer electronic, F&B)
  • Existing business model (inventory, supply chain etc.) and changing trends
    • Impact of e-commerce on retail business
  • ​Company ownership regulations in India
    • Regulations and investment policies for foreign investors in retail and F&B sector
  • Impact of GST on retail and F&B business
1040Networking Tea Break
1100Company Sharing
Speaker: Puneet Kaur, Head of Customer Success, Shopmatic
  • Customer analysis
    • Type of customers in different regions
    • Projecting sales using data
  • ​Challenges faced by companies in India's consumer sector
1130Free Trade Agreement with India (CECA and ASEAN-India FTA)
​Speaker: Tricia Tay, Manager, Trade Advisory Division, IE Singapore
*Programme is subjected to changes without notice

Who Should Attend: 
CXOs, CIOs, Business Owners of SMEs and key decision makers with interest to understand the consumer sector in India and how they can enter into this growing market.

iAdvisory Seminar: Capturing Opportunities in India's Growing Consumer Sector

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