Women, empowering retail – Leading Innovation

The household budget has traditionally been managed by the lady of the family – she makes the buying decisions and is therefore the main customer for the Retail industry.  Also, more than 50% of the employees in Retail are women.   This session at RLS 2013, showcases women in leading roles in Retail and discusses their role in innovation in Retail.

Source: 1. “The Global Gender Agenda” – Nov 2012, Mckinsey quarterly; 2. & 3. “A business case for women” – Sept 2008 Mckinsey quarterly.

Women in Retail #Rls2013A business case for women

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Retailers Association of India (RAI) is the unified voice of Indian retailers. RAI is a not for profit organization (registered under section 25 of Companies Act, 1956), works with all the stakeholders for creating the right environment for the growth of the modern retail industry in India. RAI is the body that encourages, develops, facilitates and supports retailers to become modern and adopt best practices that will delight customers. RAI has a three charter aim of Retail Development, Facilitation and Propagation.