Franchise India honoured Retail industry stalwarts with prestigious awards at Indian Retail Congress 2014

franchiseApril,Gurgaon, 2014: Franchise India, the pioneer of franchise sector in India, organized the biggest awards for the retail industry, the Indian Retail & e-Retail awards on 25th April 2014 at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon. Indian Retail & eRetail Awards recognized the achievements of India’s most successful retailers and brands across multiple categories in terms of business performance, customer experience, innovation and leadership in the retail sector.


Like every year, this year too the Indian eRetail Awards attracted varied nominations across categories from some of the best names in the industry. Based on an aggressive marketing campaign and owing to its uniqueness, the attendance for the awards night was remarkable, with a footfall of more than 500 people, various retail stalwarts were honoured with prestigious awards at the glorious evening.


Mr. Gaurav Marya, Chairman, Franchise India said, “Enormous awards were organized to keep up the morale of the industry leaders and players who have been diligently producing success stories. Today, in the scenario of continuously changing and evolving customers, it is extremely important to keep looking for unique strategies to retain customers as loyal fans.”


Tanishq, one of the major players in Jewellery segment was honoured with best Jewellery Retailer of the year award, Reliance Footprint Limited swapped Best Footwear Retailer of the year award and Google India Pvt Ltd was awarded for taking best e-Retalier marketing initiatives.

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Other important awards included Best Home Retailer of the year award won by Godrej Interio, Book retailer of the year achieved by Crossword Bookstores Limited, most innovative eRetailer and Best Fashion Accessory Retailer of the year swapped by Da Milano, Italia.  FabFurnish celebrated being recognized as the Home & Lifestyle eRetailer of the Year.


Commenting on this occasion, Vikram Chopra, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said, “It is a proud moment for us to be awarded as the Home & Lifestyle eRetailer of the Year. The recognition is greatly motivating and I extend my gratitude to our consumers across India and a very dedicated team that has worked hard to make this happen. We have been successful in defining new design trends in furniture and home category.”