ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Vijay Kumar

Organised Food Retailing: A Blessing or a Curse?

There are serious concerns about the entry of organised retailing in the Indian food sector. What impact will it have on farmers, 'kirana' store owners, traders, commission agents, consumers and the economy? Based on a study of the Indian food retailing industry, this article indicates that while these concerns are valid, there are more winners than losers in the process. The paper also defines business steps that the affected parties can take as well as policy measures the government can adopt to resolve the issues equitably.