It Happened In India has ratings and 90 reviews. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric. It Happened in India has ratings and 20 reviews. Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric to small . It Happened In India [Kishore Biyani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Used – Like New.

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To ask other readers questions about It Happened in Indiaplease sign up. Invisible Ties by Nadya A. Jan 06, Rajaseelan Manavalan rated it really liked it. Thanks for kishkre us about the problem. The book captures lot of ideas, vision and perspectives of Mr. Aug 07, Vinesh rated it it was ok. It’s an attempt to convey the reader that how KB’s grounded and unconventional approach made him really the father of modern retailing in India.

Jun 26, Pranav rated it really liked it Shelves: Starting his business career from scratch with a deal in selling stone-wash jeans, he has created and scaled various extremely successful and pioneering consumer-centric businesses. Dec 13, Shantanu rated it really liked it. A Journey Derailed by Kapil Sibal.

It Happened in India by Kishore Biyani

And essentially, every such company took some unconventional steps and went through a lot of transformations.

These small reminders kept reminding Kishoreji about his main goal of serving the retail customers but in Bhartiya style. From the beginning Kishore understood the importance of Customer Engagement. Jul 17, Shivang Nagaria rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Born in a middle class family, not satisfied with family business, went ahead on his own to revamp the retail market space in India. Though the book was not a smooth ride as is the case always with non-fiction stuff, yet it would not bore you too much given the transcripts and real life scenarios expressed in the form of stories by people involved with Pantaloons and other group companies of Future group like Central,Big Bazaar to name a few.


In fact I can’t think of a successful iin in the world for kishre supply chain was most important. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

A good book of an entrepreneur who made his fortunes from rages to riches. When Pantaloon got listed on the stock exchange, the investors pressurized Kishore to focus on the bottom-line revenue and profits.


The Big Bazaar marketing campaign was specifically targeted at this section of the society and it succeeded. A leader who stood the ground to make it successful by indigenised thinking! He believed in the habit of learning and un-learning and made others believed in it too. A fun read about a man who built a business in India from scratch. Thus, it would’ve been interesting kiahore know his thoughts on how he felt while parting ways with a company that has played a phenomenal role in his success.

Leasing real estate for a new store or Researching a new Business model, Kishore seems to be personally involved in the whole process. It Happened In India is the story of Kishore Biyani and the Big Bazaar phenomenon, the story of a businessman who refused to fit into the traditional confines of his family business and ended up creating a successful retail chain. The Infidels of Mecca by Abbas Zaidi. A mind like this is not methodical, it is constantly rambling evolving, experimenting and that is what the book tries to instil in us.

The book also discusses the management style and organization issues of the group. He is a person who builds long-term relationships, always looking at the big picture, revels in his Indianness and is always looking out for the next hack. I received the product in a bad condition. kidhore

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It Happened In India shares his dreams, vision and his strategies. Goosebumps event of Big Bazaar and progress. Big Bazzar was constructed keeping in mind the Indian mentality. The way preferred by Kishoreji.

Overall its a good book to read!!

He drives home the message of innovation. Author recounts on how KB started as an ordinary cloth seller in Mumbai and eventually how he established the giant retail business It’s a well written, simple and interesting book. Incidentally, Kishore Biyani s objective is to capture every rupee in the wallet of every Indian consumer, wherever they are — an investment banker living in a south Mumbai locality or a farmer in Sangli.


His family belonged to the preserver category, while he wanted to be a creator. The core value that comes through this book is the depth of analysis one needs to do in order to achieve a level of perfection.

Usually delivered in days? The book is filled with excerpts from those people involved with Kishore Biyani right from family members to top executives who were given a free run to make decisive actions and never to scoff even if the decision turned against. I am an MBA and yes, the way Kishoreji has setup his business is confusing for me. Nice manifesto from Future Group – Rewrite Rules.

Tushar Gugnani rated it liked it Feb 22, Kishorji had tremendous faith in himself as well in people working with him. He is a person who builds long-term relationships, always looking at t On the face of it, this books screams of sloppy editing – There are grammatical errors – There is no flow in this book, at some point it seems like the random ramblings of an old man – This book meanders into random topics – The book switches from the first person to third person speech constantly But when I think about it, it was probably designed ihdia way.

Overall a decent read, but was expecting more. Stumbling Through Life by Ruskin Bond. Bhaskar Bharti rated biani liked it Jan 11, May 28, Manish Ahuja rated it really liked it Shelves: Kishoreji has been a startup guy way before it was cool, he innovated and experimented across various formats, he is responsible for setting trends and all this comes from a typical Marwari businessman which is surprising. He made sure that each of his retail stores was designed to emulate the traditional local stores in the location.