Suzlon appoints Sumant Sinha as Chief Operating Officer

1st Aug, 2008

MUMBAI: Wind power major Suzlon Energy on Friday said it has appointed Sumant Sinha as its Chief Operating Officer Earlier, Sinha worked as CEO Aditya Birla Retail and has also held the position of CFO for the Aditya Birla Group, a press release... Read More

Sumant Sinha decides to leave Aditya Birla Retail

8th Jul, 2008

New Delhi: Sumant Sinha, chief executive officer of Aditya Birla Retail has resigned Sinha confirmed his departure to Mint but declined to comment on his next assignment, although he said that it wasn’t in “retail” Sinha joined the Aditya Birla Group in... Read More

Opening a Big Box: Organized Retail Confronts the Challenges of Local Markets

20th Mar, 2008

Unused to modern, organized retailing, the Indian consumer is still figuring out how to extract value -- beyond lower prices -- from the stores, supermarkets and shopping chains that are popping up everywhere Meanwhile, retailers face other challenges: Indian... Read More

‘This business (retail) is not an easy business’

5th Mar, 2008

The Aditya Birla Group’s retail venture is a little over a year old, but the company already has 430 supermarkets and could have 500 by the end of March It could also have as many as a dozen hypermarkets by the end of 2008-09 But the chain, like other rivals,... Read More