Nestlé India Executive Board accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand recognition

At a special session, the Executive Board at Nestlé India Ltd, led by CMD Suresh Narayanan (centre), received the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award from CRII Guild Members, including Abhilash Misra (Director, India and South Asia Outreach, Chicago Booth) and Anupam Kaul (Head, Institute of Quality, Confederation of Indian Industries); Nestlé India India was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey; during the ceremony, Nestlé India was also inducted into the esteemed CRII Guild

Dabur India Ltd accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand recognition

Sunil Duggal, Dabur CEO (second from right) and Byas Anand, Head Communications, Dabur India, accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award, after Dabur India was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey; during the ceremony, Dabur India was also inducted into the esteemed CRII Guild

Hindustan Unilever Ltd awarded and inducted into the CRII Guild

After the incorporation of HUL into the CRII Guild, Rajeev Batra, Group Head, Corporate Affairs, HUL, addressing the CRII board on behalf of HUL Chairman and Managing Director, Sanjiv Mehta, while accepting the CRII Most Trusted Brand Award; HUL was assessed as being amongst the top-three most-trusted consumer brands on quality in the FMCG industry in the CRII Annual National Consumer Survey

CRII and University of Chicago Booth School of Business sign a wide ranging MoU

After the momentous signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between CRII and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, William Kooser (Associate Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business) accepts the Confederation Guild testimonial on behalf of Chicago Booth

Union Ministry of MSME, Government of India, being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Honourable Union MSME Minister Sh. Kalraj Mishra (second from right) accepting the CRII Guild testimonial in the presence of (extreme right) Bharath Visweswariah, Executive Director, UChicago Center, New Delhi, India, (extreme left) Kartik Narayan, Executive Director, CRII, and Param Khanna, Executive Director, CRII

Union Ministry of HRD, Government of India, being inducted into the Confederation Guild

(Centre to right) Honourable Union HRD Minister Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, William Kooser (Associate Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business) and Abhilash Misra (Director, India & South Asia Outreach, University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Foodpanda being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Foodpanda, represented by the Foodpanda India CEO Saurabh Kochhar (center), accepting the CRII Guild testimonial, in the presence of Kartik Narayan (left), Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

PolicyBazaar being inducted into the Confederation Guild

PolicyBazaar.com, represented by co-Founder, CFO & COO Alok Bansal (right), accepting the CRII Guild testimonial, in the presence of Rushil Khanna, Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

FabFurnish being inducted into the Confederation Guild

Ashish Garg, co-Founder FabFurnish.com, accepting the Confederation Guild testimonial on behalf of FabFurnish.com, in the presence of Param Khanna (left), Executive Director, Confederation of Retail Industries of India

 

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R&B Exclusive: Chicago Booth’s P. K. Chintagunta Discusses India’s E-commerce Industry With CRII’s Retail & Business

Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing at University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Pradeep K. Chintagunta
Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing at University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Professor Pradeep K. Chintagunta is the Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

He is currently an advisory editorial board member of Marketing Science, apart from being the Editor of Quantitative Marketing and Economics. Named as Chicago Booth’s topmost professors by BusinessWeek, Professor Chintagunta is considered amongst the world’s leading experts in his field. He is the recipient of the Hillel J. Einhorn Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Professor Chintagunta fielded multiple queries from CRII’s Retail & Business recently and provided compelling responses on India’s e-commerce industry and the path it may follow in the coming future. Some excerpts of the insightful interview are provided below:

R&B Exclusive (CRII E-Talk Series): “Regulation Is Not Something We Should Be Worried About!” Saurabh Kochhar, CEO, Foodpanda (India)

Foodpanda India CEO
Saurabh Kochhar
Foodpanda India CEO

Foodpanda has been one of the leading, innovative disruptors in the global online food delivery value chain. Their differentiators have included not only their unique positioning, but also the speed with which they have replicated their business model across the globe.

The Germany-based Foodpanda first launched operations in Singapore in early 2012 and had already opened its operations in India by the end of that year. It has right now expanded to over 40 countries, with India being perchance the most important online marketplace for the Rocket Internet backed firm.

Kartik Narayan and Rushil Khanna from CRII’s Retail & Business met up with Saurabh Kochhar, CEO, Foodpanda India as a part of the CRII E-Talk Series.

R&B Exclusive (CRII E-Talk Series): “It Has Taken A Lot Of Effort To Attain A Healthy Relationship With IRDA!” Alok Bansal, Co-Founder, PolicyBazaar

Co-Founder, PolicyBazaar
Alok Bansal
Co-Founder, PolicyBazaar

PolicyBazaar is India’s leading and largest online insurance portal, with a close-to-monopoly online market presence across the nation. PolicyBazaar was the first mover in the Indian online insurance space and now offers policies in both the general and life insurance areas.

The Gurugram-based PolicyBazaar, started in June 2008, now has close to 2000 employees across India and has already started diversifying into related fields, like offering investment options for the retail community. Param Khanna from CRII’s Retail & Business met up with Alok Bansal, Co-Founder, PolicyBazaar as a part of the CRII E-Talk Series. Presented here are some interesting excerpts from the interview…