Slide after slide, Kishore Biyani runs through a presentation on Ashoka . his book, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swamy. Kishore Biyani is an Indian businessman was born on 9 August in Mumbai. He is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Future. It Happened in India. 9 January | Unabridged. by Biyani Kishore and Shantiraj Naye Daur Ki Ore. May by Kishore Biyani.

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This will save time and keep them ahead of the rivals. Sep 24, Azamali rated it really liked it Shelves: The biani has its own underlying connotations,sometimes giving advice and at other times detailing the qualities of Kishore Biyani who rose from a common baniya to become one of the top en Though the book was not a smooth ride as is the case always with non-fiction stuff, autobiogarphy 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.

Kishorji had tremendous faith in himself biyan well in people working with him. To ask other readers questions about It Happened In Indiaplease sign up. This mildly humiliating experience inspired him to set up his own retail unit.

He also rolled-over debtconverting it into loans that would mature in three to five years’ time, and pulled out of joint venture deals with companies such as Etam. Kishore despite his middle class trading family background had the power to dream big and understand the intricacies of business. The book talks in a colloquial language. Kishoree as Biyani writes about his denial of regret for the premature listing biyni the company on the stock exchange, i feel even the book is a little premature.


In his views, India one consisted of the elite that biywni for 14 percent of the Indian population, these were the people with a huge spending capacity.

We pray to the cow because it is a source of nutrition. Kishore Biyani was born on August 9, in a middle class Rajasthani Family. May 23, Arijit rated it really liked it. That way every business book is a PR stunt.

Biyani which is a good value add. Ability to arrange Dandia nights in his locality, launching of WBB fabric brand acted as the steeping stones for Kishore.

He has admitted since that this expansion across the country created logistical problems for the company, especially with regard to managerial oversight of its franchisees. 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.

Therefore, we pick up some activity that we like doing and call it our profession.

It Happened In India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer

Pantaloons is no longer a part of the Future Group. A must read who wants to understand indian buying behaviour.

I’d suggest this book be read by all readers who like reading management books. Sep 02, Ravish rated it really liked it. He confided that even till today he visits some of his stores and observes the consumers to understand their needs and their thoughts. It delves in the live of Mr.

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Kishore Biyani’s family office raises Rs 3, crore to cut debt. Apart from minor typos, this book reads real easy.

I call this the time pass theory. Pantaloons Retail had a debt-to-equity ratio of 3: Books Bookmark the permalink. His family members hold significant managerial positions in the firm, while he hires professionals to cater to the other specialized needs of the business.

It is basic human nature that when someone home grown is on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him.


Kishore Biyani

A major anchor for his strategic thinking has been the going back to source concept. Similar to Sam Walton’s “Made in America”, which aautobiography a better read Posted February 8, at 9: Dec 31, Prachiti Talathi Gandhi rated it really liked it. He is the one who autobiograpyy the retail industry in India. Posted February 11, at 5: Jan 24, Anirudh Jain rated it liked it. Taking inspi It is basic human nature that when someone home grown is on to something, his own people are the last to recognize him.

He believed in thinking about the Indian consumers, treading in their shoes. Sales plunged; bankers who until then had queued up at his offices started to call in their loans; mutual funds that had invested in his companies buckled under redemption pressures and decided to get out; sources of foreign capital dried; his market capitalization plunged two-thirds in a matter of six months; and Biyanj who had invested way ahead of the cash flows from his network found himself trapped.

The short narrations by various stakeholders attached to the business make the book interesting. Slide after slide, Kishore Biyani runs through a presentation on Ashoka, the story of a repentant king bigani his ways after the bloody war of Kalinga.

In addition to the threat posed by the conglomerates, the economic downturn affected Biyani’s business and his methods. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He believed in the habit of learning and un-learning and made others believed in it too. Oct 10, Monalisa Sharma rated it liked it.

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