Supermarkets of India

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The Supermarkets of India retail food items and household goods along with garments, home furnishings, toiletries, consumer durables and electronics to name a few. The Indian retail sector has tremendous growth opportunity for organized retailing.

Supermarkets of India - overview

The growth of Supermarkets of India in recent years has been quite heartening. With the economic liberalization and opening -up of Indian markets to foreign investments, the Indian economic growth was catapulted significantly. The Indian supermarkets mainly retail food items and household goods.

The Supermarkets in India also offers other important items like garments, home furnishings, toiletries, consumer durables, electronics etc. Although, India still lags way behind in organized retailing as per international standards but recent trends show that the scope of growth of organized retailing is very high. Further, the number of individual retailers is around 12 million in India, which is highest in the world. The Indian Retail sector contributes around 10 - 11% to Gross Domestic Product, amounting to around US $ 180 billion (as per records of 2003). The growth of the Indian supermarkets can be attributed to the rising of the Indian service sector. Today, a number of Indian business houses are diversifying in to the retail sector to capitalize on the tremendous growth opportunity.

Indian cities with Supermarkets


  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Chennai
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Pune
  • Chandigarh
  • Gurgaon
  • Noida
  • Ahmedabad

Products offered by Supermarkets of India


  • Edibles - Fresh vegetables, Fresh fruits, Groceries, Dairy food, Frozen food, Bakeries, Fresh Fish and meat, Sea Foods, Fresh poultry, Sauces, Pickles, Noodles, Soups, Confectionery, Canned food, Meat products, Pet foods, Cereals, Coffee, Tea, Biscuits, Spices, Seasonings, Detergents & Cleaning items
  • Consumer durables
  • Electronic goods
  • Garments and home furnishings
  • Toiletries
  • Toys
  • Ornaments and jeweleries
  • Mobile phone stores
  • Watches
  • Sports accessories
  • Computer peripherals
  • Books and stationeries
  • Music stores

Some of the leading Supermarkets of India


  • Spencers
  • Foodworld
  • Subhiksha
  • Nilgiris
  • Apna Bazaar
  • Hypercity

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