It Happened in India has ratings and 20 reviews. Vinoth said: What a book It gave me a lot of insights not only in retail business but in every asp. It Happened in India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Born in a middle class trading family, Kishore Biyani started his career selling stonewash fabric to small shops in Mumbai. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. of Future Group Founder Kishore Biyani’s book “It Happened in India”. The only organisations that are successful are the ones that harness.

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It Happened in India by Kishore Biyani

Jun 03, Rohon rated it really liked it. Share your thoughts with other customers. What comes out of all such books is the way the company evolved to its current state. The Making of McDonald’s. Astounding insights, not-so-new revelations and a lot of pithy Kishore-isms make up this business book which is as much the story of the Future Group as it is about Kishore Biyani himself. Recently Written A surprise call Short Story: If you are a casual book reader, even then bby have a lot to appreciate and learn.

Published by Rupa Publications first published February 2nd He always believed in learning, un-learning and re-learning. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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Refresh and try again. I call this the time pass theory. The book also discusses the management style and organization issues of the group.


Big bazaar, Pantaloons and Central must have attracted every Indian consumer through its product diversity and competitive kishord.

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

Kishore in his book talks much about ‘Re-write rules and retain values’. This is one of the best autobiographies i have read till date and is a compelling read throughout. Kanwar Created a Global Giant.

Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. A must read who wants to understand indian buying behaviour. Slightly repetitive but much refreshing read on managerial thought process – less process orientation, hierarchy, review and analysis- more of imagination, speed, observation and intuition. He has been implementing design thinking in his firm way before corporates caught up to it, this shows the level of foresight this man has.

Must read for a budding entrepreneur. Insightful into the Kishore Biyanis way of doing business. Good book to read when you want to know about retail sector in India.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Also one big advantage of this book is bigani it’s in Indian setting so it’s a little easy to relate to the events and details mentioned at times. He drives home the message of innovation. They don’t fit in to our organisation because they are too proud of the fact that they are an MBA. Jul 05, Sunny rated it liked it. This book is a reflection of the author in terms of its simplicity.

Want to Read saving…. Oct 10, Monalisa Sharma rated it liked it. The book is filled with lot of tips of budding entrepreneurs. A better publisher and better editing could have made the book much bett Overall a kishlre read, but was expecting more.

The Man Behind the Wheel: Much of KB’s personality is evident in the way the book has been written – fast-flying, non-pretentious and in-your-face. More roadblocks, failures and learnings could be shared in the book. Jan 17, Abhishek Sengupta rated it it was amazing. As large business houses enter the retail space, Kishore Biyani is not just concentrating on retail but aiming to capture the entire Indian consumption space. He has been a trader, a film-maker, an organizer of festivals and an innovative retailer.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Secrets to Winning Consumer India. Jan 24, Anirudh Jain rated it liked it. A must-read for any entrepreneur who wants to make it big – which is just about anybody these days. Good to read for someone who a frank account of origin and kishkre of future group.

From building shopping malls, developing consumer brands to selling insurance, he is getting into every consumer business. Akriti rated it really liked it Nov 24, Through out the book he mentioned about his experiences about Indian market and how he applied different strategies to be s Kishor Biyani, a man behind Pantaloon, Big Bazaar, Central, etc. He believes that it was mandatory to make sure that the customer completely understood what a service or product was. Apart from minor typos, this book reads real easy.

Later in the book he talks about Design thinking to keep ahead of the competition and how Design thinking will play an important role in it.

Oct 19, Kanti Brahma rated it liked it. Thus, it would’ve been interesting to know his thoughts on how he felt while parting ways with a company that has played a imdia role in his success.