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<br />Some benefits: Retail stores provide consumer companies with a new source of revenues for brands and allows them to extend their association with consumers. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />

Why retail success eludes FMCG firms

4 min read . 04 Sep 2012
Dabur’s New U, which has 50 stores largely in the North and in Hyderabad and Bangalore, plans to add 30-40 stores during this fiscal. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br /> (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Why retail success eludes FMCG firms

4 min read . 05 Sep 2012
The Crisil study noted a shift in spending patterns in rural areas, with consumers moving beyond necessities to so-called discretionary products such as televisions and mobile phones. Photo: Mint<br /> (Mint)

Bharat spends more than India

4 min read . 29 Aug 2012