Spencer's Retail

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Spencer's Retail Limited
Type Subsidiary
Industry Retail
Founded 1996
Headquarters Kolkata, West Bengal,
India
Number of locations 400 Across 60 Cities [1]
Employees 60,000+
Parent RPG Group
Website spencersretail.com

Spencer's Retail is a chain of retail stores based in Kolkata, West Bengal. Spencer's is based on the 'Food First' Format (it mainly offers fresh and packaged food). Many outlets though sport multiple formats for retailing food, apparel, fashion, electronics, lifestyle products, music and books. It is owned by the RPG Group, a major business house.

Formats[edit]

Spencer's began operations as a retail chain in the early 1990's[2] in Southern India. Stores are largely setup in one of 2 formats.

In 2008, Spencer's opened its Largest Store in India in the eastern Indian metropolis of Kolkata. The store is spread over 72,000 square feet (6,700 m2) and is located in the famous South City Mall.

Key people[edit]

  • Mohit Kampani - President & CEO
  • Satya Srivastava - CFO
  • Nihar Ranjan Ghosh - Executive Director - Human Resource
  • G Murali - Executive Director - Business Process
  • Venkat Narayan - Chief Merchandising Officer
  • Kingshuk Basu - Executive Director - Ops
  • G R Srikkanth - Vice President Legal
  • Kuldeep Goyal - Vice President - Food
  • Karthik Kuppuswamy - Vice President IT & Supply Chain Management
  • Indranil Guha - Additional GM - IT Integration

Private Brands[edit]

Spencer's boasts of a wide range of private brand products that encompasses both foods as well as non-foods FMCG category. 'Spencer's smart choice' is the leading instore brand which has a plethora of products ranging from juices, noodles, cookies,honey, Air freshner etc. Spencer's also has the 'clean home' range of home improvement products and 'Tasty wonders' range of snacks and impulse food range.Apart from this Spencers has very successfully launched its general mechandize products under the brand name of MAROON which includes Non Stick, Hard Anodized, Home Plastic and Foils.

Expansion[edit]

Retail chain Foodworld has been bought over by the RPG group. All stores will be re branded under the Spencer's banner once formalities are completed.

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