The success of retail is in getting closer to customers to know their present and future needs. Retailers seldom pay sufficient attention to employee training or motivation. Employee role in shaping customer experience is crucial for influencing customer loyalty. New age topics like green retailing, multi-channel retailing, religion based retailing and data analytics in retail have been given due attention in the book. The retailing needs of different generational cohorts have been covered extensively. This book presents various facets of the retail sector that will appeal to the reader.
Venkatesh Ganapathy presently works as Associate Professor (Marketing) in Presidency Business School, Bangalore. He has worked in the industry for close to two decades in organisations like Castrol India Limited (part of BP PLC) and Firepro Systems Private Limited. He has had a rich and diverse cross-functional experience during his stint in the corporate world. He has published 15 books so far. He is also the author of 50 research papers that have been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals of repute. He has presented his research efforts in national and international conferences and has been the recipient of awards and scholarships. He has a profound interest in content marketing and has written over 300 blogs. His research interests are in services marketing and service supply chain management.