Slide after slide, Kishore Biyani runs through a presentation on Ashoka . his book, The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swamy. Kishore Biyani is an Indian businessman was born on 9 August in Mumbai. He is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Future. It Happened in India. 9 January | Unabridged. by Biyani Kishore and Shantiraj Naye Daur Ki Ore. May by Kishore Biyani.

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He is the one who redefined the retail industry in India. Professionals struggle with letting people go, but entrepreneurs don’t as much, says Shaadi.

High debt, slow sales”. A rather unconventional thinker, Biyani tends to view things in the abstract, using allegory rather than theory. Drag according to your convenience. Nov 18, Vishal rated it it was amazing.

It is in the manner someone in the family would autobiohraphy to you to pass the wisdom of their experience in life and business.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. A mind like this is not methodical, it is constantly rambling evolving, experimenting and that is what the book tries to instil in us. Bythe Pantaloon franchise was turning over 9 million rupees but with a smaller profit margin. Entrepreneurship is about thinking big, believing in your own ability and going ahead with huge risks even if you are aware that some of the ventures may not be successful.

This is my personal site. Aug 07, Vinesh rated it it was ok. It talks about not changing consumer behaviour but adapting your business model physical stores to it.


Why Kishore Biyani is on a creation, preservation and destruction mission

It has created a belief system, my belief system. 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.

Biyani takes a dig at his critics in the press as well as the competition in terms of Shoppers Stop, The Piramals, Westside. Kishore despite his middle class trading family background had the power to dream big and understand the intricacies of business.

Kishore Biyani – Wikipedia

The book has its own underlying connotations,sometimes giving advice and at other times detailing the qualities of Kishore Biyani who rose from a common baniya to become one of the top entrepreneurs in India. Cause this book begs to prove that the largest retail company in the country was formed by…fluke. This book is a reflection of the author in terms of its simplicity. If you want to understand the evolution of modern retail in India, this book will be a help.

Author recounts on how he started as an ordinary cloth seller in Mumbai and eventually how he established the giant retail business spread over a few hundred cities in India serving millions of Indian consumers.

Unfortunately, he could only manage to generate revenue of about 8 lakh rupees that particular year. Random Articles Startup Interview: But as Biyani writes about his denial of regret for the premature listing of the company on the stock exchange, i feel even the book is a little kishoore.


Oct 19, Kanti Brahma rated it liked it.


The unique and interesting point I liked about this book is: It was around this time, in Novemberthat he married Sangita Rathi and also made his first venture into business on his own account, commissioning the manufacture of some fashionable fabric for sale to garment manufacturers. I like mythology because we go to the source. Lists with This Book. Flow of the book is fairly good; thanks to its co-author Dipayan Baishya, who is a business writer. Jul 25, Dharmesh rated it really liked it.

Kishore Biyani, Bhavish Aggarwal to brainstorm on funding challenges, boardroom battles. I call this the time pass theory.

Apart from minor typos, this book reads real easy. Turnover in was 47 billion rupees.

Kishore Biyani was brought up in a joint family, and he has made sincere efforts to keep the family integrated. We consider shopping as societal gathering.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jan 22, Hemanth Gorur rated it really liked it. As a kishorr of fact, Kishore Biyani confesses the fact that top stores of boyani time refused to give him a shelf space to display and stock his produce at their stores.

A good book that offers depth in the unorganized retail sector and the ‘kirana’ stores in India.