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Future Retail

  • 1,500 stores
  • 400 cities
  • Total income of Rs 20,185.37 crore (US$ 2.89 billion) in FY19 and Rs 15,717.09 crore (US$ 2.25 billion) in 9MFY20
  • Leading retailer in India 

Future Retail Limited is an India-based company, which is engaged in the business of retailing a range of household and consumer products through departmental store facilities under various formats. The company is primarily engaged in the business of multi-brand retail trade. The company has access to approximately 20 compact hypermarket easyday stores and over 210 supermarket easyday stores. Its retail formats primarily consist of value business and home business. In its value business, the company formats include Big Bazaar, a hypermarket format; Food Bazaar, a supermarket; fbb, a fashion destination; Food hall, a supermarket, and easyday convenient stores. In its home business, the company operates Hometown, a one-shop destination for home improvement, and eZone, a consumer durable and electronics chain.

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2020 Big Bazaar launched mobile site,
2019 Amazon will obtain 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons, a Future Group entity
2019 CCI approved the acquisition of 7.30 per cent of the equity share capital of Future Retail Limited (‘FRL’) by Future Coupons Limited
2018 Premji Invest buys six per cent stake in Future Retail.
2015 Future Group partnered with India's fastest growing ayurvedic company, Patanjali Ayurved.
2014 India's first mega food park was inaugurated by India's honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi at Tumkur Karnataka.
2012 Big Bazaar launched its home delivery services in Mumbai.
2005 Big Bazaar launched a unique shopping program: the Big Bazaar Exchange Offer, inviting customers to exchange household junk.
2002 Food Bazaar, the supermarket chain is launched.
2001 Pantaloon Retail launches three Big Bazaar stores within a span of 22 days in Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
1997 Pantaloon Retail enters modern retail with the launch of the first 8000-sq. ft. store Pantaloons in Kolkata.
1992 Initial Public Offer (IPO) of shares by the company.
1991 Company's name changed to Pantaloon Fashions (India) Limited. BARE, an Indian denim brand is launched.
1987 The company is incorporated under the name of Manz Wear Private Ltd. Pantaloons, one of India's first formal trouser brands, is launched.


Updated: April, 2019

India’s retail sector attracted US$ 970 million from various private equity (PE) funds in 2019.