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C&D labs is a perfect combination of madness of a startup and stability of a corporate. At C&D labs we create innovative solutions to disrupt the retail consumption space in India, which drives me on a daily basis considering the scale and diversity of the opportunity and you also get ownership to create an end to end experience involving various aspects which also helps me learn on a daily basis.
C&D Labs gives me the freedom to ideate & iterate on ideas in the agile environment. Joined here as a colleague, working with friends!
At C&D Labs, I have the opportunity to build and lead product teams to discover and solve interesting problems in the blended commerce space as a part of the Retail 3.0 initiative. Working on innovation driven themes keeps me immensely engaged.
At C&D labs, being part of Innovation, everyday is a new day with new possibilities. Future Group, being a large conglomerate, plenty of interesting use cases to solve with confluence of strategy, Innovation, Disruptive technology, Global ecosystem connect.
Whether it is through bringing a smile to the face of every Indian consumer, generating employment for thousands of young Indians, creating new markets for India’s entrepreneurs or empowering communities, we fulfill our commitment to be a positive change agent in society and create value for every stakeholder.
In the process we develop new relationships with new communities and customer. We intend to use this connect to be the bridge between you and the ones who know it all.
Future Group brings together winning brands and retail chains that speaks, connects and wins the heart of every Indian. And this has been possible because of 30 years of rich experience and the efforts of each of the 45,000 employees serving today. The business acumen that we have collected over the years is what we bring to the table in the form of mentoring and guidance. The startups get access to domain experts who not only guide them from the industry front but also provide inputs on how to scale for an enterprise.
Because of the sheer number of customers we cater to through our multiple outlets, we have data in its rawest form. The kind of inferences that can be extracted through this raw complex data is humongous. We have nearly 10 major retail brands, with over 1400 stores and retail channels. And these numbers are only set to grow. Our Group level Loyalty programs bring together the retail formats and consumers. With over 30 million enrolled members, our loyalty programs target different sets of consumers and focus on increasing their frequency of visits to the stores.
Future Group understands the soul of Indian consumers. Our approach is to understand India at its own terms. We aim for heart share rather than mind share or market share. We believe, India lives in communities & not in SECs or income groups. We track Indian linguistic, professional and regional communities and customize stores according to the top 3 communities that it caters to. C&D Labs provides a test bed for your product which will inturn provide useful insights and an opportunity of building for India.
Future Group is one of India’s retail pioneers with multiple retail formats, connecting a diverse community of Indian buyers, sellers and businesses. The collective impact on business is huge: Around 400 million customers walk into our stores each year and choose products and services supplied by over 30,000 small, medium and large entrepreneurs and manufacturers. Through more than over 20 million square feet of retail space, we serve customers in more than 244 cities across the country. Through C&D Labs, the startups gain an opportunity for market validation for the enterprise market.