Retail Staffing Challenges in India

The vibrant and ever-evolving retail industry of India is growing with leaps and bounds. It contributes a significant 10% to the country’s GDP. With the country’s population exceeding 1.4 billion and the rising middle class family having greater aspirations, India’s retail industry remains a lucrative ground for both brick and mortar and e-commerce players. While the growth opportunities remain strong for the retail industry, the challenges lie in finding the right talent at the right time. While some retailers find, some don’t. The lack of credible talent makes it difficult for retailers to maximise from the opportunities presented through seasonal demands that remain on for a good 6-8 months of the year.