Jubilant Retail – Total Superstore on changing the face of grocery shopping
Raman Mangalorkar has over twenty years of industry, consulting and private equity experience. He has worked across the globe on a wide range of strategic, operational and organization issues. He currently is the Chief Executive Officer of Jubilant Retail. Raman was brought in to Jubilant Retail to turn around the loss making hypermarket retailer. He has been successful in effecting the turnaround by significantly improving the economics of the company by moving the retailer from a loss to a profitable store operation. Raman achieved this with a combination of improvements in sales productivity, margin enhancement, supply chain improvement, cost reduction and efficiency increases.
We were glad to have Raman, presenting at the Click & Collect Show USA 2015, where he addressed changing the face of grocery shopping – picked not shipped. You can now view the recording of his presentation alongside these slides, so that you can both listen and view the slides he’s referring to up close. After all, we wouldn’t want you to miss anything, right?
Prior to joining Jubilant Retail, Raman worked for a couple of years in the Private Equity space where he was the Managing Director of Highstreet Capital. Prior to that, Raman worked with A.T. Kearney where he was the Head of the Consumer and Retail Practice for Asia Pacific. During his work as a management consultant he worked on a wide range of issues for clients generating significant top and bottom line impact. His areas of expertise included formulating business strategies, transforming supply chains and managing large scale program implementations in the Retail and Consumer industries.
During his presentation, he discussed:
- What are the benefits of drive and collect and curbside pickup?
- What to consider when designing and building collection zones and implementing drive and collect technology
- How click & collect fits into consumer behavior, buying trends and regional characteristics
Raman started with A.T. Kearney in the Chicago office and worked on a variety of projects around the world including in the USA, UK, Switzerland, Japan, Korea and South America. Prior to A.T. Kearney, Raman was with Federal Mogul in Detroit for two years where he was focused on the Corporate Finance and Treasury functions. Raman completed his Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University (Kelley School of Business) with specializations in Finance and MIS where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He also has a Masters in Commerce from Bangalore University and did his Bachelors in Commerce from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce.
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