Building Asset-Light Retail Through Transformed E-Commerce
Images Retail|June 2021
A roundtable, powered by OMUNI as part of the ‘Omnicomm Intelligence Series’, discussed the new roadmaps and constraints related to transformed e-commerce and Omnichannel retail, given the constraints brought forth by COVID. Here’s a brief overview of the session.

Many brands have been able to fight the tough stress-test of the pandemic by adopting to asset-light retail model. Models that are light on inventory, light on logistics cost, light on IT spends, light on working capital, which are made possible through a backend architecture that creates an integrated ecosystem that enables brands to power Omnichannel use cases/ journeys (from store fulfillment of online orders to an endless aisle). Not only that, this adaption allows them to respond quickly and efficiently to changing customer needs and allows them a chance to yield fewer stockouts and markdowns.

To understand the new roadmaps and constraints related to transformed e-commerce and Omnichannel retail, the inaugural session of ‘Omnicomm Intelligence Series’, discussed the necessary changes and themes basis a roundtable session. The session titled, Building Asset-light Retail through Transformed E-Commerce, was powered by OMUNI (Arvind Internet) and was moderated by Mukul Bafana, Co-founder & CEO, Omuni (Arvind Internet). The esteemed panelists for the session were:

Abhishek Ganguly, GM – South East Asia & India, Puma

Anupam Bansal, ED, Liberty

Dhruv Bogra, Country Manager - India, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Forever New

Tushar Ved, President, Major Brands

Abdul Razak, Managing Director, VKC Group

Omuni by Arvind Internet is India’s leading omnichannel retail enablement platform built by retail practitioners and industry insiders who understand the complexities of omnichannel retail transformations, both technological and operational.

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