Founder and Group CEO, Future Group
Kishore Biyani is the Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Future Group, one of India’s leading consumer goods organizations focused on the food, fashion and homeware segments in India.
In 2001, Mr. Biyani led the creation of Big Bazaar, a 280-store large format retail network. The group also operates around 1,000 neighbourhood stores and plans to opeate such stores within a 2 kilometer radius of every consuming Indian within the next five years. It also operates fashion chains such as Central, Brand Factory, EasyDay, and a number of digital platforms.
Future Group is also home to a large number of consumer goods brands in the fashion, food, home and personal care space and these are backed by a presence across the entire value chain, including design and product development, sourcing of fabric and agricultural produce, manufacturing and distribution. Most of these brands are also available across modern retail chains and general trade networks across the country.
Mr. Biyani has led Future Group in investing and mentoring a number of supply partners and entrepreneurs as well as joint ventures with Clarks, Mibelle, Generali Group, Hain Celestial and Ramdas Khimji. In 2007, he authored the book, ‘It Happened in India.’