Best retails companies in India


Indian retail industry has come out to be the most dynamic and rapidly growing industries. It accounts for over 10% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). These companies are continuously improving themselves & using technologies to improve retail operations, increase accuracy in inventory, and improve the shopping experience.

Here are the top 10 retail companies in India that generates almost 60% of their sales from the FMCG customer base in India and are planning to increase investments for wider distribution network:

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd (Pantaloons)

Famously know as Pantaloons among consumers was founded in 1997, based in Mumbai. The pantaloon’s first store was launched in Kolkata, they fall under premium Indian clothing.  Previously Future Group controlled the leading retailer but now been acquired by Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited (ABNL).

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-51.50 %
Networth147.23 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.30
Return on Equity-24.20 %


Avenue Supermarts Ltd (D-Mart)

Commonly known as D-Mart, was launched in 2002. It is the most affordable convenience store chain in India, its headquarters are in Mumbai. The company has over 170 stores in India. The products are several home and personal care products into different categories.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-17.93 %
Networth10.50 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.02
Return on Equity9.47 %


Future Enterprises Ltd

Future Enterprises Ltd was incorporated in year 1987; operates as a multi-brand retailer based in India. It is one of the top retail companies in the world, it operates in approximately 221 cities. The main businesses include hypermarket, supermarket, home solutions and clothing.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-88.83 %
Networth-29.11 %
Debt/Equity Ratio1.88
Return on Equity-40.80 %


Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd

One of the famous brands in India, commonly known as Lifestyle was founded in 2012 by Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd. The product ranges are textiles, clothing, shoes, jewellery, furniture, and other fashion accessories. The company sells 40 domestic and foreign brands present in all segments of the fashion industry.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-100.03 %
Networth-54.24 %
Debt/Equity Ratio2.21
Return on Equity-118.08 %


Reliance Retail Ltd

Founded in 2006, the company was initially known as Reliance Retail Ltd. The company stands among the top ten retail companies in India. It was founded in 2006, headquartered in Nariman Point, Mumbai. The range of products are groceries, clothing, footwear, electronics, farm utilities, health and well-being.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-11.55 %
Networth39.78 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.58
Return on Equity18.11 %


Shoppers Stop Ltd

Shoppers Stop Ltd is an Indian retail company, founded in 1991. The premium brand offers department stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, and superstores and has headquarters in Mumbai. The range of products are fashion products, fragrances, accessories, handbags, health and beauty products, shoes, jewellery, cosmetics etc.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA-90.29 %
Networth32.96 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.52
Return on Equity-151.49 %


Trent Ltd (Westside)
Trent Ltd.; famous as Westside, is one of the well-known brands in India was founded in 1998 and has head office in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company offers beautiful clothing for men, women and kids. Westside, Landmark and Star formats are the company’s main retail formats and it is owned by TATA group.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA210.85 %
Networth8.12 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.18
Return on Equity9.18 %


V Mart Retail Ltd
The company started in 2002 has its headquartered in Gurugram, India. It is on of the major retailers in India, and there are approximately 220 outlets across 17 Indian states. The main products are apparel, general merchandise and Kirana bazaar, the company focusing on affordable fashion.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA55.72 %
Networth2.96 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.00
Return on Equity1.37 %