Since its inception in 1992, IMAGES Group has evolved into India’s most prolific and influential disseminator of retail intelligence. Recognised by Indian and international retail communities through its B2B Magazines, Conferences, Exhibitions, Research Reports and Web Portals, the IMAGES Group is the largest retail intelligence organization in South Asia and the Middle East, whose multiple products and services function as catalysts for the profitable growth of modern retail through knowledge platform leadership.
The Group’s knowledge platforms include print and online reportage, research studies, and major annual business events with Conferences, Master-Classes and Workshops serving multiple verticals/segments/operations of retail. The mega industry events include: India Food Forum, India Fashion Forum and the Middle East Retail Forum.
IMAGES Awards – recognising excellence in retailing in India and the Middle East — are respected for the accurate, unbiased and transparent evaluation of performance and innovation in retail across all major consumption verticals.
A strong portfolio of business publications has served since 1992 to inform, advise and inspire leaders and decision makers of the retail industry. A strong publishing portfolio comprising print and online media serves the retail industry across various verticals, including Textiles, Fashion & Accessories, Shoes & Accessories, Sportswear, Food & Grocery, Beauty & Wellness, Consumer & Personal Electronics, Books, Music, Toys & Gifts, Furnitures & Fixtures, Home & Office Improvement, Retail Real Estate, Retail Technology & Support, etc. IMAGES editorials cover all key aspects of retail formats, strategy and operations, including market & shopping trends, store design, shopfit & VM, product sourcing, merchandising, marketing & promotions, branding, supply chain & logistics, retail business models (franchising, distribution, licensing, M&As), IT, CRM, HR, Analytics and logistics.
Other IMAGES initiatives in Business Intelligence, Real Estate and Market Research, Retail Training and Online Community Building also play important role in further developing the world’s most attractive retail destination – India and also the Middle East.
Yet another global initiative by Images Group is the launching of the ‘Trusted Mark’ in Retail (Scheme formulated in a manner compliant to ISO/IEC 17065). The sole objective of the Images Group is to modernize Indian retail; bring retailers across the country in to the fold of structured businesses with modern systems & processes following prescribed rules and regulations and global best practices. The Certification scheme is a step forward to encourage retailers to be more customer centric and adhere to the standards of the ‘Trusted Mark’ Certification Scheme in all retail operations.
IMAGES Group is headquartered in New Delhi, with offices across Indian metros and in the Middle East.