Financial Analysis of Pantaloons (India) Retail Limited

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Executive summary: Financial analysis Of Pantaloons (India) retail limited

Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited is a multi-format retailer which operates retail stores across India. The company offers a wide range of food, fashion, home and electronics, telecom and IT, general merchandise, leisure and entertainment, wellness and beauty, and books and music products.
The year 2010 marked a significant milestone for pantaloons (India) retail limited as it opened its 100th Big Bazaar store within a record time of seven years. As on June 30, the Company operated 116 Big Bazaars, 148 Food Bazaars, 45 Pantaloons and 9 Centrals, that covered 9.7 million square feet of retail space and attracted footfalls of 185 million customers. This data is only of Pantaloons Retail (India) Limited and does not include that of its subsidiaries. So it is quite apparent from the above mentioned data that the company has maximized the retail boom in India over the last 10 years by trying to cater to maximum number of consumers. That is why they have expanded their retail chain which has also reflected in its profit loss accounts which has shown steady increase in PAT over the last 10 years.
This aggressive expansion plan in the recent years might also stead from the fact that they are anticipating the change of rule in the FDI in multi brand retail which could usher in players such as Wal-Mart, Tesco in the Indian market. So they are trying to catch hold of as much market share as possible. This aggressive expansion is reflected in the financial reports in terms of substantial increase in rent, personnel cost and advertising expenses.
Indian market is one of the fastest growing retail markets in the world. The reasons behind this are include a young demographic profile, increasing consumer…...

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