Reliance Retail Q1 Web Zooms 114% With 792 New Shops Launched This Quarter


Reliance Retail Ventures, the retail arm of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), on July 22 reported a 114.2 % year-on-year (YoY) bounce in web revenue at Rs 2,061 crore for the primary quarter ended June 30, 2022.

The corporate’s gross income stood at Rs 58,554 crore for the primary quarter, registering a progress of 51.9 % YoY. The money revenue for the quarter was Rs 2,873 crore, greater by 105.2 % YoY.

The enterprise posted an working EBITDA (Earnings earlier than curiosity, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) of Rs 3,897 crore, up 180.4 % YoY with a 350-bps enchancment within the margin at 7.6 %, in comparison with 4.1 % within the corresponding quarter of the earlier yr.

This was led by greater contribution from trend & life-style and shopper electronics and rising working leverage over the earlier yr throughout consumption baskets.

The enterprise continues to grab the big market alternative within the nation by increasing its presence throughout geographies. With 792 retailer openings within the quarter, the unfold of 15,866 shops — with an space of 45.5 million sq. ft — covers all corners of the nation, the corporate mentioned.

Reliance Retail has added over 17,000 jobs in the course of the first quarter of FY23. The overall worker rely stands at 3,79,000.

Commenting on the outcomes, Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman, and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd mentioned, “Geopolitical battle has induced vital dislocation in power markets and disrupted conventional commerce flows. This together with resurgent demand has resulted in tighter gasoline markets and improved product margins.”

“I’m additionally pleased with the progress of our shopper platforms. Within the Retail enterprise, we proceed to concentrate on enhancing our shopper touch-points and constructing a stronger worth proposition for our prospects,” he mentioned.

“Our sturdy provide chain infrastructure and sourcing effectivity helps us preserve aggressive pricing for each day necessities, thereby insulating customers from inflationary pressures. Buyer engagement on our Digital Providers platform stays excessive,” Ambani added.


With a presence in 268 cities, Jiomart is the biggest hyperlocal platform within the nation and is extending its geographical attain and product choices to drive orders.

Day by day subscription orders by way of Milkbasket have doubled over final yr because the service is prepared for rollout to newer geographies. JioMart Digital continues to scale up its service provider companion community and operations with revenues up over 3x over the trailing quarter.

The corporate delivered a powerful quarter with revenues up practically 3x over final yr pushed by sturdy festive gross sales, marriage ceremony season, and community enlargement. Leveraging the design capabilities that it has constructed over time, the enterprise launched 5 new collections in the course of the quarter.

With Amante, Clovia, and Zivame as a part of its portfolio, Reliance now caters to all the worth segments throughout the lingerie enterprise. The lingerie enterprise grew practically 5x Y-o-Y as the companies scaled up their on-line providing and offline distribution.

Within the luxurious or premium manufacturers, the enterprise grew 5x over final yr pushed by absolutely operational mall shops and in-store occasions. The enterprise by way of AJIO Luxe scaled up 6x over final yr with the presence of practically 400 manufacturers and 38,000 choices on the platform.

Franchise Settlement

The corporate signed a grasp franchise settlement with GAP Inc, Tod’s, and Pret A Manger. As well as, Reliance Retail has acquired Catwalk, a number one ladies’s footwear model, and has acquired the India franchise rights for Sunglass Hut, a multi-brand premium eyewear retailer. It additionally fashioned a three way partnership with Plastic Legno SPA’s by buying a stake within the toy manufacturing enterprise in India.

Within the service provider companion enterprise, the platform added 660 new manufacturers because it continued to strengthen its product providing. It launched 14 new personal manufacturers in the course of the quarter growing the share of its personal manufacturers to 30 %, a rise of 300 bps over final yr.

The digital commerce platforms proceed to develop from power to power with each day orders up 64 % YoY. Digital and new commerce grew 2x over final yr and contributed about 19 % of gross income.

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(Edited by : Shoma Bhattacharjee)

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