Date of Department Level : 22/02/2020
Department of MBA had organized a field trip for 2nd year Marketing specialization students to retail premises of Dmart (Nawate plot) & Walmart (Badnera road) in Amravati city. The objective of the visit was to help the students understand the different aspects of retailing business. Asst-professor Sachin Raut accompanied the students on this field visit.
Miss. Mohsina Pathan (Asst. Store Manager, DMart Nawate plot store), very enthusiastically provided in-depth information about the processes involved and aspects of managing the retail business. She answered a whole array of questions put to her by students. Students asked questions regarding sourcing, logistics, assortments, billing, branding, consumer behavior, advertising, discounting and so on. Students also enquired about the prospects of doing a career in retailing. It was a heartwarming experience for all the students as well as faculty alike.
Mr. Ratnakar (Operations Manager, Walmart, Amravati ) interacted with students for a brief period. Here also the students were very inquisitive. Mr. Ratnakar through his answers informed the students about the challenges associated with retail field. He spoke at length about the standards set by Walmart and its strategy in India. He encouraged students to take up career in retail sector.