bs_nagesh B.S. Nagesh

B.S. Nagesh is the Managing Director of Shoppers Stop, one of India's leading retail conglomerate. He has been with Shoppers Stop since its inception in 1991. If Mr. Biyani is considered the father of India retail, Mr. Nagesh is undoubtedly the grandfather of modern Indian retail.

- Born in 1959
- Married to Shailaja Nagesh
- Two daughters Pooja and Pallavi

- B.Sc, Gorakhpur
- MBA, Banaras Hindu Unviversity (BHU)


- Started his career at Blow Plast and Orson Electronics before joing Corona
- Youngest manager at Corona with 100 stores assigned to him
- Corona really ignited his dream to setup and run a 50,000 sq. ft store
- In 1991 he was introduced to king of India real estate, Mr Raheja. Rest is history.
- Shopper's Stop today is one of the biggest iconic brands with 30 stores and 3700 employees
- Acquired Crosswords in 2005
- Launched Hypercity, India's largest hypermarket in 2006

- Lifestyle retail
- Music, movies and books retail
- Hypermarket
- Gourmet cafe
- Baby superstore
- Home furnishing


- Emerging Market Retailer of the Year, World Retail Congress, 2008
- Inducted into World Retail Hall of Fame, 2008
- Chairman of the CII Retail Committee and Retailers Association of India
- India's Greatest Brand builder from Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Awards, 2005
- Retail Professional of the Year, ICICI Retail Excellence Awards, 2005

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