Hemant Agarwal

CMD, V-Bazaar

Growing up seeing the family retail business in Kolkata, Hemant started his career by joining the family retail venture in a standalone 1,000 sq.ft retail store in Cuttack with his father. Going fprward he played an integral part in setting up the first store of V-Mart Retail way back in 2003 in Ahmedabad.

He majorly contributed in all the areas as the Whole time director of V-Mart. He exited form V-Mart after expanding the chain to 110+ outlets. With his 2 decades of in-dept knowledge and experience in Indian Value Retail Segment he started V-Bazaar Retail Pvt Ltd in May 2016. The chain currently operates 31 stores pan India with more than 2.2 Lac sq ft retail space.

He believes, “Retail is all about challenges in terms of business development, operations, finance, company growth, but what I enjoy the most is that it keeps me very fit because it requires on toes action all the time.”

Hemant has been honored with Best Emerging Leader of The Year 2017 by WBRCorp at Mumbai in the gala event held in March 2018. He has been awarded as the Best Emerging Leader of The Year 2018 by franchise India. Under his leadership V-Bazaar has won more than 5 awards on various categories from Images groups, Franchise india(multiple times) , WBRCorp and others. He has been to many organizations and institutes as Guest of Honour and Speaker.