JP Shukla

Co-Founder & CEO, 1-India Family Mart

Jay Prakash Shukla is the Co-Founder and CEO of 1-India Family Mart, a fast growing value retail chain owned by Nysaa Retail Private Limited. In his present role, he sets the vision and provides strategic direction and leadership to the retail business. He also performs several business roles such as Merchandise, IT and Business Expansion in the company.

An alumnus of Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata, Jay Prakash or JP as he is popularly called, is a force to reckon with in the retail industry in India. He has had a distinguished career in modern retail spanning over two decades with companies like Vishal Mega Mart, Big Bazar(Future Group), Salasar Retail, Adani Retail and Indiabulls Retail where he has gained expertise in merchandising, value retail, buying & sourcing, strategy and vendor selection. He has held key leadership roles, including CEO for Salasar Retail, Chief at Big Bazaar and Whole Time Director for Vishal Retail as last assignment before starting 1-India Family Mart.

Under Jay Prakash’s leadership, all the businesses have set retail industry performance benchmarks and now 1-India Family Mart has achieved a top line growth of INR 420cr and has crossed the 90-store mark in a span of five years. He now envisions to create 1-India Family Mart as one of the youngest and oldest in the organised format of value retail and drive it towards the highest position in the industry of value retailing.

Beyond boardrooms, JP likes to spend time with his daughters in their myriad pursuits.