Future Group is an Indian conglomerate, founded by Kishore Biyani and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company is known for having a significant prominence in Indian retail and fashion sectors, with popular supermarket chains like Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar, lifestyle stores like Brand Factory, Central, etc. The group also has a notable presence in integrated foods and FMCG manufacturing sectors. Future Retail Limited and Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited, two operating companies of Future Group, are among the top retail companies listed in BSE with respect to assets, and in National Stock Exchange of India to market capitalisation.
Future Group is a corporate group and nearly all of its businesses are managed through its various operating companies based on the target sectors.[Primary 1] For example, retail supermarket/hypermarket chains Big Bazaar, FBB, Food Bazaar, Food Hall, Hometown, etc. are operated by its retail division, Future Retail Limited, while its fashion and clothing outlets Brand Factory, Central, and Planet Sports are operated via another of its subsidiaries, Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited. Furniture is retailed through HomeTown stores in major cities and online. With these many fashion outlets and supermarkets, the group also promotes its fashion and sports brands like Indigo Nation, Spalding, Lombard, Bare, etc., and FMCGs like Tasty Treat, Fresh & Pure, Clean Mate, Ektaa, Premium Harvest, Sach, etc.[Primary 1] It also has operating companies to cater specifically to internal financial matters and consulting within its group of companies.