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HomeShop18 CEO bags 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award
Jul '13
Mr. Sundeep Malhotra, Founder and CEO HomeShop18 has been recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year in the category ‘Innovation in Technology’ at the Entrepreneur India Awards held on 6 July 2013.

Sundeep was awarded at this prestigious platform for his efforts in building HomeShop18 – a strong brand in virtual retail space and leading it to new heights.

His entrepreneurial efforts have made virtual shopping a household phenomenon and have got Indians across 3000+ cities to experience TV, web and mobile shopping with ease and confidence.

Mr. Malhotra was selected amongst the 500 nominations and the event had participation from over 300 brands across retailers to the Entrepreneur groups. Homeshop18 has been constantly setting benchmarks in the virtual shopping space in India.

Sundeep Malhotra, a veteran in the retail sector, conceptualized and established Homeshop18 as a trustworthy and accessible retail platform for shoppers and brands. He established the home shopping business in India in 2008 when virtual shopping was a rare concept. In 2011, he extended the virtual shopping experience with the launch of www.homeshop18.com. 

Supported by his strong vision and a multi-screen retail strategy in 2013, HomeShop18 entered m commerce with Scan N Shop at New Delhi Airport, T3 Terminal and by introducing mobile apps for Android and iPhone customers. With continuous innovations like these, today HomeShop18 is the only virtual retailer with presence on TV, web and mobile.

Mr. Gaurav Marya, Chairman Franchise India, commented “HomeShop18, under Mr. Malhotra’s aegis, has created exemplary ecommerce innovation in TV, Web and Mobile and have made most optimum use of technology to create superior shopping experience to their users.”

Sundeep has 20 years of retail and FMCG experience. Prior to Homeshop18 he was the Executive Vice President sales for Pepsico Holding India. Earlier to Pepsi he had a 5 years stint with Benetton India as their Head Sales and Marketing for the Indian Sub-continent and a 10 year stint with Bata India Ltd, across various functions from Brand Management to Retail Head.

His unmatched dedication in the Retail industry has earlier also been recognized with prestigious awards like Retail Entrepreneur of the Year at Star Retailer Awards 2012, Industry Leadership Award at Asian Leadership Awards 2011, eRetailer of the Year at Indian eRetail Awards 2012 and 2013, Retail Leadership Award at Asia Retail Congress 2012, and many more coveted awards are endowed to him.

About Entrepreneur India Awards:

Franchise India presents the country's most prestigious awards in the Entrepreneur arena. The awards aim to recognize and felicitate Achievers, Innovators and Suppliers, who have contributed significantly towards the development of Entrepreneurship in India.

About HomeShop18

HomeShop18 is India’s first comprehensive virtual retail business, selling credible brands to customers nationally, operating in a multimedia environment including Internet, TV and via mobile.


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