Ecommerce, News appoints Sushma Katyar as Director Merchandising, gears to cash in $10b educational supplies market

Sushma Katyar , Ex-Reliance has named Sushma Katyar –Director Merchandising, a move to rides on a growth path through veteran expertise when online retail is in growing phase. Sushma is a veteran of the retail industry and joins from Reliance. The appointment was announced today.

Announcing this appointment, Manoj Chandra, Founder & CEO, said, “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Sushma. She is an outstanding professional with in-depth knowledge of Retail Supply Chain. As a member of the Senior Management Team, she will play a key role in helping to lead the company through merchandising, right set of product offerings, supply chain and anticipate future challenges as we move ahead to create a dominant brand in India’s $10 billion educational supplies market. Over the past 4 months, since we started, we have created a new brand in the Indian retail environment, providing convenience to hundreds of consumers across the” country, offering over 15000 different school products from leading brands, all under one roof. provides a one stop shop solution to Students & their Parents looking for school text books, stationery, note books, art & craft materials, school bags, water bottles, school uniform, school shoes, sports items, music instruments, science projects, exam guides, fancy dress costumes, science kits and other such educational products to meet all their School needs. Standing to the needs of the K-12 school segment, is targeting the rising market for educational supplies online.

Whereas Sushma Katyar has spent over 4 years in Depot Reliance Supply Solutions (P) Ltd as Category Head – General Office Supplies Category, being responsible for driving the Merchandising function. Prior to this, she was holding the position of Chief Manager at Reliance Retail. During her career span of 13 years, she has been holding lead positions across multiple functional areas like Buying, Merchandising, Product Planning and Controlling in challenging Retail and Manufacturing environment.

Talking about the appointment, Sushma Katyar said, “I am pleased to join, a first ever online platform for School Supplies. I look forward to experience the next phase of growth of the company which has already witnessed steady growth since its inception.”

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