Lessons to be learnt? Get the right people on the team, let them take risks, invest in the future and try to empower your customers.
Today in Economics Times article, he made clear his thoughts when he said,
...we want to create a strong sectoral play to capture the transition from a savings-led economy to a consumption-led economy.
Now this small piece of comment has a lot to say about Mr. Biyani and his thought process. He has identified, at the right time, that Indians are changing the way they live. There was a time when they were saving more than 50% of their earnings and living on basis necessities. Now slowly and gradually they are living lavishly and often spending the entire monthly earnings before a month is over. They are now more confident about opportunities and their economic well being.
I can easily see Future Group leading the new India.
And by the way, look out for BCCL (NO, not the cricket board but the Times of India group) and TV18 group also in times to come.