Nitin Sanghavi

Distinguished Professor of Retail Management and Strategy at Manchester Business School, UK & Director, Centre for Excellence in Retail Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management
Great Lakes Institute of Management

Area of Expertise: Marketing

Dr. Nitin Sanghavi, Distinguished professor of Retail Management at Great Lakes and Director of Center For Excellence In Retail Management. He is one of the leading retail strategy experts in the world. He is professor of Retail Marketing and Strategy at Manchester Business School, UK and founder and director of MBS Retail Center – one of the world's largest specialist retail executive education providers. Prior to his academic career, he has worked with major retail organizations in Europe and Middle East. He acts as non – executive director for several retail organizations in Europe and India, including Shoppers Stop & HyperCity, and strategy advisor to the boards of leading international retailers. Published widely on retail strategy,franchising, internationalization and consumer marketing, he is a frequent speaker at international conferences. Nitin has been honored with several awards for his contributions to retailing, both in UK & India. He has also acted/acts as special advisor to the British Council and Commonwealth Secretariat, and special advisor on retailing to the World Bank. He also has/ had number of visiting appointments in Japan, Australia, France, Switzerland, USA – Including visiting scholar/ professor at Harvard Business School.

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Awards & Recognitions:


  • Cornell University
  • Chicago Booth
  • Skema Business School
  • Universite Bordeaux
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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