Rs 4.7 Trillion Business Opportunity in Upcoming Wedding Season: CAIT

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) predicts a Rs 4.7 trillion business opportunity for the upcoming wedding season, setting a new high for the industry.

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Wedding season in India is a season of joy, festivities, and immense business opportunities. This year, with the upcoming wedding season between November and February, business is expected to be brighter than ever, with an estimated worth of around Rs 4.7 trillion in the Indian wedding market.


According to a recent report by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), the Indian wedding industry is estimated to account for 6% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Moreover, the demand for decorative items, apparel, jewelry, grooming services, catering, gifts & trousseau items, and photography are expected to grow fiercely amidst the festival atmosphere. 

CAIT has predicted that this year’s wedding season is expected to not just result in growth across traditional retailers, but also in new entrants such as online players, who will be leveraging the digital trend to tap into the wedding services demand. 

To tap into the available size of the wedding market, CAIT has recommended that businesses time their promotional campaigns accordingly and 'focus on tapping the wedding season to its maximum potential by offering relevant discounts and sought-after wedding-related services”. 


CAIT also recommended that businesses leverage their digital menu offerings and platforms for information and awareness building about the different options available which will help the customers make informed decisions about their wedding services and purchases. 

In conclusion, the upcoming wedding season is expected to open up tremendous business opportunities of around Rs 4.7 trillion, and businesses must properly plan their strategies to avail the benefits associated with such a huge opportunity. 

We at CAIT feel that the wedding season is an exciting time for both businesses and customers to make their special day more memorable. We invite all stakeholders to make the best use of the wedding season opportunity.

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