Zerodha: Sustaining a Leadership Position in India
In January 2019, the low-cost brokerage house Zerodha emerged as India's largest broker by number of customers. From 2014 to 2018, Zerodha's client addition had grown by 200-300 per cent annually; however, the company now needed a strategy to maintain and defend its leadership position. It needed to tap India's retail broking segment for continued growth. And in a market swamped with nearly identical products, Zerodha needed a strategy to avoid being confused with similar firms and to consistently be consumers' first choice. Could it stay ahead of its rivals with product innovation? Vipul Kumar Singh is affiliated with National Institute of Industrial Engineering. Sandeep Puri is affiliated with Asian Institute of Management.