Tata CLiQ Palette, a trailblazing beauty retail concept within the Tata Group, has unveiled its second omni-channel beauty retail destination at Kopa Mall in Pune, India. This significant development closely follows the success of its inaugural store at Nexus Seawood Mall in Navi Mumbai, marking a remarkable step in the brand’s mission to revolutionize traditional beauty retail by seamlessly integrating technology to deliver an authentic and personalized beauty experience.
Tata CLiQ Palette acknowledges the deeply personal nature of beauty preferences and has leveraged state-of-the-art AI-enabled Beauty ID technology to provide customers with a tailored experience, aligning with their individual beauty needs and desires. This advanced platform utilizes a tech-driven, content-rich approach that extends into the physical store through experiential zones.
The store introduces the Palette Match Finder, which employs AI-VR-led makeup trials and skin analysis mirrors, allowing customers to virtually experiment with makeup products. This eco-conscious approach empowers customers to explore various looks and products, facilitating their search for the perfect beauty match. The Palette Beauty Console assists in recommending personalized products based on specific customer needs, taking into account factors such as gender, age, and skin type. It also offers a comprehensive analysis of skin health through facial scanning. In addition to a gifting area where custom gift boxes can be created to suit occasions, moods, or personal preferences, the store provides an ever-evolving, highly engaging space for brand collaborations and launches, creating an immersive environment for curated festive stories.
Gopal Asthana, Chief Executive Officer of Tata CLiQ commented, “The decision to open Tata CLiQ Palette’s second store in Pune is not only an exciting expansion but also a testament to the brand’s commitment to redefining the beauty retail experience. Our first store in Pune exemplifies our dedication to providing a tech-driven omni-channel platform where beauty enthusiasts can not only discover the finest beauty products but also educate themselves to make confident beauty choices that align with their unique preferences. We are eager to offer an exceptional beauty shopping experience to our esteemed customers.“
The beauty destination showcases an impressive selection of international and homegrown brands spanning diverse categories, including makeup, skincare, haircare, fragrance, tools, and accessories. Store visitors can also avail themselves of a complimentary express makeup service.
In celebration of this store opening, customers can take advantage of various enticing brand and store exclusive offers during the launch month.
Bombay Shirt Company, known for its distinction as India’s first online custom-made shirt brand since its inception in 2012, has inaugurated its 17th store in the country, marking its debut in Jaipur.
Renowned for their exceptional customer service and unique in-store shopping experience, Bombay Shirt Company offers a personalized approach to tailored shirts, jeans, chinos, and pants. Customers can select the fabric of their choice, and with the assistance of in-house tailors, receive a bespoke fitting. The stylists at their stores guide customers in choosing fabrics that best align with their preferences and oversee the entire customization process.
Situated in the Jewel of India Apartments at Bajaj Nagar, the new Jaipur store features captivating interiors inspired by the city’s rich heritage.
Founder and CEO, Akshay Narvekar said, “We’re incredibly delighted to bring our high-quality products and world-class in-store experience to Jaipur. The city boasts a rich tailoring culture, and its residents appreciate the value of quality fabrics and craftsmanship, which are our areas of expertise.“
The store is conveniently located at UG-08, Upper Ground Floor, Horizon Tower, Jewel of India, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Indra Nagar, Basant Vihar, Bajaj Nagar, Jaipur – 302018.
UNIQLO, the renowned Japanese global apparel retailer, is pleased to announce the opening of its latest store in Faridabad. This store marks UNIQLO’s entry into Faridabad, becoming the 8th store in the Delhi NCR region and the 13th store across India. Situated within The Mall of Faridabad, the new store extends UNIQLO’s renowned shopping experience to the Faridabad community, offering a comprehensive selection of LifeWear – characterized by its high quality, thoughtful design, and functional clothing.
“We are excited to bring LifeWear to customers in Faridabad and look forward to our partnership with the newly-opened The Mall of Faridabad. The new store will have something for every member of the family, and we look forward to providing the community with our thoughtfully designed, high quality, and functional apparel that makes people’s lives better,” said Tomohiko Sei, Chief Executive Officer, UNIQLO India.
UNIQLO The Mall of Faridabad is strategically located on the mall’s ground floor, featuring a generous sales area spanning 8,000 sq. ft, all conveniently positioned on a single floor. The store showcases UNIQLO’s iconic red branding and high ceilings, ensuring its visibility from the mall’s entrance, engaging customers as they enter. The store is set to welcome customers starting from 11.00 am on Friday, December 15, 2023, with exclusive offers on Fall/Winter items, including Ultra Light Down Jackets, Fleece Jackets, HEATTECH, Smart Ankle Pants, and more.
Inside the store, customers will discover UNIQLO LifeWear, a clothing line inspired by the necessities of daily life. Available in a diverse range of colors and styles, suitable for all age groups, LifeWear embodies Japanese values of simplicity, quality, and durability. The store will provide year-round essentials and the complete Fall/Winter 2023 product range for men, women, kids, and babies. This includes innovative and functional items like Ultra Light Down and HEATTECH garments, as well as products crafted from premium fabrics such as denim, fleece, flannel shirts, cashmere, and more.
Reliance Retail, India’s premier retail giant, has unveiled its latest Yousta store on Lingadagudi Road in Karnataka. After successfully establishing itself in Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, and Maharashtra, Reliance Retail’s youth-focused fashion brand is making its first appearance in Karnataka. Yousta has been rapidly expanding its footprint across India since its launch in August this year.
Yousta is dedicated to offering trendy and affordable fashion to young consumers. It provides an exciting and budget-friendly shopping experience with a diverse range of fashionable clothing, all priced below Rs 999, with the majority available for less than Rs 499.
The Bijapur store will feature a wide selection of trendy ensembles, unisex and character merchandise, and weekly fresh fashion drops from Yousta’s distinctive “Starring Now” collection.
This store will provide a contemporary and tech-enabled shopping experience with convenient tech touchpoints. These include QR codes for seamless access to information, self-checkout counters for quick transactions, and charging stations for electronic devices.
In addition to its focus on affordable and stylish fashion, Yousta is committed to contributing to the community. The store has partnered with a non-profit organization to enable customers to donate old clothes, which will be used for community programs. This initiative promotes a culture of giving and extends the life of usable garments in an environmentally friendly manner.
MiniKlub, one of India’s premier babywear brands, is pleased to announce the inauguration of its ninth store in Kota, Rajasthan, marking a significant milestone in the brand’s ongoing expansion. This strategic move closely follows the successful establishment of MiniKlub’s stores in Dausa, Jhunjhunu, and Bhilwara, underscoring the company’s unwavering dedication to becoming a comprehensive retail destination for parents.
MiniKlub’s offerings encompass a wide array of essentials for newborns, baby clothing, children’s fashion, footwear, toys, travel accessories, baby care products, and more, all conveniently available under one roof. This new store is destined to become a must-visit destination for families with children from newborns to 8 years old in the town.
Anjana Pasi, Director of MiniKlub said, “We are delighted to introduce MiniKlub’s exceptional product range to Kota, Rajasthan. Our brand has consistently upheld its commitment to providing a diverse selection of safe and comfortable apparel and non-apparel items for children aged from newborns to 8-year-olds. We eagerly anticipate becoming a trusted shopping destination for families not only in Kota but also in the surrounding areas.“
Founded in 2013, MiniKlub, under the umbrella of First Steps Babywear, has rapidly evolved into an omni-channel brand with a substantial presence in over 450 multi-brand outlets, leading e-retail platforms, and exclusive brand stores, both in physical and online formats.
With 58 exclusive brand stores across 26 cities, MiniKlub’s growth has been nothing short of remarkable. Rooted in the spirit of childhood, the brand places paramount importance on designing products that prioritize the comfort and safety of babies. Additionally, MiniKlub takes pride in adhering to sustainable manufacturing practices while delivering high-quality products to the market. The retailer currently operates in over 450 multi-brand outlets and maintains a strong presence on prominent e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Myntra, Flipkart, and Ajio. MiniKlub extends its reach across India through its dedicated e-commerce platform, miniklub.in.
Bulgari, renowned for its Italian art of living, celebrates the inauguration of its new boutique in Mumbai today, nestled in the heart of Jio World Plaza, a thriving center for commerce and culture. This architectural marvel has been envisioned by the globally acclaimed architect, Peter Marino, who masterfully interweaves precious materials, textures, and light, echoing Bulgari’s unwavering commitment to impeccable craftsmanship. The boutique offers a transformative journey from Rome, brought to life through architectural design, interior aesthetics, and traditional craftsmanship. The establishment harmoniously merges the design ethos with Bulgari’s unmistakable style, mirroring the precision with which Bulgari meticulously creates its exquisite jewelry.
Encompassing 1881 square feet, the boutique features a striking facade, adorned with two transparent windows adorned with the intricate Pantheon Mesh pattern, a fusion of circles and squares. An outstanding feature is the incorporation of the Condotti eight-pointed star, a universal emblem symbolizing equilibrium, harmony, and cosmic order. This emblematic motif signifies the unity in Bulgari boutiques worldwide, symbolizing the idea that all paths lead to Rome.
Upon entering, visitors are instantly transported to the vibrant streets of Rome, basking in Italian artistry with radiant sunlight, iconic marbles, and timeless architecture. The boutique seamlessly blends classic and contemporary elements, reflecting Bulgari’s deep-rooted Italian design commitment, through a bold fusion of precious materials, colors, and superb craftsmanship. A modern touch is introduced with artworks by Andy Warhol, adding vibrant hues to the ambiance.
The central counter, an exquisite composition of luminous brass and glass, is crowned by a breathtaking chandelier, painstakingly crafted with Murano glass. Wrapped in Imperial Saffron-colored shantung silk, the iconic Condotti windows on the walls evoke the warm Roman ambiance and replicate the original windows from Bulgari’s historic flagship store on Via Condotti in Rome.
For a more intimate experience, visitors can retreat to a cozy lounge area replete with plush sofas and armchairs. This sanctuary provides an immersive Bulgari experience, immersed in the flawless blend of Italian craftsmanship and elegance.
Jean-Christophe Babin, Bulgari Group CEO stated, “We are thrilled to introduce Bulgari’s latest masterpiece to Mumbai’s vibrant landscape. Our new boutique at Mumbai Jio World embodies the essence of Italian craftsmanship, elegance, and innovation. It reflects our commitment to offering our discerning clientele an extraordinary experience, where they can immerse themselves in the timeless beauty of Bulgari’s creations. A touch of Rome in the heart of Mumbai. Two-thousand-year-old cultures that have shaped humanity and jewels and that meet on a journey of opulence and refinement. East meets West. We invite you to join us on this journey.”
Bulgari’s selection of Jio World Plaza as the venue for its flagship store is strategic, considering its prestige and accessibility. This hub of commerce and luxury epitomizes sophistication and is centrally located in the city, making it the perfect backdrop to showcase Bulgari’s timeless elegance.
The boutique at Jio World Plaza offers a thoughtfully curated collection of premium jewelry, luxury handbags, and exquisite timepieces. From iconic jewelry to elegant bags and precise timekeeping, Bulgari’s diverse offerings cater to connoisseurs of fine craftsmanship and luxury. It is a destination for those who seek the zenith of opulence.
Reliance Industries Limited proudly announces the grand opening of Jio World Plaza (JWP), a captivating retail and entertainment destination in India, poised to offer a world-class shopping experience. Strategically situated in the heart of Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), Jio World Plaza officially welcomes the public on November 1, 2023. Seamlessly integrated with the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre, the Jio World Convention Centre, and the Jio World Garden, this expansive complex promises an all-encompassing experience for visitors.
Isha M Ambani, Director of Reliance Industries Limited said, “Our vision for Jio World Plaza is to introduce the finest global brands to India while showcasing the skills and craftsmanship of top Indian brands, creating a truly distinctive retail experience. Our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and enhancing the customer journey drives us in every endeavor.“
Jio World Plaza has been meticulously designed as an exclusive hub for retail, leisure, and dining, spanning four levels across an impressive 7,50,000 square feet area. The retail lineup proudly features 66 luxury brands, including notable international debuts in the Indian market such as Balenciaga, the Giorgio Armani Café, Pottery Barn Kids, Samsung Experience Centre, EL&N Café, and Rimowa. Mumbai welcomes its first outlets for esteemed names like Valentino, Tory Burch, YSL, Versace, Tiffany, Ladurée, and Pottery Barn, along with flagship stores of iconic brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier, Bally, Giorgio Armani, Dior, YSL, and Bulgari.
Jio World Plaza is also set to host renowned designers like Manish Malhotra, Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla, Rahul Mishra, Falguni and Shane Peacock, and Ri By Ritu Kumar, among others. The Plaza’s architectural design, inspired by the lotus flower and other elements of nature, is the result of a collaboration between TVS, a prestigious international architecture and design firm headquartered in the United States, and the Reliance team. The shopping concourse features meticulously placed sculptural columns that visually weave design continuity into the fabric of the space. Marble-clad floors, soaring vaulted ceilings, and carefully orchestrated soft lighting combine seamlessly to create an environment that epitomizes the essence of luxury.
Under the visionary guidance of Isha Ambani, Jio World Plaza has been designed with the customer experience at its core. From the contemporary sculpture by Jitish Kallat welcoming visitors on the first level to the entertainment offerings on the third level, which include a multiplex theater and a well-curated gourmet food emporium, as well as world-class restaurants, the Plaza aims to provide shoppers with an unparalleled retail experience. Services like personal shopping assistance, VIP concierge, taxi-on-call, wheelchair services, hands-free shopping with baggage drop, butler service, and baby strollers underscore the Plaza’s commitment to enhancing the consumer experience.
“The Jio World Plaza is more than a retail destination; it’s an embodiment of aesthetics, culture, and leisure,” said Isha Ambani.
When it comes to trends, comfort, innovation, and quality, Groversons Paris Beauty stands out as the go-to destination in the world of intimate apparel. The brand recently inaugurated its latest retail outlet in Jalandhar, marking a significant milestone in the Groversons Group’s journey.
With a vision to provide women with fashionable and comfortable lingerie, the Groversons Group not only fulfills its commitment to introducing trendy, well-fitted undergarments but also adapts and diversifies to meet ever-changing needs and preferences.
The brand’s unwavering dedication to offering a diverse range of styles, fabrics, colors, and patterns underscores its profound understanding of the varied tastes of modern women. This strategy solidifies Groversons Group’s position as an industry leader, effectively catering to diverse fashion preferences and consistently setting high standards in India’s intimate apparel industry, nurturing a culture of elegance and quality.
Siddharth Grover, Director of Groversons Paris Beauty, expressed, “Our journey commenced with a passion for redefining fit, comfort, and style in intimate wear. Today, as we open our doors in Jalandhar, we continue our legacy of excellence, focusing on our customers’ desires and evolving trends. Groversons Paris Beauty’s commitment to innovation and quality remains as resolute as ever.“
Groversons Paris Beauty’s remarkable success can be attributed to its well-established in-house design and production facilities. These facilities are equipped with highly skilled and dedicated staff and state-of-the-art machinery sourced from across the globe. With a monthly production capacity of 2.5 million pieces and an ongoing expansion, Groversons Paris Beauty is aptly positioned to meet the escalating demand for its exquisite products.
The brand welcomes all those seeking trendsetting and comfortable apparel in Model Town, Jalandhar, to visit their new store, explore the latest intimate apparel collection, and be part of this exciting journey where style, fit, comfort, and innovation converge to create an unparalleled shopping experience.
Food Square, the distinguished upscale gourmet retail store in Mumbai, celebrated its grand inaugural ceremony on Saturday at its flagship location on Linking Road, Bandra. The evening bore witness to the presence of renowned personalities, including Anshula Kapoor, Abhimanyu Dasani accompanied by his sibling, Pulkit Samrat, Sunita Ahuja, Elnaaz Narouzi, Alvira Khan, Teena Singh, and a gathering of influential figures such as Ishna Batra from Mamma’s Lifestyle, Rizwan Bachav, Sonakshi Raj, Nishka Lulla, Vivek Dhadha, Rishina Khandari, and Payal Singhal. The event exhibited an impressive array of products, featuring international spirits, an assortment of cheeses, imported chocolates, and live stations offering delectable pizzas and pastries.
The glittering occasion was graced by Masaba Gupta, who gracefully inaugurated Food Square with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 27, 2023. The lower ground area was filled with enthusiasm as a ceremonial cheese-cutting event unfolded, accompanied by pulsating DJ beats, making it an evening to remember. All four floors resonated with musical performances that complemented delightful culinary journeys. Stations showcased an enticing variety of pizzas, ice cream tastings, an array of pasta dishes, and more, while the bar section presented an impressive selection of wines sourced from across the globe.
The festivities included a Champagne Shower, hosted by Lalit Jhawar (Co-founder and CEO, LandCraft Retail – Food Square) and Mayank Gupta (Managing Director). The celebration was open to all, drawing a large crowd and infusing the store with a vibrant atmosphere. The event commenced with a welcoming red carpet at the entrance, where celebrities and expatriates were seen entering the establishment. It offered an unmissable experience, from culinary samplers representing global delights to refined wine-tasting sessions, engaging rounds of entertaining games, and live musical performances on every floor. The event provided a glimpse of what Food Square is set to offer the city, underscoring how its culinary treasures bring people from around the world closer to each other. Food Square now stands as the ultimate destination for all things gourmet, conveniently located in the heart of Bandra, Mumbai. Attendees expressed their utmost satisfaction, making the event a remarkable addition to Mumbai’s gourmet retail landscape and an unforgettable experience.
Third Wave Coffee, a coffee-centric Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brand, proudly announced the grand inauguration of its 46th retail store, located within the sprawling Phoenix Mall of Asia in Bangalore, India. As one of the largest malls in Asia, this milestone marked the 109th outlet for Third Wave Coffee in India, underscoring the brand’s unwavering dedication to curate an unforgettable coffee experience. The outlet’s inauguration featured key figures, including Ayush Bathwal, Co-Founder of Third Wave Coffee, Manish Singh, Group Director and Head of Retail Leasing at The Phoenix Mills Ltd and Basil Mathew, Senior Vice President of Leasing at Phoenix Group.
Spanning across an expansive 1,062 square feet, the store offers abundant indoor and outdoor seating, providing coffee enthusiasts with a welcoming environment to relax, work, or socialize while savoring their favorite brews. Patrons can anticipate a tantalizing array of coffee and culinary delights from the menu, including special Limited-Time Offerings such as Swiss Mocha Toffee Nut, a variety of bagels, and Choco-Bliss Pancakes. Additionally, the store features a dedicated retail section where customers can procure coffee beans, brewing equipment, and various coffee-related merchandise.
Sanjay Patil, Senior VP of Projects at Third Wave Coffee said, “Our new store at Mall of Asia transcends the conventional coffee destination. It harmoniously amalgamates design excellence with the cherished coffee culture. Every aspect, from the seating arrangements to the artistry, has been meticulously interwoven to create an indelible coffee experience for our esteemed patrons. This new cafe exemplifies our commitment to expand our presence across India, bringing the finest coffee brews and culinary offerings to the burgeoning community of coffee connoisseurs nationwide. With the launch of our latest store, we eagerly introduce our unique coffee blends and culinary creations to a broader audience in Bangalore, sharing our passion for coffee. Our dedication is to offer an exceptional coffee experience to our customers, rendering specialty coffee more accessible to all.“
The new cafe transcends coffee into an artistic creation and a design marvel. Drawing inspiration from the mall’s ultra-premium design theme, it seamlessly integrates with the mall’s aesthetics, adorned with gold and rose gold hues in curved forms, skylights, and intricate coffee-bean artwork. The introduction of wood finishes imparts a welcoming and inviting ambiance to the surroundings.
Committed to delivering quality and excellence to its community, the new Third Wave Coffee store provides discerning customers with a cozy and inviting space to unwind and relish a remarkable coffee break amidst their shopping ventures.
Flyrobe, the foremost fashion rental service, has a fashionable treat in store for the fashion enthusiasts of Belagavi. The company is poised to open its doors in the heart of the city on October 29, 2023. This significant expansion stands as a testament to Flyrobe’s unwavering commitment to offering accessible and convenient fashion options to its customers, making it simpler than ever to embrace fashion in a sustainable and affordable manner. The grand inauguration was graced by the esteemed Chief Guest, Shri Asif Raju Sait, Member of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A.), representing the Belagavi North Constituency.
Shri Asif Raju Sait, M.L.A., representing the Belagavi North Constituency said, “I am delighted to witness Flyrobe’s dedication to enhancing the local fashion landscape. This new store not only underscores their passion for fashion but also represents a significant stride in elevating Belagavi’s style quotient. I applaud Flyrobe for their commitment to the community and eagerly anticipate the positive influence they will bring to our city.“
Dr. Lakshmi Khilari, the proprietor of the Flyrobe Belagavi store said, “I am thrilled to introduce Flyrobe to the residents of Belagavi. Our goal is to offer a distinctive and premium fashion experience that redefines personal style and sustainability.“
Aanchal Saini, CEO of Flyrobe, stated, “We are excited to bring the Flyrobe experience to Belagavi, a city renowned for its rich culture. Our brick-and-mortar store will serve as a destination for fashion enthusiasts, presenting the latest trends and timeless classics. We believe that everyone deserves to look and feel their best, and we are here to assist you in achieving that. With Flyrobe, you can maintain an ever-evolving wardrobe without the hassle of purchasing new clothes. Our commitment to sustainability also ensures that you can embrace fashion while being environmentally conscious.“
The rental process at Flyrobe seamlessly combines convenience with style. Customers have the option to rent their favorite fashion pieces for a 4-day duration, guaranteeing they are always prepared with the perfect outfit for any occasion. The store also provides a trial facility, allowing customers to ensure the outfit fits impeccably before taking it home. Additionally, Flyrobe offers free size customizations, ensuring that every garment is tailored to perfection for its wearer.
Recode Studios, a prominent name in the cosmetics industry, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its 13th retail store in the vibrant city of Ludhiana, India. Covering an area of 250 square feet, this newly inaugurated store marks the second establishment in Ludhiana. Since 2018, Recode has consistently demonstrated its unwavering commitment to delivering premium cosmetics.
Dheeraj Bansal, Co-Founder of Recode Studios, stated, “Our journey began with a modest selection of products, and today, we take pride in offering a diverse range that caters to the individual preferences of each customer. Our mission is to make high-quality cosmetics readily available in every corner of India. This recent expansion is a testament to our dedication to ensuring that premium makeup is accessible to all.“
With the objective of introducing 25 stores by the fiscal year 2023-24, Recode Studios has a series of upcoming store openings in its pipeline. These forthcoming locations include Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Indore, and Rudrapur. These strategic selections primarily encompass tier 2 and tier 3 cities, such as Delhi, Amritsar, Raipur, Bilaspur, with each store requiring an investment of 20 lakhs.
Recodes’ annual sales have seen remarkable growth, increasing from 25 lakhs in 2018 to 2 crore in 2019 and 2020, 5 crore in 2021, and further surging to 15 crore in 2021 and 2022, and 26 crore in FY 2022-2023. The company’s ambitions don’t end here, as it aims to achieve 50 crore in FY 2023-24. Recode Studios remains committed to its mission of providing cosmetics to a diverse and extensive audience and extends a warm invitation to its customers to join them in their exciting journey as it continues to expand its retail network.
Samosa Singh, a well-established name in the Indian Snacking Retail Industry, is thrilled to announce the inauguration of its Quick-Service Restaurant (QSR) in Sarath City Mall, Kondapur Road, Hyderabad. This strategic move underlines the company’s robust expansion strategy, further solidifying Samosa Singh’s position as an industry frontrunner. With this expansion, Samosa Singh is aiming to achieve exceptional revenue growth, targeting a remarkable 10x increase in the next 12 months.
The location of this Samosa Singh QSR within the mall is poised to have a significant impact. This strategically positioned outlet is expected to boost both offline and online events, attracting more visitors to both the QSR and the mall. The newly launched outlet offers a wide array of options, including Kachori, Dahi Bhalla, and various Chaat, which have become bestsellers alongside their iconic samosas. Furthermore, it presents a delectable range of desserts such as Gulab Jamun, Rabdi, and Ras Malai, perfectly complementing the authentic Indian flavors.
Shikhar Veer Singh, Founder of Samosa Singh, emphasized, “At Samosa Singh, we are dedicated to more than just selling products; we aim to forge enduring relationships with our valued customers. This new outlet in Hyderabad marks the very spot where the journey of the Samosa Singh brand commenced. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you, your family, and friends to our new establishment as we embark on this exciting journey together.“
Nidhi Singh, Co-Founder of Samosa Singh, added, “Samosa Singh is on a mission to lead the Indian snack market. Our team has devoted relentless efforts to craft this vibrant space, reflecting our unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and exceptional customer experiences. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our loyal patrons for their steadfast support, and we eagerly anticipate creating cherished memories with all of you at our new location.“
What sets Samosa Singh apart is the intuitive fusion of classic recipes with innovative flavors. The brand continually refines the art of creating delightful samosas that not only taste better but are also healthier than their counterparts. Samosa Singh’s ambitious expansion plans extend across the entire landscape of India.
Grace Fine Jewells, a name synonymous with exquisite designs, is delighted to announce the inauguration of its maiden retail establishment in the retail haven of Karol Bagh, Delhi. The grand opening event is set to take place on October 23rd, 2023, at their remarkable new address on #1 Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh, featuring Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member of Parliament, as the distinguished chief guest.
Grace Fine Jewell’s vision, as it takes its first step into 2023, is to position itself as the foremost jewelry house for discerning shoppers in India who value exceptional designs, exemplary customer service, and value-driven pricing. Committed to these three pillars, the brand aspires to redefine the jewelry retail experience.
At the heart of the brand’s mission is the creation and curation of jewelry pieces that resonate with the unique preferences and discernment of their esteemed clientele. Grace Fine Jewells aims to instill a culture where remarkable customer service is not just a routine but an integral principle. The brand also prides itself on innovative marketing strategies and a steadfast dedication to offering value-based pricing without compromising on quality.
Grace Fine Jewellery stands on the pillars of three fundamental values: Transparency, Designs, and Service. The brand places a strong emphasis on nurturing transparent relationships with its customers, ensuring that each piece of jewelry narrates a story. Their commitment to innovative designs is evident in every creation, presenting a fusion of artistic expression and craftsmanship. Anchored by service excellence, Grace Fine Jewellery endeavors to make each interaction a memorable and exceptional one.
Saurabh Hans, Director at Grace Fine Jewells, remarked, “GRACE FINE JEWELLS is an initiative to create a personalized jewelry experience in the shopper’s paradise of Karol Bagh. Hence, we made a conscious decision to elevate our establishment, with the first floor dedicated to the retail zone, the second floor serving as the back-office, the third floor catering to our wholesale operations, and the fourth floor as the entertainment zone for special events. As they say, seeing is believing, and bespoke jewelry is meant to be felt. Welcome to #1 Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh.“
The grand inauguration event promises to be a celebration of elegance, style, and sophistication. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the brand’s stunning collections, experience their unwavering commitment to exceptional service, and witness firsthand the values that define Grace Fine Jewellery.
Senco Gold and Diamonds, a prominent jewelry retailer with a legacy spanning over eight decades, achieved a significant milestone by inaugurating two new showrooms in Kolkata, bringing its total count to 150 showrooms nationwide. Actress Vidya Balan, the brand ambassador, graced the occasion, marking the opening of the company’s new showrooms in Kankurgachi and Hatibagan. The Kankurgachi showroom, covering an expansive 2100+ sqft, caters to the cosmopolitan crowd, while the Hatibagan showroom, spanning an impressive 11500+ sq.ft, stands as Senco’s largest showroom nationally.
The new showrooms in Kankurgachi and Hatibagan have been meticulously designed to offer customers a luxurious and immersive shopping experience. They house an extensive collection of jewelry pieces crafted from gold, diamonds, and precious gemstones, catering to the diverse clientele of the city.
As part of this grand celebration, Senco Gold and Diamonds introduced a range of designs and jewelry pieces under the Shagun Collection, which includes exquisite pieces suitable for all occasions, from contemporary lightweight designs to regal traditional ones. The Lotus collection by Everlite draws inspiration from Lotus motifs with enamel and meenakari work, symbolizing the auspiciousness and blessings of Goddess Laxmi for Dhanteras and Diwali. The Signature Collection is inspired by the Senco logo, featuring swan and lotus motifs, representing the serenity and blessings of Lakshmi Puja. The Power Collection is a reflection of the innate power and resilience within individuals, symbolizing strength and resilience in the face of life’s experiences. The Meenakari, Nakshi, Filigree, and Jadau work on each jewelry piece showcase the finesse of Senco Gold and Diamonds’ craftsmanship.
Suvankar Sen, MD and CEO of Senco Gold and Diamonds said, “We are thrilled to celebrate this incredible milestone with the launch of our 150th showroom, and we are privileged to have Vidya Balan with us to make this occasion even more special. Vidya Balan, an embodiment of grace and elegance, has been an integral part of the Senco Gold and Diamonds family for several years. Her association with Senco Gold and Diamonds has been characterized by a shared commitment to celebrating the beauty and spirit of women, and she has been instrumental in showcasing our jewelry collections that resonate with the contemporary Indian woman. We shall continue our endeavor to offer exquisite jewelry while ensuring customer satisfaction.“
Joita Sen, Director and Head of Design and Marketing at Senco Gold and Diamonds said, “Celebrating our 150th showroom is not just a milestone for Senco Gold and Diamonds; it’s a testament to our unwavering commitment to adorning the dreams of millions. With the grace and elegance of Vidya Balan, our beloved brand ambassador, this moment shines even brighter, reflecting our shared values of beauty, tradition, and the spirit of every Indian woman.“
To commemorate this grand occasion, special offers have been extended to customers, including up to 25 percent off on making charges of Gold Jewelry, a minimal Re.1 making charge on Diamond Jewelry, and up to 8 percent off on the Diamond value for Diamond Jewelry. These offers are available at all Senco Gold & Diamonds showrooms and on its online platforms at sencogoldanddiamonds.com.
The city of Moradabad witnessed a momentous occasion as crowds eagerly gathered to witness Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon inaugurate Kalyan Jewellers’ new showroom in Civil Lines. This significant launch signifies Kalyan Jewellers’ expansion to a total of 16 locations in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The freshly opened showroom, graced by Bollywood diva Kriti Sanon, offers a lavish and comprehensive shopping experience to its patrons, featuring a diverse range of exquisite jewelry designs. The company has been steadfast in expanding its brand footprint and operational reach in the region, an endeavor aimed at facilitating its growth and increasing accessibility for customers in Uttar Pradesh.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, the Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “As a company, we have achieved significant milestones and made substantial progress in establishing a holistic ecosystem designed to enhance the shopping experience for our customers. We are thrilled to announce the inauguration of our new showroom in Moradabad. As we embark on the next phase of our growth journey, consistently extending our geographical presence in the region, we are unwavering in our commitment to offer our customers a superlative shopping experience, all while upholding the company’s fundamental values of trust and transparency.“
The newly unveiled showrooms will showcase a wide range of designs from Kalyan Jewellers’ diverse jewelry collections, all presented in a world-class ambiance. To celebrate this launch, Kalyan Jewellers has introduced enticing offers for its valued patrons in the region.
Kalyan Jewellers exclusively retails jewelry that is hallmarked by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and undergoes rigorous purity assessments. Additionally, customers will benefit from Kalyan Jewellers’ 4-Level Assurance Certificate, guaranteeing purity, complimentary lifetime maintenance of their ornaments, detailed product information, and transparent exchange and buy-back policies. This certification underscores the brand’s unwavering commitment to delivering excellence to its loyal clientele.
The showroom will also house Kalyan’s esteemed house brands, including Lila – diamonds and semi-precious stone jewelry, Tejasvi – Polki jewelry, Mudhra – handcrafted antique jewelry, Nimah – temple jewelry, Glo – dancing diamonds, Ziah – Solitaire-like diamond jewelry, Anokhi – uncut diamonds, Apoorva – diamonds for special occasions, Muhurat – wedding jewelry, and Rang – precious stones jewelry.
In accordance with the steadfast commitment of the Apparel Group to offer exceptional retail experiences, the conglomerate proudly introduces its leading lifestyle brands in the newly inaugurated Phoenix Mall of Asia, situated in the vibrant city of Bengaluru. This strategic expansion falls within the ongoing agenda of the Apparel Group to enhance the shopping experience by bringing highly sought-after brands within closer reach of their valued clientele in Bangalore.
The new establishment showcases a diverse selection of esteemed brands under the Apparel Group umbrella, featuring names such as Bath and Body Works, Aldo, Charles and Keith, La Vie En Rose, Beverly Hills Polo Club, Tim Hortons, and Aldo Accessories. These brands encompass a wide array of products and styles, perfectly tailored to meet the distinctive preferences of Bengaluru’s lively and cosmopolitan populace. Whether one seeks the elegance of Charles and Keith or Aldo, the comfort and style of Beverly Hills Polo Club, or the indulgence of Bath and Body Works, our newly opened stores are poised to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience, catering to those who seek quality and variety.
Tushar Ved, the President of Apparel Group India Pvt Ltd said, “We are thrilled to announce the inauguration of seven new stores from the Apparel Group within Phoenix Mall of Asia. Our strategic expansion not only fortifies our brand positioning but also underscores our role as the gateway for international brands seeking to establish their presence in India. These store openings underscore our unyielding commitment to bridging the divide between global fashion and the discerning Indian consumer.“
Abhishek Bajpai, CEO of Apparel Group India Pvt Ltd said, “We are pleased to bring the finest lifestyle brands in their respective categories to the city of Bangalore. Our dedicated team has put in tireless efforts to ensure that each store reflects our expertise and unwavering commitment to excellence, thereby delivering an extraordinary shopping experience to our cherished patrons. This expansion is a testament to our dedication to serving our customers and providing them with world-class brands and exceptional experiences.“
Apparel Group’s expansion in the Indian retail landscape continues to raise the profile of internationally renowned brands. The recent inauguration of new stores in Bangalore’s Phoenix Mall of Asia reaffirms the mission and vision that Apparel Group ardently upholds, remaining resolute in its aim to exceed expectations every day and furnish valued customers with the finest in retail experiences.
Balenzia, a distinguished name in the realm of high-quality fashion and lifestyle socks, is excited to announce the inauguration of its seventh retail store for the year. This landmark achievement marks Balenzia’s first-ever partnership with the prestigious Lulu Group International and signifies a pivotal moment in the brand’s retail expansion strategy.
Situated in the heart of Bengaluru, Lulu Mall is a renowned shopping and entertainment destination celebrated for its exquisite array of branded clothing, fashion accessories, and unparalleled entertainment offerings. Balenzia’s new store at Lulu Mall, Bengaluru, is poised to present a comprehensive collection of top-notch socks, celebrated for their diverse licensing portfolio, unbeatable comfort, durability, and stylish allure. Whether you seek socks that resonate with your personal style or prioritize comfort above all else, Balenzia has you covered.
Shruti Gupta, Head of Strategy at Balenzia said, “We are thrilled to announce the launch of our third franchisee store at Lulu Mall, Bengaluru. Our collaboration with Lulu Group International signifies a significant stride forward for us, and we are enthusiastic about the opportunities it offers. Lulu Mall, Bengaluru, stands as an ideal location for our brand, owing to its diverse and discerning customer base. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional shopping experience to our customers, and we believe that our new store will impeccably cater to their fashion needs. Balenzia’s retail expansion extends far beyond Bengaluru, as we are firmly committed to establishing a nationwide presence by opening additional stores in premium malls and airports throughout the year. This expansion is a pivotal component of our phygital strategy. Our primary objective is to make our premium fashion and lifestyle products accessible to consumers across India, catering to a wide range of tastes and preferences.“
The launch of this franchisee store presents an enticing opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking involvement in a distinctive business model with the potential for significant returns on investment. Franchisees can leverage Balenzia’s well-established reputation, existing customer base, and proven business model to establish a thriving and profitable venture. Additionally, Balenzia’s robust marketing and branding support, combined with its extensive product range, make it an attractive proposition for entrepreneurs looking to join a rapidly growing brand right from its inception.
In addition to its physical store presence in premium malls and airports in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Lucknow, Surat, and Ludhiana, Balenzia embraces an omnichannel approach. Its products are readily available on the official website, balenzia.com, as well as on leading online platforms such as Amazon, Myntra, Ajio, Tata Cliq, Nykaa, Flipkart, Paytm, Snapdeal, Limeroad, and many more. This approach ensures that customers can conveniently access Balenzia’s top-quality products across various online and offline channels.
Grace Fine Jewells, renowned for its exquisite designs, is delighted to announce the inauguration of its first retail store in the shopper’s paradise of Karol Bagh, Delhi. The grand opening event is scheduled for October 23rd, 2023, at their impressive new address on #1 Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh, with Harsh Vardhan, Member of Parliament, gracing the occasion as the chief guest.
In the year 2023, Grace Fine Jewells embarks on a mission to establish itself as the preferred destination for discerning jewellery enthusiasts in India. Their focus revolves around offering remarkable designs, exceptional customer service, and value-driven pricing, redefining the jewellery shopping experience.
The brand’s vision is clear: to create and curate jewellery pieces that resonate with the unique preferences of their esteemed clientele. At Grace Fine Jewells, exceptional customer service transcends being a mere routine; it is a fundamental principle. The brand is committed to innovative marketing strategies and unwavering dedication to providing competitive pricing without compromising on quality.
Grace Fine Jewells is built upon three core values: Transparency, Designs, and Service. Transparency is at the heart of their customer relationships, ensuring that each piece of jewellery narrates a meaningful story. Their dedication to innovative designs is evident in every creation, showcasing a fusion of artistry and craftsmanship. Service excellence underpins every interaction, aiming to make each one a memorable and extraordinary experience.
Saurabh Hans, Director at Grace Fine Jewells said, “GRACE FINE JEWELLS is an endeavor to create a bespoke jewellery experience in the shopper’s paradise, Karol Bagh. Hence, a conscious decision to build upwards – level 1 for retail, level 2 for back-office, level 3 for wholesale operations, and level 4 as an entertainment zone for special events. As they say, seeing is believing, and bespoke is to be felt. Welcome to #1 Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh.“
The grand opening promises to be a celebration of elegance, style, and sophistication. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the brand’s stunning collections, experience their commitment to exceptional service, and witness firsthand the values that define Grace Fine Jewells.
Ayaani Diamonds, the foremost Lab Grown Diamond Jewellery brand in India, is delighted to announce the inauguration of its latest retail establishment in the bustling city of Mumbai. The grand opening, set to coincide with the auspicious occasion of Dussehra on October 24th in Bandra West, will be graced by the esteemed presence of Shri Narayan Rane ji, serving as the Honourable Minister of MSME in the Government of India.
Hailing from the renowned ‘City of Diamonds,’ Ayaani epitomizes an unwavering commitment to sustainability and ethical excellence, seamlessly intertwined with a heritage of impeccable handcrafted designs, masterful craftsmanship, and unrivaled artistry. With two flourishing stores already established in Ahmedabad, the brand brings not only its expertise but also the rich legacy of a city steeped in diamond history to the ‘City of Dreams.’ Lab-grown diamonds, offering superior purity and quality, are environmentally conscious, ethically sourced, and more cost-effective than their natural counterparts. Ayaani Diamonds stands at the forefront of this transformative journey, presenting an exquisite array of jewelry that not only exudes beauty but also upholds environmental responsibility. In harmony with their commitment, they acknowledge the government’s endorsement of lab-grown diamonds as a wiser and more sustainable choice for the present and future of exquisite beauty.
The new store, nestled in the heart of Bandra, Mumbai, provides an ideal location to explore the world of diamonds. With a captivating and welcoming design, it offers a warm embrace from its dedicated staff, who prioritize customer satisfaction. Every visit transcends mere shopping; it becomes a personalized journey where customers depart with their dreams fulfilled and a profound sense of pride in owning a piece from Ayaani. This pride arises from possessing exclusive one-of-a-kind designs, unparalleled quality, and making a responsible choice.
Rajnikant Chanchad, Director of Ayaani Diamonds said “We are absolutely thrilled to introduce Ayaani Diamonds to the heart of Mumbai. The adoption of lab-grown diamonds is not merely a trend; it’s a conscious decision for a sustainable and ethical future. Our dedication to sustainability, ethics, and exquisite craftsmanship sets us apart in the realm of fine Jewelry. At Ayaani, we believe in making dreams come true, and our lab-grown diamonds epitomize the pinnacle of beauty, quality, and responsibility. Mumbai, renowned for its affinity for luxury, is the perfect fit for our exquisite Jewelry collections. Our new store is not just a shopping destination; it’s an experience, a journey into the realm of diamonds where customers can explore, select, and commemorate their unique stories with our creations.“
Ayaani Diamonds has earned a reputation for crafting extraordinary Jewelry pieces that narrate stories, commemorate life’s milestones, and adorn moments of significance. The brand is steadfast in delivering Jewelry aficionados a wide array of designs, including engagement rings, wedding bands, necklaces, earrings, and more, each painstakingly fashioned to perfection.
Jaipur Watch Company, a distinguished name renowned for its innovative art and heritage watches, is delighted to announce the inauguration of its third retail store, situated within the historic Rambagh Palace in Jaipur, India.
Since its establishment in 2013, Jaipur Watch Company has consistently celebrated the opulent heritage and artistic traditions inherent in the craft of watchmaking. This ethos finds exquisite expression within the interiors of the micro luxury brand’s latest store, located within the iconic Rambagh Palace. The palace itself has been a witness to the presence of numerous distinguished guests, including King Charles III, Jacqueline Kennedy, and several luminaries from India, leaving an indelible mark on history.
Architect Gaurav Bhatnagar of Archeus Design, Jaipur, has skillfully designed a space that pays homage to the vintage allure and the historical color palette of Jaipur, seamlessly merging tradition and innovation. Patrons are invited to explore and acquire meticulously crafted timepieces that encapsulate the essence of Jaipur Watch Company, all within a store that harmoniously blends contemporary elements with the timeless charm of Rambagh Hotel, Jaipur.
Gaurav Mehta, Founder and CEO of Jaipur Watch Company said, “We are thrilled to introduce our unique collection of watches within the historic Rambagh Palace. Our vision has consistently revolved around creating timepieces that resonate with the rich cultural and artistic heritage of Jaipur. This new store is a testament to our unwavering commitment to preserving and celebrating this esteemed tradition.“
The opening of the Rambagh Palace store signifies a significant milestone for Jaipur Watch Company and underscores the brand’s unwavering dedication to crafting exceptional timepieces that narrate a tale of heritage and craftsmanship. Visitors are cordially invited to explore the fusion of heritage and innovative timekeeping at Jaipur Watch Company’s new store at Rambagh Palace.
Coty Travel Retail Asia Pacific is delighted to announce the introduction of Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin by Kylie Jenner at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. The store, inaugurated on October 17, 2023, and situated in a prime location within the Mumbai Duty Free, offers travelers the opportunity to explore and purchase a comprehensive selection of Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin products before their flights.
Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin, brands passionately curated by Kylie Jenner, embody her vision to inspire, educate, and provide a skincare range designed to seamlessly integrate self-care into daily routines. With a touch of Kylie’s iconic style, these brands offer straightforward and enjoyable beauty routines that are meticulously crafted with clean and vegan ingredients.
“We are excited to bring Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin to the Mumbai International Airport, making it accessible to travelers worldwide as the brand rapidly expands in the travel retail sector,” said Guilhem Souche, Coty Global Travel Retail Senior VP.
Avishek Bambi Das, CEO of Mumbai Travel Retail Private Limited said, “We are elated that Kylie Cosmetics is finally making a strong presence in India. This provides us with a significant opportunity to collaborate with one of the world’s most renowned brands. I firmly believe that with the launch of Kylie Cosmetics at Mumbai Duty Free, we are reaching a vast audience given her globally established following.“
Conveniently positioned near the entrance of Mumbai Duty Free, travelers are instantly welcomed by the clean blush pink aesthetic that embodies the essence of the brand. With a captivating blend of modern elegance and timeless allure, the store offers a pristine haven for beauty enthusiasts to experience the deliberate beauty of Kylie Cosmetics. This clean, elevated, and exquisite space is a sanctuary where the love for all things beauty comes to life.
Soon to be available to travelers at Mumbai International Airport, the vibrant store showcases the complete range of Kylie Cosmetics makeup products, including those for eyes and lips, as well as travel-friendly kits. Visitors at Mumbai Duty Free will have access to iconic products such as the Matte Lip Kit, High Gloss, Pressed Blush Powder, Kylash Volume Mascara, and the Skincare Discovery Set. The comprehensive selection features a simple and clean packaging design, thoughtfully curated to meet the needs of travelers, providing an instantly fresh and elevated look.
To enhance the entire travel retail experience for visitors, on-site beauty specialists will be available to offer personalized Kylie makeovers, makeup consultations, and product recommendations at the makeup gondola. An Instagrammable pink Vespa adds a touch of whimsy and charm, providing the perfect photo opportunity. The presence of the Kylie Cosmetics logo on full-length mirrors allows visitors to begin or end their travel journey with a complete experience.
To celebrate the opening of Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin at Mumbai Duty-Free, a launch party was hosted close to the store’s opening date, inviting VIP customers and key influencers to immerse themselves in the world of Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin.
Global apparel retailer UNIQLO has inaugurated its second store in Mumbai, now located at Oberoi Mall, Goregaon. This spacious 7,500 square-foot store, situated on the ground floor of the mall, extends UNIQLO’s commitment to providing Mumbaikars with thoughtfully designed, high-quality clothing, exemplifying the brand’s LifeWear philosophy.
Tomohiko Sei, Chief Executive Officer of UNIQLO India said, “We are thrilled to have been welcomed so enthusiastically by Mumbaikars. With our second store opening at Oberoi Mall, Goregaon, we look forward to offering innovative, high-quality apparel to even more discerning consumers.“
The opening of this store was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that drew a crowd of eager customers, marking the second UNIQLO store in Mumbai. Inside the store, shoppers were delighted with special promotions on popular items, including Fleece Jackets, Ultra Light Down Vests, Flannel Shirts, Smart Ankle Pants, U Crew Neck T-shirts, and more, which will continue to be available at discounted prices until October 26.
The UNIQLO Oberoi Mall store in Goregaon represents the brand’s 12th brick-and-mortar store in India, following its entry into the Indian market in 2019. This new store’s opening closely follows the launch of UNIQLO’s first Mumbai store at Phoenix Marketcity Kurla, underscoring the brand’s ongoing expansion plans in India.
Oberoi Mall, situated in Goregaon off the Western Express Highway, is part of the expansive Oberoi Garden City, an integrated township featuring residential and commercial complexes, an international school, a 5-star hotel, and extensive landscaped gardens. UNIQLO Oberoi Mall, Goregaon, presents a wide selection of essential items, including easy-care rayon, AIRism T-shirts, denims, fine cloth shirts, and smart ankle pants. Moreover, the store introduces the full range of Fall/Winter products, encompassing innovative and functional offerings like Ultra Light Down, HEATTECH, and Recycled Fleece garments, as well as products crafted from premium fabrics like cashmere, lambswool, and merino. Additionally, the store will feature the special UNIQLO and KAWS collaboration UT Graphic T-shirt collection.
As a special offering, customers with purchases totaling Rs 6,000 or more will receive a custom Tote Bag featuring a unique UNIQLO x Mumbai design by illustrator Aashti Miller (while supplies last).
Baccarose has proudly inaugurated its very first standalone boutique in the country. Situated on the ground floor of Inorbit Mall in Mumbai’s Malad area, this new retail space spans 400 sq. ft.
The official opening ceremony was graced by Tamannaah Bhatia, the first brand ambassador in India for Shiseido’s Skincare range, alongside Nicole Tan, President and CEO of Shiseido Asia Pacific; Nicolas Baudonnet, Vice President of the Fragrance and Cosmetics Division, Shiseido Asia Pacific; and Kadambari Lakhani, Director of Baccarose Perfumes and Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd.
This new boutique is staffed with trained beauty consultants who offer personalized consultations, allowing customers to explore products tailored to their unique requirements and preferences.
Nicolas Baudonnet, Vice President of the Fragrance and Cosmetics Division said, “With over 150 years of heritage, our brand is delighted to bring its expertise and innovative products to Indian consumers. The opening of our inaugural standalone boutique at Inorbit Mall, Malad underscores our commitment to delivering an exceptional shopping experience and assisting individuals in embracing their distinctive beauty.“
Kadambari Lakhani, Director of Baccarose Perfumes and Beauty Products Pvt. Ltd said, “Shiseido’s distinctive approach to beauty, merging tradition and innovation, personalization, and regimen-based skincare, offers enhanced clinically effective skincare solutions that resonate perfectly with the Indian consumer. We are confident that this store will become a beauty destination of choice for many.“
Shiseido has introduced the Skin Visualizer at this store, a touch-free device developed by the brand to instantly measure and visualize the current state of one’s skin. Based on the results, customers can receive personalized consultations from beauty experts, helping them discover products tailored to their specific skin type, concerns, and preferences.
Founded in 1872, Shiseido is a well-established beauty brand offering an extensive range of skincare products and cosmetics. The brand is set to further strengthen its presence in India, with its products already available at 62 retail outlets across the country, and plans to reach 75 stores by year-end. Shiseido is also expanding its online presence, with its products accessible through popular online retailers such as Parcos, Nykaa, Shoppers Stop, and Sephora.
In 1984, Hemansu Kotecha established Baccarose, an omni-channel and retail distribution hub for luxury beauty brands in India.
Panipat witnessed a momentous occasion as Bollywood luminary Sonakshi Sinha inaugurated Kalyan Jewellers’ new showroom at Unity One Mall. This grand inauguration marks the fifth establishment of Kalyan Jewellers in the vibrant state of Haryana. The brand-new showroom, graced by the presence of the beloved Sonakshi Sinha, ushers in a world of opulent shopping experiences, featuring an extensive array of exquisite jewelry designs. As part of the company’s consistent expansion strategy, Kalyan Jewellers aims to make its brand even more accessible to the patrons in Haryana.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers, articulated, “As a company, we have achieved significant milestones and made substantial advancements in creating a comprehensive ecosystem to enhance the customer’s shopping journey. We are thrilled to announce the opening of our new showroom in Panipat. As we embark on this next phase of our growth journey, continually expanding our geographical presence in the region, we remain committed to providing our customers with a best-in-class shopping experience while upholding the core values of trust and transparency.“
The newly unveiled showrooms will showcase a diverse range of designs from Kalyan Jewellers’ extensive jewelry collections, presented within a world-class ambiance. Furthermore, the “Kalyan Special Gold Board Rate,” renowned for being the most competitive in the market and consistent across all company showrooms, will apply, ensuring a seamless shopping experience supported by top-notch service. To celebrate the launch of the showroom, Kalyan Jewellers is extending a unique promotion of 0 percent making charges on half the purchase value for customers with a minimum shopping value of Rs 1 lakh. It’s imperative to note that these exclusive offers are available for a limited duration.
Every piece of jewelry retailed at Kalyan Jewellers is adorned with BIS hallmarks and subjected to stringent purity assessments. In addition to this, patrons will be presented with Kalyan Jewellers’ coveted 4-Level Assurance Certificate, guaranteeing the jewelry’s purity, lifelong maintenance without charge, comprehensive product information, and a transparent exchange and buy-back policy. This certification underlines the brand’s unwavering dedication to offering nothing but the finest to its cherished clientele.
PowerMax, a premier fitness brand in the country, proudly marks its 14th anniversary, signifying a significant milestone in its mission to advance health and wellness nationwide.
Since its establishment in 2009, PowerMax has held a prominent position in the fitness industry, consistently delivering cutting-edge fitness equipment of exceptional quality, positively impacting countless lives. Over the years, the company has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to aiding individuals in their pursuit of fitness goals, catering to professional athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and novices alike.
PowerMax boasts an extensive array of fitness products, encompassing treadmills, exercise bikes, elliptical trainers, and strength-training equipment, all thoughtfully designed to cater to the diverse needs of its clientele. The brand’s dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction has catapulted it to the forefront of the fitness equipment retail sector.
Sanjay Goyal, MD of PowerMax said, “We are elated to commemorate 14 years of empowering individuals to lead healthier lives through our top-tier fitness equipment. Our journey has been marked by continuous growth, driven by a dedicated team and an unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. This milestone would not have been attainable without the trust and loyalty of our customers, and we are deeply appreciative of their support.“
Throughout its history, PowerMax has consistently raised industry standards, embracing cutting-edge technology, ergonomic designs, and exceptional customer service. The company’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its eco-friendly product offerings and materials. As PowerMax solidifies its presence in the fitness industry, it is clear that this journey is far from its conclusion. In the coming years, one can anticipate PowerMax’s continued efforts to push the boundaries of what can be achieved in the realm of fitness.
The city of Chandigarh witnessed a remarkable event as crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of Bollywood sensation Katrina Kaif during the grand inauguration of Kalyan Jewellers’ new showroom in Sector 17. This marks the company’s third showroom in Chandigarh, promising a unique shopping experience for consumers in the region.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “Over our three-decade journey, we have accomplished significant milestones by revolutionizing the customer shopping experience, creating a comprehensive ecosystem. With the unveiling of this state-of-the-art showroom in Chandigarh’s Sector 17, we aspire to expand our brand’s presence and enhance accessibility for our patrons in the city. Our consistent presence in key markets within the region underscores our unwavering commitment to this market and its loyal customers.“
To celebrate the showroom’s launch, Kalyan Jewellers is offering a special promotion, wherein customers receive a complimentary 1-gram gold coin for every purchase of Rs 50,000. This offer is valid for a minimum purchase of Rs 1 lakh.
All jewelry available at Kalyan Jewellers is hallmarked with the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification and undergoes rigorous purity assessments. In addition, patrons will benefit from Kalyan Jewellers’ 4-Level Assurance Certificate, ensuring purity, free lifetime maintenance of ornaments, comprehensive product information, and transparent exchange and buy-back policies. This certification reflects the brand’s unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality to its dedicated clientele.
In a lavish celebration that seamlessly merged opulence and artistry, the grand inauguration of the Gowri Signatures Atelier, featuring Stylish Superstar Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar, set new standards for personalized luxury wedding attire. Located in the prestigious Road No. 36 in Jubilee Hills, the launch of the Gowri Signatures retail store captivated connoisseurs, fashion enthusiasts, and luminaries who witnessed the harmonious fusion of craftsmanship and exclusivity.
Spanning an impressive 15,000 square feet, Gowri Signatures boasts aesthetically designed consultation rooms on its second level, adorned with vintage handcrafted furniture and art that exude an ambiance of refined luxury and sophistication.
Gowri’s Bespoke Wedding Ensembles cater not only to engaged couples but also to their entire families, spanning generations. With a rich history of intricate weaves and timeless designs, Gowri’s manufacturing facility in Hyderabad has adorned some of India’s leading brand stores.
At the launch of Gowri Signatures, Mahesh Babu marveled at a meticulously designed saree that required four months to weave. This intricately woven masterpiece blends ten vibrant hues and 16,000 picks, resulting in a tapestry of remarkable beauty. With 384 hours dedicated to bindings, 600 hours for color setting, and 1,100 hours for the mesmerizing pallu image, every thread tells a unique story. Pre-loom preparations involved 96 hours for Jari warping, 144 hours for piecing, and 192 hours for loom setting, culminating in 720 hours of sheer artistry.
Mahesh also emphasized Gowri Signatures’ commitment to personalizing and custom-making clothing for wedding couples and their families.
Namrata Shirodkar lauded the venture, noting the store’s unique lounges for families, praising the provision of private spaces—a rarity in retail establishments. She and Mahesh expressed their delight at the stunning range of custom-made jewelry and clothing.
During the launch event, Uday Sai Kouthavarapu, the CEO of Gowri Signatures, presented the brand’s evolution from manufacturing to retail and its specialization in bespoke wedding signature ensembles. Gowri Signatures fulfills the growing demand for custom designer dresses and complementary jewelry, all under one roof.
“Celebrating the Beauty of Tradition, Craftsmanship, and Personalization, our store stands as a testament to the artistry and dedication that define the essence of luxury. With each piece meticulously crafted, we weave not just fabrics, but stories – stories that reflect the splendor of India’s rich heritage and the beauty of every individual’s journey,” added Uday.
Amidst the admiration at the store, guests had the opportunity to explore the signature diamond jewelry collection, meticulously crafted by Gowri Signatures’ partner, AQUA Diamonds, reflecting timeless elegance.
Bespoke Wedding Fashion: Where Dreams Find Their Perfect Ensemble
The event also showcased the store’s finest offerings—bespoke wedding collections modeled on stage. A dazzling display of wedding ensembles demonstrated how each piece could be extensively personalized to encapsulate the essence of every dream wedding. The guided tour highlighted a seamless blend of tradition and modernity, emphasizing the store’s commitment to making every wedding a unique tale of individuality and elegance.
Upscale Consulting: Tailoring Moments for Every Precious Segment
Following the store’s launch, patrons were invited to explore the upscale consulting rooms, meticulously designed to cater to three distinct segments: the Bride, the Couple, and the Family. These spaces exude exclusivity and comfort, embodying the store’s dedication to creating unforgettable moments during the wedding festivities.
For brides, girls, and women in the family, Gowri Signatures offers a myriad of choices, each reflecting India’s diverse cultural heritage. Whether it’s the regal charm of Banarasi silk or the intricate artistry of Kanjeevaram, each fabric and dress, including ghagras and cholis, tells a story of heritage and grace, creating an aura of elegance and poise that perfectly complements the bride’s special day.
For grooms, boys, and men in the family, Gowri Signatures presents a symphony of regal grandeur and sophistication. From the classic elegance of the Sherwani to the timeless charm of the Bandhgala, each piece by Gowri is crafted to exude an aura of dignity and refinement, tailored to complement the groom’s charisma.
The grand opening of the Signature Store was not merely an event; it was a celebration of individuality, craftsmanship, and the essence of luxury. As it welcomes the world, it beckons those who seek a world where elegance meets personal expression.
KAZO Fashion, the celebrated fashion brand known for its versatile designs and exceptional quality, has unveiled its latest retail store, nestled at 56, Connaught Circle, Block M, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
This meticulously designed space sprawls across approximately 1000 sqft. over two floors, promising an unparalleled shopping experience. From the strategic placement of furniture displays to the thoughtfully selected lighting and signage, every aspect has been finely tuned to maximize both functionality and aesthetics. The new store marks a significant milestone for KAZO, which now boasts a network of 65+ Exclusive Brand Outlet (EBO) stores and 120+ shop-in-shop encounters nationwide, with plans for further retail expansion.
Deepak Aggarwal, Founder and CEO of KAZO said, “The opening of our new retail store in Delhi reflects our unwavering commitment to offering our customers a fusion of sophisticated fashion and an exceptional shopping experience. With a total of 12 strategically located stores across Delhi NCR, we continue to provide trendsetting yet competitively priced fashion apparel. KAZO is poised to redefine fashion accessibility as we embark on an ambitious expansion journey, introducing new stores across India and heralding an exciting new chapter in our brand’s evolution.“
The Connaught Place store offers a wide range of women’s apparel, from dazzling styles fit for party occasions to refined, classic looks tailored for workwear and formal events. The collection includes a versatile array of dresses, tops, shirts, t-shirts, skirts, trousers, jumpsuits, co-ord sets, and more. Customers can also explore a handpicked selection of jewelry, handbags, and belts, carefully curated to elevate their style.
With the recent appointment of Bollywood sensation Janhvi Kapoor as the Brand Ambassador, KAZO’s vision gains new dimensions for the upcoming season. The brand aspires to lead India’s fashion scene and secure a significant market share in women’s apparel. In the coming years, KAZO plans substantial growth, both online and offline, by expanding across digital platforms and physical stores. This move signifies the brand’s commitment to offering stylish, accessible fashion to a broader audience across the country.
In a significant expansion move, Kalyan Jewellers, one of India’s most renowned and trusted jewelry companies, has unveiled three new showrooms in New Delhi. The grand inauguration of these revamped showrooms at Janakpuri, Karol Bagh, and Kamala Nagar was a star-studded affair with the presence of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn. The Karol Bagh showroom is now situated on Pusa Road, while Kamala Nagar’s location is on Bungalow Road, and Janakpuri’s showroom is located at Block A1. These showrooms showcase a diverse range of designs from Kalyan Jewellers’ various collections and provide patrons with state-of-the-art facilities and a world-class ambiance, ensuring an unparalleled shopping experience.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “As a company, we have achieved significant milestones and made substantial progress in creating a comprehensive ecosystem to enhance the customer shopping experience. At Kalyan Jewellers, we are committed to continually improving and offering customers a best-in-class, curated experience. Upholding the core values of trust and transparency, we would like to extend our gratitude to our patrons for their support and love over the years.”
To mark the launch of these showrooms, Kalyan Jewellers is offering a special promotion to customers. On every purchase of Rs 50,000 or more, customers will receive a complimentary 1-gram gold coin. This offer is applicable with a minimum purchase of Rs 1 lakh. It’s important to note that all jewelry retailed at Kalyan Jewellers is BIS-hallmarked and undergoes rigorous purity testing. Patrons will also receive Kalyan Jewellers’ 4-Level Assurance Certificate, ensuring purity, free lifetime maintenance of ornaments, detailed product information, and transparent exchange and buy-back policies. This certification is a testament to the brand’s unwavering commitment to providing the very best to its loyal customers.
Centuary Mattress, an established name in the sleep solutions industry in India, with a legacy spanning over thirty-five years, proudly announces the grand opening of its innovative Experience Store in the bustling commercial hub of Velachery, Chennai. Covering an expansive 1,000 sq ft area, this new exclusive retail destination represents a significant milestone in Centuary Mattress’s mission to transform the way consumers experience and select their sleep solutions.
The inauguration of the store by JMH Aassan Maulaana, MLA, Velachery (INC), perfectly aligns with the brand’s unwavering commitment to enhancing the quality of sleep and the lifestyle of its valued customers. The Velachery Experience Store, meticulously designed by Centuary Mattress, emerges as a one-of-a-kind haven for sleep enthusiasts and comfort seekers. This immersive retail space promises to revolutionize the mattress shopping experience, offering a distinctive fusion of state-of-the-art technology, expert guidance, and unmatched sleep solutions.
As Malani, Executive Director of Centuary Mattress said, “We have always been dedicated to making dreams of better sleep a reality. Selecting the right mattress can be a daunting task. While our website provides a range of solutions to alleviate this concern, our new experience store is designed to redefine how customers experience and choose their sleep solutions. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and unparalleled comfort has been our driving force for decades, and this store is a testament to our dedication to enhancing the lives of our cherished customers.”
Centuary caters to a diverse range of needs and budgets by offering an extensive selection of mattresses in its experiential store. Their product range incorporates sophisticated features, including innovative copper gel technology that maintains a cool and comfortable body temperature. Furthermore, all Centuary mattresses come with the Centuary Protect promise, ensuring they are antimicrobial treated and hold CertiPUR-US certification, assuring customers of the absence of harmful chemicals in the manufacturing process. Centuary’s premium mattresses incorporate high-density memory foam and advanced coil systems, offering the epitome of luxury and support.
Centuary mattresses are designed to make every facet of sleep comfortable and rejuvenating. The Velachery store presents an extensive array of sleep accessories, from robust neck pillows tailored for travelers to a variety of pillows meticulously crafted to complement their mattresses. Centuary’s mattress toppers provide an additional layer of plushness, and their mattress protectors offer to safeguard against spills and allergens. The brand’s superior bed linens enhance the aesthetics of your bedroom.
Centuary Mattress holds a formidable presence through multi-brand dealers, spanning 200 outlets and 10 brand stores in Tamil Nadu, and an impressive 4000+ stores across India. The brand aspires to expand its footprint by establishing at least 100 exclusive experience stores by the year 2025.
Miniklub has inaugurated two new stores in Gujarat. Situated in Rajkot and Jamnagar, these freshly established outlets, spanning over 2000 sqft, offer a comprehensive range of safe and comfortable apparel and non-apparel items catering to newborns up to 8-year-olds.
With the inclusion of these two stores, Miniklub now operates a total of six outlets in Gujarat, reinforcing its commitment to serving families in this vibrant state. The brand firmly believes that every child deserves to look and feel their best, and these new stores are instrumental in transforming this vision into reality for Gujarat’s families. Miniklub’s offerings encompass a wide array of essentials for newborns, baby clothing, children’s fashion, footwear, toys, travel accessories, baby care products, and much more, all conveniently available under one roof, making it the preferred choice for parents in the city.
Established in 2013, Miniklub, a brand under the First Steps Babywear umbrella, has emerged as a rapidly growing omni-channel entity, with a presence in over 450 multi-brand outlets, top e-retail platforms, and exclusive brand stores, both in physical and online formats. Having successfully expanded to 28 cities, it now boasts 55 exclusive brand stores. Guided by the essence of childhood, Miniklub places paramount importance on product design to ensure the comfort and safety of infants. The brand also takes pride in adhering to sustainable manufacturing processes while delivering top-quality products to the market.
In addition to its physical stores, Miniklub serves customers across India through various e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Myntra, Flipkart, Ajio, and its own direct-to-consumer (D2C) platform, miniklub.in.
House of Armuse, a renowned name in the domain of ethnic and bridal couture, is elated to announce its foray into the dynamic city of Mumbai. Having already cemented its status as a beloved brand in Jaipur and successfully inaugurated a store in Delhi, House of Armuse is now poised to captivate the fashion connoisseurs of Mumbai with its collections that seamlessly meld traditional grace with contemporary elegance.
Founded upon the tenets of enduring craftsmanship, House of Armuse has become synonymous with crafting captivating bridal and ethnic attire that pays homage to India’s rich cultural heritage. The brand has amassed a dedicated following among fashion-forward individuals who seek to make a sartorial statement while paying homage to the opulence of Indian traditions.
Their latest offering, ‘A Dreamy Escapade,’ draws inspiration from the delicate brushstrokes of Impressionism. They have painstakingly transformed these artistic expressions into wearable masterpieces adorned with pastel hues, watercolor tints, and flowing patterns. Their Couture 2023 collection encapsulates the essence of nature’s beauty and the grace of floral marvels, celebrating the harmonious fusion of art and fashion. Hand-painted fabrics encapsulate the core of this collection, along with a range of hand-crafted gotta patti embellishments. Traditional attire harmoniously coexists with global influences that embody their dual strengths – embellishment and silhouette, the hallmarks of their identity. Each piece is meticulously crafted by skilled artisans and receives personal scrutiny from the designers before it leaves the atelier.
The Mumbai store, nestled in Kemps’ Corner, will showcase a thoughtfully curated array of bridal and lighter lehengas, sarees, anarkalis, gowns, and accessories, all masterfully created by House of Armuse’s team of expert artisans. Every garment epitomizes the essence of opulence and heritage, designed to make each bride feel regal on her special day and to grace every woman with the elegance of Indian traditions for any occasion.
Ayushi Jain, the Creative Director of House of Armuse said, “We are thrilled to introduce House of Armuse to Mumbai. Mumbai, a city known for its diversity and keen sense of fashion appreciation, provides the perfect canvas for our brand’s expansion. We eagerly anticipate introducing our exquisite collections to the people of Mumbai and becoming an integral part of the city’s vibrant fashion landscape.“
House of Armuse has garnered praise for its unwavering commitment to quality, intricate craftsmanship, and the promise of an extensive range of designs catering to a diverse spectrum of tastes and preferences. The brand’s profound reverence for traditional Indian artistry shines through in each creation, serving as a testament to their dedication to preserving and promoting the rich textile heritage of India.
Whether it’s a grand wedding celebration or an intimate family gathering, House of Armuse promises to make every moment memorable with its stunning collection. Visit the House of Armuse Mumbai store at Kemps’ Corner and indulge in the opulence of Indian couture like never before. To learn more about House of Armuse and explore their exquisite collections, visit their website at houseofarmuse.com.
Zariin Jewelry, known for its impeccable craftsmanship and enduring designs, proudly inaugurated its flagship store in DhanMill, marking a significant milestone in the brand’s 13-year journey.
Established in 2010 by sisters Mamta and Vidhi Gupta, Zariin has been deeply committed to the art of creating artisanal everyday jewelry. This new phase in the brand’s history underscores its steadfast dedication to spreading joy through self-expression. The flagship store symbolizes Zariin’s transformation from an online presence into a comprehensive omni-channel brand.
The grand opening of the Zariin flagship store pays homage to the brand’s mission of adorning individuals with jewelry that becomes an integral part of their identity, much like a second skin. Mamta Gupta, Co-Founder said, “Zariin’s flagship store furthers the pursuit of our brand’s mission: to spread joy through our jewelry, that is sure to grace you like a second skin.“
The store is poised to revolutionize the jewelry shopping experience with the introduction of a healing counter, a pioneering concept in the jewelry industry. Co-Founder Vidhi Gupta remarked, “This is the space that Zariin has pioneered and is committed to growing further into the spiritual realm of jewelry with meaning.“
Over the past 13 years, Zariin Jewelry has garnered global recognition, with products available in more than 200 stores across 21 countries, including prestigious outlets such as Saks 5th Avenue, Anthropologie, Free People, and Hankyu Department Store Japan. The flagship store represents a significant stride forward for the brand, bringing its unparalleled offerings closer to its devoted clientele.
Innovation lies at the heart of Zariin’s identity, and the brand is poised to introduce live video shopping experiences from its store during the upcoming festive season. This unique physical shopping experience will seamlessly merge the tactile allure of Zariin’s jewelry with the convenience of online shopping.
The design and architecture of the store eloquently embody the brand’s philosophy, harmoniously blending Eastern and Western influences, mirroring the timeless designs that Zariin is renowned for.
Inspired by the Fusion of Cultures: Zariin’s store facade takes cues from the fundamental design principles that underlie our jewelry, celebrating the fusion of East and West, steeped in Indian craftsmanship, catering to the global woman’s aesthetic sensibilities.
Mamta Gupta said, “We went back in history to look over millennia of Hindu, Islamic, and vernacular inventions and to seek out common themes which can be blended well with the modern minimal interiors. Thus the concept of a congruous arched display window in the façade surfaced as our compelling theme. This can be correlated to the old monuments which have repeating themes. The store interiors complement and softly serenade with the narrative of the facade. The walls are pristine white, providing a clean canvas for our creations to express themselves. Amidst this simplicity, a graceful tree stands, its branches and foliage extending through the ceiling into the sky”. In the words of Ms. Vidhi Gupta, “ It’s like the store came to life around the tree, and its personality became one with the tree- organic and real. Arch-shaped niches carved into the walls in one of the corners, create subtle alcoves that cradle our best sellers… music playlists are those curated personally by the team, Mamta and me.”
Curato by Aruna Tara, located within Worli’s Shiv Sagar Industrial Estate, is the latest addition to South Mumbai’s luxury home décor and furniture retail landscape. This elegantly designed 4,500 square feet gallery proudly showcases an exquisite array of the world’s finest home adornments, each thoughtfully handpicked by Aruna Tara, the founder, and chief curator. With over two decades of experience in furniture curation and a track record of introducing India to renowned international brands through her previous successful venture, Hurtado, also situated at the same address, Aruna Tara has become a trusted name among luxury furniture enthusiasts, particularly in South Mumbai. Her impeccable taste is evident in the opulent residences of business families and High Net Worth Individuals (HNIs) across the city.
“I have traversed the globe, personally selecting over 950 pieces of furniture and collectibles, all of which would effortlessly enhance the aesthetics of both classic and contemporary Indian homes,” Aruna Tara proudly states. As visitors explore the newly inaugurated Curato by Aruna Tara, they are sure to appreciate her transition from classical design forms to more transitional lines, aligning with the preferences of modern architects and interior designers who lean towards a more contemporary design sensibility.
Stepping into Curato by Aruna Tara is akin to entering a wonderland of home décor. The curated collection includes sumptuous living room sets with a transitional design allure, alluring bedroom sets, and an array of home decorative pieces that are veritable works of art. Conveniently accessible from South Mumbai and just minutes away from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, this boutique is a must-visit destination for connoisseurs of luxury home décor and furniture.
Kingdom of White, an esteemed premium menswear brand founded on the profound philosophy of “For the Love of White,” has opened its doors to the vibrant city of Lucknow. With a mission to bring the timeless Kingdom of White experience closer to fashion enthusiasts in various Indian cities, the brand has chosen the City of Nawabs as its next destination. Known for its rich cultural heritage, Lucknow provides the ideal backdrop to further showcase the brand’s enduring appeal.
Situated on the 1st floor of Lucknow’s Lulu Mall, the store features the brand’s latest collection, drawing inspiration from global cultures. It proudly exhibits prints and designs that transcend borders, celebrating diverse narratives united by a single color – White. From airy resort wear to refined classic styles, and from luxurious linen to comfortable cotton, each piece narrates a unique story, reflecting the brand’s dedication to curating the finest white apparel and highlighting the transformative power of fashion.
The Kingdom of White team expressed, “We are thrilled to establish our presence in Lucknow! This city possesses a timeless charm like no other. As a fashion brand deeply passionate about white and classics, Kingdom of White finds a perfect match in the City of Nawabs. Through our new store at Lulu Mall, we are committed to offering luxurious, premium-grade white apparel – a color that, much like this city, retains its everlasting allure and never goes out of style.“
The carefully curated collection at the Lucknow store is priced between Rs 749 and Rs 3499, making it accessible to a wide range of customers. Kingdom of White already has a store in Bangalore and provides shipping services across India.
Renowned fashion designer Sawan Gandhi has recently inaugurated a chic retail outlet in the heart of Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. This newly minted store embodies the essence of mid-century modern aesthetics, echoing Sawan Gandhi’s distinctive design ethos—a striking monochromatic palette accentuated with splashes of color. Within its confines, fashion enthusiasts will discover an exquisite array of cocktail sarees, sharp blazers, dress trousers, and a versatile selection of modern separates for both men and women. Additionally, the store will cater to the discerning needs of grooms and those seeking cocktail glam attire.
Hyderabad, rapidly emerging as a fashion epicenter, will serve as a significant stronghold for Label Sawan Gandhi, and the brand eagerly anticipates establishing itself as the go-to destination for the city’s fashion connoisseurs. The interior design exudes a classic yet minimalist aura, predominantly adorned in ivory, imparting an edgy yet luxurious ambiance to the store. As the festive season approaches, the label is poised to introduce patrons to a captivating blend of rhythmic hues and versatile fashion choices.
The Sawan Gandhi collection exudes an air of regal elegance. Renowned for its intricate chickankari embroidery adorned with traditional motifs and impeccable tailoring, the creations possess a timeless allure reminiscent of a bygone era. For brides and grooms, the new store promises to be a sanctuary, catering not only to wedding attire but also to the demands of luxury-conscious millennials. The label provides an intimate yet opulent space for personalized consultations, accommodating special requests for customization.
Sawan Gandhi has consistently drawn inspiration from art, culture, and heritage, envisioning the label’s potential in Hyderabad to offer convenience to the city’s vast clientele. While the core offering continues to revolve around hand-woven sarees, French knot sherwanis, and handcrafted garments adorned with exquisite embroidery, the goal is to redefine haute couture by presenting coveted embroideries, sculpted silhouettes, ombre techniques, and more in an exclusive manner. The collection extends bespoke services, featuring a range of shirts, bandhgalas, chikankari sarees, and lehengas, each infused with distinctive detailing that sets them apart from the crowd.
Sawan Gandhi caters to the contemporary man’s sartorial needs, offering a harmonious fusion of modern and traditional styles. From festive shirts and formal jackets to exquisite sherwanis, traditional kurtas, and footwear, the label offers a diverse range of pastel hues, classic blacks, and timeless whites in an array of silhouettes to suit every taste and occasion.
Sawan Gandhi stated, “Hyderabad is the heart, the epicenter of art, design, and culture. It was imperative for me to initiate the establishment of a store in a city that has a rich history and coincides with my brand’s perspective.“
Discover a surreal narrative for the brand. The new Hyderabad store is a must-visit for fashion aficionados.
Bagline has proudly inaugurated a new store in Kolkata. This strategic expansion into Eastern India underscores Bagline’s dedication to delivering high-quality travel essentials and lifestyle accessories to the dynamic and diverse Kolkata market.
Nestled on the Ground Floor of City Centre Salt Lake Mall, this expansive store promises an exceptional shopping experience for fashion enthusiasts in the city. Bagline boasts an extensive collection of the latest luggage, handbags, wallets, and fashion accessories tailored to the preferences of the Indian consumer. Residents of Kolkata can now explore the newest offerings from renowned brands like Tommy Hilfiger Travel Gear, United Colors of Benetton, The Vertical, Sugarush, and more, all conveniently housed under one roof.
Bagline operates as part of Brand Concepts Ltd., a premier hub for licensed fashion and lifestyle brands in the Travel and Accessory sector. With a presence spanning over 28 retail outlets across 19 cities in India, this premium multi-brand fashion destination continues its steadfast expansion across the nation. Kolkata, strategically located in Eastern India, serves as a vital nexus for trade and commerce, drawing a discerning demographic that values top-notch travel essentials and lifestyle accessories. With its rich cultural heritage and a burgeoning fashion-conscious populace, Kolkata aligns seamlessly with Bagline’s mission to offer premium products from leading brands. The launch of this store in the City of Joy signifies another remarkable stride as the brand reinforces its national presence.
Abhinav Kumar, Whole Time Director and CEO of Brand Concepts Limited said, “The expansion of Bagline into Eastern India represents a significant milestone for us. Kolkata, with its diverse and discerning customer base, presents an exciting opportunity for Bagline to showcase premium travel gear and lifestyle accessories, including the latest collections from Tommy Hilfiger and United Colors of Benetton. We are delighted to be here and remain committed to delivering the same level of excellence and craftsmanship that Bagline is renowned for to the people of Kolkata.“
Cover Story, a prominent player in the retail industry has unveiled its second store in Lucknow, located at Lulu Mall. This momentous occasion signifies a noteworthy achievement for Cover Story as it commemorates the inauguration of its 19th retail store in India. The new store is poised to revolutionize the shopping experience in this bustling city.
Whether individuals are in search of fashionable attire for an evening out or timeless wardrobe staples for everyday use, Cover Story ensures a diverse range of options to cater to the preferences of every fashion enthusiast.
“We are delighted to launch our second store in Lucknow. Cover Story’s aim is to keep up with the always-changing fashion trends, enabling its customers to build a wardrobe for every mood and occasion, and with our new store, we aim to target discerning consumers in Lucknow, who love to stay up-to-date with the latest fashion trends without compromising on the quality,” said a Cover Story spokesperson.
Prepare for a fashion extravaganza as CAMLA Barcelona, the renowned fashion brand acclaimed for its unique designs and exceptional quality, announces an ambitious expansion strategy. This milestone marks a significant moment in the brand’s journey, promising an extended realm of fashion.
CAMLA Barcelona is all set to inaugurate 10 new exclusive retail outlets, a strategic maneuver intended to augment accessibility and embrace a diverse clientele. With an existing presence in over 100 shop-in-shop retail spaces and its dedicated online platform, glamly.com, the brand’s expansion blueprint is meticulously crafted to introduce its exquisite collections to a broader spectrum of fashion enthusiasts.
Taking a strategic aim at metropolitan areas as well as Tier I and Tier II cities across India, CAMLA Barcelona’s expansion strategy is custom-tailored to resonate with the dynamic and varied fashion preferences that flourish in urban landscapes. This approach strengthens the bond between CAMLA Barcelona and its stakeholders, offering a glimpse into the brand’s burgeoning influence in the Indian fashion domain.
Akhil Jain, Executive Director of Jain Amar Group said, “As CAMLA Barcelona embarks on this thrilling chapter of expansion, our commitment to delivering exceptional fashion experiences remains unwavering. Our emphasis on accessible locations, strategic collaborations, and immersive shopping encounters reflects our dedication to our customers and their evolving tastes. We are excited to introduce our designs to new markets while remaining true to our brand identity.“
CAMLA Barcelona’s widespread presence across the nation already positions it as a preferred destination for fashion aficionados. The brand proudly operates three exclusive retail outlets in key cities – Indore, Chandigarh, and Ludhiana. The forthcoming expansion will further cement their status as a leading fashion authority.
The expansion journey gains momentum through partnerships with commercial real estate collaborators, a pivotal stride in realizing the brand’s vision for expanded physical presence and enhanced accessibility. As part of this strategy, CAMLA Barcelona is actively planning the launch of flagship stores and brick-and-mortar retail locations, providing customers with an immersive experience that authentically reflects the brand’s essence and unwavering dedication to vibrant fashion.
Aligned with this vision, CAMLA Barcelona is poised to leave an enduring imprint on the fashion landscape. This expansion signifies not just an extension of CAMLA Barcelona’s footprint but a commitment to weaving a richer and more diversified narrative within the continually evolving fashion industry in India.
Chennai recently witnessed the inauguration of the second Imagine Apple Premium Partner Store, an architectural marvel designed by Aaiba Design. This store’s aesthetics masterfully intertwine the rich cultural tapestry of Chennai with Apple’s cutting-edge technology, resulting in an inspiring and immersive retail environment.
In a city where art, music, dance, and technology converge, the challenge was to create a space that resonated with the diverse sensibilities of Chennaites. Aaiba Design ingeniously bridged this gap by fusing two elements cherished by both worlds – sound and color.
The standout feature of this project was the development of a unique sonic identity that seamlessly blended Apple’s iconic ringtone with traditional Chennai sounds. This audio innovation, exclusively composed by Gaurav Korgaovkar, struck a chord with the people of Chennai, establishing a profound connection with the brand. Gaurav shared his thoughts, stating, “Incorporating instruments and musical elements from such a culturally rich heritage into an already renowned tune presented a significant challenge. After numerous iterations, we managed to achieve a tone and instrument selection that not only complemented the tune but also vividly showcased Chennai’s culture.“
Saurabh Chandekar, Founder of Aaiba Design said, “When collaborating with an international product line and a national brand, creative innovation can be restricted by established guidelines and brand boundaries. Our approach revolves around infusing creativity with culture, fostering connections among people by speaking to their emotions. In this project, the focal point was a melody that resonated with the people of Chennai while forging a deep bond with the brand.“
Tanvi Dhapare, Strategy Head, and Apeksha Soparkar, Content Curator, highlighted the successful blend of Imagine, Apple, and Chennai’s culture through technology, color, and sound in the launch of the Chennai Imagine store. Effective content management and curation played pivotal roles in achieving flawless execution.
The Aaiba Design team, skillfully balancing brand minimalism with vibrant colors, has crafted a masterpiece that encapsulates the essence of both Imagine and Apple. Their unwavering dedication and creative prowess have left an indelible mark on Chennai. The Imagine Apple Premium Partner Store in Chennai exemplifies the harmonious fusion of culture and technology, setting a new benchmark for retail experiences in the city. Aaiba Design, once again, has demonstrated its ability to transcend boundaries and create something truly exceptional.
Kalyan Jewellers, a renowned and trusted jewellery brand, celebrated the inauguration of its newest showroom in Al Barsha, Dubai. The grand opening was graced by Kalyan Jewellers’ brand ambassador, Rashmika Mandanna, and marks the company’s 19th showroom in the UAE.
Rashmika Mandanna said, “I am delighted to be part of the Kalyan Jewellers launch celebrations in Dubai today. This new showroom stands as a testament to the brand’s unwavering dedication to providing a best-in-class shopping experience to its patrons in the region. We are confident that patrons will continue to extend their support towards the brand and enjoy the brilliance of the brand’s exquisite jewellery designs, which is a testament to the brand’s intricate craftsmanship and graceful aesthetics.”
Kalyan Jewellers offers patrons state-of-the-art facilities within a world-class ambience, delivering an unparalleled shopping experience. Knowledgeable customer service executives are on hand to assist customers in finding the perfect jewellery piece that suits their style and budget.
T.S. Kalyanaraman, Managing Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “As a company, we have achieved huge milestones and taken major strides towards creating a holistic ecosystem to enhance the customer shopping experience. As we embark on this next phase of our growth journey, consistently expanding our geographical footprint in the region, we are committed to continuing to offer the best-in-class shopping experience to our customers while staying true to the company’s core values of trust and transparency.“
To celebrate the showroom’s launch, the brand is offering patrons up to a 25 percent discount on making charges for gold jewellery and up to a 25 percent discount on their diamond jewellery range at their Al Barsha, Dubai showroom until October 30, 2023.
Customers can also benefit from Kalyan’s 4-Level Assurance Certification on gold jewellery. This certificate promises customers payment based on the purity value mentioned in the invoice during exchange or resale, along with free lifetime maintenance of ornaments at any Kalyan Jewellers’ showroom.
Kalyan Jewellers’ new showroom will stock Muhurat, the bridal jewellery line curated from across India, along with exclusive sections featuring Kalyan’s popular house brands such as Tejasvi (Polki jewellery), Mudhra (handcrafted antique jewellery), Nimah (Temple jewellery), and Glo (dancing diamonds). Other sections at the showroom include Ziah (Solitaire-like diamond jewellery), Anokhi (uncut diamonds), Hera (daily wear diamonds), Rang (precious stones jewellery), and the recently launched Lila (Coloured Stones and Diamond Jewellery).
Miraj Cinemas, India’s rapidly growing and third-largest national multiplex chain, is thrilled to announce the grand inauguration of its newest addition, Gurdaspur Miraj Cinemas, located on the 4th floor of AGM Mall, Tibri Road, Hanuman Chowk, Gurdaspur, Punjab -143521. This state-of-the-art multiplex marks a significant milestone as Gurdaspur’s very first multiplex.
To commemorate this cinematic celebration, Miraj Cinemas is introducing an enticing introductory ticket price starting at just Rs 100, inviting movie enthusiasts to indulge in the magic of cinema within a luxurious setting. The multiplex boasts top-of-the-line technology, including state-of-the-art projectors that promise a visually stunning experience complemented by immersive and captivating sound quality.
The multiplex accommodates a total of 555 cinema-goers with comfortable seating spread across three screens (228 in Screen 1, 156 in Screen 2, and 171 in Screen 3), along with 17 recliners and 13 sofas. The commitment to providing a seamless and enjoyable experience extends beyond the auditoriums, ensuring that every aspect of the audience’s visit is characterized by comfort and convenience. The interior design meticulously combines modern aesthetics with functionality, creating an inviting ambiance that perfectly blends opulence and practicality. Plush furnishings and tasteful decor contribute to an atmosphere that radiates sophistication.
Furthermore, the multiplex’s spacious lobby serves as a welcoming hub for moviegoers, offering a vibrant and social space. Designed with the discerning audience in mind, the lobby features comfortable seating areas, providing an ideal setting for patrons to relax and socialize before or after their cinematic experience. By integrating aesthetic elements and thoughtful design, the lobby ensures that patrons are immersed in an environment that transcends the traditional movie-watching experience, making their visit to Gurdaspur Miraj Cinemas at AGM Mall a memorable and enjoyable affair from the moment they step inside.
Amit Sharma, MD of Miraj Entertainment Ltd said, “The launch of Gurdaspur Miraj Cinemas is a significant step in our commitment to delivering unparalleled entertainment across the nation. Our dedication goes beyond constructing cinemas; we aspire to create destinations that elevate the entertainment experience. Our vision is to infuse the magic of cinema into the cultural tapestry of Punjab, spreading joy, excitement, and unforgettable moments across the state. Join us on this journey as we expand, bringing our unique brand of entertainment to more communities.“
Bhuvnesh Mendiratta, Chief Operating Officer of Miraj Cinemas added, “Gurdaspur Miraj Cinemas is not just a cinema; it’s an immersive entertainment destination. We are devoted to providing a world-class cinematic experience, and the inaugural offer reflects our commitment to making quality entertainment accessible to everyone. Our technical specifications ensure that every movie becomes a visual masterpiece, leaving our audience with an unforgettable experience. We are excited about our expansion and pleased to announce our upcoming multiplexes in Patiala and Ludhiana. These ultra-premium, four-screen properties will feature full-recliner auditoriums, and the work is currently in progress, expected to commence within this financial year. Over the next few years, Miraj is set to invest 45-50 crore to develop cinemas throughout Punjab.“
Miraj Cinemas takes pride in being the only 100 percent vegetarian national multiplex chain in India. Across all its theaters, the menu exclusively features a delectable array of vegetarian options, reaffirming its commitment to providing a diverse and enjoyable culinary experience for all patrons.
Soktas, the esteemed cotton fabrics brand under the Grasim Industries umbrella, a part of the Aditya Birla Group, proudly announces the opening of its inaugural exclusive brand outlet in India, located in Jayanagar, Bengaluru. The store’s inauguration was graced by the presence of Darling Krishna, a prominent actor and director in Kannada Cinema, and Jasvinder Kataria, COO of Domestic Textiles at Grasim Industries, Aditya Birla Group.
Jasvinder Kataria emphasized, “The opening of SOKTAS’ first exclusive retail outlet in Bengaluru marks a momentous milestone for us. Our fabrics are more than mere textiles; they embody elegance and sophistication. We are thrilled to introduce a realm of premium luxury cotton fabrics to the city’s fashion-forward men. With our rich Turkish heritage and unwavering commitment to quality, SOKTAS is poised to redefine Bengaluru’s experience with fine fabrics.“
Soktas is set to revolutionize the fashion world with its extraordinary selection of premium cotton shirting fabrics, crafted from 100 percent premium cotton and natural blends. Each fabric piece is painstakingly manufactured using super-fine, top-quality yarns, resulting in flawless finishing and a luxurious tactile sensation. Spanning over 1000 square feet and spread across two levels, the Jayanagar outlet is meticulously designed to offer customers an immersive shopping journey, presenting an exquisite array of fabrics catering to diverse fashion tastes and providing tailored solutions for every custom tailoring requirement.
Kataria further added, “Through this inaugural store, we establish the foundation for an ambitious vision to position Soktas as the preferred brand for bespoke solutions, embraced by the discerning and fashion-forward men of today. What adds electrifying fervor to this moment is the launch of our new brand campaign, ‘Always Ahead.’ This campaign embodies our dedication to constant reinvention, pushing boundaries with endless possibilities in patterns, textures, and designs, echoing the spirit of our ambitious and discerning consumers who value life’s finer aspects. The Soktas Man defies conventions, values quality and sophistication, and embraces individuality in their style choices.“
SOKTAS places significant emphasis on responsible sourcing and ethical practices, ensuring that each fabric narrates a story of quality and consciousness. The brand’s commitment to sustainability is underscored by its certifications, including GOTS, OEKOTEX, and ISO – 9001.
SOKTAS currently retails through a network of over 3000 premium multi-brand fabric outlets across India. The grand inauguration of SOKTAS’ exclusive outlet in Jayanagar promises to be a landmark event in the realm of luxury fabrics, offering customers a range of multi-weave patterns such as premium jacquards, fil-coupe jacquards, and clip dobby fabrics, among others.
Magniflex India has inaugurated a brand-new dealership outlet at Nhance in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. Nestled in an affluent neighborhood to cater to a discerning lifestyle, this dealership store marks a significant step in augmenting the company’s retail footprint in the region, injecting innovation into the existing retail landscape and strengthening its position in Hyderabad.
Spanning an expansive 36,000 square feet, the store will proudly showcase a curated selection of exclusive Magniflex products, featuring an extensive mattress collection that includes renowned offerings like Magnistretch, Magnicool, Magnigel, Massaggio Delux, Massaggio Light, Ricordo, and Vitale Dolce. With a diverse range of offerings, the store caters to a wide spectrum of preferences and needs. This establishment provides a unique opportunity for customers to immerse themselves in products that embody authentic Italian craftsmanship and innovation, all directly imported from Italy. Customers will have the privilege to personally explore a wide array of Magniflex mattresses, experiencing them firsthand through tactile interactions, guided by knowledgeable product experts.
Anand Nichani, Managing Director of Magniflex India said, “Hyderabad boasts a thriving population of over 467 ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNIs). We are witnessing a substantial surge in demand for top-tier, high-quality mattresses. Consequently, we have chosen to expand our dealership presence within the state. The synergy between Magniflex and Nhance is ideal, given our shared expertise in catering to the luxury market, with Nhance being a distinguished Italian furniture company. This new store will exclusively feature exceptional mattresses and accessories, meticulously crafted to provide a rejuvenating and tranquil sleeping experience, ultimately enhancing the daily productivity of our discerning clientele.“
Currently, Magniflex India has firmly established its presence in the market with a network encompassing six exclusive franchise stores and dealer collaborations spanning key cities including Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Rajkot, Coimbatore, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Bhimavaram, Jaipur, Nasik, Kolhapur, Mangalore, Udupi, Shivamogga, and Raipur. The company’s strategic goal is to further expand its footprint in the southern markets of India by the conclusion of the fiscal year 2023-24.
DriveX, India’s pioneering fully integrated pre-owned two-wheeler platform, has officially inaugurated its flagship store in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The store’s grand opening took place in the presence of automobile enthusiasts and Chief Guest Narain Karthikeyan, the first Indian to compete in Formula One and also the Founder of DriveX.
The launch event commenced with a warm welcome and a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, signifying the official opening of DriveX’s flagship store. Attendees had the exclusive opportunity to explore the store, engaging in discussions with fellow motorsports and automobile enthusiasts.
During his special address, Karthikeyan said, “Through cutting-edge technology, rigorous quality assessments, and a dedicated team, we are committed to delivering the finest pre-owned two-wheelers. Our Bengaluru flagship store marks a significant milestone in this journey. We are thrilled to showcase our commitment to quality and reliability as we revolutionize the way India purchases and experiences two-wheelers. Thank you for being a part of this momentous occasion.“
Reliance Retail’s pioneering omnichannel beauty retail platform, Tira, is making its mark in Hyderabad with the grand opening of its first store. Following the success of its Mumbai stores at Jio World Drive and Infinity Mall Malad, Tira’s Hyderabad store strategically finds its place in the bustling Sarath City Mall. This significant milestone underscores Tira’s commitment to delivering top-tier beauty products and experiences to the vibrant city of Hyderabad.
Tira prides itself on its carefully curated selection of global and homegrown beauty brands, designed to cater to the modern-age customer and elevate the shopping experience.
At Tira stores, customers are treated to delightful experiences at every turn. A favorite among patrons is the beauty treats and samples vending machine, ensuring everyone leaves with a little something extra. The specially crafted “Tira Signature Looks” have garnered immense interest, allowing customers to receive their favorite glam look courtesy of highly skilled beauty advisors. For a personalized touch, dedicated gifting stations equipped with engraving machines make it easy to add a special touch to purchases. Among the store’s innovative features is the ‘Fragrance Finder,’ a unique tool to help customers choose perfumes based on categorized fragrance notes, a first-of-its-kind in the retail environment.
Tira’s Hyderabad store aims to revolutionize the beauty retail experience by offering an interactive and tech-driven atmosphere for customers to explore and embrace their unique beauty preferences. As Tira continually reimagines beauty retail, it champions an inclusive and empowering beauty journey for all enthusiasts.
Tira recently launched a groundbreaking 360-degree campaign called ‘For Every You,’ featuring iconic personalities Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani, and Suhana Khan. This campaign celebrates the diverse roles, emotions, and moods that individuals experience, inspiring self-expression and encouraging individuals to be true to themselves on their beauty discovery journey. The Tira app has already exceeded an impressive milestone of over 1.5 million downloads, showcasing its growing popularity. Moreover, Tira’s extensive reach spans 98 percent of pin codes across India, making it accessible to consumers in over 100 cities.
For more information and to explore Tira’s diverse beauty offerings, visit the newly launched store at Sarath City Mall, Hyderabad, and be part of this exciting beauty transformation!
Reliance Retail, India’s foremost retail leader, marks the expansion of its youth-centric fashion retail concept, “Yousta,” with the opening of a new store in Bilaspur. Following the successful debut of its inaugural store in Hyderabad’s Sarath City Mall, Yousta is set to revolutionize the fashion scene for young consumers in Bilaspur.
Yousta, designed to cater to the fashion-forward youth, offers the latest fashion trends at remarkably affordable prices. In keeping with its commitment to young shoppers, all products at Yousta Bilaspur are priced below Rs 999, with a significant portion available for less than Rs 499. Yousta’s diverse offerings encompass trendy, head-to-toe ensembles, unisex and character merchandise, and weekly releases of fresh fashion through its “Starring Now” collection.
Featuring contemporary, tech-enhanced store layouts, the Bilaspur store mirrors its Hyderabad counterpart, aiming to become the ultimate youth fashion destination in Bilaspur. Aligning with Yousta’s dedication to innovation and customer-centric experiences, the Bilaspur store will incorporate several tech touchpoints. These include QR codes for seamless access to information, self-checkout counters for swift transactions, and convenient charging stations.
Yousta has also collaborated with a non-profit organization, enabling customers to donate old clothing at the Bilaspur store for use in community programs. This initiative promotes a culture of giving while extending the lifespan of wearable garments in an environmentally responsible manner. The Yousta fashion range is now accessible at the Bilaspur store, and customers can explore the collection online via the AJIO platform as well.
In a bid to redefine the cinematic landscape in India and offer a magical, immersive, and enthralling movie-watching experience to its audience, Wave Group proudly announces the inauguration of Wave Cinemas, Gurgaon. Nestled within the resplendent M3M Urbana Premium in Sector 67, Gurgaon, this luxurious 7-screen multiplex marks Wave Cinemas’ debut in Gurgaon.
Rajiv Gupta, MD of Wave Group said, “Modern Indian cinema viewing is more about socializing and an immersive experience where every aspect of comfort is important. All aspects of the experience must be flawless, including top-of-the-line technology, food and snacks, seating, ambience, hygiene, and accessibility. We at Wave Cinemas understand the requirements of today’s evolving customers and have tailored our offerings accordingly. We are excited to offer our patrons the most sophisticated movie viewing experience and hope that our latest offering will cater to every aspiration of our patrons and their families.”
Engineered to provide patrons with the pinnacle of cinematic pleasure, Wave Cinemas, Gurgaon, boasts an overall seating capacity for 899 individuals and features state-of-the-art cinematic technology, including 4K Laser projectors accompanied by Dolby Atmos high-definition immersive audio. The multiplex offers premium seating options and an extensive range of delectable food and beverages, complemented by impeccable sound and screening systems.
Wave Cinemas, Gurgaon, introduces a Gold Class Lounge that redefines luxury cinematic experiences. Additionally, it presents a Gold Class auditorium adorned with opulent interiors, luxurious reclining leather seats offering generous legroom, and sumptuous reclining leather couches that enhance the viewing comfort for the audience.
The multiplex boasts an in-house multi-cuisine kitchen, serving a diverse menu of freshly prepared culinary delights and beverages. Furthermore, patrons are treated to in-seat butler service, ensuring personalized attention to enhance their overall comfort. Step into the world of cinematic enchantment at Wave Cinemas, Gurgaon, and embark on a journey to discover the epitome of comfort and luxury.
Wave Cinemas, a major player in the cinema industry in North India, marked its cinematic journey in 2003 with the inauguration of its first Multiplex in Noida. A decade later, Wave Cinemas continues to thrive and has solidified its presence in North India with 10 Multiplexes and 42 screens. The brand remains committed to delivering a world-class cinematic experience to movie enthusiasts.
ASUS has announced the opening of its third ‘Select Store’ in Mumbai. Situated in Lamington Road, Grant Road East, Mumbai, this store will showcase a wide range of top-quality refurbished ASUS consumer laptops, gaming PCs, creator series laptops, desktops, and other ASUS products, all available at affordable prices.
The products on display have undergone rigorous and comprehensive inspections, as well as an exhaustive testing and meticulous restoration process, followed by ASUS certification. This meticulous approach ensures that these refurbished products meet standards akin to those of brand-new items. ASUS goes a step further by offering a one-year comprehensive warranty on all refurbished products.
Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India shared, “While companies are navigating towards sales driven solely through online channels, we at ASUS understand that the retail stores are equally important for a customer acquisition and sales strategy. By giving them an avenue to experience the products, we have noticed the rate of conversion of potential sales at a high. Foreseeing a growing demand in the refurbished electronics segment in India, we are pleased to announce the third launch of the third Select Store in India’s financial capital. With the increase in the number of individuals opting for refurbished laptops in the city, we wanted to build an avenue that extends products that have undergone robust checks to ensure that they can access premium quality laptops and PCs. The idea behind the launch of ASUS Select Store was envisioned to support the Indian refurbished electronics market, institutionalize the segment by bringing in multi-check points, bring in quality products that are as good as brand new products at 20-30% lesser cost and 1-year company warranty.”
ASUS recently opened its second Select Store in Kolkata, marking a significant step toward a more sustainable future. These Select Stores empower customers to purchase high-quality products at competitive prices. ASUS actively promotes sustainability throughout its operations by leveraging the latest technological advancements. This commitment includes eco-friendly initiatives such as reducing carbon emissions, adopting sustainable packaging practices, and partnering with recycling companies to ensure responsible electronic waste disposal.
Smartsters, fueled by childlike curiosity, is bringing a touch of wonder to Crosswords! Brace yourselves, parents and children, as Smartsters launches its inaugural Shop-in-Shop concept at Crossword’s flagship retail store.
Introducing Smartsters – An Oasis of Imagination in the Heart of Mumbai! The enchanting realm of children’s literature is about to become even more enchanting as Kemps’ Corner Crossword proudly announces the grand debut of “Smartsters” – a dedicated kids’ furniture store nestled within the revered aisles of the iconic bookstore. Crossword extends a warm invitation to all families to explore this unparalleled destination, set to open its doors on September 24th.
Bikram Mittra, Head of Design at Smartsters said, “We firmly believe that the joy of reading should transcend the pages of a book. Smartsters has been thoughtfully designed as a place where children’s dreams materialize in the form of beautiful and imaginative furniture. We are thrilled to offer families a unique shopping experience that seamlessly combines literature with comfort.“
Smartsters represents a whimsical and imaginative haven where creativity knows no boundaries. It is meticulously crafted to inspire and captivate both children and parents, featuring a captivating array of furniture and accessories designed to elevate every child’s reading and playtime escapades. As Crossword continues to nurture a love for literature in the hearts of young readers, Smartsters complements this mission by providing an environment that fosters children’s dreams, encourages exploration, and embarks on countless adventures through the pages of books.
Crossword Bookstores is delighted to announce the inauguration of a new wing dedicated to cozy and kid-friendly furnishings, in collaboration with Smartsters. The new section is scheduled to open its doors to the public on September 24, 2023, at the Kemps Corner store in Mumbai. This partnership is aimed at enriching our customers’ shopping experiences by offering a diverse selection of products for their little ones.
Nidhi Gupta, Executive Director of Crossword Bookstores said, “We are delighted to embark on this exciting venture with Smartsters. This collaboration not only diversifies our product range but also aligns with our mission to create a welcoming space where creativity, interaction and exploration converge.“
Samosa Singh, a venerable name in the Indian Snacking Industry, is thrilled to announce the inauguration of its very first Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) in Mumbai. This significant milestone underscores the company’s ongoing expansion efforts, further solidifying Samosa Singh’s position as a frontrunner in the industry.
The newly unveiled QSR is situated in Naupada, Thane (West), and promises to tantalize customers’ taste buds with its extensive assortment of samosas, kachoris, and delectable desserts. The QSR establishment boasts a quirky ambiance adorned with tastefully unconventional decor, making it the ideal destination to relish your favorite Indian snacks and desserts. In the past three months alone, the brand has successfully launched approximately six physical outlets and expanded its presence with an impressive count of over 50 outlets across South and West India.
Shikhar Veer Singh, Founder of Samosa Singh said, “Mumbai has always held a special place in Samosa Singh’s heart, and we have received immense love from this vibrant city. Therefore, the opening of our flagship store in Thane is truly special. It marks an exciting new chapter in Samosa Singh’s journey towards becoming a leader in crafting fresh Indian snacking experiences, featuring our mouthwatering samosas, kachoris, and desserts.“
Nidhi Singh, Co-Founder of Samosa Singh added, “There’s nothing quite like the satisfying crunch, warmth, and flavors of India’s beloved snack – Samosas. With our expansion into Mumbai, we aim to further strengthen the deep bond our country shares with its diverse culinary delights. Indulge in the delectable fresh samosas and snacks from Samosa Singh and relish the joy of savoring authentic Indian street food.“
Samosa Singh was founded by a couple of scientists who dedicated themselves to realizing their dream of introducing the humble samosa to global audiences. The brand aspires to become one of the pioneering new-age startups in the realm of food exports, with a focus on traditional Indian snacking.
HunyHuny, a trusted name renowned for its premium baby and mother products, has proudly announced the grand inauguration of its latest store in Pune’s Phoenix Market City Mall, Viman Nagar. This expansion signifies a significant milestone, bringing HunyHuny’s carefully curated range of high-quality Baby Bed, Baby Cot, Baby Crib, Mom Chair, Baby Transport including Baby strollers, Baby Prams, Baby Travel gear, Baby wear, and much more, along with exclusive maternity clothing, closer to Pune’s families.
Dedicated to delivering excellence to both new and expectant parents, HunyHuny has consistently impressed with its unwavering commitment to quality and durability, all offered at competitive prices. The grand opening of the Pune store, which also serves as the first outlet in Maharashtra, witnessed the presence of Bollywood actor Nikitin Dheer as the chief guest. The store showcases an extensive array of premium products, making it a one-stop destination for modern families in search of the best for their little ones. Amit Advani, Franchise Owner said, “Our mission at HunyHuny has always been to provide parents with the best for their little ones, and this new store will allow us to extend our reach and share the joy of parenthood with even more families.“
HunyHuny’s remarkable growth in the market is underpinned by competitive pricing, an unwavering commitment to quality, and a distinct sense of uniqueness. Over the past three years, the brand has witnessed substantial growth, transitioning from a robust online presence to the establishment of offline stores across India. This ambitious expansion plan seamlessly aligns with the brand’s vision of making high-quality baby and mother products accessible to families nationwide. In keeping with this vision, the brand is poised to inaugurate additional stores in prominent malls in Jaipur, Noida, and Bangalore this year, further reinforcing its presence.
Shrikanth Komarla, Business Operations Head of HunyHuny said, “HunyHuny’s vision has always centered around providing parents with a range of premium, handpicked products that embody safety, style, and comfort. From elegant baby furniture that enhances your nursery to adorable baby wear that exudes charm, we have consistently delighted parents and parents-to-be. To cater to a wider customer base, alongside our online presence, we aspire to significantly extend our offline footprint across the country in the coming year.“
The grand opening of HunyHuny at Phoenix Market City Mall, Viman Nagar, Pune, represents not only the expansion of a brand but also a celebration of the beautiful beginnings in life. It promises to deliver an unforgettable shopping experience for families embarking on their parenting journeys with HunyHuny as their trusted companion.
ASUS India, Republic of Gamers (ROG), the top gaming brand, has inaugurated its maiden ROG store in Patna and the second store in the East India zone (Jharkhand, Orissa, Bihar), marking a significant milestone in India’s retail landscape. Spanning an expansive 900 square feet, the store showcases Consumer Notebooks, ROG PCs and Laptops, All-in-one PCs, and the Creator series, while also featuring an experiential zone catering to the burgeoning gaming community in India.
ASUS has consistently played a pivotal role in fostering and nurturing the online gaming community in the country, and this new ROG store in Patna underscores its unwavering commitment. The store boasts a dedicated ROG gaming zone that showcases the latest ASUS ROG products, offering e-sports and gaming enthusiasts an opportunity to experience them firsthand at no cost. With a generous seating capacity of 10 X 10, interested players can engage in hands-on experiences with the latest ROG Strix Scar 16 (2023). ASUS has also introduced an online portal, ROGverse, enabling gamers to register and book their FREE gaming sessions at their stores. This newly launched ROG store is the first in the city, complementing the existing two AES stores in Patna, bringing the total ASUS stores in Bihar to eight.
Arnold Su, VP– Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “At the beginning of 2022, we set our sights on adding a minimum of 20 stores every quarter, aiming to reach a total of 300 stores by the year’s end. Today, we are thrilled to announce our 1st ROG store in Patna. We believe the momentum is strong, and we are on track to achieve our retail expansion milestone in India. To cater to diverse markets, we are not only targeting Tier I cities but also making inroads into Tier II and Tier III cities, establishing numerous touchpoints to provide comfort and accessibility to our customers. I am confident that customers will appreciate the offerings and the immersive experience at the ROG gaming zone in the store.“
Celebrating the launch of its 241st retail store in the country, ASUS reiterates its strategy to fortify its retail presence nationwide. The company aims to reach the 300-store milestone by the end of FY 2024, solidifying its strong offline brand presence across India.
ASUS currently operates 13 ROG-exclusive outlets in the country. To ensure prompt customer service, the brand is revamping its customer service centers with modern design requirements and aesthetics, with over 100 stores adopting this new approach. All ROG Stores feature FREE gaming zones, providing hands-on experiences with high-end gaming laptops. The brand is also extending this service to select large format stores, recently introduced at specific Vijay Sales outlets.
The company has been actively enhancing its ROG portfolio by introducing cutting-edge innovations and expanding its lineup to provide users with opportunities to elevate their gaming experiences. ASUS recently introduced the ROG Ally, India’s first Windows-run gaming console, and expanded its diverse ROG portfolio with the addition of five new models to the ROG and TUF Family, including – Flow Z13 ACRONYM Edition, TUF A16 Advantage Edition, Zephyrus G16, and Strix G16/18. These models offer exceptional gaming experiences, combining modern technology, innovation, and versatility. Paired with top-tier gaming displays and an efficient cooling system, ROG continues to push the boundaries to deliver immersive high-performance experiences, enabling seamless gaming, streaming, and content creation.
Kalyan Jewellers, one of India’s foremost and highly regarded jewelry brands, has officially opened its latest showroom at Master Canteen in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The inauguration ceremony was graced by Bollywood star Janhvi Kapoor, in the presence of Kalyan Jewellers’ CEO, Sanjay Raghuraman. This marks the fifth showroom for the company in the state of Odisha.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “As a company, we have achieved significant milestones and taken substantial steps to create a comprehensive ecosystem aimed at enhancing the customer’s shopping experience. We are delighted to announce the launch of our third showroom in Bhubaneswar. As we embark on this next phase of our growth journey, consistently expanding our geographical footprint in the region, we are committed to continuing to provide a best-in-class shopping experience to our customers while upholding the company’s fundamental values of trust and transparency in the future.“
To celebrate this momentous occasion, Kalyan Jewellers is offering its patrons the opportunity to avail of a 0 percent making charge on half of their purchase value for transactions exceeding Rs 1 lakh. This special offer is valid exclusively on the first two days of the showroom’s launch, specifically on September 24th and September 25th. Furthermore, the “Kalyan Special Gold Board Rate,” which represents the lowest rate available in the market and is consistent across all company showrooms, will be applicable, ensuring a seamless shopping experience backed by exceptional service.
All jewelry available at Kalyan Jewellers is BIS-hallmarked and undergoes rigorous purity testing. Patrons will also receive Kalyan Jewellers’ 4-Level Assurance Certificate, which guarantees purity, free lifetime maintenance of ornaments, comprehensive product information, and transparent exchange and buy-back policies. This certification exemplifies the brand’s unwavering commitment to delivering nothing but the very best to its loyal customers.
The new Kalyan Jewellers showroom features the exquisite “Muhurat” bridal jewelry line, curated from various regions of India. Additionally, it showcases dedicated sections highlighting Kalyan’s popular house brands, including Tejasvi (Polki jewelry), Mudhra (Handcrafted Antique Jewelry), Nimah (Temple Jewelry), Glo (Dancing Diamonds), Ziah (Solitaire-like Diamond Jewelry), Anokhi (Uncut Diamonds), Apoorva (Diamonds for Special Occasions), Antara (Wedding Diamonds), Hera (Daily Wear Diamonds), Rang (Precious Stones Jewelry), and the recently launched Lila (Colored Stones and Diamond Jewelry).
Casio Computer Co Ltd headquartered in Japan and the parent company of Casio India, has further expanded its retail footprint by unveiling its first exclusive G-SHOCK store in Kurla, Mumbai. Nestled within the bustling Phoenix Market City in Mumbai, this eagerly awaited G-SHOCK store is now open for business, aligning seamlessly with the brand’s commitment to providing customers with a comprehensive array of its watch portfolio.
The newly inaugurated G-SHOCK store is more than just a shopping destination; it offers an immersive experience that promises to redefine the way people perceive wristwatches. Showcasing an extensive selection from G-SHOCK’s iconic men’s and women’s range, this store serves as a sanctuary for those who admire the brand’s rugged elegance and precision craftsmanship. Featuring distinctive design elements and an impressive level of durability, G-SHOCK timepieces present an irresistible choice that resonates with the dynamic tastes and preferences of today’s discerning audience. Whether one seeks enduring toughness, off-road adventure style, or contemporary sophistication, the G-SHOCK store houses an assortment of exquisitely crafted timepieces tailored to cater to a diverse community of watch enthusiasts.
Hideki Imai, MD of Casio India said, “We are delighted to announce the opening of our exclusive G-SHOCK store in Mumbai, a city renowned for its vibrant culture and fashion-forward sensibilities. G-SHOCK, celebrated for its ruggedness and edgy designs, holds a special place in our hearts. With our exclusive range of timepieces, we are confident about captivating watch enthusiasts in Mumbai and beyond. We eagerly anticipate welcoming customers to this exhilarating G-SHOCK destination as we continue to expand our presence in India.“
The G-SHOCK store is conveniently located at UG-32, Phoenix Market City, L.B.S Marg, Kurla (W) Mumbai – 400070, and operates from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on all days of the week.
Miniklub has opened a new store in Rajasthan. Situated in Jhunjhunu, this newly launched store presents an extensive selection of safe and comfortable apparel and non-apparel items designed for newborns to 8-year-olds.
Miniklub’s comprehensive offerings encompass newborn essentials, baby clothing, kids’ fashion, footwear, toys, travel gear, baby care products, and much more, all conveniently available under one roof. This makes it the preferred choice for parents seeking quality and variety in the city.
Established in 2013, Miniklub, a brand under the umbrella of First Steps Babywear, has rapidly grown into an omni-channel success story, with a presence in over 450 multi-brand outlets, prominent e-commerce platforms, and a network of exclusive brand stores, both physical and online. With a footprint in 26 cities and 45 exclusive brand stores, Miniklub’s product design revolves around ensuring the utmost comfort and safety for babies. The brand also takes pride in its commitment to sustainable manufacturing practices, ensuring the delivery of top-quality products to the market.
Currently, Miniklub operates in 450+ multi-brand outlets and maintains a strong presence on major e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Myntra, Flipkart, and Ajio. Additionally, Miniklub offers nationwide delivery through its dedicated e-commerce platform.
Artarium, a prominent home decor company, is gearing up to significantly increase its investment in Research and Development (R&D) and is poised to introduce a disruptive range of products by the close of 2023. Recognizing the surging demand for Artarium’s offerings, the company is strategically expanding its manufacturing capacity.
In addition to their diverse product lineup, Artarium has ambitious plans to unveil five to six new products each month. A dedicated team of 20 talented artists is tirelessly working to innovate and craft unique designs. Complementing their existing 2000 square feet manufacturing unit situated in Fazalpur, Haryana, the company is actively preparing for expansions to accommodate the escalating demand.
Pavnendra Bhadauria, CEO at Artarium said, “Artarium is steadfast in its commitment to foster growth in the upcoming fiscal year. To achieve this, we have allocated a substantial budget with a focus on enhancing manufacturing capacity, digital marketing, and the development of new products. This involves the modernization of our existing facilities and the establishment of new production units in strategically advantageous locations. We are also actively scouting for concept artists who can transform our ideas into reality.“
Artarium prides itself on offering art and designs that are truly exceptional. They utilize the finest materials to ensure the durability and sustainability of their products. The majority of their offerings are meticulously handcrafted, crafted with the utmost care and precision, using high-quality resin.
Bhadauria further elaborated, “Currently, our primary focus is on serving B2C clients. Our products are readily available on Amazon, Flipkart, Etsy, and our official website. We also run digital marketing campaigns to effectively reach our targeted audience. In the coming months, we intend to shift our attention towards the B2B segment, catering to large businesses for bulk orders, such as corporate gifting, and those who appreciate the genuine value of art.“
Artarium is also in the planning stages of establishing a physical walk-in store, where customers can visit to personally experience and interact with their products, enhancing the overall shopping experience.
In a remarkable development that solidifies Reach 3 Roads’ status as a tech hotspot in the neighborhood, the premier destination for seamless shopping and corporate sophistication proudly announces the grand opening of the new Samsung Store on September 15th, 2023. This significant milestone in Reach 3 Roads’ journey is set to redefine the shopping experience, enhancing its reputation as a go-to destination for tech enthusiasts and shoppers alike in India.
The launch of the Samsung Store underscores Reach 3 Roads’ commitment to offering the latest and most innovative technology solutions to its valued customers. Building upon its existing partnership with Croma, this addition further cements its reputation as the preferred destination for cutting-edge tech products.
The Samsung Store will showcase an extensive selection of the latest smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and other consumer electronics. Customers can expect exceptional service and expert guidance from the store’s knowledgeable staff. As Reach 3 Roads continues to evolve into a tech-centric destination, the Samsung Store represents a significant stride towards providing the community with access to the latest technological advancements and an unmatched shopping experience.
Nandini Taneja, Vice President of Reach Group shared, “We are thrilled to welcome Samsung to the Reach 3 Roads family. Our vision has always been to create a tech hotspot that caters to the evolving needs of our neighborhood alongside other shopping essentials. By introducing the world’s leading tech brand, we are bringing cutting-edge technology and innovative products closer to our customers, enhancing their overall shopping experience. This new launch reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering top-tier amenities and services.“
Nestled in a pristine location, Reach 3 Roads offers unparalleled convenience and comfort to its customers. The destination boasts a range of customer-centric amenities, including color-coded parking lots, medical facilities, wheelchair accessibility, and pram assistance. Moreover, the presence of elevators in each wing and diligent facility monitoring ensure that visitors enjoy a seamless and delightful experience from the moment they arrive.
H&M India, an international retail brand renowned for its commitment to sustainable fashion and quality at affordable prices, celebrates the grand opening of its third store in Hyderabad. This exciting addition to the city’s retail landscape finds its home within the Next Premia Mall, nestled in the picturesque Irrum Manzil area.
Spanning an impressive 1767.52 square meters, the store showcases contemporary design trends, promising a modern and distinctive shopping experience for all patrons. Shoppers can explore H&M’s latest Fall collection, catering to Women, Men, and Kids, all conveniently housed under one roof. With price tags as low as Rs 299 for Ladies, Divided, and Kids, and Rs 399 for Men, the brand continues to make fashion more accessible to the Hyderabad community.
The Fall collection unveils an enticing array of sophisticated wardrobe essentials for women, including power suits, leggings, maxi denim skirts, long dresses, and embellished tops adorned with pearls, bows, and pintucks. These elements seamlessly blend to create a fusion of romanticism and contemporary style. Men can indulge in an equally diverse selection featuring oversized blazers, zipped knit sweaters, and co-ord sets. For the Kids, the collection offers elevated pieces such as knitted sweaters, textured trousers, and faux fur coats. Additionally, customers will find a wide range of streetwear options, including licensed t-shirts, hoodies, and denim pieces.
Yanira Ramirez, Country Sales Manager for H&M India said, “At H&M, we firmly believe that fashion should be accessible to everyone. With the launch of our third store in Hyderabad’s Next Premia Mall, we are delighted to bring this season’s finest assortment of quality, stylish, and sustainable clothing even closer to the hearts of our customers in this city. The Fall collection beautifully combines Baroque-era influences with contemporary elegance. With this latest addition, H&M India now boasts 55 stores across 28 cities in the country, underscoring our commitment to providing India with exceptional clothing quality and a distinctive shopping experience.“
H&M India currently has a presence in Inorbit Mall, Sarath City Capital Mall in Hyderabad, and online at www.hm.com and Myntra.com.
Recode Studios, the retail brand founded in 2018, is thrilled to announce the grand inauguration of its 10th store in Ludhiana, marking a significant milestone in its journey. This expansion represents an initial investment of Rs 1.5 million and adds to the brand’s growing footprint in the retail landscape. The newly unveiled Ludhiana store spans an impressive 230 sq ft, slightly surpassing the brand’s average store size of approximately 200 sq ft. With ambitious aspirations, Recode Studios aims to open an additional 10 stores within this fiscal year, setting its sights on achieving a revenue of Rs 50 crore by FY24.
Recode’s primary focus centers on Tier ll and Tier lll cities in India. The brand’s strategic efforts are concentrated in these cities due to the identified gap in the availability of high-quality cosmetics in these burgeoning markets. By targeting locations such as Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh, Nagpur, Ranchi, Siliguri, and more, Recode is rapidly establishing a formidable presence for itself.
Currently, Recode is charting its expansion strategy by emphasizing product diversity and expanding its Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) to fortify its position in the market.
Dheeraj Bansal, Co-Founder of Recode Studios said, “Recode Studios has always been about making beauty accessible to everyone. Our journey, from a humble startup to the inauguration of our 10th store in Ludhiana, underscores the trust and affection our customers have bestowed upon us. We are excited to introduce our unique approach to makeup and skincare to Ludhiana, offering a shopping experience that seamlessly blends quality and affordability.“
The expansion into Ludhiana is a pivotal part of Recode Studios’ ambitious growth trajectory. The brand’s founders, Bansal and Sachdeva, have translated their passion for makeup and beauty into a mission to provide international-quality makeup and skincare products accessible to all. By offering a wide range of products in a multitude of color variants at budget-friendly price points, Recode Studios has emerged as a household name among beauty enthusiasts across India.
Bagline, the renowned retail brand under Brand Concepts Limited, has introduced its latest collections of Tommy Hilfiger Travel Gear and United Colors of Benetton, featuring luggage, backpacks, business cases, and wallets, to the vibrant city of Pune in India. This luxurious expansion finds its home in Wakad’s Ground floor, Phoenix Mall of the Millennium, offering an extensive selection of chic luggage, handbags, wallets, and fashion accessories tailored to the discerning tastes of the Indian retail market.
Bagline, celebrated as a premium multi-brand travel and lifestyle store, is revered for its diverse assortment of luggage, bags, and accessories. The brand is synonymous with delivering stylish, exclusive collections, and the new Pune store is no exception. Spanning an expansive 500 square feet, this store promises an unparalleled shopping experience for Pune’s fashion-forward consumers. Nestled within the city’s lifestyle hub, it caters to the varied preferences of contemporary Indian shoppers of all ages. Pune residents now have the opportunity to explore the latest offerings from Tommy Hilfiger Travel Gear, United Colors of Benetton, The Vertical, Sugarush, and more, all conveniently under one roof.
Bagline, a subsidiary of Brand Concepts Ltd, a premier source for licensed fashion and lifestyle brands in the Travel and Accessory category, boasts a presence in over 28 retail outlets across 19 cities in India. This recent venture in Pune marks the brand’s expansion into Western India, with the store strategically located within Phoenix Mall of The Millennium, the city’s foremost fashion destination. This expansive new establishment continues Bagline’s unwavering commitment to providing value through its comprehensive product range and superior craftsmanship.
Abhinav Kumar, Whole-time Director and CEO of Brand Concepts Limited stated, “Expanding Bagline’s brand footprint in Western India is a strategic move as we establish our presence in one of the region’s pivotal lifestyle destinations. Bagline’s signature styles have been a cult favorite of celebrities, fashion designers, style icons, and discerning shoppers for decades. The inauguration of our maiden Pune store marks yet another significant stride in fortifying our national presence.“
In response to the escalating demand for contemporary Indian attire among women beyond bridal occasions, Indya by Shivani Poddar has inaugurated its second and largest Indya Luxe store in India this September, following the first store’s launch in Bengaluru this June. Situated in Rajouri Garden, New Delhi, this strategic move aims to offer customers a holistic brand experience, showcasing the full spectrum of Indya Luxe wedding wear, encompassing both bridal and non-bridal segments, ready-to-wear collections, and recent designer collaborations.
With a steadfast commitment to expanding its retail presence across India, Shivani is embarking on a mission to establish 8–10 Indya Luxe wedding stores in the current financial year, with the objective of elevating Luxe’s contribution to Indya’s business from 7-8 percent to an impressive 35–40 percent within the next 12 months. By introducing Luxe Wedding Stores, Indya aims to create a pioneering cross-regional omnichannel brand for occasion and wedding wear, aptly named “Indya Luxe.“
The freshly opened Indya Luxe Store in Rajouri Garden, New Delhi, will also showcase the much-anticipated “Roshni” collection, a collaboration with renowned designer duo Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna. “Roshni” celebrates the forthcoming festive season with an explosion of colors and an ode to love and light.
Shivani Poddar, CEO and Founder of Indya and Faballey said, “We are thrilled to unveil Indya’s largest Luxe store in the heart of New Delhi’s wedding hub. This store will serve as a comprehensive destination for all things ‘wedding,’ providing our customers with an immersive experience of Indya’s essence, product offerings, and exclusive previews of our recent designer collaborations. Recognizing New Delhi as a pivotal market for designer wear, we believe that our vision to democratize designer aesthetics aligns seamlessly with the city’s culture.“
Shivani Poddar, a goal-oriented and process-driven entrepreneur who co-founded High Street Essentials Pvt. Ltd. in 2012, has been instrumental in shaping the niche apparel segment in India. The company manages two brands: Faballey, a fast-fashion label for Western clothing and accessories, and Indya, a distinctive line of contemporary Indian attire, which encompasses sub-brands like Indya Luxe (premium wedding wear), Indya Raas (everyday ethnic wear), and Miss Indya (ethnic wear for girls aged 3–14 years). Under Shivani Poddar’s leadership, the brands have collaborated successfully with renowned designers, democratizing designer fashion for Indian women at an accessible price point. Faballey and Indya, under her guidance, are dedicated to providing comprehensive wardrobe solutions for all occasions and lifestyles.
Tim Hortons, the renowned Canadian coffee chain, is poised to establish its presence in Bengaluru, India. As Karnataka, the coffee capital of India, proudly contributes over 70 percent of the nation’s coffee production, it’s only fitting that Tim Hortons selects this thriving landscape to introduce its latest haven for coffee enthusiasts.
The noteworthy openings will take place at Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport and in the vibrant Koramangala neighborhood. This marks a significant milestone in Tim Hortons’ expansion strategy, as it brings its iconic beverages and delectable offerings to the southern region of India.
Commencing on September 15th, patrons will have the pleasure of savoring Tim Hortons’ signature 100 percent premium arabica coffee and indulging in iconic beverages like the creamy and luscious French Vanilla, the Java Chipp Iced Capp, a refreshing blended frozen coffee beverage, alongside made-to-order food and freshly baked goods, including the beloved bite-sized traditional donuts known as Timbits.
In a testament to its commitment to embracing local tastes and preferences, Tim Hortons is also introducing two delightful regional specialties to its menu: the Ghee Roast Paneer Pocket and the Pepper Chicken Pocket. These offerings pay homage to the flavorful heritage of Southern India and complement Tim Hortons’ existing food menu, which features favorites such as the Five Cheese Melt, Bagels, Piadinas, and more.
The Kempegowda store epitomizes Tim Hortons’ innovative approach, featuring distinctive Canada-inspired decor elements and introducing a variety of specialty brewing methods to enhance the guest experience, providing novel and unique ways to enjoy Tim Hortons’ signature coffee roasts.
The inviting ambiance of the store, coupled with its friendly staff, will create a welcoming atmosphere where guests can unwind, work, or catch up with friends while relishing their favorite Tim Hortons delights.
Tarun Jain, CEO of Tim Hortons India, expressed, “The expansion of Tim Hortons into Bengaluru is a momentous occasion for us. Following the brand’s success in Delhi, Punjab, and Mumbai, we are thrilled to offer the same experience to this vibrant city, all while paying tribute to local culinary traditions. This marks a significant stride in our journey, and we eagerly anticipate becoming a part of the Bengaluru community.“
Thiago Santelmo, EMEA President of Restaurant Brands International said, “As we continue our expansion in India. We look forward to introducing more coffee aficionados across the country to our signature Tim Hortons beverages and delectable food.“
The grand opening festivities will commence on September 15th at 2:00 pm in Terminal 2, Departures, Kempegowda International Airport, and on September 16th at 5:00 pm in Koramangala, 8th Block.
Chappers, the well-known men’s footwear brand renowned for its tech-driven customization, has inaugurated its maiden experimental franchise store on College Road, Nashik. Founded by Harshwardhan Patwardhan, Chappers pioneers the utilization of cutting-edge VR technologies to craft distinctive, handcrafted footwear of the highest quality, tailored to perfection.
India, with a population exceeding 1.4 billion, stands as one of the world’s largest footwear markets. Nevertheless, the prevailing market offerings often fall short of meeting the aspirations and demands of the nation’s burgeoning millennial and youth demographic. Even amid the abundance of choices, the footwear landscape primarily features conventional shoe designs or novel creations that are mass-produced, devoid of personalized elements.
Harshwardhan Patwardhan, Founder of Chappers said, “Chappers is a brand synonymous with the rich heritage of Indian footwear and caters to contemporary life needs. We have created a tremendous combination of digital design and human handicraft to meet the footwear needs for every occasion. As the festive season is in full swing, and Ganesha Chaturthi is coming up soon, we have made extensive preparations to introduce new products and designs to go with the season. We also recently unveiled a limited-edition series, CPRS and TopC. The new franchise outlet at Nashik is our endeavor to take the products closer to where the consumers are. You will see more such outlets this year. We look forward to eventually making Chappers India’s preferred personalized footwear brand.”
Chappers embarked on its journey by offering unique interpretations of the iconic Kolhapuri chappals for men. Presently, it specializes in luxury Kolhapuris that defy tradition by presenting them in vibrant colors and intricate embroidery. Crafted from premium leather with plush foam insoles, these Kolhapuris offer comfort while reducing foot stress by a significant 60 percent. The brand’s product range has expanded to encompass various styles and designs for men, including ethnic wear, Pathani, mojdis, loafers, as well as women’s footwear. Limited choices for festive women’s footwear are also available, while men can personalize their footwear from an extensive palette featuring over 10,000 options at the customization kiosk.
Designer shoe labels offering personalization often come with exorbitant price tags, which may not align with the budgets of price-conscious consumers. Chappers swiftly emerged as a brand that bridges this gap by providing designer label personalization, premium materials, comfort, and affordability.
Having made waves with its groundbreaking design and manufacturing approach, Chappers has expanded its retail footprint. In addition to in-store purchases, customers can conveniently place orders through the brand’s website, social media channels, or prominent e-commerce platforms such as Myntra.
Looks Salon, the revolutionary salon chain that has revolutionized the hairstyling and beauty industry in India, is delighted to announce the grand inauguration of its newest establishments in the vibrant neighborhoods of Goregaon and Powai. This significant event marks another milestone in Looks Salon’s extraordinary journey as the largest salon chain in the nation, with a network of 200 salons spanning 51 cities in India since its establishment in January 1989. With an unswerving dedication to excellence, Looks Salon has consistently demonstrated impressive year-on-year growth, winning the hearts of its loyal clientele while setting new standards for quality and innovation in the beauty sector. With a well-established presence in the industry, Looks Salon is advancing steadily toward its vision of becoming the foremost customer-centric salon chain in the country.
The Goregaon and Powai branches of Looks Salon embody the brand’s unwavering commitment to providing top-notch hair, beauty, and skin services. These salons, meticulously designed and spaciously spread, create an atmosphere of luxurious comfort and hygiene, offering patrons the perfect setting for a day of pampering and rejuvenation.
The opening of these two branches is a significant stride for Looks Salon as it continues on its ambitious growth path, aiming to establish 200 salons to cater to an even wider audience. With over 6,000 dedicated employees serving patrons across the country, Looks Salon maintains its reputation as a pioneering force in the hair, beauty, and nail services sector. The brand’s journey in redefining industry benchmarks in makeup services underscores its unwavering pursuit of excellence.
Samay Dutta, MD, Looks Salon said, “Looks Salon’s customer promise is not merely a tagline, but rather, the brand’s guiding principle. The salon chain is committed to creating an environment where its valued clients can indulge in peace and opulence while receiving the consummate skill and impeccable service that defines the brand.”
Samir Srivastav, CEO, Looks Salons said, “The opening of the Goregaon and Powai branches is an exhilarating milestone for Looks Salon and its patrons. With 3 marquee locations in Fort, Juhu, and Navi Mumbai, Mumbai clients can look forward to experiencing extraordinary salon experiences, and the new outposts are poised to become sought-after havens for those seeking the epitome of hair, beauty, and skin services. With Looks Salon, patrons can rest assured that they will receive the highest level of service and attention to detail, all while indulging in an unforgettable salon experience.”
The grand openings of Looks Salon’s Goregaon and Powai branches signify a remarkable chapter in the brand’s transformative journey within the Indian beauty industry. With its unwavering commitment to excellence, impressive growth trajectory, and dedication to providing unparalleled services, Looks Salon continues to redefine standards and remains a sought-after destination for those seeking top-tier hair, beauty, and skin services. The brand’s vision of becoming the foremost customer-centric salon chain in India is well on its way to realization, promising patrons an extraordinary and unforgettable salon experience with each visit.
Summer by Priyanka Gupta, the renowned fashion brand cherished by fashion enthusiasts worldwide, as it graces major multi-brand outlets, proudly inaugurates its first flagship store at D6 Defence Colony. This strategic decision follows a significant upsurge in online and direct-to-consumer (D2C) sales, reaffirming the brand’s unwavering commitment to providing an unparalleled shopping experience for its valued clientele.
At the core of this captivating retail space lies Priyanka Gupta’s steadfast dedication to customer comfort and convenience. Just as the brand’s online service team prioritizes a seamless shopping journey, the flagship store exudes an atmosphere of relaxation and warmth. Every corner of the store, meticulously curated by Priyanka herself, reflects the brand’s signature serenity and color palette, inviting visitors into an immersive experience that transcends traditional retail.
The store’s ingenious design concept, aptly named “The Apartment,” beckons patrons to feel at home from the moment they step inside. Featuring distinct sections such as the Salon, Living Room, and Dining Room, each seamlessly connected to spacious fitting rooms, customers are encouraged to unwind while exploring a diverse range of outfits. The checkout counter, affectionately known as “The Bar,” effortlessly merges elegance with innovation, ensuring that settling bills becomes a delightful affair. Shoppers can leisurely sip on coffee as the dedicated team wraps their purchases in true “summer style.”
Priyanka Gupta’s flagship boutique is a luxurious treasure trove, housing the entirety of the brand’s collections. Encompassing embroidered Lehengas and charming Kurta Sets, timeless and elegant Sarees, and exquisitely embroidered Tunics and dresses, this store encapsulates the brand’s essence in each garment. To further delight its patrons, the store presents a selection of specially curated surprise accessories, offering an abundance of choices to adorn.
Embark on a journey of tranquility and delight at Priyanka Gupta’s flagship retail destination nestled in D6 Defence Colony. Experience shopping like never before, where luxury seamlessly intertwines with comfort, and where every moment beckons you to indulge in the world of Summer.
Barista Coffee, a prominent player in the café industry in India, is pleased to announce the inauguration of nine new outlets in August-23. This expansion underscores Barista Coffee’s steadfast commitment to expanding its retail footprint and offering an exceptional coffee experience to an even wider audience. This accomplishment solidifies the company’s growth beyond its existing network of 380+ stores, reinforcing Barista’s pivotal role in India’s coffee culture.
These newly established stores strategically span various cities, including Bhawanigarh, Sangrur (Punjab), Bachhuan (Punjab), Jeowal (Punjab), Hansi, Hissar (Haryana), Hissar, Hansi Highway (Haryana), Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Amazon Gurugram (Haryana), Delhi Airport T-1D (Delhi), and Shivaji Park (Mumbai). The company is poised to reach the milestone of 500 stores within the next 18-24 months.
Rajat Agrawal, CEO of Barista Coffee Company, remarked, “We are thrilled with our continuous expansion and the opportunity to introduce meticulously crafted coffee to new communities. Our goal is to provide a welcoming atmosphere and a consistently exceptional F&B experience to our patrons at numerous locations.“
This expansion not only highlights Barista Coffee’s unwavering dedication to quality and customer satisfaction but also its firm commitment to enhancing café culture throughout India.
Torero Corporation, a prominent leather manufacturing company based in India, inaugurated an exclusive retail store for the iconic American brand, A.T. Cross, in Mumbai. A.T. Cross has maintained popularity in India for the past 70 years, and this opening signifies a significant international agreement for Torero, which has long been Cross’s licensee and partner. Known globally for its premier pens and accessories available in 140 countries, Torero aims to strengthen its support for the entire distribution and partner network of A.T. Cross through this venture.
The newly established store, located in the Goregaon area, serves as a central hub for both distributors and industries. It offers customers the opportunity to explore the entire Cross collection and become a part of the Cross ecosystem as a distributor, partner, or reseller. Furthermore, small and large businesses can utilize this store to enhance their distribution channels.
The Mumbai-based Cross store offers a diverse range of products suitable for various occasions, festivals, and celebrations. These products are attractively priced for the Indian market and come with an international lifestyle warranty. Customers will also have access to personalized and customized gifts of the highest quality. The product lineup includes festival gift sets and traditional items such as the Cross-wallet pen set, cross-annual journal, and planner. Additionally, Cross provides an extensive range of business accessories for both men and women, including cross-body bags, pouches, men’s bags, belts, duffles, women’s totes, and laptop-friendly totes. Women’s wallets and other practical business tools are particularly popular among new professionals and make excellent gifts for weddings and holiday seasons.
Yashovardhan Gupta, Spokesperson of Torero Corporation said, “Cross has been with us for a decade now, and we take huge pride in being a part of this milestone launch. This amalgamation will go up and beyond and we are looking forward to more such store launches in the near future. With this new store launch in Mumbai, we are to support and serve the whole distribution and partner ecosystem of the A.T. Cross. Additionally, with the upcoming festive season, this store will serve as a hub for an array of gifts and accessories for your dear ones.”
A.T Cross Company said, “Torero has been a long-term partner, for over a decade now. We have now decided to extend this partnership with a comprehensive exclusive and international agreement.“
Additionally, Torero bagged an “Exclusive Global Licence for Cross leather accessories” in 2012 and has received vital recognition globally. With this, it became the first Indian company that acquire the exclusive global license for Cross, a renowned luxury brand.
Diamondtree, a renowned name in the realm of premium jewellery, is delighted to announce the inauguration of a more spacious and opulent retail store at DLF Mall of India in Noida, India. This development signifies a significant milestone in Diamondtree’s unwavering dedication to delivering an even more exquisite and contemporary diamond jewellery shopping experience for its discerning patrons.
Previously, Diamondtree’s presence in DLF Mall of India comprised a 1041-square-foot boutique located on the mall’s second floor. The brand has now unveiled its expansive 1689 square foot flagship store, strategically situated on the mall’s first floor, a bustling jewellery hub. This expansion underscores Diamondtree’s resolute commitment to crafting a more lavish and inviting environment where luxury seamlessly combines with affordability.
Cherry Sahni, Co-Founder and Creative Head at Diamondtree shared, “The launch of our new store aligns with our dedication to elevating modern diamond jewellery to new heights. The Noida store will play a pivotal role in enhancing the luxury experience for our cherished clientele. In pursuit of our long-term vision, we are democratizing access to diamonds, ensuring that everyone can partake in the elegance of fine jewellery.“
The newly inaugurated Noida store introduces captivating offerings that truly distinguish it from other jewellery brands. Diamondtree’s Noida outlet will showcase contemporary office wear jewellery, polki jewellery, and gemstone jewellery, including mangalsutras and children’s jewellery, meticulously designed to cater to the diverse preferences of its clientele. The brand also offers customization services, allowing customers to revamp their old jewellery at Diamondtree. With the opening of this new store, the brand aims to extend its reach to residents in Ghaziabad, East Delhi, and Noida.
As the brand establishes itself in the jewellery hub, it is poised to compete with prominent industry names such as Tanishq, Orra, Melorra, Bluestone, Caratlane, and others. Every visitor to Diamondtree can expect an exceptional shopping experience thanks to their expanded showroom, which now offers an extensive array of designs and product lines.
Indian Terrain, a prominent men’s high-street fashion brand, celebrated the grand reopening of its redesigned flagship store in Chennai. Nestled within Phoenix Market City Chennai, this expansive store covers an impressive 2000 sq. ft and showcases an extensive array of men’s casual attire, encompassing shirts, trousers, and t-shirts. The prestigious inauguration witnessed the presence of the charismatic actor, Ashwin Kumar, alongside Charath Narasimhan, Managing Director of Indian Terrain, and Shehnaz Shariff, Chief Business Officer at Indian Terrain.
This newly inaugurated store departs from conventional retail spaces, offering customers a delightful shopping experience that thoughtfully highlights Indian Terrain’s exclusive collections within a warm and inviting ambiance. Its design has been carefully crafted to ensure that customers can effortlessly explore the latest and most sought-after clothing options. With its refined aesthetic and a showcase of top-quality products, the freshly opened store not only pledges but also delivers an exceptional retail experience to discerning shoppers.
Charath Narasimhan, Managing Director of Indian Terrain, shared, “The opening of our flagship store at Phoenix Marketcity, Chennai, marks a significant milestone for Indian Terrain. Amidst the bustling shopping destinations and malls, our revitalized store presents a valuable opportunity to connect with the local community’s diverse customer base. Through this new establishment, we aim to offer a comprehensive shopping experience that seamlessly weaves together style, quality, and an unmatched level of customer service. We are confident that our new store will provide our customers with a curated selection of top-tier menswear that will be warmly embraced.“
Since its inception in 2000, Indian Terrain has emerged as a distinguished name in the realm of Indian men’s fashion. Renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship, meticulous attention to detail, and contemporary design ethos, Indian Terrain has successfully captured the hearts of fashion enthusiasts.
With an unwavering commitment to catering to diverse fashion preferences while prioritizing comfort and style, Indian Terrain seamlessly blends classic elements with current trends, positioning itself as the preferred choice for those with discerning fashion tastes. The brand’s dedication to delivering the highest quality and ensuring customer satisfaction has cultivated a loyal following, propelling Indian Terrain to achieve remarkable milestones in its journey.
Casio Computer Co. Ltd, headquartered in Japan and the parent company of Casio India, has expanded its retail presence by unveiling its inaugural exclusive G-SHOCK store in Pune. Positioned within the newly inaugurated Phoenix Mall of Millennium in Pune, this eagerly awaited G-SHOCK store is now open for business, aligning seamlessly with the brand’s commitment to providing customers with a wide range of its watch collection.
The new G-SHOCK store offers not just a location but an immersive experience that will transform the way watches are perceived. Featuring an extensive selection of G-SHOCK’s renowned men’s and women’s watches, this store is a sanctuary for those who admire its robust elegance and precision craftsmanship. With distinct design elements and remarkable durability, G-SHOCK timepieces present an enticing choice that resonates with the dynamic preferences of today’s audience. From embracing the latest innovations to preserving timeless classics, the G-SHOCK store showcases meticulously crafted timepieces to cater to a diverse community of watch enthusiasts. There’s a perfect match for everyone, whether one leans towards enduring toughness, off-road adventure aesthetics, or contemporary sophistication.
Hideki Imai, MD of Casio India, remarked, “The inauguration of Pune’s first exclusive G-SHOCK store signifies a significant milestone in our strategic expansion strategy. We are dedicated to providing our exclusive G-SHOCK collection to an ever-evolving audience that seeks innovative, purpose-driven, and exquisitely crafted timepieces. This store underscores our commitment to continually engage with our customers and redefine their perception of watches. Given Pune’s vibrant culture and thriving spirit, it is fitting that this city takes the lead in advancing G-SHOCK’s legacy in India.“
The store’s location is G-48, Phoenix Mall of Millennium, Wakad, Pune – 411057, and it operates from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day of the week.
Furlenco, India’s leading furniture and lifestyle brand, has announced its foray into the offline retail realm. With the inauguration of its flagship store in HRBR Layout, Bengaluru, covering an expansive 5500 sq. ft., alongside another medium-sized store in HSR Layout, Furlenco is determined to provide customers with a tactile encounter of their extensive furniture offerings.
This strategic move by Furlenco aims to bridge the gap between its robust online presence and physical interaction, offering customers the chance to engage with the products and make informed purchase decisions. The stores will showcase a wide spectrum of furniture options, ranging from sofas to beds and dining tables, catering to diverse price points and preferences. Customers will have the flexibility to furnish their homes with comfort and style, with the option to either buy brand new or rent furniture.
Ajith Mohan Karimpana, Founder and CEO of Furlenco emphasized, “While the online platform has played a pivotal role in building our brand, we recognize the significance of offline touchpoints. As Furlenco expands beyond being just a furniture rental brand, we are committed to harnessing the untapped potential of offline opportunities to elevate our operations and stimulate growth. These stores mark the commencement of our omni-channel approach, aimed at enriching the customer experience and catering to diverse purchasing habits. In our stores, we believe that experiencing furniture craftsmanship is as vital as selecting the perfect piece for your home.”
The stores have been thoughtfully designed to provide multiple touchpoints, offering educational and enriching shopping experiences for consumers. Furlenco’s design prowess is showcased through a Material Library at the stores, featuring physical material swatches, miniature furniture displays, furniture joinery, and award-winning finished products, underscoring the brand’s commitment to craftsmanship and durability. The multi-level store layout ensures exceptional product visibility, while carefully chosen wall colors blend modern aesthetics with a homely ambiance, creating a distinctive retail journey. Furlenco’s in-house manufacturing capabilities offer greater flexibility in customizing furniture according to consumers’ preferences.
Furlenco envisions expanding its offline retail footprint by opening additional stores across major Indian cities, ensuring broader accessibility to its furniture solutions. Currently, the Bengaluru-based firm has made its online presence felt in major urban centers such as Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, and Chennai, serving over 2.5 lakh customers across 10 cities.
From the heart of Switzerland to Kerala, the iconic Swiss brand Victorinox has opened another shop-in-shop location at Gute Reise, First Floor, Forum Mall, Maradu, Kochi, India. This expansion signifies Victorinox’s commitment to growing its footprint in India, following the successful launch of its flagship store at Mumbai’s Palladium Shopping Mall in May 2022.
Nestled within the centrally located and expansive Forum Mall, which offers a delightful blend of retail, dining, and entertainment, the new Victorinox shop-in-shop invites customers with an inviting entrance. Inside, an impressive array of Victorinox Swiss Army Knives, travel gear, watches, kitchen and professional knives are meticulously displayed. Additionally, the Gute Reise store at this vibrant mall features a range of travel gear from Victorinox’s sister brand, Wenger, offering quality travel essentials at an accessible price point.
Victorinox, known for never compromising on quality, aims to deliver its innovative, functional, and beautifully designed products to discerning shoppers who seek the very best.
Colonel Chandhoke, MD – Victorinox India said, “With the Victorinox Shop-in-shop concept, we are bringing an incredibly popular brand into the heart of Kochi. We are excited and look forward to offering our customers a unique Swiss experience from Victorinox at this prime location. Currently, we have 16 stores housing Victorinox shop-in-shops with three or more product categories. We plan to further strengthen our presence in India with 10 more multi-product category stores by the end of the year.“
Victorinox’s rapid expansion in India underscores the brand’s recognition for its commitment to quality, innovation, functionality, and design. These core brand values have resonated well with Indian consumers across the Victorinox product range, demonstrating the Indian market’s appetite for premium goods. Victorinox is poised to continue its expansion plan in the market with 10 additional shop-in-shops slated to open before the end of December 2023, solidifying its strong brand presence in Swiss Army Knives, cutlery, travel gear, and watches.
These Victorinox shop-in-shops can be found in malls and prominent high streets across India, as well as at leading airports. While shopping mall locations offer the full spectrum of Victorinox products, airport stores focus primarily on travel gear and watches. Victorinox products are designed as trusted companions that facilitate not only international travel but also daily life adventures.
Being Human Clothing, the global fashion brand with a philanthropic mission is delighted to announce the inauguration of its first Exclusive Store in Dubai, UAE, marking a significant stride in the brand’s Middle East retail expansion while staying true to its commitment to making a positive impact. This store stands as a testament to the brand’s dedication to offering cutting-edge fashion while advocating for humanitarian causes.
The recently inaugurated Being Human Clothing store finds its home in the prestigious City Centre Deira Mall, boasting a contemporary design and layout that encapsulates the very essence of the brand’s ethos – merging style with social responsibility. Notably, the store’s facade stretches an impressive 150 feet, making it the longest within the mall, and features extensive windows, along with a comfortable lounge area. The store also offers two distinct trial room areas, catering to both ladies and gentlemen. A highlight of the store is a gazebo, where merchandise is artfully displayed with mannequins at its center.
This store serves as a true reflection of Being Human Clothing’s diverse product range. Presenting a variety of stylish and eco-conscious clothing options, it has become a go-to destination for both Dubai residents and visitors, offering a seamless blend of fashion and philanthropy. From chic casual wear to fashionable accessories, the collection caters to both men and women.
Being Human Clothing has long been recognized for its unwavering support of various charitable endeavors worldwide, championing the values of compassion and empathy. A portion of the proceeds from every purchase made at the store will be dedicated to supporting education and healthcare initiatives.
Sanjeev Rao, CEO of Being Human Clothing expressed, “We are thrilled to open our first exclusive store in City Centre Deira Dubai, a vibrant hub of fashion and culture, making it the perfect location for our brand’s expansion. Our store not only provides a unique shopping experience but also serves as a platform to contribute to the betterment of society.“
Bipin Mulani, Director of Top Brands LLC, the brand’s master franchisee in this territory, added, “We are excited to be a part of Being Human’s international expansion journey and firmly believe that this brand aligns perfectly with the values and market of Dubai.”
Kalyan Jewellers, a prominent and trusted jewelry brand in India, has revealed its plans to enhance its presence in Kolkata by inaugurating a new showroom on VIP Road. The inauguration of this showroom, which will be the company’s 4th in Kolkata, will be graced by the presence of the brand’s Global Brand Ambassador, Katrina Kaif.
In the previous month, the jewellery brand celebrated the launch of its 200th showroom globally. To commemorate this significant milestone, Kalyan Jewellers has introduced the ‘Celebrating 200 Showrooms’ campaign, offering exclusive benefits to customers on their jewellery purchases. As part of this campaign, customers can avail the special promotion of 0 percent making charges on half of the purchase value for transactions of a minimum of Rs. 1 lakh.
Moreover, the “Kalyan Special Gold Board Rate,” which is the lowest in the market and maintained consistently across all company showrooms, will be applied to ensure a seamless shopping experience. With every purchase at Kalyan Jewellers, customers will receive a raffle coupon. Through an electronic raffle draw, the brand will award 200 lucky customers with a 2-gram gold coin. All jewelry available at Kalyan Jewellers is BIS-hallmarked and undergoes thorough purity tests.
Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers, expressed, “We are pleased to announce our expansion in the lively VIP Road neighborhood, a pivotal market with substantial growth potential for the Kalyan Jewellers brand. Our continuous efforts to increase accessibility for patrons are realized through this new showroom, which will benefit the people of Kolkata and the broader consumer base. This investment underscores our commitment to strengthen our market presence and propel our growth trajectory.”
The showroom launch in Kolkata is aligned with the company’s strategy to amplify its retail footprint and operations in the region, making the brand more accessible to patrons and enhancing its growth momentum. The showroom will showcase a diverse selection of designs from various Kalyan Jewellers collections. It will offer state-of-the-art amenities within a world-class ambiance, ensuring an unparalleled shopping experience.
All jewellery retailed by Kalyan Jewellers is BIS-hallmarked and undergoes comprehensive purity assessments. Patrons will also receive the Kalyan Jewellers 4-Level Assurance Certificate, which guarantees purity, free lifetime maintenance of ornaments, detailed product information, and transparent exchange and buy-back policies. This certification underscores the brand’s commitment to delivering excellence to its loyal clientele.
The showroom will also feature Kalyan’s popular in-house brands, including Muhurat (Wedding Jewellery Line), Mudhra (Handcrafted Antique Jewellery), Nimah (Temple Jewellery), Glo (Dancing Diamonds), Ziah (Solitaire-like Diamond Jewellery), Anokhi (Uncut Diamonds), Apoorva (Diamonds for Special Occasions), Antara (Wedding Diamonds), Hera (Daily Wear Diamonds), Rang (Precious Stones Jewellery), and the recently launched Lila (Coloured Stones and Diamond Jewellery).
Taneira, a TATA-affiliated brand, is thrilled to announce the extension of its retail footprint with the grand inauguration of its 50th store. Spanning an impressive 1800 sq. ft., and strategically located at Palika Bazar Gate no. 5, Connaught Place, this store was inaugurated by Ambuj Narayan, CEO of Taneira.
With four successful launches in Delhi, the brand’s meticulously crafted ensembles have garnered a tremendous response. Nestled in the heart of Delhi’s cultural essence, the new Taneira store seamlessly blends into the tapestry of the city’s rich heritage, celebrating its deep-rooted textile significance. Nestled in the vibrant landscape of Connaught Place, renowned as Delhi’s cultural nucleus and a hub of refined fashion, Taneira pays homage to India’s opulent textile legacy. The store presents an enchanting assortment of handwoven sarees, Ready-to-Wear Kurta Sets, and blouses, each piece curated with captivating allure and refined sophistication. These intricately crafted pieces elevate one’s style, offering a fusion of modern chic and timeless grace. By merging contemporary splendor with age-old artistry, the brand stands as a haven for the city’s fashion enthusiasts.
Taneira invites connoisseurs of ethnic wear to explore a delightful treasure trove of Indian weaves, reinforcing its commitment to showcasing India’s finest textiles all under one roof. From hand-painted Murshidabad silks to vibrant summer prints in a spectrum of colors, incorporating heritage techniques such as Banarasi and Kanjeevarams on ethereal fabrics like organza and organza tissue, Taneira presents quintessential ensembles to complement Delhi’s dynamic pace. The store also boasts celebrated classics such as pure Kanjeevarams, Banarasis, Chanderis, Ikats, South Silks, Patola, and Jamdanis, along with regional masterpieces from across the country, including Paithanis, Maheshwaris, and Tussars. This creates a harmonious fusion of exquisite taste and personal expression.
Ambuj Narayan, CEO, Taneira said, “This is a momentous occasion for us, and the journey till the 50th store has been exhilarating. With this store, we bring to the city of Delhi an intricately handpicked array of Indian weaves, where each strand embodies the magnificence of India’s rich textile heritage. Delhi, a vibrant metropolis, with the dynamism of a cosmopolitan hub and affinity for deep-rooted heritage provides the perfect canvas for our vision. At Taneira, we endeavor to flourish and captivate the discerning patrons, by offering them an enchanting kaleidoscope of ethnic-wear ensembles and differentiated designs, making it the go-to destination for Indian weaves for all occasions. This has been further facilitated by our collaboration with weaving communities through our ground-breaking, ‘Weavershala’ initiative. Our association underscores our commitment to nurturing these artisans, equipping them with skills, and enhancing their livelihoods. Together, we shape a narrative that not only uplifts these communities but also preserves and promotes a stronger craft heritage, in the country.“
To commemorate this momentous launch, Taneira is offering an inaugural Gold Coin Offer from August 28th, 2023, to September 3rd, 2023, allowing customers to receive a 0.2-gram Tanishq gold coin on purchases worth Rs 20,000.
Cult.fit, the prominent fitness service brand in India, proudly announces the achievement of a significant milestone – 100 successful sign-ups for franchised centers nationwide. This accomplishment underscores the company’s unyielding dedication to promoting an active lifestyle in India, driven by innovation and customer-centricity, and highlights its resilience in navigating the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Since its inception in 2020, cult.fit’s franchise operations have been serving fitness enthusiasts in Tier I and Tier II cities across India. A key facet of the franchise model is the integration of machine-based workouts and group class facilities under a single roof, providing customers with a comprehensive array of fitness options. In 2022, Curefit expanded its franchise portfolio by introducing Fitness First and Gold’s Gym outlets in India, further solidifying its dominance in the fitness industry.
Porko Elango, Head of Business, cult.fit said, “At cult.fit, the franchising model has been instrumental in facilitating our rapid expansion, enabling us to reach untapped localities across India. The vertical is well poised to be a 30 percent revenue contributor at cult.fit. Our franchise partners have been invaluable in catalyzing the creation of accessible fitness spaces for all and empowering individuals to lead healthier, happier lives. As we look towards the future, we are committed to furthering our impact, and we plan to establish 200 franchised centers across the country by 2025.”
A fundamental tenet at Curefit is exceeding customer expectations. Through the franchising model, the company places a strong emphasis on training and operational excellence to ensure a standardized customer experience across all locations. This encompassing approach includes assistance in selecting the ideal location, facility setup, staff empowerment, and ongoing operational support. The franchise operations revolve around a comprehensive training program, with trainers undergoing a specialized training module known as L0, complemented by refresher training to uphold the highest service standards. Weekly operational governance meetings and collaborative insights exploration sessions with partners further reinforce adherence to these exacting standards.
Acclaimed Spa Myrah is delighted to announce the inauguration of its third branch in Santacruz, India. This expansion introduces a diverse array of groundbreaking services, including Spa, Salon, and Dermatology, meticulously curated to provide an unparalleled experience centered on beauty, relaxation, and overall well-being. The launch of this new branch marks a significant milestone in Myrah’s expansion strategy, further solidifying its role as a leader in the luxury wellness industry.
Myrah has earned acclaim for its exceptional spa services, garnering a dedicated clientele. With the opening of the latest venue in Santacruz, their aim is to broaden the spectrum of services beyond mere pampering. Myrah goes above and beyond traditional spa offerings by providing access to top-tier dermatological and salon services, enabling a more holistic approach to beauty and well-being. The current facility has been meticulously designed to showcase state-of-the-art and cutting-edge amenities, promising a distinctive experience for visitors and clients.
Embarking on this thrilling new journey, Myrah is committed to delivering outstanding outcomes that redefine the pursuit of radiant and healthy skin. Led by a team of highly qualified dermatologists and practitioners, this exclusive space offers tailor-made aesthetic treatments to help clients achieve their desired skin goals. These treatments encompass addressing acne, reducing signs of aging, and utilizing USA FDA-approved technologies such as PRP, HIFU, Q-Switch Lasers, Chemical Peels, and more. Myrah’s aesthetic dermatology services aim to leave guests feeling content, revitalized, and self-assured.
Furthermore, Myrah’s salon services encompass a wide range of treatments designed to cater to a diverse range of consumer needs. The highly skilled salon team is dedicated to enhancing individual requirements, from trendy haircuts and expert hair coloring to rejuvenating facials and beyond.
Nisha Javeri, Founder and CEO of Myrah has this to said, “The new retreat in Santacruz is a monument to our ongoing dedication towards excellence. At Myrah, we aim to exceed client expectations and are delighted to extend a warm invitation to our valued patrons and look forward to welcoming them to our new sanctuary of beauty and wellness. We endeavor, as always, in our mission towards delivering unparalleled service.“
Wonderchef, the renowned cookware and premium kitchen appliance company, has unveiled its 26th exclusive store in India, strategically located in Mumbai Malad. This new establishment, in alignment with European design sensibilities mirroring the brand’s commitment to quality, represents a significant achievement in Wonderchef’s mission to transform culinary experiences for countless Indian households.
With an ambitious vision to engage a wider customer base by delivering exceptional kitchen solutions, Wonderchef is targeting the inauguration of 50 exclusive stores throughout India by 2025. Furthermore, the company currently maintains a strong foothold in approximately 15,000 multi-brand retail outlets and over 2,500 modern trade establishments. Looking forward, Wonderchef aims to expand its presence to encompass 25,000 multi-brand stores and 3,500 modern trade outlets within the next two years, ensuring more accessible access to its premium kitchenware products.
Ravi Saxena, Founder, and CEO of Wonderchef, expressed his optimism regarding the company’s prospective growth. He stated, “With our unwavering dedication to product innovation, retail expansion, and omnichannel development, we are confident in achieving a 30 percent growth rate for this fiscal year. We eagerly anticipate the brand’s ascent beyond the 700-crore mark this fiscal, all while continuing to bring convenience and delight to kitchens across the nation.“
While Wonderchef’s presence extends beyond the borders of India, encompassing approximately 25 countries across five continents, this global expansion underscores the brand’s dedication to delivering high-quality products and inventive kitchen solutions to a worldwide clientele.
Renowned for its distinctive philosophy emphasizing Health, Taste, and Convenience, the company takes pride in introducing innovative kitchen products catering to diverse culinary needs, ultimately promoting healthier and more enjoyable cooking experiences. To explore Wonderchef’s exclusive range of cookware and premium kitchen appliances, visit the newly inaugurated store at Infinity Mall, Malad (Mumbai).
India’s largest retailer, Reliance Retail, unveiled its youth-focused fashion retail concept, “Yousta,” today, marking the opening of its inaugural store in Hyderabad’s Sarath City Mall.
With innovative tech-enhanced store designs, Yousta delivers trendy fashion options at budget-friendly prices, catering specifically to the younger demographic. Remarkably, all items are priced below Rs 999, with a significant portion priced under Rs 499.
In addition to offering a wide range of unisex and character merchandise, as well as a weekly refreshed capsule collection, Yousta introduces the “Starring Now” collection every week. This collection showcases the latest fashion trends as complete outfits with coordinating accessories.
Akhilesh Prasad, President and CEO – Fashion and Lifestyle, Reliance Retail said, “Yousta is a young and dynamic brand that underlines a way of life, which will grow and evolve with the youth of this country. The team will continuously work with India’s younger generation to understand their evolving fashion needs. Every day, will be ‘Day One’ in terms of freshness and relevance. Yousta will not only give a voice to the youth but also give them the freedom to express themselves, because for us, they are absolute stars.”
Yousta stores will offer numerous tech-savvy features, including QR-enabled screens for information sharing, self-checkout stations, complimentary Wi-Fi, and charging stations.
To emphasize its commitment to sustainability and local communities, Yousta has partnered with a non-profit organization, allowing customers to donate old clothing at stores for use in community programs. The brand’s dedication to sustainability is reflected in its stores, which feature locally sourced and produced items. This not only provides unique offerings but also contributes to the growth of local economies while reducing the brand’s ecological footprint.
The Yousta range is now available at the brand’s flagship store in Hyderabad and can also be accessed online through Ajio and JioMart.
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Tata CLiQ Palette, a trailblazing beauty retail concept within the Tata Group, has unveiled its second omni-channel beauty retail destination at Kopa Mall in Pune, India. This significant development closely follows the success of its inaugural store at Nexus Seawood Mall in Navi Mumbai, marking a remarkable step in the brand’s mission to revolutionize traditional beauty retail by seamlessly integrating technology to deliver an authentic and personalized beauty experience.