Category Archives: Specialty Retail

Titan opens 1000th store in India

Titan Industries has reached the landmark number of 1000 stores across country. The milestone store has been opened in Bangalore and reflects the future of modern retail and lifestyle industry and offers a unique fusion of watches and eyewear.

With this Titan becomes first Indian specialty retailer to reach the number in seven varied formats. With a retail footprint across 177 cities, 26 states, 3 Union Territories and a total retail area of 1395712 sq ft, Titan Company has stores for Watches under World of Titan, Helios and Fastrack; Jewellery under retail brands Tanishq, Zoya, GoldPlus and Eye Plus for multibrand eyewear.

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’10 Must Haves’ this weekend – E-shopping special (week 3)

So you are feeling lazy this weekend with the sun shining high on your head? We give you options to buy within the comforts of your home. Yes, shopping just a click away. This weekend at 10 Must Haves we bring to you the best of online deals and products which will add a dash of newness to your lifestyle.

Here’s the checklist:

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Celebrate the sibling bond with these special gifts

Rakhi – That one day of the year when brothers and sisters share a ‘ceasefire’ relation, when love is about gifting each other, tying rakhi on the wrists of brothers, serving sweets and a lot of fun.

We bring to you some interesting products and deals that will make the day even special with your sibling.

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Retail leverages Independence Day

So we are just a day away from celebrating our 67th Independence Day. A day which has been celebrated from decades by flying kites and competing with the neighbours has now from past few years is being leveraged by the retail industry.

With consumers always finding reasons to shop and capture special deals, retail industry converts their wishes into reality.

We bring to you some special deals, products and initiatives that will make the Independence Day even more patriotic.

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Wildcraft to raise Rs 65-70 crore through PE

The adventure equipment and outdoor gear brand, Wildcraft, is in talks with PE investors to raise nearly Rs 65-70 crore investment. The investment will utilised to expand the brand presence across India.

Wildcraft which began operations in 1992 in Bangalore, it sells products including shoes, jackets, cheaters, convertibles, rucksacks, sleeping bags, tents and hiking accessories. The brand is available across 70 stores, 250 shop-in-shops and 1000 supermarkets. Clocked turnover cross Rs 100 crore in FY’13, the brand has created a niche in the market and currently competes with international brands including Timberland and Decathlon.

Pic Courtesy: www.mxmindia.com
Pic Courtesy: http://www.mxmindia.com

Indian retail market has a been a lucrative ground for PE investors as consumer sentiment still looks good and spending is coming in. Moreover, there is room for brands to expand and reach to a large untouched consumer base, which ensures returns and numbers, unlike other industries which due to lot of economic factor see a negative sentiment.