The French luxury cosmetics retailer, Sephora, is reported to soon end its ties with Genesis Colors, as LVMH owned L Capital plans to exit Genesis Colors. Sephora is in talks with DLF Brands for partnering in India.
It was in late September this year that L Capital had asked Genesis Colors to buy out its 40 per cent stake in Genesis Luxury or sell the marketing arm altogether. Genesis Luxury holds brands including Jimmy Choo, Giorgio Armani and others.
Infact, Genesis has been asked to get its accounts audited by the ‘Big Four’ audit companies in the country.
The US based hamburger chain, Johnny Rockets will make an India entry by end of this year as a part of its franchise agreement signed with Prime Gourmet Pvt Ltd in March 2013.
The chain will open two stores by end of this year both in the NCR region. While one will open at the upmarket Select Citywalk (a must for all the first timers) and Ambience Mall, Gurgaon. The two names suggests that Johnny Rockets plans to operate more in the upmarket or premium segment of the market. Moreover, the same becomes obvious with the pricing of burgers which will range from Rs 275-Rs375 (any takers?). Johnny Rockets will further expand its reach to cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Continue reading What iGrow Thinks: Johnny Rockets to soon make India entry
Select Citywalk is slowly and gradually becoming a cosmetic destination. with Bobbi Brown opening its door in July, Chanel is all set to open its store. The store will be placed right between Bobbi Brown and Estee Lauder.
Presently, the brand is doing product preview through a kiosk placed in the mall aisle near MAC.
Additionally, Deborah which had opened next to TUI Travels has been shut in short span of time and now will be replaced by Forest Essentials.
PS: Happily Unmarried also coming soon.
A journey which began with fine leather handbags being showcased as shop in shop and expanded into a brand with standalone, Hidesign adds another feather to its cap with its 11th store in the country.
The newly launched store is located at Preet Vihar in Delhi and is spread across 400 sq ft. A brand which already present at key locations in the capital including Connaught Place, Metropolitan MGF, Select Citywalk, GK and others. Interestingly, this store takes Hidesign to East Delhi, which was still untapped for the brand.
The Hidesign store at Preet Vihar presents customers with a complete brand experience. The store is designed with leather wall, wooden display shelves and embedded solid brass Hidesign ‘bull’ logo onto the teakwood floor which represents the brand. Things that resonate with luxury and gel well with leather are interestingly used in the store design as well as colour scheme which is brown, creme and white, all to enhance the products. The fixtures of the store are hand-made in natural materials such as wood, brass and leather, creating fresh and unusual designs that the brand is recognized for.
We have seen a plenty of QSRs that serve junk food and aerated beverages but today I attended a launch of a QSR which only sells and promotes healthy eating. Refuel as it is known, is a completely healthy way of eating while you shop at Select Citywalk. The first outlet has been opened as the part of Select Citywalk’s foodcourt Food Talk.
The store ensures that whatever you order is prepared right in front of your eyes using an open kitchen concept, no preservatives added.
For sandwiches, subs and wraps one can choose the vegetables that they would need. Interestingly, Vikram Khosla, Managing Director elaborates, “Generally all the QSRs that operate on open kitchen model serve fresh vegetables that might at times be unhygienic. So in order to ensure high standards of hygience, we saute the vegetables a little so that the impurities are gone.”
Continue reading ‘Refeul’ with healthy food @Select Citywalk; 100 outlets by mid-2016
Bobbi Brown, the premium US-based cosmetics brand, now opens its doors at the sought after Select Citywalk mall, New Delhi. Catering to high-end Delhites, the brand from the house of The Estée Lauder Companies, the store replaces William Penn store which shifted to level 1.
Continue reading First On iGrow: Bobbi Brown opens at Select Citywalk
One of India’s leading CDIT player, Croma from the house of Tata, opens its 21st store at Delhi’s most sought after, Select Citywalk. Spread over an area of 6700 sq ft, the swanky store will be offering an excellent choice of over 6000 products with a wide range of domestic and international brands.
Ajit Joshi, Managing Director & CEO, Infiniti Retail Ltd, said, “Our customers have shown extremely positive responses and we are sure that the launch of Croma in Select Citywalk, Saket, will herald a whole new retail experience for our loyal consumers here.” Continue reading Croma opens 21st store at Select Citywalk; avail special offers
As the weekend begins you are all set to move out, shop and have fun. We bring to you things that could be done today while enjoying your weekend in the capital. Continue reading Plan Your Saturday
India is seeing a strong levels of mobile penetration with a majority of these subscribers being Android lovers. Looking at this love for Android in phones starting from as low as Rs 5,000, Google now looks at capturing the Indian retail market with its brick n mortar stores, Android Nation.
Continue reading Coming soon: Android Nation stores