Apple is all set to establish an official presence in India, launching six stores between Mumbai and Bengaluru. Continue reading
Valyoo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online eyewear retailer Lenskart, is eyeing earnings of Rs.3,000 crore in the next five years as it aggressively expands its offline presence. Continue reading
With Gold’s Gym International completing 50 years in the fitness industry, its India leg has announced to have successfully signed 100 gyms across India. The brand wishes to reach greater heights and further incorporate the gym culture through its fast growing business idea of Gold’s Gym Express which focuses on tier-II and III cities along with select metros as well. Continue reading
The omni-channel or multiple channel retailing will let its shoppers order products online from adidas’ standalone stores.
According to Dave Thomas, adidas India, MD, these stores will be equipped with tablet PCs for placing orders. Continue reading
Multi-brand car repair and maintenance services company CarZ has unveiled its new franchisee programme under the ‘CarZ Xpress’ brand. The company said it will open 100 franchises in the next 36 months under CarZ Xpress. Continue reading
Essar Oil is looking at touching a nationwide retail count of 5,000 outlets in the next two years. It presently has 1550 operational outlets and another 1600+ are in various stages of implementation. Continue reading
Premium lifestyle products brand Swiss Military plans to open 171 stores in India by the end of next year, of which 11 will be company owned and 160 under the franchise model.
“We plan to open 171 stores across the country by 2016 end. Out of which 11 will be company owned stores while 160 would be franchise stores,” Swiss Military Worldwide Managing Director Anuj Sawhney said. Continue reading
Hong Kong-based franchise fitness chain utime Fitness Studios is all set to make its entry in Indian market via Master Franchise route. The brand is on the lookout for around 9 to 10 regional Master Franchisees in India, each with their own exclusive territories. Presently, utime has plans to start with the three pilot cities including Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore where each city would have its own regional Master Franchisee operator. Each operator would be setting up about 15 centres for utime Fitness over the first five years. Continue reading
American multinational Clothing and accessories brand Gap made its way to the Indian market on Saturday with the launch of its First Store, Inaugurated by actress Kangana Ranaut amidst a huge crowd in a Mall.
Spread over 10,000 Sq ft at the Select City Walk in South Delhi, the new flagship store offers Gap for men and Women, Gapkids and babyGap Summer 2015 Collections. It has partnered Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. for the India entry, where the latter is looking at an investment of Rs 400 crore over five years. Continue reading
After two established venues in the US, and six more in progress, Classic Rock Coffee Co. (CRCC), the high end classic rock music themed coffee shop, will be opening its first outlet in India on Saturday,16 May in Pune. For its Indian launch, Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal will perform alongside Blackstratblues front-man Warren Mendonsa.
Master Franchisee for Classic Rock Coffee Co. (India), Avinash Agarwal says:” After venturing into the F&B business, through my own company ‘FoodJockeys’, I was looking at bringing American F&B franchises to India. During that time, I came across Classic Rock Coffee Co., and found out that they were looking at opening various CRCC franchises around the world. I wrote to them and after various evaluations, background checks and finance checks, we became the Master Franchisee of Classic Rock Coffee Co. here in India.” Continue reading
International specialty casual dining restaurant chain Manhattan Fish Market has launched its first outlet in the country in Chennai. Continue reading