• Shree Nikethan - An Exotic Women's Wear Showroom Launched @ Phoenix Mall, Velachery

    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Thursday, March 07, 2013 -- (Business Wire India) -- Shree Nikethan, an exclusive women's shopping world and a unit of Hyderabad-based Kalanikethan Wedding Mall, was launched at the prime location of Velachery today (March 7, 2013). Film actress and popular danseuse Ms. Shobana made the grand opening and was well-attended by the renowned personalities including Ms. Swaroopa Ananth of GRT Jewelers family; Mr. Atul Ruia, Joint Managing Director, Phoenix; Mr. A S Balaji, A S Babusha Group, Kanjivaram and Ms. V Sarada, Director, Kalanikethan Textiles & Jewels (P) Ltd., Hyderabad. Gorgeous and spread in a sprawling 7500 sq ft area, the showroom is located at the address S3 Level 2, Phoenix Mall, Velachery, Chennai.

    Shree Nikethan is a paradise of women's wear with collection of fabulous varieties such as Gaghras, Salwars, Uppada Sarees, Bridal Kanjivarams, Benaras, Paithanis, Patolas, Designer Sarees, Handlooms, Anarkali Clothings, Western Outfits and more under one-roof and suiting women of different age groups. The store is all set to make a new statement in the fashion world of women in Chennai and also houses fashion jewelries and children's outfits. It is open from 11 am to 9 pm (including Sundays). The garments are priced in the range Rs. 595 to Rs. 4 lakh. For details, call: 6651 3599.

    Suitable for all moods and occasions like weddings, kitty parties, birthday celebrations, festivals and special moments of life, the signature collection comprises finest and perfect combination of fabrics in alluring colors. Attires in cotton, silk, kotta, chiffon, georgette and crepe silks make up the range and are gift worthy. Trendy day to day wears and dresses for office goers are there for pick. In celebration of International Women's Day and the showroom inauguration, Shree Nikethan has announced a discount offer. Rs. 500 will be discounted on every purchase billing to Rs. 3000. The offer is valid till 17th March 2013. 

    "This is our first store in the vibrant Chennai market and 31st store of our group. We are here to bring about a change and to make a new statement with our offerings and customer-driven innovations, delighting our customers at all times. We have plans to set up showrooms at Anna Nagar, T Nagar, Tambaram, and Adyar to cater to larger part of Chennai," said Mr. V Leela Kumar, MD, Shree Nikethan.

    The evening was a fantastic display of fashion and glamour, which saw the participation of prominent entrepreneurs such as Phanindra Sama, CEO, RedBus and Sanjay Sharma sashaying down the specially created ramp, along with top models of the country like Chetan Hansraj, Adam Bedi, Shawar Ali, Acquin Pais, Alex o Neil, Sunny, Siddharth Kher, Sid Rawal, Kushal Punjabi, Robbie Mairh, Nameet Khanna and Freddy Daruwala styled in the X Lifestyle collection. Actor and style icon Rahul Khanna made a striking appearance as the showstopper for the event.

    Speaking on the occasion Mr. Ashish Dikshit, CEO, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, said, “We are extremely delighted to announce the launch of our latest collection – the X Lifestyle by Van Heusen. Over the last 22 years of existence in India, Van Heusen has been making workplace more fashionable. We have consistently tracked and understood the evolving fashion needs of Indian professionals. At each turning point we have been at the forefront of bringing innovative products for the professional. With the professional world becoming more fashionable, we wanted to redefine corporate fashion. And X-Lifestyle is an attempt in that direction. With bolder checks and stripes, inner detailing patterns, slimmer fits, this range will make the workplace far more trendier and help the professional make a statement wherever he goes.”

    Manish Dureja, Vice President - Jet Airways, said, “At Jet Airways, we pride ourselves in fostering long-term relationships with our guests and frequent flyers through constant customer centric innovation. The aircraft wrap is like a flying billboard that allows clients to take their brands to the skies quite literally. All of us at Jet Airways are immensely proud and happy to have innovated to create another opportunity for media buyers. We are happy to partner with Van Heusen, and are certain X Lifestyle will reach out to its target customers through this unique branding opportunity."

    Bharti Walmart opens second Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Bhopal

    Bharti Walmart, the joint venture between Bharti and Walmart for wholesale, business-to-business and cash-and-carry operations in India, today launched its second Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Bhopal. Mr. Arvind Mediratta, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Walmart, inaugurated the store.

    Spread over 53,000 square feet, the Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Bhopal is situated at Khasra No 31\32, Near Scope Engineering College, Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal- 462047 and offers best prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality, hygiene, and selections. The store is a one-stop business-to-business store that meets the day-to-day needs of kirana stores, restaurant owners, hoteliers, caterers, fruit and vegetable resellers, offices and institutions.

    Mr. Arvind Mediratta, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Walmart, said, “We have received an overwhelming response from our members in Bhopal and that convinced us to open our second Best Price Modern wholesale store in this welcoming city. Bhopal becomes the first city in India to host two of our wholesale stores. We have invested over Rs. 70 crores in Bhopal alone and are delighted to actively participate in Madhya Pradesh’s economic and social growth. This store will continue to help our business members become successful by providing them best prices on a wide assortment of quality and hygienic products - all under one roof.”

    Best Price Modern Wholesale store stocks over 5100 items, including a wide range of fresh, frozen & chilled foods, fruits and vegetables, dry groceries, personal and home care items, hotel and restaurant supplies, apparel, office supplies, electronic goods, and other general merchandise items.

    Several products available have been locally sourced from Bhopal and surrounding areas, including stationary, snacks, commodities, dairy, frozen foods and bakery items among others. Also, some of the Private Label items available in the store that are sourced locally includes rice, stationery, besan, idli and dosa mix, atta, pulses, edible oil, ghee, spices etc.

    Under the umbrella of Bharti Walmart’s own private brands, nearly 350 items of assured quality are available at great prices across various categories. Private label brands such as “Right Buy”, “Member’s Mark” and “Bakers & Chefs” provide the store members with a unique opportunity to increase their profits. While Right Buy range offers good quality products across food, grocery, cleaning aid and general purpose products, Member’s Mark range offers premium quality at attractive prices as compared to national brand equivalents. Bakers and Chefs range is especially designed to cater to hotel, cafes and restaurant needs.

    The assortment, service and layout of the store are customized to the specific needs of members who can source high quality products in the quantities they need. This will allow retailers and business owners to efficiently manage their inventory and lower their operational costs. People of nearby towns and villages will immensely benefit due to employment created from this store.