This October celebrity heiress Paris Hilton's renowned handbag and purse collection was launched at select Lifestyle stores in KSA, Oman, Qatar and Lebanon.
Signature patterns, plush quilting, elegant prints and warm autumn hues mixed with feminine colours are all incorporated in the Paris Hilton Handbag Collection, while the purses exude chic, slim lines and defined diva qualities. Signature jacquard and snakeskin fabrics are included in many of the collection's pieces. Luxury embellishments and classic finishes make this collection a season's must-have to add to ones own collection or for a loved one, a Paris Hilton original will make a welcome gift.
This is the first time that Lifestyle stores have included the Paris Hilton Collection in these stores, and every season the collection will be refreshed with handbag ranges reflecting the current colour and style trend
Max Hypermarket and Auchan group signs franchise agreement in India
Max Hypermarket India Private Limited ("Max Hypermarkets") and Auchan Group today signed a franchise agreement for development of the hypermarket business in India.
The existing stores of Max Hypermarket will be rebranded "Auchan" and shall operate under the franchise agreement.
Ramanathan Hariharan, Director, Landmark Group, commented, "We are very pleased at this new relationship with Auchan, one of the largest and most successful hypermarket operators in the world.The Landmark Group has agressive growth plans for India, across various verticals ; and we believe that Auchan are the right franchise partners for us, as we continue to set benchmarks in Indian retailing."
Commenting about the franchise partnership, Viney Singh, Managing Director, Max Hypermarket, said, "We are confident that this new relationship will help our company further enhance the standards of hypermarket retailing in the country, besides strengthening our back-end supply chain and processes. Auchan's expertise in managing hypermarkets and our understanding of the Indian market will ensure we bring the best of value, choice and experience to our customers."
"We share with Max Hypermarket, a renowned retailer operators in India, the same vision of business and look forward to sharing our know-how to foster the development of its hypermarkets under our brand. We consider this new franchise partnership in India as a great opportunity for Auchan to enhance its brand on a very high potential market, characterized by a dynamism and a strong economic growth ", said Philippe Baroukh, General Manager, Hypermarkets of the Auchan Group.
The existing stores will be rebranded in Q4 of 2012. The franchise partnership is aimed at reinforcing the business objectives of both organizations in providing customers with best of value, choice and experience.
Max Hypermarkets and Auchan plan to open 12 - 15 new stores in a year across various geographies in India.
Now the parties start from the VDOT store in Forum Mall
The party scene will never be the same again. V DOT, the premium international club-wear brand from Van Heusen, with an eclectic collection that comprises an outstanding line of shirts, trousers, denims, knits and jackets combined with cutting-edge fashion sensibilities has launched a brand new store in Forum Mall Koramangla, complementing its inherent distinctive style and sophistication. This new VDOT store, is going to enthrall the clientele with its inherited distinctive, bold and yet sophisticated style. This brand new retail identity takes inspiration from the Art Deco genre that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Age imagery and materials. This style is often characterised by rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation.
The store is spread out on a lavish 700 sq. ft area with experience zones painstakingly created to ensure absolute party mood and arrive at a wholesome view of the experience that had to be created.
VDOT inherits its sophistication from Van Heusen, the premium lifestyle brand with its core strength being its extensive formal wear range. The brand embodies corporate fashion and reflects the expression of elegance in today's context.