Coach enters India with Genesis Luxury
By Chanda Kumar | Vjmedia Works | February 03, 2016
The debut of Coach's first store in India is timed to coincide with their 75th anniversary this year.
Speaking of the development, Sanjay Kapoor, Managing Director, Genesis Luxury, said "We are extremely pleased to bring the much awaited iconic American brand, Coach, to India this year. Coach is a strong addition to the Genesis portfolio and we are confident that the brand's commitment to heritage and innovative design will be warmly embraced by the growing Indian luxury consumer innately drawn to craftsmanship. Coach has tremendous potential in our market, and with our shared vision and well-defined strategies, we are focused on accelerating the retail presence and brand visibility in India across key Metros in the next few years."
Ian Bickley, President, International Group for Coach, added, "We are thrilled to be partnering with Genesis Luxury to bring Coach, America's Original House of Leather, to India. We're confident that our Modern Luxury store environment, showcasing Coach's rich heritage and commitment to craftsmanship, along with creations designed by Stuart Vevers, will be embraced and coveted by the fashionable Indian consumer.â€
The Coach brand was established in New York City in 1941, and has a rich heritage of pairing exceptional leathers and materials with innovative design. Coach is sold worldwide through Coach stores, select department stores and specialty stores, and through Coach's website at www.coach.com. In 2015, Coach acquired Stuart Weitzman, a global leader in designer footwear, sold in more than 70 countries and through its website at www.stuartweitzman.com.
Genesis currently brings together a diverse range of brands such as Burberry, Bottega Veneta, Canali, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Armani Jeans, G-Star Raw, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Tumi and Villeroy & Boch, forming an eclectic mix of splendid designer labels from across the globe.