Marks & Spencer launches first standalone outlet in South India
By Susmita Das |
Vjmedia Works | 3 | April 05, 2013
The brand plans to launch five more stores in the coming days out of which two will be inducted in the South zone.
After tasting a double digit growth in India last year, UK-based Marks & Spencer is planning to augment its reach in the market. The brand unveiled its first standalone store in South India at Koramangala in Bangalore.
This new-fangled outlet is the fifth store by the brand which is created under Marks & Spencer's ongoing strategy to expand its retail presence in the country. On the eve of the launch of the Bangalore store, Venu Nair, Managing Director, Marks & Spencer Reliance India said, "Bangalore provides us with an exciting platform to grow our presence in India. We have a fantastic high street location for our new flagship store, which showcases an extensive range of our high quality, great value and innovative product.â€ Spread across 23,000 sq ft, the store sports two floors and designed according to the brand's international concept. This store houses Marks & Spencers' exclusive line of array ranging from womenswear, menswear to kidswear along with chic accessories, lingerie and a selection of beauty products.