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VR Bengaluru Spa la Vie LOccitaneVR Bengaluru, the integrated community lifestyle centre in Whitefield is now home to the first outlet of Spa la Vie by L’Occitane & the Warren Tricomi Salon in the city. The centre hosts premium retail, wellness, dining and entertainment options for the city’s cosmopolitan and upwardly mobile customers. The luxurious outlet, aims to redefine the spa experience for its guests, with finest services on offer.

Apart from offering retail therapy to its patrons, VR Bengaluru has a gamut of wellness options at the centre. The Sky Deck has a temperature controlled swimming pool, an open air yoga studio and a jogging track. The Tribe fitness club at the centre conducts fitness programs, yoga & zumba sessions and provides a social exercise environment for a healthier lifestyle.

Rajiv Raichand, Director – Virtuous Retail, said, “VR Benglauru is a curator of unique experiences, we strive to bring the best of modern conveniences to Bangalore consumers. Spa la Vie, is another premium service which the shoppers at the centre or our patrons at The Hive – co-working space or The Waverly – boutique hotel & residences, can indulge in.”

Talking about the launch, Mr.Darpan Sanghvi, Managing Director, Sanghvi Brands said, "The launch of Spa la Vie by L'Occitane will redefine the spa experience for the spa goers in Bangalore and will give them the much needed space and escape from the city life. Spa la Vie makes L'Occitane one of the largest international spa chains in India with more than 60 spa/salons/gyms either operational or under development.”

Where: Ground Level, VR Bengaluru, Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevpura, Bangalore – 560048

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HyperCITY launched at Logix Mall Noida 1 NXPowerLite

HyperCITY Retail (India) Ltd., has launched its third store in the Delhi-NCR, its second in Noida. With the launch of this store, HyperCITY now has a total of 19 operational stores across India.
Spread over a sprawling 49,000 sq. ft. the store is strategically located at the Logix City Center, situated in the heart of Noida. The store has been specially designed to offer a world class shopping experience along with unmatched service to local residents at never before prices.
The new store promises to offer ‘Something Fresh every day’  through its wide range of quality and value-for-money products all under one roof including an exemplary choice of products in food, home and fashion. The store provides its customers a world class shopping experience and boasts the finest range of products across categories such as Grocery, Fruits & Vegetables, Home & Personal Care, Apparel, Footwear, Small Appliances, Home Décor, Sports, Toys, Stationery, Kitchen accessories, Gifting, Fitness and more. There are also exclusive sections for Meat, Fish and Bakery products.
Additionally, the store also offers its own private brands across categories, having developed a suite of exclusive brands such as EveryDay, Terzo and Fresh Basket in Food & Grocery, Avorio, Ebano and Maxit in General Merchandise and RiverInc, City Life, Joojoobs, Iktara and Masala Chai in Apparel and Accessories among others, available only at HyperCITY.
Catering to the refined needs of up market urban consumers, HyperCITY has finest quality products from both Indian and international cuisines. This includes an exotic assortment of authentic food products among others such as organic foods, cheese, condiments, cold cuts, breads, wines and packaged products sourced from a variety of places around the world. Additionally, appealing to all health-conscious food lovers, the store also offers an extensive range of healthy alternatives in the health food section.
The symmetrically and well-arranged sections promise customers an easy and hassle-free shopping experience. Extra-wide aisles and extensively laid out counters are some of the distinguishing features of the new store.


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Tanishq Store Mumbai 1

Tanishq, the reputed jewellery brand from the house of Tatas, inaugurated five retail outlets in Mumbai, taking the total number of outlets in the city to 17. The brand has achieved a significant milestone by launching over 19,600 square feet of new retail space on a single day in one city. Four new retail outlets under brand Tanishq have been launched in Vashi, Vasai, Thane and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (airport-domestic departures , T 2) ; and a new standalone store for sub-brand Mia by Tanishq has launched at Viviana Mall, Thane.
The stores were inaugurated C K Venkataraman, CEO – Jewellery Division, Titan Company Limited.

Sharing his thoughts on the occasion, the CEO said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of five new stores in Mumbai today, which is a commendable milestone in Tanishq’s retail journey. Mumbai, a city that is bustling, rich in cultural heritage and embraces modernity, has always been an extremely important market for Tanishq. With increasing demand, we decided to expand and enhance our retail presence in the city.  We aim to continue to provide our customers in Mumbai with exclusive designs, superior craftsmanship and guaranteed product quality through our seventeen stores across the city. Not only will we offer them the best in class jewellery, but a holistic shopping experience with superior customer service.”

Located in Sector 17, the 10,000 square feet Tanishq store in Vashi is a commendable three-storey outlet, with each of the floors housing plain gold jewellery, wedding and diamond jewellery, and solitaire and high value diamond jewellery respectively. The space is impeccably designed with Tanjore and Kalamkari artwork, jaali work and wooden railings, bringing alive regal, old world charm. The Thane store has been re-launched at Gokhale Road to a newer and bigger outlet. The two-storey store houses gold and wedding jewellery and has a separate floor for diamond jewellery. Tanishq has also launched a new store in Vasai, the first in the area as well as at the Mumbai Airport. Mia by Tanishq, a sub brand of exclusive work wear jewellery, has launched its sixth standalone store in Mumbai on the very same day.

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Relaxo 250th storeRelaxo, India's leading footwear brand, recently launched its 250th store at Sector 3, Rohini in Delhi. Spread over 1119 sq ft., the new Relaxo outlet offers popular Relaxo brands like Flite, Bahamas, Sparx, Schoolmate, Hawaii, Maryjane, Boston and Kidsfun. It has a range of more than 400 articles to choose from flip-flops, formal wears, home slippers, office wears, school shoes, sports & casual shoes. The company has invested a whooping Rs 15 lakh on the setup and Rs 40 lakh on inventory to offer an unforgettable experience to visitors.  

Nitin Dua, Executive Director, Relaxo Footwears Ltd. said, “Relaxo is steadily increasing its reach in different markets in the country through exclusive brand outlets. Delhi is a primary and big market for the brand and the launch of new store serves as catalyst to the company’s growth in the region. Going forward, the brand aims to invest more in different regions through forward-looking business strategies to create a niche trendy and affordable footwear market in India”

Relaxo Footwears was founded in 1976 by ML Dua and RK Dua. Since its inception, the company has gone on to become one of the largest producers of footwear in India with an estimated business value of 17 billion in 2015. It is retailed in 25 countries around the world. The brand also has a strong presence on all leading ecommerce portals and has its own online shopping portal

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Sports Station 1SSIPL, a well-known name in the footwear manufacturing and retailing industry, launched Sports Station, a chain of multi-brand sports stores. Sports Station endeavours to bring a plethora of international sports brands in sports shoes, accessories and equipment, under one roof. Its portfolio includes brands like Nike, Asics, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Sketchers, Converse, Crocs, Solomon and Lotto, along with its in-house brand Mmojah. Sports Station also showcases specialty brands like Speedo and Wildcraft at its stores.

The first Sports Station store was opened at Connaught Place, Delhi in Dec 2015, and the brand is already on its way to create a half century of stores by the end of April 2016.  While Sports Station will continue to expand into new markets and territories, it envisions becoming the top of the mind recall for customers looking for renowned international brands in the sports and fitness segment.

“Sports Station is positioned as a Sports Specialty Brand Hub which aims towards providing an elevated service and retail experience to our customers. We currently operate 45 stores across India, with presence in most of the major cities including Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Meerut, Lucknow, Jammu, Jaipur, Gwalior, Indore, Pune, and Chennai. We intend to steadily increase our retail footprint across India and become synonymous with sports and fitness in the Indian mind-set,” explained Pooja K. Sood, Business Head, Sports Station.

The SSIPL Group has two decades of experience in retailing of international sports brands. In fact, it can be credited for launching the brand ‘Nike’ in India. Besides retailing, the company has also been engaged in manufacturing footwear for several international sports brands including Nike, Puma, Bata and Lotto. The company is also engaged in licensing/distribution of Lotto and Nike fitness equipment in India. SSIPL is also a prominent retail partner with other international brands like Levi’s, United Colors of Benetton, Lotto and Clarks.

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