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Aerens Goldsouk Group

Posted by kunalsharma1284 on November 19, 2008

1. Company Overview:

AGS is a part of the illustrious Aerens Group and has evolved into a dynamic, knowledge driven company focused on the creation of stakeholder value. It has been the company’s constant endeavor to remain market focused taking into cognizance the rapidly changing business environment.

Our core business is the development and marketing premium space and turning it into a lasting value proposition for our customers. We strive for:

  • INTELLIGENT BUILDING MANAGEMENT through adoption of latest technology.
  • GREATER STAKEHOLDER VALUE through the alignment of internal standards with    international benchmarks.
  • PROTECTING LONG TERM VIABILITY of our business by reconciling our interests with the    needs of society and the protection of the environment.

2. History

AGS Group is a part of the Aerens Family of Enterprises established in 1969. For close to four decades, the Aerens Family of Enterprises has built an enduring value for their stakeholders based on the principles of quality, trust and reliability. Today, the Aerens Family of Enterprises has emerged as a diversified real estate company with several path breaking projects to its credit.

3. Vision

“To evolve into a major player in real estate, retail infrastructure and project development”

4. Mission

“To pioneer a retail revolution by creating quality infrastructure to usher one stop shopping experience in quality, variety and value”

5. Clientele

•    Hazoorilal Jewellers
•    Damas
•    Alukkas ( Joy Alukkas group)
•    Bholasons Jewellers
•    Notandas and Sons Jewelers
•    B.C SEN Jewellers
•    Avenue Montaigne
•    Anmol Jewellers
•    Adora Diamond Jewellery

6. Management Profile

MR. SURENDRA KUMAR GUPTA (Chairman)

As Chairman of Aerens Goldsouk Group as well as the head of Aerens family of enterprises, Surender Gupta personifies the vision of a strategist who has bridged the commercial vacuum like the need for Specialty malls with alacrity and determination. Envisioning the concept in 2002, Surender Gupta has pioneered several Gold Souks, Wedding Souks and Gem Souks in different parts of the country. On the anvil is an ambitious plan of launching one hundred specialty malls in India and abroad. With a track record of over 35 years under his leadership, Aerens Group has emerged as a leading player in the real estate and infrastructure development of the country.

Dr. Surinder P.S. Pruthi (Chairman Supervisory Board)

An Economist and Management Guru with PhD from London School of Economics, Dr Surinder P.S. Pruthi is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AGIL and in this capacity provides expertise to Gold Souk team across various functions and corporate governance. Founder faculty of IIM Ahmedabad, Vice Chancellor University of Mumbai, Visiting Faculty Associate, Harvard Business School, International Senior Advisor to UN, Consultant to World Bank, Central and State Governments, Institution builder, author and mentor, Dr. Pruthi has been Chairman and Director of several companies and banks like Allahabad Bank, Punjab national Bank and All bank Finance.

Amit Gupta (Vice-Chairman & Managing Director)

An MBA from Boston, Amit Gupta is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Aerens Goldsouk International Ltd. and in this capacity oversees the day to day affairs of Aerens Gold Souk Group. Amit is endowed with excellent planning and organizational skills which have taken the Group to new heights. Amit combines an excellent mould of entrepreneur-professional who is well equipped to grasp macro issues and mastermind micro management.

G S Pillai (Director)

A distinguished corporate personality, former Regional Director, World Gold Council and a hardcore marketeer, G S Pillai is leading the group’s operations with a view to engulf the entire jewelry fraternity under one roof. In his capacity as Director and member of the policy planning group, Pillai plays a lead role not only in penetrating throughout the country with new Gold Souks, but pursue with vigour creation and adherence to standards for quality in Jewellery industry.

Gaurav Gupta (Vice Chairman & Joint Managing Director)

With MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausees, Paris, Gaurav Gupta brings international perspective in real estate development, marketing, business development and project management. Gaurav Gupta is the Vice Chairman and Joint Managing Director of the Aerens Goldsouk International Ltd. In this capacity, apart from participating in the policy formulation,  Gaurav  also  actively   heads the Business promotion and sales of the company. As a business revenue head of the company, Gaurav has pioneered several new frontiers of innovative marketing.

Ashish Gupta (Director)

An MBA from Northeastern University, Boston, with rich experience in real estate development and marketing, Ashish Gupta, Director has been instrumental in promoting the group’s brand as the leader in specialty malls and is now expanding the Corporate Finance activities at the national and global levels. Ashish drives Aerens Goldsouk group’s corporate communications, strategy, marketing support services and media management. This is in addition to breaking new grounds in the areas of new businesses and alliances coupled with innovative approaches to national and international funding.

7. Our Associates

We partner the best to give you the best. Our long term association with the world’s leading architects, engineering service providers, project managers and advisory consultants ensures that every offering from AGS International LTD. meets the highest international quality standards.

Architectural Services

SWANKE HAYDEN CONNEL ARCHITECTS, USA
Concept design for the “Gold Souk”, Gurgaon, internationally recognized for innovative conceptual design of the Trump Towers, New York.

WS ATKINS, DUBAI
Concept design for the “The Souk”, Kochi renowned for the innovative concept design for the Burj-al Arab Tower in Dubai

HAFEEZ CONTRACTOR, MUMBAI
Design and architectural services for the “Gold Souk”, Delhi, genuinely accepted as India’s leading architect

SAA ASSOCIATES, SINGAPORE
Concept Design for the “Gold Souk, Jaipur

8. Future Plans

At AGS Group, we think of ourselves, not as ‘builders and developers’, but as ‘builders and promoters’. That’s because we invest heavily in our marketing and promotions to ensure the success of each venture. It is this commitment that allows us to offer:
Best international standard ambience
Best retail mix of similar category brands
Best platform for expanding the reach of brands across India

Backed by the support of our clients and an unshakable belief in our abilities we are rapidly taking ‘The Souk’ large format malls to all corners of India. We are also establishing Gem and Jewellery Parks in the country while at the same time diversifying into:
Township
Commercial Office Space
Hospitality
Group Housing & SEZs

With every dream that it is turning into reality, AGS Group is helping realize the dreams of countless Indians.

9. GOLD SOUK, GURGAON

ABOUT PROJECT:

With 1,80,000 square feet of opulent and lavish shopping experience, Gold Souk Gurgaon is home to over 100 national and international jewelry brands. The success of Gold Souk can be best measured in terms of the high conversion of footfalls, averaging over 70-80% as compared to general mall’s average of 10 to 15%. Gold Souk has been felicitated with over a dozen awards and recognitions from various trade associations and is also a proud recipient of the prestigious ‘Best Commercial Retail Venture’ award instituted by Builder Information Bureau.

Gold Souk offers shoppers a world class jewelry buying experience that is unmatched both in terms of choice and value. With jewelers and jewelry brands from all corners of India and abroad, Gold Souk offers a mind-blowing selection of classy jewelry ranging from elegant earrings to ornate necklaces. With showrooms spread lavishly over three floors, Gold Souk leaves customers spellbound by the sheer variety of jewelry on display. And if that doesn’t suit the customer’s taste they can even get their own piece exclusively created by world class designers.

BRANDS:

  • Hazoorilal Jewellers
  • Damas
  • Alukkas ( Joy Alukkas group)
  • Bholasons Jewellers
  • Notandas and Sons Jewelers
  • B.C SEN Jewellers
  • Avenue Montaigne
  • Anmol Jewellers
  • Adora Diamond Jewellery
  • Tag Heuer
  • Longiness
  • Dolce Vita
  • Sangini
  • Carbon
  • Moksha
  • Asmi
  • KIAH

11. GOLD SOUK, DELHI

ABOUT PROJECT:

Buoyed by the success of AGS Group’s flagship venture Gold Souk, Gurgaon, the company has replicated the same success story at Pitampura in the heart of Delhi. Gold Souk Pitampura offers world class specialty shopping spaces to traditional and branded jewelry segments, all under one roof thereby benefiting retailers and discerning customers

12. GOLD SOUK, LUDHIANA

ABOUT PROJECT:

Spread across 6 lakh square feet ‘The Souk’ Ludhiana features specialty zones where similar category brands are placed together be they jewelry outlets, anchor stores or even lifestyle retail brands. The Souk also features a hypermarket, food court, multiplex and the first Ginger Hotel on top of a mall. The presence of Gold Souk and Ginger Hotel at The Souk, Ludhiana will no doubt attract walk ins from the main city as well as from neighboring areas like Jallandhar, Chandigarh, Amritsar and beyond making it a true destination mall. It has been designed by internationally acclaimed architect Achal Kataria.

13. GOLD SOUK, KOCHI

ABOUT PROJECT:

The Souk, Kochi, with 5,00,000 square feet of retail space is the discerning shoppers ultimate getaway. Being the first and largest mall in the commercial capital of Kerala, it has been exclusively zoned to provide a state-of-the-art shopping experience to Keralites, shoppers from neighbouring cities and the large NRI population. The Souk, Kochi has been designed by W.S. Atkins, the designer of the famed Burj-al-Arab, Dubai.

Other Highlights

• Kerala’s biggest mall
• Startegically located on Vyttilla Junction in Kochi
• Features Gold Souk, Lifestyle Retail, Multiplex & Food Court
• To be operational by Quarter 3, 2008

14. GOLD SOUK, JAIPUR

ABOUT PROJECT

Exclusively designed to complement the city’s regal skyline, Gold Souk Jaipur is poised to become the ultimate jewelry buying destination. With over 3,00,000 square feet of premium retail and office space, Gold Souk Jaipur will provide discerning customers from local catchment areas and tourists from around the world an out-of- this-world jewelry shopping experience.

Other highlights

• Rajasthan’s first Gold Souk
• Located near Jawahar Circle
• Features India’s first B2B market-Gem Souk
• To be operational by Quarter 2, 2008

GROUP PROJECTS

AEZ Aloha

The most luxurious address in Gurgaon, Aloha offers ultra-modern apartments and penthouses with high end amenities and venues of entertainment.

Crown Interiorz

Conveniently located on the Delhi-Mathura Road National highway No.2, Crown Interiorz is a one stop solution for all interior needs. Spread over 6 lakh square feet with a built up area of 7 lakh square feet, Crown Interiorz is easily India’s largest Interiors mall.

AEZ Vaishali

Billed as the complete entertainment destination for people from Delhi and surrounding areas, AEZ Vaishali is India’s first ever multiplex with amusement park, shopping mall, 3-screen Cineplex, drive-in-restaurant, water park and exclusive club.

Festival City

Spread over 1.5 million square feet of covered area, Festival City will have 1 million square feet dedicated to specialty malls for retail, lifestyle, hospitality, fashion and entertainment segments. The multiplex, here will boast Punjab’s first large format IMAX theatre.

Aerens Europark


Situated on National Highway 24 connecting Delhi to Ghaziabad, Aerens Europark with its gigantic 7,30,000 square feet area , will be the first integrated mall with hypermarket, multiplex, food court, retail area, hotel and lots more.

IMAX Theatre


The group has the exclusive rights with Imax (North America) to develop nine Imax theatres in North & East of India.

Aez Vikaspuri

The first-ever superplex in Delhi, it has contributed to raising the expectations of those who desire more than movies and entertainment.

AEZ Aloha – Rishikesh


The Hawaiian experience now blends with the spiritual ambience of Rishikesh. Spacious and refreshing living gets evoked.

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The Landmark Group

Posted by ssp01 on September 4, 2008

Landmark Group:
Landmark Group is one of the largest Business Group of Middle East. It has almost 35 years of Retail Experience with about 800 stores and 10 million sqft of retail space. Knowledge about this group is important to us as it is also growing in India with a very fast pace.
Now when we are talking about Landmark group, don’t confuse it with Landmark Book Stores (which is subsidiary of TRENT after they purchased majority stake in it i.e. 76%). This Landmark group from Middle East is the mother company for brands like:
Lifestyle
Home Center
Funcity
Max
and many others, which will be mention later with detail.

Brief:
The Landmark Group work on the philosophy of “Customer Comes First”, which inculcate a value to Carefully listen, Constantly adapt, Always deliver in the organization. Mickey Jagtiani, chairman of Landmark Group is focused on these three pillars which organization thought are responsible for their success.
The Landmark Group, founded in 1973 with a single store in Bahrain has grown into one of the largest retail conglomerates in the Middle East and is expanding rapidly in India.
Below are statistics which can give better idea of Group’s success –
– 35 years retail experience
– Turnover in excess of US $ 2.5 bn.
– Over 10 million sq ft retail space.
– Retail presence in – Bahrain, China, India, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Spain, UAE, Pakistan & Egypt.
– Operates 825 stores.
– Employs 24,000 people.

Operations:
The Landmark Group works under different formats. We will discuss all formats one by one, but before that it is good to mention here that Landmark operation can be broadly classified into 3 categories.
1. Landmark Retail:
It comprises of 12 retail concepts –
– Centerpoint
– Babyshop
– Shoe Mart
– Splash
– Lifestyle
– Home Center
– uniQue
– Gourmet Station
– Max
– E-max
– Landmark International
– Shoe Mart International

These concepts are basically tested in GCC countries and now Group is extending them in other countries by giving affiliation.

2. Landmark Hospitality:
Although it is in infant stage but it is making a great impact on the industry with its different labels.
– Fun City
– Food Universe
– Citymax Hotels
– Spaces

3. Affiliates:
The Landmark Group has affiliate retail entities in India, Spain and China. Stores in India include
– Lifestyle
– Landmark International
– Home Centre
– Max Retail
– SPAR Hypermarkets
– Fun City
– Food Universe
Currently Shoe Mart operates in the Spain market.

Landmark India
Understanding the growth potential in Indian retail sector, Landmark Group invested heavily for its expansion plan in India. Group entered India in 1998 with the opening of Lifestyle store in Chennai a year later. The Group has 110 stores across India in the form of Lifestyle, Home Center, Max, Fun City and International Franchise brand stores. In Hypermarket segment they have SPAR Hypermarket.

Formats:
1. Lifestyle:
In GCC it is concept for fashion brands exclusive for today’s free spirited women with a tagline “What a women wants”.
In India it is positioned as youthful and vibrant store which offer truly International shopping experience. It offers more than 250 brands in 5 categories, that are – apparel, footwear and travel accessories, home décor and furniture, infant wear and basics, cosmetics and perfumes.

2. Home Center:
A specialty store and a one stop destination for furniture, home ware and soft furnishing. In India they conceptualized a model of “Concept Room” which comprises of bed, living and dining rooms and other accessories.

3. Max:
A large format value retailing store which was a huge success in GCC launched in India with the same spirit of offering international shopping experience at affordable prices. It offers clothing, footwear, home furnishing and accessories.

4. Spar:
SPAR opened its first hypermarket in India in Bangalore in Sep. 2007. it also opened a supermarket in January 2008. SPAR has more than 15000 stores in 34 countries.

5. Funcity:
An entire family entertainment destination with 3 entertaining zone – Play zone, Game zone and Party zone.

6. Centerpoint:
A concept which is not yet introduced in India. This concept is working greatly in GCC and Jordan with 53 stores. It is a mix of Group’s other retail concept i.e. Babyshop, Shoe Mart, Splash and Lifestyle under one identity to give consumer a ‘a single destination shopping experience’.

7. Babyshop:
One of the oldest concept of the group which is not yet introduced in India. A one stop shop for all kids needs. Caters the need of kids of 0-16 years and has 4 distinct departments – clothing, baby basics, toys, nursery furniture.

8. Shoe Mart:
A specialty store which offers footwear and accessories has 96 stores in GCC. It offers footwear of its own brand with many International brands as well like Puma, Bata (Italy), Barbie, Clarks, Ecco, Filanto, Hush Puppies, Imac, Lee Cooper, and Reebok. With its International Footwear division it also offer International brands to open their stand alone stores in GCC.

9. uniQue:
An up market retail specialty store offering house wares, furniture and home accessories.

10. Landmark International:
It was founded in 2004. This division offers assistance to international brand in introducing them in GCC countries. It opened standalone stores for them and at present have about 90 stores.

11. Food Universe:
A food division of the group, established in 1998, caters the growing demand of International food due to growth in tourism in this region. It also takes franchise rights from other international players. One of its franchisor is Sanjeev Kapoor’s ‘The Yellow Chilli’.

12. Gourmet Station:
Tantalizing fusion of retail food product, theatre kitchens, exotic cuisines and unique eat-in dining offerings.

13. Spaces:
The unique mix of brands that offer specialized services by Spaces include Hairess(hair & face), HairessToo!(girls’ salon), Groom(mens’ salon), Qi Mantra ( massage) ,Strip (hair removal) and Browhaus (brows& lashes) which have been franchised from the Spa Esprit Group of Singapore.
Commencing operations in August 2009,SPACES will roll out into the entire GCC and India soon

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Lalbhai Group (Arvind Mills)

Posted by retailigence on August 30, 2008

Objectives

Our main objective for compiling information on Arvind mills is to cover knowledge about those Denim brands which are unknowingly associated with foreign image or origin, but actually either they are created by Arvind Mills or their franchise has been taken by them. Beside these there are many more brands which are complimentary to apparel industry and produced by Lalbhai Groups in record quantity.

TEXTILES / YARNS / GARMENTSHanes Jersey Vest (Pack of 2)

1.    The Arvind Mills Limited
2.    The Arvind Products Limited

OTHERS

1.    Atul Limited
2.    Amol Dicalite Limited
3.    Anup Engineering Limited

ARVIND MILLS LIMITED

The Arvind Mills was set up with the pioneering effort of the Lalbhai brothers in 1931. With the best of technology and business acumen, Arvind has become a true Indian multinational, having chosen to invest strategically, where demand has been high and quality required has been superlative. Today, the Arvind Mills Limited is the flagship company of Rs.20 billion (US$ 500 million) Lalbhai Group.
In the regular changing scenario of fashion, company has maintained its focus on its core product which gives an upper hand in the competition through the world. With its presence across the textile value chain, the company endeavors to be a one-stop shop for leading garment brands.
Forevision and Technology has brought Arvind to be one of the top three producers of Denim in the world, and on its way becoming the Global Textile Conglomerate, Arvind is already making its presence felt in Shirting’s, Knits and Khakis fabrics apart from being all set to create ripples in the ready to wear Garments world over.

ARVIND PRODUCTS LIMITED

The company is a subsidiary of The Arvind Mills Limited. The principal business segments of the company include manufacturing and marketing of Voiles fabrics, Bottomweight fabric (khakis) and Yarn. The company operates through its divisions viz: Arvind Intex (with both ring and open end yarn manufacturing under one roof), Arvind Cotspin (manufacturing 100% cotton yarn and double yarn in a wide range of counts and varieties) and Ankur Textiles (manufacturing of Voiles)

ATUL LIMITED

The Rs.600 crore Atul Products, set up in 1947, is one of the Asia’s largest and greenest chemical complexes. The company has grown to become India’s largest dyestuffs manufacturer, making and marketing over 250 varieties of chemical and intermediates, from basic commodity chemicals to specialty intermediate required for the agrochemical, defense, dyestuff, leather, paper, pharmaceutical and textile industries. Atul exports to more than 50 countries. For more details, visit atul.co.in

AMOL DICALITE LIMITED

A group company with the business ranging from Textile clothing to Filter Aids to Perlite Products.
ANUP ENGINEERING LIMITED
It is one of the leading Engineering companies engaged in manufacturing process equipment for Chemicals, Refineries, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizers, Drugs and Allied Industries. The company is equipped with Laboratory to carry out various destructive and non-destructive tests apart from an independent quality control department. The company undertakes design and manufacture of equipment’s to meet the requirements of national and international codes such as ASME, BS-5500, TEMA, EJMA, IBR, IS2825 etc for design, manufacturing and testing apart from any other specific quality requirements specified by the customer. Equipment and components are manufactured out of carbon steel, stainless steel, monel, inconel, cupronickle, aluminum alloys, clad sheets, querched and tempered steels, etc.

Hanes Knitted Shorts

History

Kasturbhai Lalbhai

Narottambhai Lalbhai

Chimanbhai Lalbhai

The Evolution

1930 was a year the world suffered a traumatic depression. Companies across the globe began closing down. In UK and in India the textile industry in particular was in trouble. At about this time, Mahatma Gandhi championed the Swadeshi Movement and at his call, people from all India began boycotting fine and superfine fabrics, which had so far been imported from England. In the midst of this depression one family saw opportunity. The Lalbhais reasoned that the demand for fine and superfine fabrics still existed. And any Indian company that met this demand would surely prosper. The three brothers, Kasturbhai, Narottambhai and Chimanbhai decided to put up a mill to produce this superfine fabric. Next they looked around for state-of-the-art machinery that could produce such high quality fabric. Their search ended in England. The best technology of that time was acquired at a most attractive price. And a company called Arvind Mills was born.
Arvind Mills started with a share capital of Rs 2,525,000 ($55,000) in the year 1931. With the aim of manufacturing the high-end superfine fabrics Arvind invested in very sophisticated technology. With 52,560 ring spindles, 2552 doubling spindles and 1122 looms it was one of the few companies in those days to start along with spinning and weaving facilities in addition to full-fledged facilities for dyeing, bleaching, finishing and mercerizing. The sales in the year 1934, three years after establishment were Rs 45.76 lakhs and profits were Rs 2.82 lakhs. Steadily producing high quality fabrics, year after year, Arvind took its place amongst the foremost textile units in the country.
In the mid 1980’s the textile industry faced another major crisis. With the power loom churning out vast quantities of inexpensive fabric, many large composite mills lost their markets, and were on the verge of closure. Yet that period saw Arvind at its highest level of profitability. There could be no better time, concluded the Management, for a rethink on strategy. The Arvind management coined a new word for it new strategy – Renovision. It simply meant a new way of looking at issues, of seeing more than the obvious and that became the corporate philosophy. The national focus paved way for international focus and Arvind’s markets shifted from domestic to global, a market that expected and accepted only quality goods. An in-depth analysis of the world textile market proved an eye opener. People the world over were shifting from synthetic to natural fabrics. Cottons were the largest growing segments. But where conventional wisdom pointed to popular priced segments, Renovision pointed to high quality premium niches. Thus in 1987-88 Arvind entered the export market for two sections. Denim for leisure and fashion wear. And high quality fabric for cotton shirtings and trousers. By 1991 Arvind reached 1600 million meters of Denim per year and it was the third largest producer of denim in the world.
In 1997 Arvind set up a state-of-the-art shirting, gabardine and knits facility, the largest of its kind in India, at Santej. With Arvind’s concern for environment a most modern affluent treatment facility with zero affluent discharge capability was also established.
Year 2005 is a watershed year for textiles. With the mulitifiber agreement getting phased out and the disbanding of quotas, international textile trade is poised for a quantum leap. In the domestic market too, the rationalizing of the cenvat chain and the growth of the organized retail industry is likely to make textiles and apparel see an explosive growth
Arvind has carved out an aggressive strategy to verticalize its current operations by setting up world-scale garmenting facilities and offering a one-stop shop service, of offering garment packages, to its international and domestic customers.

With the Indian economy poised for rapid growth, Arvind brands with its international licenses ofJockey Boxer Shorts
1.    Lee
2.    Wrangler
3.    Arrow
4.    Tommy Hilfiger

and its own domestic brands of
1.    Flying Machine
2.    Newport
3.    Excalibur
4.    Ruf & Tuf
is setting its vision on becoming the largest apparel brands company in India.

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Globus

Posted by retailigence on August 29, 2008

Globus is an Apparel Retailing arm of Rajan Raheja Group, a group which has a market experience of about 3 decades, turnover of Rs. 86 billion and about 19000 employees. There are more interesting fact which can add your interest in the Group as you came to know that this is the same group which has its hand in few very famous brand name in different sector like Exide batteries, Outlook publishing House, Prism Cement, Asianet cable Channel and many more. Beside this they also have stake in many famous upcoming big retailing projects with Big Retailer like Dairy Farm Int. as their partner.
So to get more detailed knowledge about the group read the content below which is compiled by us with the help of matter on websites of Globus and Rajan Raheja Group.

Rajan Raheja Group

30 years of excellence

Jockey Elance Briefs The Rajan Raheja Group is led by Mr. Rajan Raheja, a renowned businessman involved in the Real Estate Development business for over 3 decades. The company diversified into manufacturing and financial services over the last two decades.
The emphasis is on setting up focused companies, which aim to be profitable leaders in their respective fields with a long term outlook.
All Group Companies are professionally managed by independent CEOs.
Most of the Group Companies has a leading position in:
Market share, Technology, Brand, Distribution or Profitability
The Rajan Raheja Group is a Strategic/Financial partner in many of the businesses where it has management control. It is also an equal JV partner/strategic investor in quite a few ventures.

Highlights:

Total Turnover: Over Rs. 86 billion ($ 2.1 billion)
Total Capital Employed: Over Rs. 57 billion ($ 1.4 billion)
Total Employees: 19,000

Group Companies

1. R. Raheja Properties (Property Development)

As understood by name this wing of Rajan Raheja Group is dealing in property. It is a Real Estate Development Group of the company and developing numerous prestigious residential and commercial complex in Mumbai.

2. H & R Johnson (india) Ltd. (Ceramic Tiles)

It deals in manufacturing of Ceramic Tiles. Started in collaboration with H & R Johnson UK and in 1993 they acquired H & R Johnson (India) Ltd.

3. Exide Industries Ltd. (Battery)

This is a common brand dealing in Automotive and Industrial battery segment.

4. Prism Cement Ltd. (Cement)

A cement production company commissioned in June 1997, and has a plant in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.

5. RMC Readymix (India) Pvt. Ltd. (Concrete)

RMC stands for Ready Mixed Concrete which was established by RR Group in India

6. Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd. (Cable TV)

A well Known Cable TV network in Southern state of Kerala since 1999, in which group owns 100%.

7. Outlook Publishing (Inida) Pvt. Ltd. (Publishing House)

Jockey Tanga BriefsMost famous brand in group kitty. Magazine published by this group comprises of
• “Outlook” since 1995
• Outlook Money
• Outlook Traveller
• “Outlook Saptahik” a Hindi Weekly News Magazine.
• “Outlook Business” a recently launched Business magazine.
• “Marie Claire” Indian Edition.
• 5 travel books on overseas destinations co-branded with Insight.

8. Globus Stores Pvt. Ltd. (Retailing)

Apparel Retailing
The group has set up a chain of apparel stores under the name “Globus”.
Fully owned by the group company, the focus of Globus is to build Globus & F21 as strong fashion led brands for apparel.
The company has a strong design and supply chain team. It is one of the few brands in India which has apparel products in all major categories for men, women and kids.
18 stores across India, 15 more stores to open shortly and plans to expand to 125 stores in 4-5 years makes Globus a formidable player in the retail business. It is well on track to become India’s largest own brand apparel chain.
The company has recently launched Globus Inter-Exchange which is India’s first retail youth portal – http://www.gix.in

9. Hathway Cable and Datacom Pvt. Ltd. (Cable TV)

The company dealing in Cable Television in which group owns 63% with Star TV having 22%.

Joint Ventures

1. Foodworld Supermarkets Ltd. (Retailing)

Food Retailing
The group has an effective stake of over 25% in FSL.
Dairy Farm (part of Jardine Matheson group) that controls 49% stake is an Asian focused retailer operating supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, health & beauty stores, home, furnishing stores & restaurants. Dairy Farm operates 3300 outlets in 8 countries / territories with 62000 employees and has sales of $5.5 billion.
FSL has 58 stores in Bangalore, Hyderabad & Chennai. The company plans to expand to over 250 stores within 4 years, with a turnover of Rs. 15 billion ($320 million).

2. Health & Glow (Retailing)

Health & Beauty Retailing
The group has an effective stake of 25% in the company.
Dairy Farm controls a 50% stake. The company has 43 stores in Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Vizag & Bangalore with an annual turnover of Rs. 640 million ($16 million).
Expansion plans to cover 240 stores within 4 years, with a turnover of Rs. 1.9 billion ($ 40 million) are in the wings.

3. ING Vyasa Life Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd. (Insurance)

A JV between following companies
• Exide with 50 %.
• ING Group N.V. Netherlands with 26 %
• Ambuja Cement and Enam with rest of holding.

4. ING Vyasa Mutual Fund (MF)

The Group has a 39% stake in the company; ING controls a 42.5% stake with Kirti Equities holding the balance.

5. Sonata Software Ltd.(Software)

The Rajan Raheja group is one of the co-promoters of the company, which is one of the leading software companies in India.

6. Supreme Petrochem Ltd. (PetroChem)

Petrochemicals
The Rajan Raheja Group are co-promoters of Supreme Petrochem Ltd. along with Supreme Industries Ltd., the largest processor of plastic materials in India.

7. Raj Vilas & Trident-Hilton (Hospitality)

This group is a co-promoter in Hospitality Industry with Oberoi Rajvilas Group.

8. J.W. Marriott (Hospitality)

The group is a co-promoter of the prestigious J. W. Marriott, Mumbai.
Globus Stores Pvt. Ltd.

History

Launched in January 1998, Globus is a part of the Rajan Raheja group. The company opened its first store in 1999 at Indore followed by the launch of its second store in Chennai (T-Nagar). Soon to follow was another in Chennai located in Adyar. The flagship store in Mumbai was opened on 1st November 2001 followed by a swanky new outlet in New Delhi in South Extension Part-2.
The sixth & seventh stores are in Bangalore in Koramangala & Richmond Road respectively. The Eighth store in Ghaziabad at Shipra Mall followed by the ninth, tenth and eleventh in Kalaghoda, Mumbai, Thane and Ghaziabad, twelfth store at Kanpur and thirteenth store in Ahmedabad & fourteenth store in Lucknow.As of May 2008, Globus has opened its 24th Store in Nagpur and the journey continues…

Mission

• Achieve customer delight by offering quality products and services through a process of continuous innovation and adaptation.
• Build a dynamic team of committed and passionate employees through sustained learning and grooming.
• Develop mutually beneficial relationships with our business partners.
• Employ cost-effective processes and thereby create a strong organization.

Globus Brands

Globus

Youth Fashion Brand

Pure Cotton HandkerchiefsGlobus aspires to be ‘the’ iconic youth fashion brand in the country. Globus is a complete fashion brand – it’s the apparel brand and the destination brand. Three words which capture the spirit of the youth – vibrant, maverick and expressive. Globus is exactly that…our vibrant and maverick designs are not just setting fashion trends but more importantly helping our customers express themselves.
The entire fashion range comprises of apparel for men, women, kids and accessories at amazing prices. The range spans across usage occasions – work wear, campus wear, club and lounge dressing and genres Western, Indian and mix-n-match. A well researched sizing ensures a good fit for the Indian silhouettes.

F21

Eye candy fashion

F21 is an accessible hi-fashion brand, offering high-quality apparel. F21 – the edgy fashion brand – is designed to appeal to the more experimentative and adventurous consumers who seek cutting edge fashion. Styling and fabric innovations help F21 offer high end fashion at prices which are affordable for the young consumers. From everyday casual occasions to clubwear, F21 promises consumers attention unlimited.

The Globus Design Hub:

The heart of our business lies in this creative workplace of our organization named Globus Design Hub. It has been recently launched in July’07 in Andheri-Mumbai and is at its early stages to becoming the leading design talent floor. It is the most well equipped design studio in India in current times.

Year 2007

Globus opens in Aurangabad, Noida/Delhi, Raipur, Ludhiana, Dahisar/Mumbai, Vashi/Navi Mumbai and Moradabad.

Year 2008

Soon to open in Vadodra, Nagpur and Kolkata.

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