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  Gitanjali Lifestyle launches its first Retail Store – MAYA
Bollywood actress Raima Sen graces the occasion
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  New Delhi, 8th October, 2009: Gitanjali Lifestyle, India’s leading Jewellery and Lifestyle brand is all set to tap the Indian Retail space with the launch of their first store MAYA. The MAYA store was launched at Karol Bagh in Delhi by Bollywood actress Raima Sen today.

MAYA is a Multibrand format departmental store created to provide consumers with a seamless shopping experience. MAYA stores offer customers a unique experience of varied styles and houses brands and products for women, men and children. The product categories include apparel, jewellery, lifestyle products, accessories, cosmetics and perfumes. Its first store in Delhi is a huge 20,000 sq. feet of ultimate bliss for every shopaholic.

Commenting on the occasion of the launch, Mr. Devasish Dutta, CEO, Gitanjali Lifestyle said, “Gitanjali, being a successful jewellery retailer with national and international brands, was looking forward to extending its retail and marketing expertise to complement its product categories. With we want to provide the consumers with a wide range of products and a whole new shopping experience by bringing together a mélange of domestic & international brands all under one roof. With the launch of our aim is to be amongst the leading players in the Indian retail space”.

The next Maya store is set to open in Rajouri in Delhi. Gitanjali Lifestyle is looking at creating 60 stores in the span of the next 5 years in cities spread across cities like Indore, Raipur, Guwahati etc
   
  About Gitanjali Lifestyle
  Gitanjali Lifestyle Ltd, incorporated in 2007 is the luxury & retail arm of The Gitanjali Group, with a turnover of US $ 1 billion with an experience of 40 yrs in the branded jewelry segment. This new venture aspires to tap the unexplored luxury & premium retail segment of the society. The group has forayed into “Retail of Luxury & Lifestyle Products” with an intention of opening stores in premium market places.

Gitanjali Lifestyle has taken an evaluated decision to venture into the business of “Retailing Branded Lifestyle Products”. The arm brings in a plethora of brands that are synonymous with luxury & style.  The stores will be the prime destination for individuals who have a high fashion quotient, covering all aspects of lifestyle retailing, combining Jewellery, Watches, Silverware, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Leather & Accessories.

The stores will be in multi formats ranging from 500 sq ft mini stores to 25,000 sq ft departmental stores. Besides these there are two malls of about 2 lac sq. ft each in the pipeline. Lifestyle formats business intends to open the franchise formats to expedite the growth of its upcoming projects.