Fastrack on fast track

    Fastrack on fast track

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    , the leading eye-wear and time-wear brand from , is on a rapid expansion spree. Targeting urban youths since its launch, Fastrack at present has 14 operational stores across India.

    December 2009 has been very eventful for Fastrack stores; the brand launched four new stores across India during the month — one each in Begumpet and Himayatnagar in Hyderabad, one on BYK College Road in Nashik and one at in New Delhi.

    On being asked about the total number of operational stores of Fastrack in India, Simeran Bhasin, marketing head, Fastrack, told IndiaRetailing, “At present we have 11 formally operated stores across country, excluding a store in New Delhi and two in Hyderabad, which have not been formally announced, but are up and running.”

    Sharing the expansion plans of Fastrack, Bhasin revealed, “Apart from the 14 operational stores, we are about to open 36 more outlets by April 2010 across India, to take our store count to 50.”

    Fastrack has three stores in Bangalore (Koramangala – 500 square feet, Jayanagar – 600 square feet, & New BEL Road – 800 square feet), two stores each in Chennai ( – 500 square feet & Velachery – 461 square feet), Hyderabad (Begumpet – 600 square feet & Himayatnagar – 650 square feet) and Pune (FC Road – 620 square feet & Kothrud – 554 square feet), one store each in Visakhapatnam (Dwarkanagar – 578 square feet), Bhubaneswar (Kharvelanagar – 465 square feet), Thane (435 square feet), Nasik (Opposite BYK College – 700 square feet), and New Delhi (Satya Niketan – 400 square feet).

    — Diwakar Kumar