Marks & Spencer, one of the UK’s leading apparel retailers, has opened store at the Market City Mall in Pune. Spread across 19,000 sq.ft of retail space, this is the retailer’s second store in the city.
Martin Jones, CEO, Marks & Spencer Reliance India, said,”With a population of over 9 mn, Pune offers us an exciting opportunity to grow our business in India and we’re delighted to have secured such a prime shopping location for our second store in the city.”
“Throughout the year we’ve continued to increase our local sourcing, now at over 50 per cent, to ensure that we offer the right products, at the right prices for our customers in India,” added Jones.
The new store will showcase a range of quality fashions and accessories across womenswear, menswear and kidswear.
Luke Banks, head – buying and merchandising, commented,”Pune is known for its large student population who are looking for the latest in international fashion. We have a range of stylish, quality clothing that will suit all their needs from linen shirts, dresses and denims.”
Marks & Spencer has plans to open 8 new outlets this year.
– IndiaRetailing Bureau