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    Retail tidings from The Shop in Bangalore


    Big Bazaar

    • Plans to have 100 stores in this calendar year
    • Targets turnover of Rs 2,000 crore this fiscal (which ends on June 30)
    • Expects to achieve turnover of Rs 5,000 crore by next fiscal


    • Plans to have 27 stores by the end of this fiscal, from the current 17
    • Targets a turnover of above Rs 250 crore by this fiscal
    • Plans to open a store in Kochi by this October


    • Plans to open 20+ exclusive stores in tier I cities across the country in this fiscal
    • Targets a turnover of Rs 130 crore by this fiscal, up from the current Rs 100 crore

    Digital Shoppy

    • Plans to have 70 stores by 2010, up from the current 29 stores
    • Plans to roll out 25 more stores in Andhra Pradesh and five in Bangalore
    • Targets a turnover of Rs 375 crore, against the current Rs 125 crore


    • Plans to open 65-85 stores across Karnataka in the next 18 months
    • Targets to cross Rs 18 crore by this fiscal
    • Set to launch a revolutionary retail concept in its chain of medical stores
    • Aims to have 200+ stores across South by 2010

    N Store

    • Will debut with its first food and grocery hypermarket store in Bangalore by October
    • Plans to have 15-20 stores by 2008 in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
    • Targets a turnover of Rs 150 crore by 2008 fiscal


    • Set to open its first store in Bangalore by August

    – Special report from Bangalore Bureau