The Ahmedabad-based textile conglomerate, Chiripal Group is redefining its business and has launched its own lifestyle apparel brand, ‘ConneXions’. In addition, the company also opened its first brand retail store in Ahmedabad on Thursday.
The group is planning to open 30 exclusive outlets in the country. ‘We have planned opening 30 such outlets during 2008-09. Of these, 11 will be in Gujarat – 4 in Ahmedabad, 2 in Vadodara, 2 in Surat, one each in Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar,’ said director of the group, Vishal Chiripal. ‘These will be followed by 4 outlets in Mumbai, one each at Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur and Udaipur,’
In addition to company-owned outlets, there will be 50 franchisee outlets, which will come up between September 08 and March 09. ‘With an investment of Rs 15 crore, we will open the company-owned stores while, plans for the franchisee outlets will be finalised later,’ he said.