Friday, October 13, 2006

Lulu Hyper to set up shop in Kerala

Business Standard reports that UAE based Emke Group’s Lulu Hypermarket is all set to enter the Indian retail market with its first store in Kochi in Kerala. The new outlet at Kochi will be spread over 180,000 sq ft in space and will become India’s largest hypermarket. At present HyperCITY at 100,000 sq ft is the country’s largest hypermarket. The company will also be looking to open hypermarkets in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderbad after its Kochi store.

According to Yusuffali MA, managing director of Emke Group, the company is
“…looking at India and now is the right time to enter this market with the booming economy and positive government policies.”
Lulu Hypermarkets have been a hit with customer’s right from the start. The company offers several additional services in its stores, such as play area for children, food courts, money exchange centers and bank counters.

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