Bharti Retail opens its first store - Easy Day

April 16th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin  

Ludhiana, April 16 (IANS) Bharti Retail Ltd Wednesday opened here its first retail store called Easy Day. The store would sell products of daily usage, ranging from personal care products, stationery, household articles, hosiery items, daily-need groceries including staples, processed foods, bakery, dairy products, meat, poultry and fresh produce.

The company has plans to open three more such stores by the middle of the year and employ local manpower that would be trained by Bharti Academy of Retail.

Bharti Retail had also entered into a joint venture with US retailer Wal-Mart, for wholesale cash and carry operations, a segment where India allows 100 percent foreign direct investment.

The joint venture is expected to open 10 to 15 wholesale cash and carry facilities and employ approximately 5,000 people over the next seven years.

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