Wills Lifestyle plans to double stores in two years

October 11th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) ITC’s premium fashion brand Wills Lifestyle will have 100 stores in the next two years from the present 55, a top official said here Saturday.”We will add two stores in Kolkata apart from the two existing ones. We are also looking at opening stores in Guwahati and Patna,” said Atul Chand, divisional chief executive, Lifestyle Retailing Business Division of ITC.

He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event for showcasing Manish Arora’s designs for the Wills Lifestyle grand finale at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, to be opened in New Delhi Oct 15.

“For our expansion, we will look at tier II cities besides big cities,” he said.

The company has partnered Manish Arora for the grand finale of the fashion week.

Wills Lifestyle posted 25 percent sales growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal, he said.

The main focus of the company would remain on women who contribute 50 percent to their sales, Chanda said.

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