PNG Jewellers Relocates ‘Andheri Store’ To ‘Vile Parle East’ To Provide A Better Shopping Experience To Customers
PNG Jewellers relocated its Andheri West store in Mumbai to Vile Parle East to provide a better shopping experience and more convenience to its customers
The new store launch is a part of the Malabar Gold & Diamonds' global expansion plans and its vision to strengthen the retail presence in eastern India
How This Lucknow-Based Jeweller Procured An Heirloom Piece While Retaining The Trust And Strengthening The Bond Of An Erstwhile Client
Raghava Rastogi, fifth generation entrepreneur and jeweller who runs three of the eight Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers’ stores in Lucknow recalls how he got an heirloom piece sold by his great grandfather
Online jewellery startup Melorra on 21st Jan launched three brick-and-mortar outlets in the national capital and plans to open over 250 stores pan-India in the coming months
Unlike metros, the relationship that people in smaller cities have with jewellery is indestructible. The sanctimoniousness of buying jewellery for special occasions is still prevalent and gold is seen as a solid investment. No chain store can replace the personal, one-on-one attention that these family jewellers have been giving their customers for generations, let alone their sound policies built on honesty and trust. Make no mistake, though they are located in smaller cities, their vision is as big as any corporate behemoth in a swanky metro. Vijetha Rangabashyam talks to 10 family jewellers from smaller cities across India to find out what has made them the best amidst their customers, even through this debilitating pandemic
Company to invest $50 mn on foray; stores will be located at malls and high streets across India and range from 500-1,500 sq ft
PGI: Indian Q3 Platinum Jewellery Sales Shrink 40%, But Chain Stores Recover Faster to 75-100% of 2019 Levels
Indian platinum jewellery sales had improved in Q3 -- PGI maintains that platinum is well positioned given the current high gold price
We can be hopeful about the festive season ahead of us. But if you think the consumers will magically walk into your store, without any strategic marketing campaigns, then think again. Sugandha R speaks to experts and finds out what will work best in terms of not just getting that customer into your store, but also ensuring he or she buys
- * Featuring brand ambassador Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, Malabar brings the unique virtual store launch concept to Bihar for the first time
- * The store marks Malabar Gold & Diamonds’ foray into Patna in Bihar
- * The store launch is a part of global expansion plan of the Group
On the 106th Birth Anniversary of PNG Jewellers' patriarch Late Shri Daji Kaka Gadgil, PNG Jewellers has launched the ‘My PNG at My Home’
Chaitanya Cotha, Director at C Krishniah Chetty Group of Companies, who handles the online business, overall expansions, marketing, stores operations and HNI sales of the company, shares some vital insights on business during this pandemic
As India unlocks and gets ready to battle the Covid - 19 pandemic in a post lock-down world, India’s most trusted jewellery brand PNG Jewellers inaugurated their 2nd store in Aurangabad yesterday
Chandigarh-based Sham Jewellers’ state-of-the-art 30,000 sq-ft showroom is the biggest jewellery store in the North
The project that was work-in-progress for almost two years finally becomes a reality
DP Jewellers opens boutique showroom in Ujjain to meet the intense demand of the farming community in and around; brand loyalty has made this a possibility
Pandemic cannot possibly deter the faith India’s farming community has towards gold and DP Jewellers’ brand new store in Ujjain reaffirms the same
From an unwillingness to work, low morale due to salary cut, fear of catching the virus to sales girls going on maternity leave and having to pay salaries despite having no income, jewellery store owners have had to face many challenges in dealing with their staff during this time. They have openly discussed their difficulties when it comes to handling their staff and offered solutions as well. By Vijetha Rangabashyam
Tanishq, the jewellery arm of Titan Industries reported that revenues for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2020-21 were impacted by the pandemic
Senco Gold & Diamonds opened its second store in Bowbazar, Kolkata, the gold hub of eastern India. With the opening of this store, the retail brand has crossed a milestone of having 100 stores across India
Smaller cities of Maharashtra are beginning to see some hope with gold being favoured over diamonds any day
Footfall in tier 2 & 3 cities in Maharashtra have exceeded expectations, although jewellers are facing challenges because sales staff and customers from red zones are unable to come to the stores
As lakhs of artisans, primarily migrants labourers left Zaveri Bazaar amid lockdown, jewellery making charges likely to rise in near future
The Titan Company is likely to have a negative profit in the first half of the year amid “very marginal” sales due to the lockdown across India
Pune based, heritage jewellery brand, PNG Jewellers re-opened their stores on the 21st of May 2020 on receiving a nod from the authorities. Most of their stores across Maharashtra, barring Mumbai MMR, Camp area and Hinjewadi are now open
If your way of doing business is over leveraged and you don’t have control on your overheads, then you are in for some trouble: Snehal Choksey, Shobha Shringar Jewellers, Mumbai
Business will shift to a fewer players and the model of opening stores after stores with borrowed capital will not continue anymore says Snehal Choksey of Mumbai-based Shobha Shringar
The creator of exquisite jewellery from the House of Tata, Zoya makes its
foray into South India with a flagship boutique in Bangalore’s most iconic luxury hub
"If we are not able to supply finished products in time, what do we do, even after opening our stores?" asks this Patna based jeweller
Amit Gupta of Alankar Jewellers and Brothers, Hathwa Market, believes that manufacturers, based in Mumbai, Surat and Kolkata need to spring back in action so that retailers across the nation can function smoothly
“The biggest lesson I have learnt in this pandemic is when to let go” – Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers
Worrying too much will only cause negativity and people are not going to sit in their homes and buy jewellery online, they will eventually walk in to the stores says Rajesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director, Kalyan Jewellers
- * Opens stores in 4 states -West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Karnataka
- * Will open stores in other locations in a phased manner
What the easing of lockdown in Bangalore is teaching us: Subdued footfall, need-based buying & stores unable to perform to the fullest till Mumbai manufacturing opens up
While gems and jewellery stores in Bengaluru may have opened up for buyers, supply is slow as many Mumbai-based manufacturers are closed due to lock down in the Maximum City
“You have earned all these years. Can’t you take a 3-4 month period of not earning?” asks a Chennai-based jeweller
Jithendra Vummidi of Chennai’s Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers has a Zen approach towards COVID-19 and the entire lockdown situation. He believes that at this time, people shouldn’t worry about e-commerce portals having an advantage or how to make profits. He believes that people in India will continue to come to stores, physically try on their jewellery and then buy and until such time, jewellers should take this situation in their stride
Your sales staff is the most important asset to your store. From the time a client walks in to the moment they make a purchase and walk out, the fate of your business lies in the hands of efficient sales staff. From hiring the right staff, to training and teaching them the right values, here’s how jewellers are equipping their sales staff to handle the toughest of clients says R Sugandha
60% decline in footfalls: here’s how jewellers are coping & mentally preparing themselves amidst COVID-19 panic
Mass shutdowns, fear and panic have become the order of the day. While consumers are barely seen shopping for jewellery, stores are mentally preparing themselves to do what it takes to protect themselves from the deadly virus, and yes that means even shutting down indefinitely
CaratLane - A Tanishq Partnership has partnered with wesense.ai to enhance the customer experience in its over 80 retail stores across the country. The brand uses wesense.ai’s proprietary AI-powered video analytics product which runs on the store’s existing system to get detailed and accurate insights on infrastructure
With a legacy of almost 80 years, DP Jewellers known for their quality merchandise and transparency have partnered with Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group by launching the brand at their jewellery store in Indore
The store in Ballia displays some of the finest Jewellery designs and the variety it offers is an amazing showcase of India’s heritage, culture and diversity
Divine Solitaires announced the launch of an exciting solitaire jewellery exhibition at the famous Kuldip Sons Jewellers store in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
An exciting solitaire jewellery exhibition held at the most renowned and oldest jeweller in Uttar Pradesh, Lala Purshottam Das Jewellers’ store in Swaroop Nagar, Kanpur
With this new store in Hyderabad, the company aims at revolutionizing the fine jewellery and lifestyle segment in India with a firm focus on craftsmanship, quality and customer experience.
CaratLane - A Tanishq Partnership scaling new heights in the North, launches its first store in Prayagraj
Situated at S.P Marg, an eminent area in Prayagraj, this outpost of CaratLane will benefit shoppers who are looking for modern and unique jewellery and the opportunity to try it before they purchase
Spread across 2000 sq ft the store presents more than 10000 unique designs in Gold & Diamond Jewellery for the upcoming wedding season
This spacious store offers state-of-the-art facilities for customers and will provide customers with a unique shopping experience
The key highlight of Jewel Utsav is that customers get an option to choose products online and schedule an appointment to visit the store for a trial
The jewellery store's CCTV footage showed two masked men, carrying bags, wandering in the ground floor where the gold and the diamond articles are displayed
Tiffany will start with two stores -- one in New Delhi and another in Mumbai -- that will carry the same assortment of silver and gold bracelets, necklaces and rings available in other markets, along with higher-end items with gemstones
Tiffany plans to open stores in New Delhi and Mumbai in the second half of fiscal years 2019 and 2020 respectively, the company said, adding that India's "growing luxury consumer base presents a unique opportunity".
This is based on an analysis of 50 CRISIL-rated jewellery retailers, which together account for about half of the revenues of the organised jewellery retail market in India
Sources revealed that the jewellery store’s shelves were empty and the silver which has been seized needs to be valued to determine its cost
Spanning 1200 sq. feet, the store features a modest collection of Diamond, Gold, Antique and Jadau jewellery, handcrafted to perfection that showcases the perfect amalgamation of tradition and modern concept
Jewellers are moving slower on their store expansion plans as securing bank credit has become tougher for the industry post PNB scam. Even the exports were affected last fiscal. However, the industry thinks that banks will take a positive outlook for the industry in FY20
Customers can avail up to 25 per cent off on making charges of gold jewellery and 100 per cent value on exchange of old gold. This offer is available at all Tanishq stores in Odisha from May 29 to June 2.
All the participants were invited at the store and with a lucky draw process, one of every 30 participants became a lucky Aisshpra Bride and was presented with a Bridal Makeover by Lakme Salon, a Romantic Dinner Date at Raddison Blue Hotel, Gift Voucher from Sumangal Sarees and Aisshpra.
The jewellers hosted various social media influencers mother-daughter duos at their flagship store in Andheri celebrating their new Mother's Day campaign #HerHeartofGold
At Tholasi Jewels, Forevermark had created a special black room enclosure where a Forevermark diamond was on display. A special laser light passed through the centre of this diamond displaying its brilliance
Malabar, Kalyan, Senco and other prestigious jewellers set up India's largest precious jewellery store on Amazon on the occassion of Akshay Tritiya.
Celebrating this partnership was the talented film star Huma Qureshi who unveiled Forevermark at Waman Hari Pethe Jewellers with their dazzling collection of jewellery pieces.
With the overwhelming response from its North India store in Noida, TBZ-The Original is now strengthening its presence by opening its 42nd store in India in the heart of the country at Lucknow
40 officials are involved in the investigation at the recently opened Malabar Gold & Diamonds store in Coimbatore owing to an alleged tax evasion.
Union Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Udupi IIGJ Udupi is the 6th training institute set up by GJEPC
With over 100 retail stores and engaging workforce of over 5,000 artisans and craftsmen, Udupi boasts of a rich jewellery lineage. IIGJ Udupi has been set up by GJEPC in association with National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
The new store that is located on Link Road in Andheri (West) is designed to offer a distinctive jewellery buying experience for the relentless modern women.
The store houses an enthralling range of fine jewellery catering to varied tastes. Elegantly designed, Being Human Jewellery comprises of light-weight collections in plain gold, diamonds, and coloured stone pieces.
For the Women of Punjab, known for their exuberant style, the new fashion destination will be TBZ- The Original located in Ludhiana at Ghumar Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road.
Situated in one of the prime shopping areas in Noida, CaratLane’s outpost is designed to bring in a uniquely smart jewellery buying experience.
This 44-year-old jewellery house has expanded from a single store to a 15,000+ sq. ft. retail space across 4 of its showrooms in Nagpur and Chandrapur, all by staying true to key traditional and timeless virtues of trust and transparency.
The Boutique show will unveil collections from 60 Select Makers from across media & abroad; a gala award night to witness India’s Coolest Stores
Winners will be announced in a gala awards night to be conducted during the 3rd edition of COUTURE INDIA show at TAJ Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on 29th September 2018.
The new store will offer all variety of jewellery like YUG embellished with Swarovski Zirconia, plain gold, antique and exclusive handmade bangles.
The 47-year-old diamantaire was able to travel in and out of Britain at least four times since his passport was cancelled by the Indian authorities in February.
Virtual Try On enables the user to visualize on their phone screen how a solitaire ring will look on their hand without the hassle of imagining, measuring solitaire sizes and venturing out to retail stores in the hope of finding a similar looking ring for a try on.
CaratLane, India's leading omni-channel jeweller is going strong in the southern region with its 4th store in the city of Nizams at Inorbit Mall, and 12th in the region.
Gempetit, an online jewellery brand launches its flagship store with timeless pieces crafted in 18-karat gold, especially designed for infants, kids and teens.
Renowned jewellery designer Shaheen Abbas launched her accessory label 'Flower Child' with her maiden collection ‘Oro Crudo’ at decor destination, Cottons & Satins, the Worli store.
This 6000 sq. ft. large format showroom showcases an extensive and exquisite collection of hallmarked gold, silver and diamond jewellery that depicts the rich heritage of P.N.Gadgil Jewellers.
Ganjam, the heritage jewellery brand presents an exhibition for the ethereal KUMUDINI collection at their Mumbai store in The Taj Mahal Palace Heritage Wing.
The brand new flagship store of Kishandas & Co in Hyderabad takes you back in time, to an era of sheer opulence and elegance says Vijetha Rangabashyam
Nathella Sampath Jewelry (NSJPL), a Chennai based jewellery store has closed down seven branches owing to poor financial health causing frenzy among customers.
Tyaani.com the world's first and only Polki Jewellery store online, launched its offline flagship store with Karan Johar in Bandra (W).
Renowned for its innovative designs and craftsmanship in gold and diamond jewellery, TBZ-The Original recently shifted its Vashi Store in the same locality. Kavita Parab walks you
through the store.
Jewellery giant WHP Jewellers broadened their horizon in Navi Mumbai with the launch of WHP Store in Seawoods Grand Central Mall Navi Mumbai.
Certain stores make a statement. They are grand, royal and splendid, all placed under one roof. Kalasha Fine Jewels, flagship store of CapsGold is one such regal treat for jewellery connoisseurs, finds out Kavita Parab.
Expecting better sales after the new uniform taxation regime GST, Malabar Gold & Diamonds has drawn up a Rs 2,000 crore expansion plan to open 80 more stores this financial year.
Some design need no introduction and such are the creations of design maverick Anand Shah. He has devoted followers to his designs. One such ardent follower, Dipak Vaghani has brought his designs to Surat through franchise route for the first time in an exclusive store. Kavita Parab takes you through this independent store.
For a brand that’s on a mission to democratize access to jewellery, this store launch is another step forward in expanding its retail footprint and making its jewellery more accessible.
Right from the supreme variety of Swarovski bangles, diamond earrings, pendant sets to floral rings, gorgeous women can avail anything from it.
Situated at one of the most popular shopping hubs of the country, this outpost of CaratLane - a Tanishq partnership, is designed to usher in a uniquely smart jewellery buying experience.
The event was also celebrated with the launch of PNG app which will keep the customers updated about current Gold rates, PNG’s latest offers, loyalty program, store locator & status of their orders.
Rajesh Wadhawan Group teams up with IBJA to launch IBJA Gold - India’s first exclusive Gold Coin Store
IBJA Gold coins are truly unique and are easily customisable according to your taste and requirement.
The Ganjam Flagship store won the award for store Interiors in the competition, which recognises shops and commercial spaces, and is remarkable for their integration with landscape, exterior architecture, interior design as well as services.
Lala Jugal Kishore Jewellers in collaboration with Nazraana™ hosts finalists of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2016 at their store
Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva - Miss Universe India 2016 is a 7 part reality tele-series and will be aired on Colors Infinity, India’s Premier English Entertainment channel.
The collection which consists of some of their most magnificent pieces in diamond, platinum and gold will be on sale until 15th May, 2016 in stores as well as online on www.orra.co.in.
The launch of the ‘Siddhi’ collection is timed in line with ORRA’s Anniversary Sale which will be held from 15th April to 15th May, 2016 in stores as well as online on www.orra.co.in.
This 3333 sq. ft. elegant and contemporary showroom was inaugurated by Hon. Smt. Sunetra Pawar, President, Hi-Tech Textile Park, Baramati and Bollywood actress Ms. Sai Tamhankar collectively.
The splendid 2400 square foot store comprises a complete range of exclusive jewellery designed with a harmony of elegance and simplicity.
From heavy bridal sets to intricate contemporary diamond haath phools and Jodha Akbar-esque Jhumkas, you can indulge yourself in complete luxury at the store.
PNG has always left a mark with its exclusiveness and customer centric approach and now is all set to cater to the jewellery enthusiasts around Fremont, California.
The exclusive store was inaugurated by leading Marathi film actor, Urmila Kanetkar who unveiled Nazraana’s™ wide range of new designs for the coming festive season.
With a high-end fashionable atmosphere, the store promises to catch the fancy of fashion connoisseurs in Delhi with its international look and feel.
Ghanasingh Be True to offer 111% off on making charges and exciting gifts to celebrate its 111th Anniversary
The label is also offering a special ‘Day of Indulgence’ at the store, on 24th August 2015, with an exclusive afternoon tea party and a day spa to pamper their esteemed clientele.
The showroom focuses on providing superior quality services to the customers with high-end technologies like ‘Try on Kiosk’ and ‘Karat meter’ set up at the store.
Star-studded inauguration is not the only blaze of Kalyan Jewellers’ flagship showroom in Chennai. Apart from its huge size in terms of space and investment, it has much more to offer. Kunjal Karaniya brings you the USP of this new store.
It will stock 22K hallmarked gold, certified diamond, platinum, costume jewellery, astral gems and most importantly light weight handmade jewellery
‘Minerali’ will host artistic inspirations of designers like Valliyan, Eina Ahluwalia, Outhouse, Mrinalini Chandra, Vasundhara Mantri, Zariin, Rara Avis, Raya, Bansri etc.
Amongst the bountiful brands mushrooming in Mumbai off-lately, targeting the multi-ethnic crowd, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the world’s leading jewellery retailers, opened its first store in Mumbai at New Link Road, Andheri West. Apart from being t
What stemmed out from a textile business has now grown into a known brand in the field of jewellery industry. Begani Jewels’ newly opened showroom in Mumbai was a high profile event with the Bollywood Diva Sridevi inaugurating the store that houses exqu
After ruling over the four gold-avid South Indian states, Kalyan Jewellers now ventures into the rich and promising state of Gujarat, as they inaugurate their first luxury showroom in Ahmadabad. The new store is well-equipped with all the modern amenities
The 76-year-old jeweller has increased its retail presence by inaugurating a new store in the Mumbai suburb, Borivali. Located near the railway station with ample parking space, the store is sure to attract a large number of patrons.
PC Chandra proudly opens its 21st showroom in India and its 17th showroom in West Bengal. This flagship store will house the Wedding Collection, Goldlites Collection and D’Elite Collection, amongst others.
With a new showroom in the posh MG Road of Secundrabad, Sri Jagdamba Pearls is now brings better than the best designs and services for its customers. The new store also boasts of a unique ‘experience zone’ that provides a sneak peek through pearl pro
Though the cloud of the then unresolved excise duty issue cast its shadow over the day, the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya brought customers back to the stores in large numbers, and jewellers in most parts of the country reported positive sales. I
Her tryst with jewellery design started back in 1997. Fifteen years later, revivalist couture jeweller Roopa Vohra has a sprawling store in Juhu, an upmarket location in Mumbai; a celebrity fan base that would do any jeweller proud;, and jewellery colle
Tara Jewels Ltd, an important player in the jewellery industry, made a grand entry onto the retail scene under the brand name of Tara Jewellers when the first company owned retail store was launched in Mumbai.
Several stores and brands abroad (even those of the high end luxury variety) are turning to a not-so-new concept in selling – popup retail or popup shops. From the Indian perspective, does a popup retail store make good business sense? Let’s find out.
AKM Mehrasons was established in 1925 in Lahore (city of undivided India). After partition, Ashwini Kumar Mehra, the present owner, worked assiduously to convert the store shifted to Delhi into the present stellar corporate. His brothers, Naveen and Deepa
Walk into any big shopping store or mall beautifully lit counters flaunting dazzling jewellery are omnipresent. The customer is spoilt for choice with an abundance of brands at various price ranges vying for her attention. An accessory once upon a time av