Gateway Multichannel Retail (India) Ltd; a subsidiary of Shoppers Stop has opened its first store "Hypercity Argos" at Thane in Mumbai and a department store at MGF Saket, in New Delhi.
With these launches, the company says it has 23 "Shoppers Stop" stores under its operation.
Shoppers Stop already operates its other formats- Arcelia, HomeStop, Crossword, Mothercare, Mac and Clinique, a top cosmetic brand has opened for the first time in India through a stand alone format, Select Saket, City Walk Mall in Saket, New Delhi.
The company now has the following Shopper's Stop and other brand stores under its operation. These stores are either Shop - in Shop Stores i.e. within the existing stores or as a separate stand alone store at various locations.
So far the company operates 23 stores under Shopper's Stop, three under Homestop, two under Arcelia, one airport retailing store branded 'Stop & Go'. Moreover, it has three outlets under the MAC banner, 24 F&B outlets under the 'Brio' or 'Desi Café' brands (of which two outlets are Food Courts), a solitary outlet under the 'Clinique' flag, 10 shop-in-shop bookstores under the 'Crossword' banner in addition to 36 standalone 'Crossword' stores, and eight shop-in-shop Mothercare outlets, and an equal number of eight stand alone Mothercare stores.