Star Retailer Awards

Star Studded Night of Achievements and Excellence
Retail Awards 2009


       1. Awards announced on the gala night of Asia’s largest Franchise Expo- FRANCHISE INDIA 2009 on 27th November 2009

       2. Neha Dhupia unveils ‘Go Green Calendar 2010’

       3. 7th Edition of Franchise India 2009 held on 26th & 27th November at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi

       4. Event Showcased 300 Top International and National Brands


New Delhi, November 30, 2009: Franchise India 2009, the 7th edition of Asia’s Biggest Franchise & Retail exhibition featured Franchise Awards 2009 & Star Retailer Awards 2009 as the concurrent event held on 27th November 2009. The awards night was a splendid show boasting the attendance of the biggest and the most reputed names in the franchise and retail industry. Besides recognizing the excellence, the night showcased unveiling of the much awaited ‘Go Green Franchise Community Calendar 2010’ by Neha Dhupia, Jatin Kampani, Neeta Lulla and Sachin Marya. The sensational event proffered stunning fashion shows by Charu Prashar and Chhabra 555, various dance acts and breathtaking performance by the famous singer, Mansi Scott.


Franchise India Awards 2009 and Star Retailer Awards are the most credible and prestigious recognitions in the industry since last 7 years. Taking the commitments forward, the awards this year acknowledged the best performances in the industry in various categories. Taking the lead was ‘The Franchisor of the Year’ that went to Titan Industries Ltd and the Cartridge World bagging ‘The Master Franchise Award’. On the other side, Provogue was awarded as the ‘Fashion Retailer of the Year’ for their outstanding work in the segment. ‘The Food and Grocery Retailer of the Year’ award went to Reliance Fresh and the ‘Department Store of the Year’ went to Pantaloon in the Retail categories.



The Awardee List for Franchise Awards 2009 and Star Retailer Awards 2009:

Franchise Awards 2009
Sno. Category Company
1 Franchisor of the year Titan Industries Limited
2 Master franchisee of the year Cartridge World
3 Entrepreneur of the year Mr. DPS Kohli
4 Hall of fame Aptech Ltd
5 EuroKids's Women entrepreneur Ms. Sonika Malhotra
6  Franchisee of the year Ram Janki Multitrade Private Limited
7 IFA's Award-Contribution in Franchising Mr. Rod Young
8 Franchise Consultant Of the year Medium Healthcare
9 Franchisable Concept of the year Carz Spa
10 Award for Business leadership Eurokids International Limited
11 Emerging company of the year Re-Feel Cartridge Engineering Pvt. Ltd
12 Franchise Manager of the year Mr. Tejas Zaveri
13 Franchise Manager of the year Mr. Sandeep Deb
14 Innovation & Technology Dr. Lal Path Labs Pvt. Ltd
15 Debutant Franchisor of the Year Rosebys Interiors India Ltd
16 Customer Service Jubilant Food Works Ltd - Dominos
17 Best in category-franchisor DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd
18 Best in category-franchisor Kwality Wall's SWIRL'S
19 Best in category-franchisor Subway Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd.
20 Best in category-franchisor Great Kebab Factory- Carlson Hospitality
21 Best in category-franchisor ICICI Securities Limited
22 Best in category-franchisor CADD Centre India Private Limited
23 Best in category-franchisor Zee Network Education Group
24 Best in category-franchisor Chhabra Triple Five Fashions Pvt. Ltd
25 Best in category-franchisor The  Loot Pvt. Ltd.
26 Best in category-franchisor Gitanjali Group


Star Retailer Awards 2009
 S. No. Category Name of the winner
1 Fashion Retailer of the Year Provogue
2 Food and Grocery Retailer of the Year Reliance Fresh
3 Food Services Retailer of the Year McDonalds India
4 Health and Beauty Retailer of the Year Apollo Pharmacy
5 Consumer durables Retailer of the Year Next
6 Department Store of the Year Pantaloon
7 Value Retailer of the Year Koutons
8 E Retailer of the Year Ferns n petals
9 Luxury Retailer of the Year Kimaya Fashions
10 Forecourt Retailer of the Year Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
11 Campaign of the Year Gitanjali Group
12 regional retailer of the year P. P. Jewellers
13 Debutant Retailer of the Year Mahindra Retail Private Ltd
14 Mall of the Year Inorbit
15 Concept of the Year ICICI Money Kitchen
16 Speciality Retailer of the Year The Mobile store
17 Retail Supplier of the Year Safexpress
18 Home & Lifestyle retailer of the year Welspun Retail Limited
19 Retail design of the year Idiom Design & Constructing Ltd.
20 Leisure and travel retailer of the year Samsonite
22 Retailer of the Year Reliance Retail Ltd


Mr. Gaurav Marya, President Franchise India said “We are immensely glad to honor the best of brands for the best of practices and for their respective contributions in the industry, through our influential awards in both franchise & retail categories. Over the years, the platform has gained immense prominence and just the participation of over 300 brands showcases the strength in the industry. It would be our constant endeavors to provide such podiums of growth and opportunities for networking and recognitions.”


Franchise India 2009 proved to be Asia’s biggest franchise & retail opportunity show with over 300 brands including 50 international brands. The show brought together over 150 eminent speakers including 40 international speakers like Rod Young (DC Strategy Australia), Yuri Bolotin (Design Portfolio, Australia), Marie Louise Jacobsen (RMS, Singapore), Mr. Nicholas Bloom (Beanstalk, UK), Kelvyn (LIMA) amongst many others. The event also featured multiple CEO Forums along with an exclusive session with the franchise tycoon Donald Boroian, CEO Francorp Inc.


Franchise India gave a common platform for national and international brands from UK, USA, Australia, Netherlands, Malaysia, Thailand, Spain, Italy, UAE, Singapore, Germany, Canada and Italy for an enlightening exchange of views and thoughts for the industry. Some of the participating brands in the Franchise India 2009 included Kenny Roger Roasters, Retail Food Group (bb’s café, Brumby’s GO, Donut King, Michel’s Patisserie),  Better Homes, Admiral, Voltz, Kwality Walls, Aptech, Slice of Italy, Yo! China, Fast Track Kids, Radisson Chaatz, Archies, Numero Uno, Subway and ICICI.

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