Shoppers Stop to open 24 stores

The company plans to open 24 more stores by FY14, taking the number from 38 to 62 stores in the country

K Raheja Group-owned Shoppers Stop plans to open 24 stores by FY14.


"We plan to open 24 new stores in the next three years. To start with, we would be opening eight-nine Shoppers Stop stores in the current fiscal," Group Chief Financial Officer, C B Navalkar said.


Presently, the company has 38 stores across the country, with a total retail space of about 2.3-million square feet. Apart from the Shoppers Stop departmental stores, the company has five specialty retail formats like Home Stop (home furnishing), Mothercare (baby care), Crosswords (books & music), Estee Lauder (cosmetics) and Mac (cosmetics).


The company is also present in the hypermarket space at 9 locations across the country through its 51% subsidiary-—Hypercity (food, grocery and general merchandise).