Lenskart, Asia's largest omnichannel retailer and manufacturer of premium quality and contemporary eyewear, has successfully launched 1,000 stores in 22 states in the country. In FY 22 Lenskart added over 400 stores pan India, expanding its presence in 61 new cities.
The 1,000 stores launch includes states like Bengaluru, Tamil Nadu, Delhi/NCR, West Bengal, Hyderabad, including developing states like Bihar, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, and several others. The lifestyle brand is geared up to open 500+ more stores in FY 23. By expanding its retail chain, the eyewear giant is now present in 223 cities across pan India.
The milestone of opening 1,000 on-ground stores by FY22 had been set in motion and announced on the occasion of India’s 73rd Republic Day in January 2022 at the 73rd store launch. Lenskart has successfully achieved its target of setting up 1,000 stores within FY 2022.
The 1,000th Lenskart store at New Delhi’s Karol Bagh spans 600 sq.ft. and features key highlights such as a vast variety of sunglasses and eyeglasses and the largest collection of contact lenses to cater to the impulsive needs of the market, where Lenskart will provide free eye testing and three clinics by trained professionals.
Peyush Bansal, CEO, and Co-Founder, Lenskart said, “We are elated to have met our target of launching 1,000 stores spanned across states in India within our targeted time-frame of FY 2022. We celebrate this milestone with the launch of our 1000th outpost in New Delhi and aim to open 500+ more stores in FY 23. Our ultimate vision for the long-term is to welcome 1 billion people globally, to the Lenskart family by 2027.”
Sunil Menon, Chief Retail Expansion Officer at Lenskart said, “Lenskart has expanded exponentially and with its given momentum, we look forward to furthering the brand’s footprint, globally. As a consumer-oriented brand, our aim will always be to continue strengthening our omnichannel presence and elevate the customer’s shopping experience.”
The much-loved eyewear brand serves over 8 million consumers annually and with embarking on its 1,000th on-ground store, Lenskart is diversifying its extent and expanding its range of products.