Ranveer Singh Launches Mumbai’s First GAP Store At Oberoi Mall, Goregaon; Event By Toast
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Marketing | February 23, 2016 | News
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Gap makes its entry into India’s fashion capital with two stores launches on Feb 20, 2016, at Oberoi Mall, Goregaon and Infinity Mall, Malad. Bollywood star Ranveer Singh was present at the city’s first Gap store launch in Oberoi Mall. He was joined by J. Suresh, MD and CEO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands, and Oliver Kaye, Business Head, Gap India.
The two Mumbai stores follow closely on the heels of four store openings in 2015 – Select CITYWALK, and Ambience Mall Vasant Kunj in New Delhi, Ambience Mall Gurgaon, and Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru – marking Gap as one of the fastest growing international retailers in the country. With the new stores, Gap takes its presence to three markets in India, and is poised to increase its presence further by the end of the financial year.
The new stores in Mumbai at Oberoi Mall, and Infiniti Mall are spread over 6000 sq.ft. and 8000 sq. ft. respectively, and will offer a wide range for men and women, along with GapKids and babyGap from the latest Spring 2016 collection. The collections are a modern interpretation of Gap’s denim roots and signature pieces that are a staple for every wardrobe.
J. Suresh, MD and CEO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands said “We are extremely happy to finally bring Gap to Mumbai, the fashion capital of the country. The vibe and energy of this fast paced city is infectious and we are thrilled to launch with not just one but two stores for Mumbaikars today! “
Known for his quirky fashion style, Ranveer Singh was seen wearing Gap’s trademark denims. Following the opening, an excited Ranveer Singh said, “I have been a huge fan of Gap since I was a kid and it’s amazing to be a part of this launch. Seasons may change, but our wardrobes will always feature certain staples like tees, denims, hoodies, and jackets, which Gap is synonymous with. Mumbai is known to be fashion forward and it’s exciting to see one of the biggest and most renowned fashion brands in the world finally making their foray into our beloved mega city.”
The event was managed by Toast Events.
Since opening its doors in 1969, Gap has been known for offering consumers cool, modern American designs fit for every occasion. Customers worldwide have looked to the iconic international brand for on-trend, casual clothing and accessories that help them express their personal sense of style. Gap has been introduced to India by Arvind Lifestyle Brands through a franchise agreement and the first store opened in Delhi in May 2015.
Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited is a subsidiary of Arvind Ltd which is India’s largest integrated textile player and is one of the oldest and most respected groups in the Textile Business in India. Arvind is also one of the largest producers of denim fabrics and is supplier to a large number of fashion brands in the world. Arvind has been a pioneer in bringing international brands to India and first brought ARROW to India in the year 1993.
Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. brings Gap to Mumbai with two store launches on the same day - one at Goregaon and the other at Infinity Mall, Malad.