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THE MILESTONES OF OUR JOURNEY....
 
THE FOUNDATION OF SHOPPERS STOP was laid on October 27, 1991, by the K. Raheja Corp. group of comapanies. Being amongst India's biggest hospitality and real estate players, the Group crossed yet another milestone with its lifestyle venture
 
FROM INCEPTION, SHOPPERS STOP has progressed from being a single brand shop to becoming a Fashion & Lifestyle store for the family. Today, Shoppers stop is a household name, known for its superior quality products, services and above all, for providing a complete shopping experience.
 
WITH AN IMMENSE AMOUNT OF EXPERTISE and credibility, Shoppers stop has become the highest benchmark for the Indian retail industry. In fact, the company's continuing expansion plans aim to help Shoppers Stop meet the challenges of the retail industry in an even better manner than it does today.
 
 
2017
  
Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 80 stores in 38 cities viz. Ahmedabad (2), Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru (11 stores), Mangalore(2), Bhopal, Chennai (2 stores), Coimbatore, Agra, Delhi (6 stores), Chandigarh, Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad (2), Hyderabad (5 stores), Indore, Jaipur (3 stores), Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Kolkata (5 stores), Kolhapur, Goa, Latur, Lucknow, Thane, Mumbai (9 stores), Panvel, Meerut, Mysore, Noida (2), Pune (4 stores), Surat, Siliguri, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Raipur, Raipur Airport and Visakhapatnam.
 
 
 
2016
  
Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 83 stores in 38 cities viz. Ahmedabad (2), Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru (11 stores), Mangalore(2), Bhopal, Chennai (3 stores), Coimbatore, Agra, Delhi (6 stores), Chandigarh, Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad (2), Hyderabad (5 stores), Indore, Jaipur (3 stores), Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Kolkata (5 stores), Kolhapur, Goa, Latur, Lucknow, Thane, Mumbai (9 stores), Panvel, Meerut, Mysore, Noida (2), Pune (6 stores), Surat, Siliguri, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Raipur, Raipur Airport and Visakhapatnam.
 
2015
 
Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 76 stores in 36 cities viz.  Ahmedabad (2), Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru (9 stores), Mangalore(2), Bhopal, Chennai (3 stores), Coimbatore, Agra, Delhi (5 stores), Chandigarh, Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad (2), Hyderabad (5 stores), Indore, Jaipur (3 stores), Jalandhar, Ludhiana,  Kolkata (5 stores), Kolhapur, Latur, Lucknow, Thane, Mumbai (9 stores), Meerut, Mysore, Noida, Pune (5 stores), Surat, Siliguri, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Raipur, Raipur Airport and Visakhapatnam.
  
2014

Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 73 stores in 33 cities viz.  Ahmedabad (2), Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bangalore (8 stores), Mangalore, Bhopal, Chennai (4 stores), Coimbatore, Agra, Delhi (6 stores), Chandigarh, Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad (2), Hyderabad (5 stores), Indore, Jaipur (3 stores), Jalandhar, Ludhiana,  Kolkata (4 stores), Latur, Lucknow, Thane, Mumbai (9 stores), Mysore, Noida, Pune (5 stores), Surat, Siliguri, Vijayawada, Raipur, Raipur Airport and Visakhapatnam.
 
2013

Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 65 stores in 29 cities viz.  Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bangalore (8 stores),  Bhopal, Chennai (4 stores), Coimbatore, Agra, Delhi (6 stores), Chandigarh, Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad, Hyderabad (5 stores), Indore, Jaipur (3 stores), Jalandhar,  Kolkata (3 stores), Latur, Lucknow, Thane, Mumbai (9 stores), Mysore, Noida, Pune (4 stores), Surat, Siliguri, Vijayawada and Raipur.
 
2012

Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 55 stores in 24 cities viz.  Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bangalore (8 stores),  Bhopal, Chennai (3 stores), Coimbatore, Delhi (5 stores), Durgapur, Gurgaon (2), Ghaziabad, Hyderabad (4 stores), Indore, Jaipur (2 stores), Jalandhar,  Kolkata (3 stores), Latur, Lucknow, Mumbai (8 stores), Mysore, Noida, Pune (5 stores), Siliguri and Vijayawada.
 
2011

Shoppers Stop operations expanded to 49 stores in 22 cities viz.  Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Amritsar, Bangalore (5 stores), Mysore, Bhopal, Chennai (3 stores), Delhi (5 stores), Durgapur, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad (4 stores), Indore, Jaipur (2 stores), Kolkata (3 stores), Latur, Lucknow, Mumbai (9 stores), Noida, Pune (4 stores), Siliguri and Vijayawada ."
 
2010

Expanded footprints to new cities like Bhopal, Amritsar and Aurangabad. Shoppers Stop also added stores in existing cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad taking store tally to 36 stores .The Company upped its stake in Hypercity Retail (India) Limited to 51%.
 
2009

Pioneered mascot licensing in the categories through our exclusive tie-up for certain products with Vodafone for their popular brand mascot Zoozoo.

2008

Shoppers Stop repositioned and reinvented as a bridge to luxury brand with the unveiling of the new logo and tagline, "START SOMETHING NEW".

Shoppers Stop was awarded the “Emerging market retailer of the Year” at the World Retail congress in April 2008 .Mr. B.S Nagesh inducted into the World Retail Hall of Fame at the World Retail Congress in Barcelona.
 
2007

Gold Shield Award for excellence in Financial reporting for the year 2006 in the category of "Manufacturing & trading Enterprises" by ICAI .Acquired 19% stake in Hypercity Retail (India) Ltd.

Signed a 50:50 Joint Venture with the Nuance Group for Airport Retailing .Signed an MOU with the Home Retail Group of UK to enter into a franchise arrangement for the Argos formats of catalogue & internet retailing.

2006

Opened out twenty first (Mumbai) and twenty second store in Lucknow .Launched Mothercare in India and our F & B outlets Brio & Desi Café. Bought 45% of Timezone India

2005

Company's Initial Public Offering (IPO) oversubscribed overall by 17.25 times. Crossword becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

Opened our seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth & twentieth stores in Pune, Juhu – Mumbai, Bangalore & Ghaziabad .Launched M.A.C & Homestop – our home store.

2004

Opened our fourteenth, fifteenth & sixteenth stores in Malad – Mumbai, Kolkata & Bangalore

2003

Opened the eleventh, twelfth & thirteenth stores in Mulund – Mumbai, Gurgaon & Kolkata

2002

Opened the tenth store in Kandivli – Mumbai In the Year 2002 we have launched co-branded credit card with Citibank named as First Citizen Citibank Credit Card

2001

Opened our eight & ninth stores in Pune & Bandra

2000

Opened our sixth & seventh stores at Chennai & Chembur – Mumbai.Acquired Crossword – India's leading retail book chain.

1999

Implemented JDA Retail ERP (a global leader in retail ERP packages).Opened our fourth & fifth stores in Jaipur & Delhi.

1998

Opened our third store in Hyderabad.

1997

Launched our co-branded credit card for our loyalty members in association with HSBC. Shoppers Stop incorporated as a body corporate.

1995

Opened our second store in Bangalore.

1994

Loyalty Program titled First Citizen was launched.

1993

Added Children's & Non-apparel sections.

1992

Ladies wear was introduced.

1991

Opened our first store at Andheri, a suburb in Mumbai, selling only Mens wear.
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