Big Bazaar hypermarket comes to Raipur in Chhattisgarh | INRnews
Raipur, India, July 19, 2007 - Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited, a part of the Future
Group, today announced its entry in the State of Chhattisgarh with the opening of it’s
largest chain of hypermarket store – BIG BAZAAR – in Raipur city. Widely known for
it’s unbelievable pricing and unmatched offers throughout the year, the popular Big
Bazaar will cater to the entire household needs of the citizens of Raipur city.
Spread over an area of 51,000 sq.ft, Big Bazaar located at City Mall 36, is Raipur’s first
& biggest hypermarket store and promises to offer a never before shopping experience.
With today’s launch, Pantaloon Retail (India) Ltd. now has a total of 60 Big Bazaar and
91 Food Bazaar stores across the country.
Trusted by millions of family across the country, Big Bazaar will bring value to
customers shopping, with its unmatched offers, discounts and unbelievable round the
year promotions on all categories be it personal care products, garments, footwear, toys,
home décor, home utilities, kitchen utilities, packed food, pulses, fruits or vegetables,
groceries and many more.
Says Mr. Sandeep Marwah, Business Head, East Zone, Pantaloon Retail (I) Ltd., "Big
Bazaar will bring convenience plus rich shopping experience to the people of Raipur. We
are a consumer-driven company and this is evident in every aspect of Big Bazaar. We
ensure that all our Big Bazaar stores will fulfill the needs of the entire household under
“Big Bazaar maintains stringent procurement norms and quality control measures to
ensure quality products sold at every Big Bazaar stores. We are confident of our offerings
both in quality and competitive pricing, which has earned us the trust of millions of
family across the country, added Mr. Marwah.”
The Raipur Big Bazaar will also have following categories/section devoted to specific
Food Bazaar: All food items, pulses, grains, fruits, vegetables
M-Bazaar: A mobile shop offering latest and affordable handsets.
Star & Sitara : Unique beauty products for men and woman
Depot : Book shop offering novels, cassettes & CDs, stationeries, books.
Tulsi: One stop shop for allopathic, ayurvedic and homeopathic medicinal products.
Navaras: A fine 22 carat pure gold & diamond jewellery brand shop.
Apparel : For Ladies, Mens, Kids for all season. Western, ethnic, casuals & formals
Appliances: All Kitchen Appliances like Mixer Grander, Toster, Microwave, Juicer etc
GM-Home: Entire range of kitchen need, Utensils, Plasticswear, Home-linen
GM-Fashion: Accessories, Luggage, Gift items and many more…
Furniture Bazaar: Offers an entire range of Home Furniture at affordable pricing.
Electronic Bazaar : Offers the best deals in branded electronic goods & appliances.
About Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited
Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited is a leading retailer with a turnover of Rs. 2,019 crore
for the financial year 2005-06. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company operates through
primarily the ‘Lifestyle’ and ‘Value’ formats through multiple delivery mechanisms and
lines of business — some of them being, fashion, food, general merchandise, home,
leisure and entertainment, financial services, communications and wellness.
The company has about 331 stores in over 40 cities across the country, constituting 5
million square feet of retail space. The company caters to the ‘Lifestyle’ segment through
its 31 Pantaloons Stores and 4 Central Malls, as well as its other concepts. In ‘Value’
retailing it is present through 51 Big Bazaar hypermarkets, 77 Food Bazaars and 5
Fashion Stations, and other delivery formats.
About Future Group
Future Group is the country’s leading business group that caters to the entire Indian
consumption space. It operates through six verticals: Future Retail (encompassing all
lines of retail business), Future Capital (financial products and services), Future Brands
(all brands owned or managed by group companies), Future Space (management of retail
real estate), Future Logistics (management of supply chain and distribution) and Future
Media (development and management of retail media spaces).
The group’s flagship company, Pantaloon Retail (India) Limited operates over 5 million
square feet through 400 stores in 40 cities. Some of its leading retail formats include,
Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central, Food Bazaar, Home Town, EZone, Depot, Health &
Beauty Malls and online retail format, futurebazaar.com.
Future Group companies include, Indus League Clothing, that owns and retails brands
like Indigo Nation and Scullers and Galaxy Entertainment that manages Sports Bar, Brew
Bar and Bowling Co. Future Capital Holdings, the group’s financial arm, focusses on
asset management and consumer credit. It manages assets worth over $1 billion that are
being invested in developing retail real estate and consumer-related brands and hotels.
The group’s joint venture partners include Italian insurance major, Generali, French
retailer ETAM group, US-based stationary products retailer, Staples and UK-based Lee
Cooper and India-based Talwalkar’s, Blue Foods and Liberty Shoes.
Future Group’s vision is to, “deliver Everything, Everywhere, Everytime to Every Indian
Consumer in the most profitable manner.” The group considers ‘Indian-ness’ as a core
value and its corporate credo is - Rewrite rules, Retain values.
Raipur was once the capital city of all the powerful kingdoms. But this faded during the
time where the reigning dynasty has lost to a very strong force against them. This is then
the time that came that the Raipur has been in the state of Chattisgarh. The visitors are
usually business travelers to look for possible room for expansion and other potentials for
profitability. It could be a business with the government or to other private industries
Only a few leisure travelers come in the city. The ones that stay in the place usually tell
stories about how glorious the past of the city was. They say stories about how the people
of Raipur have been so accommodating. They even talked about the temples and the
lakes that they have visited during their stay in the place. They also talked about how the
Raipur is highly commercialized and industrial with many manufacturing companies
around. It has become the next perfect venue for the Big Bazaar hypermarket.
The Big Bazaar Hypermarket is a very well known company all over India. They have
decided to put up a store in Raipur because they have seen the financial potential of the
city. This is the largest chain of stores in Raipur now. They offer the best prices that
competitors find difficult to match. They aim to cater the entire needs of the people of
They are in a lot of 51,000 sq ft. This only means that this store is the biggest in Raipur.
Many people have trusted the name because they have over 60 big bazaars and 91 food
bazaars all over India. They bring customer a value shopping, discounts and promotion
all over the year, and all kinds of products in all categories. These products range from
personal care, clothing, footwear, decorations at home and offices, utilities, toys and
foods like vegetables, fresh meat, groceries and packed foods.
The management of the Big Bazaar states that they provide not only shopping
convenience, they also provide great shopping experiences to the locals and tourists.
They can surely provide fulfillment for the needs of every people. Big Bazaar makes sure
that all their products are only of the highest quality. They categorize their products to
make shopping easier for their customers. The Food Bazaar is the food section. It sells all
kinds, from raw meat to processed foods and drinks also.
The M - Bazaar sells all the latest mobile gadgets including accessories. The Star and
Sitara is where you will go to for bath and beauty products. The Depot is the right section
to find books, cassettes, novels and other related things.
Tulsi has allopathic, ayurvedic and homeopathic products. Navaras is a jewelry shop
mostly of 22 karats gold. The Apparel section is for the clothing needs of clients. The
Appliances corner sells home and office equipment and devices like television and
stereos. GM Home carries a complete line of kitchen needs. Gm Gm Fashion is like the
Apparel section but carries more fashionable clothes.
Furniture Bazaar sells a variety of furniture pieces at very low prices. The Electronic
Bazaar has the branded electronic gadgets.
Words can not fully describe Big Bazaar. You have to see and experience it for yourself
to realize that shopping for your needs is more than just a chore. Shopping in Big Bazaar
is a lifestyle.
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