Raymond Weil Expands Business In India By Opening New Store

Raymond Weil opens its second store in India on October 15th at Express Avenue, Chennai, Chennai, and on October 16th in Mantri, Bangalore A unique shop-in-shop is opened in the shopping mall.
RAYMOND WEIL stores and shop-in-shops aim to increase the brand’s reputation in India through strategic deployment in Chennai and Bangalore cities, and its opening ceremony was chaired by Mr. Olivier Bernheim, President and CEO of RAYMOND WEIL Held next. The opening of each store has been enhanced by particularly attractive celebrities and guests: The opening ceremony of the Chennai store was invited by the Tamil film heroine Shriya Sharan; the opening ceremony of the Bangalore store was hosted by the famous film star Jennifer Kotwal, Chairman of Mantri Developers Mr. Sushil Mantri, owner of the mall, and Mr. Bernheim also kicked off the opening of the Zimson Shop-In-Shop in Bangalore.

Chennai Chennai-Mr Bernheim presents RW watch to Shriya Sharan
As one of the first Swiss brands to enter the Indian market, RAYMOND WEIL recently completed the adjustment of its business in India by establishing its 100% -owned subsidiary in Bangalore. The luxury watch brand is also launching its first specialty store in Delhi, India, and a shop-in-shop has opened earlier this year in Hyderabad and Pune.

Chennaii Chennai-RaymondWeil store
Chennai and Bangalore are fast-growing markets and show great demand for luxury goods. Over the years, RAYMOND WEIL has established its position in the Indian market, and the brand expects to benefit from the market with its highest brand recall rate among the major luxury watchmakers. These world-renowned new stores mark a new level of brand development in India, and in this particular year, the brand has ushered in the 20th anniversary of its iconic collection, Parsifal.

Chennai Chennai-VIPs at RW Stores
Chairman of Akhaya Homes, Mr. T. Chitty Babu, a well-known real estate tycoon in Chennai, bought a RAYMOND WEIL Parsifal series watch and became the first customer in a Chennai boutique. Mr. Mantri bought a special edition Raymond Weil watch and became the first customer in the Bangalore shop.

Bangalore Bangalore-Mr. Mantri, Mr. Bernheim and Miss Jennifer Kotwal
Mr. Bernheim showed the watch to Shriya Saran and Jennifer Kotwal, and the two women were very happy. At the press conference, the attending VIPs also signed the winning photos of the RW Club 2009 Photo Contest.
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