by Suman Gupta
Mumbai,October 2018: Skechers, An American performance and lifestyle footwear brand announces the 200th and the biggest Skechers store in India . The announcement was made in the presence of Bollywood celebrity Jacqueline Fernandez, the Srilankan beauty who has won hearts around the nation by her performances on the silver screen and Consul General of American Consulate General Mumbai, Mr. Edgar Kagan. The store covers about 3,000 square feet carpet space in South Mumbai’s prime location, marking the establishment of the largest Skechers store in the country, at Rustom Buildings in the heritage hub of the city – Fort.
Speaking about the store launch, Mr. Rahul Vira, CEO, Skechers, South Asia Pvt. Ltd. said “We are incredibly happy to launch our 200th store in the country, and it also is a largest store build with a completely new design concept and store interiors . . The brand was looking for a location that could personifies the flavour of the city to its best., to which Fort – the heritage hub of the city fits the requirements perfectly. Through this venture we only hope to grow further”.
Commenting on the store launch, Bollywood star Jacqueline said, “I am extremely delighted to be a part of the biggest Skechers store launch in the country. My interest in the casual, trendy and comfortable style of footwear that they offer makes Skechers my go-to brand. Their products make my workout routines all the more productive and enjoyable, keeping me constantly motivated.”
As a brand, Skechers stands for a combination of innovation, style and technology and gives people the comfort & the chance to stay on par with all the current trends. Apart from offering ideal footwear for all facets of life, Skechers has launched a wide range of apparels & Accessories..
About Skechers: Skechers India, designs, develops and markets a diverse range of performance and lifestyle footwear for men, women and children and now stretching head to toe with their latest addition of apparels and accessories. Skechers Performance is available in India and over 160 countries and territories worldwide via department and specialty stores with more than 2,305 Skechers Company-owned and third-party-owned retail stores, and the Company’s e-commerce websites. The Company manages its international business through a network of global distributors, joint venture partners in Asia and the Middle East, and wholly-owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, throughout Europe and Latin America.