Set up and Managed India’s first perfumery chain – Parcos as Travel Retail / Mall and Down town outlets.
Set up and Managed Indi’s first Joint Venture with a Global Duty Free operator (The Nuance Group) and India’s leading and oldest Department store chain (Shoppers Stop Ltd.).
Mentored and won the Master Concession agreement for all retail activities for the Greenfield airport at Hyderabad and Bangalore. Contract valued for 7 years at a value of USD 250 Million & USD 200 Million respectively.
Conceived / Negotiated & fitted India’s 1st travel retail operations in the Domestic side at Terminal 1B at Mumbai airport.
Set up the Damas operations in India & started the retail ventures for the Gitanjali Group (Ddamas / Nakshatra).
Set up India’s first Private Duty Free Chain (Flemingo 19 outlets) in 10 major cities (Chennai / Banglaore / Hyderabad / Trivandrum / Calicut / Goa / Ahmedabad / Jaipur / Amritsar and Lucknow.) For the first time in India initiated the set up of Duty Free operations at Sea ports (Chennai / Vizaq / Haldia and Goa).
Initiated the start of HFX – 1st co-branded L’OREAL Saloon in India using Colour bar as a marketing tool.
Proposed / Discussed / Negotiated the award of a master franchisee agreement with Tiffany – USA.
Proposed / Researched / Prepared the ground work for the entry strategy of Saks Fifth Avenue – USA in India.
Conduced preliminary studies to start retail ventures for Sephora and Faces – perfumeries. Negotiated appropriate real estate spots across the country.
As the Board representative for Flamingo set up an operating company & 2 Joint Ventures with Public sector enterprises (Including STC for Duty Free Contracts at Colombo Airport & Sea Port.
Full time Retainer for Business Development / Expansion / Joint Venture matters for Flemingo having Duty Free operations in Kenya / Tanzania / South Africa / India & Sri Lanka.
Conceived, developed & launched www.uae-parisgallery.com a B2C e commerce site.