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Kochi, May 11 Gurgaon-based Aerens Gold Souk Group is set to launch its large format mall, Gold Souk Grande, in Kochi by August.

Speaking at the preview function, the Chairman of Aerens Gold Souk Group, Mr Surender Gupta, pointed out that despite the economic slowdown his company had left no stone unturned in delivering the mall on time. With a grand shopping festival lined up to benefit the Onam, Eid and Christmas shoppers, Gold Souk Grande presented their plans to ensure year round promotions and festivals.

At the function Gold Souk presented mementos to all retailers in the shape of keys signifying handover of possession.

Mr Ashish Gupta, Vice-Chairman & JMD of Aerens Gold Souk International Ltd; Mr P.V. Jose- Chief Patron of Jewellery Manufacturers Association; Mr James Jose, District President of All Kerala Gold & Silver Merchant Association; Mr Shivaram, Vice-President of World Gold Council; Mr T.O. Suraj, Director, Industries & Commerce, and Mr M. Venugopalan, MD & CEO, Federal Bank, also spoke on the occasion.

Global brands

Spread across 5 lakh square feet of premium space, Gold Souk Grande will bring over 200 regional, national and international brands under one roof.

Anchored by Gold Souk Zone, India’s first speciality jewellery mall, Gold Souk Grande will offer customers unmatched collections, unlimited entertainment and exotic cuisines.

Major anchors at Gold Souk Grande are Pantaloons, Parthas & Seemas for lifestyle retail category; Spencers for hypermarket; E-Zone for white goods; Fun Cinemas for Multiplex and Dubai based Chain for food court and over 200 regional, national and international retailers.

Besides, Kentucky Fried Chicken will be opening its first outlet.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated May 12, 2009)
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