American Eagle opens first store in Kolkata
Kolkata: Under the license of Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.launched their first American Eagle (AE) brand store in Kolkata.
The store spans 1200 sq. ft.
It has been opened in South City Mall.
American Eagle (AE) entered India in 2018 and currently operates 17 stores across NCR, Hyderabad, Pune, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore and now in Kolkata.
Commenting on the launch, Ashish Mukul, Brand Head, American Eagle, India said, “American Eagle is an iconic global jeans brand. We believe a strong market like Kolkata offers tremendous potential and is a great starting point for our expansion plans in the East."
He said: "With stores across Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Pune, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore, and now Kolkata, we have covered most of the top cities in the country. We are confident that the brand will continue to strengthen our position in the youth centric lifestyle space and prove to be a fashion haven for today’s millennials.”
Bengali actress Ritabhari Chakraborty opened the new location.
Store Address: American Eagle, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd, S-102, 1st Floor, South City Mall, 375, Prince Anwar Shah Rd, South City Complex, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700068
Store Hours: 10:30 am to 10:30 pm
(Image by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)