New Delhi: H&B Stores, Dabur India's retail arm has ventures into South India by launching two beauty, health and wellness retail stores under its brand name 'newu', at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad.
The two 'newu' outlets will give air travellers a variety of international and national beauty and health brands, across categories like personal care, baby care, fashion accessories and male grooming.
According to Peter Baker, chief executive officer, newu, "We, at H&B Stores, are delighted to bring the 'newu' brand to Hyderabad through these twin outlets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport."
One 'newu' outlet will operate out of a kiosk in the check-in departure area, and will offer items such as gifts and daily essentials to passengers. The second store is part of the Village Shopping Area, in the passenger arrivals lounge. This outlet will market a range of health, beauty and wellness items, plus snacks, drinks and last-minute daily essentials.
According to Baker, newu will continue to aggressively expand its presence in the organised retail market, though an increased presence in high streets as well as quality malls. In months to come, new 'newu' stores would be launched in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR), where it had launched its first store (See: Dabur opens first retail store) besides entering new markets such as Bangalore, Chandigarh and Ludhiana. By the end of 2008-09 fiscal, 'newu' would have around 20 stores.