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Delhi Tier 1 Report

Delhi Tier 1 Report

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Vijay Uppal, the current Chairman, incorporated R and Co. in 1977, with one
woven garments manufacturing unit in Delhi. G International was established in 1983 in
Delhi and 1996 in Gurgaon.69

The R Group established its own textile mill in the year

65

Disambiguation: There is another company by the same name registered in UP that produces
brass hardware, aluminum hardware, black iron, and ironmongery.

66

According to company website.

67

Unit visited by the researcher.

68

According to the company website.

69

From an interview with the General Manager of Operations.

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1992. The R Group has recently established a fully integrated production line in Noida,
which will specialize in ready-made specialty shirts.
The R Group began producing knitwear when Gaurav Uppal joined the company
management. R Global was incorporated in 2002 at Bangalore. The company has set up
its own offices in Ludhiana and Tirupur in order to better source fabric.
The group launched a leather manufacturing unit in 1989 specializing in high
fashion leatherwear under the management of Sunil Kapur. It specializes in (primarily)
outerwear for men, women and children such as jackets, vests, skirts, pants and shorts. It
has initiated a backward integration project by starting its own tannery in Hyderabad. The
tannery has modern finishing technology for leather finishes of Sheep, Goat and Cow
leather as well as nubuck, semi-nubuck, antiques, anilines, semi anilines, waxy
distressed/ oily nappaloans. The company has already started manufacturing leather
accessories and is further expanding with a bigger factory planned in Gurgaon.

III. BASIC PROFILE70
Legal composition of the Company

Virender Uppal is the Managing Director, while Vijay Uppal and Gaurav Uppal are Joint
Managing Directors. Including the original R and Co., the group includes eight companies.

Exports/Imports

100% exports. The R group does not manufacture for the domestic market.

Product Mix

Areas of specialization include ready-made woven, knit, and leather high fashion
garments for men, women and children including shirts, pants, ladies tops, trousers, cargo
pants and shorts, skirts etc.

Clients

The R Group sources to over fifteen countries, to brands such as GAP, Liz Claiborne,
Tommy Hilfiger, D.K.N.Y., J.Crew, BCBG, Polo Ralph Lauren, Spigel, Next, Monsoon,
Betty Barclay, Mexx, Cortefiel, Dillard’s Sears, Target, Wal-Mart, Mervyn’s, Federated
Stores, May Stores, Calvin Klein, Timberland, Land’s End, Charming Shoppe, Inc., Lane
Bryant, Sigrid Olsen, Ann Taylor, Women’s Secret, Debhnams, Etams Miss Sixty, and
Marks & Spencer.

Awards

70

According to the company website.

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IV. FINANCIALS
Turnover

The R group has an expected annual turnover of US $ 85 million for the year 2005.

Export Performance Chart71

Other Financials

No other financial information was obtained.

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