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LANDMARK GROUP

About Landmark
Founded in 1973 in Bahrain, Landmark Group has successfully grown into one of the largest and most successful retail organizations in the Middle East and India. An international, diversified retail and hospitality conglomerate that encourages entrepreneurship to consistently deliver exceptional value, the Group operates over 1300 outlets encompassing over 20 million square feet across the GCC, India, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Sudan, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria and Pakistan.

Key Facts
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Turnover in excess of USD 4.7 billion Strong growth at a CAGR of 23% Presence in 17 countries with over 1300 outlets Over 20 million sq. ft. of retail space Largest importer of non-food items in the Middle East handling over 56,000 TEU's per annum Team of over 40,000 employees

Goals by 2015
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Retail footprint 29 million sq. ft. Turnover in excess of USD 5.2 billion Presence in 20 countries Over 2000 stores

Businesses in India
Retail: Lifestyle: Lifestyle entered in India in 1999 and in a little over a decade has come to be recognized as one of
the leading retail companies in the country. Positioned as a trendy, colourful and vibrant store, Lifestyle offers consumers ease of shopping and an enjoyable shopping experience. SPAR hypermarkets: Spar currently has three stores in Bangalore and one each in Hyderabad and Mangalore. Shoppers have the option to choose from a wide variety of quality products in categories ranging from grocery, fruit and vegetables, bakery, dairy, take away foods, meat, poultry and fish, wine, beer and spirits, home textiles, personal care, crockery, utensils and kitchen appliances, electronics and IT accessories and more.

Hospitality: Citymax India: Citymax India offers its customers a gamut of choices through Food Courts, Coffee

Outlets, Specialty Restaurants and Fun & Entertainment Centres. • Gloria Jean's Coffees is a leading specialty coffee retailer and one of the fastest-growing franchise organizations in the world with over 925 stores in 38 countries. The chain is committed to serving the highest quality coffee and providing outstanding personalized service in a vibrant atmosphere. • Polynation Food Courts operates food courts in malls across India, offering shoppers delightful environs in which to savour quality food and beverages while relaxing. • Sanjeev Kapoor's The Yellow Chilli conceptualized by celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor consists of casual dining restaurants with a five-star feel and promises all food lovers a journey of North West Frontier Cuisine with exotic picks from the regions of Punjab and the Mughal Era. • Fun City is an indoor family entertainment centre present across 7 leading malls in India. Fun City is designed to cater to the entire family with world-class gaming consoles and soft play areas.

Businesses in other countries:
Centrepoint is the number-one family shopping destination that houses Babyshop, Splash, Lifestyle, Shoe Mart and Beautybay under one roof. Emax is the fastest growing electronics retail chain in the Middle East with 33 stores across various countries. Candelite is a unique confectionary and savoury concept that offers an extensive range of world class products sourced from over 18 countries

News Bytes:
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After ending its ties with Dutch retailer Spar International in May this year, Max Hypermarket, part of Dubai-based Landmark Group, announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with French retailer Auchan Group to develop hypermarkets in India. (Business Standard: August 13 2012). Landmark group has entered into a franchise agreement with U.S. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. to open Krispy Kreme stores in India. (Wall Street Journal: August 2012). Landmark Group targets $1 billion, or about Rs 5,500 crore, business in India in the next two years. The $4.7-billion (approx Rs 26,000 crore) group, which operates Lifestyle and Home Centre retail chains in the country, recorded revenues of about $600 million (about Rs 3,000 crore) last fiscal. (ET: 23 August 2012).