STRENGTHENS ITS OMNICHANNEL PRESENCE IN SOUTHERN INDIA
Bengaluru, October 19, 2022: Pepperfry, the leading ecommerce furniture and home goods company, announced the launch of 2 new Studios in Bangalore, Karnataka. The offline expansion is in line with the company’s aim to penetrate into niche markets and strengthen its omnichannel consumer engagement in home and living space in India. Pepperfry’s studio footprint currently spans across 100+ cities with 200+ studios in the country.
Pepperfry Studios have transformed the furniture retail landscape in India. The company’s omnichannel strategy is driven by expansion of FOFO studios across the country and it currently works with 100 plus unique partners. The two new studios launched in partnership with Vishnuz Enterprises & Little Boy Enterprise, are situated at prime locations in Nagarbhavi and Koramangala, in Bangalore, spanning across the carpet area of 1,056sq. ft and 1,005sq. ft respectively. They offer customers a first-hand experience of an infinite catalogue of furniture and home products. Customers will get specialized design advice from the company’s interior design consultants. The studios at Bangalore aim at providing a personalized shopping experience tailored to the unique needs of home and living customers in Bangalore.
Speaking of the launch Amruta Gupta, Business Head – Franchising and Alliances, Pepperfry said, “We are delighted to launch our new Studios in Bangalore in partnership with Vishnuz Enterprises & Little Boy Enterprise Owning a Pepperfry franchise is an entrepreneurial success, and we aim to reach consumers beyond the larger catchment areas of metropolitan and tier 1 cities. Our franchise partners include a mix of successful businesses, women entrepreneurs, ex-army officials and first-time entrepreneurs. Today a large part of our Pepperfry customer interactions leverage AR and virtual product interactions. With our mission to spark a feeling called home across the world, we endeavor to consistently deliver great customer service.”
Pallavi Jayakanth,Vishnuz Enterprises,(Owner of Nagarbhavi Franchise Studio), said, “We have been in partnership with Pepperfry since 2022, when we launched our first Franchisee Studio with them in Vizag. This our 2nd Franchisee Studio with Pepperfry and we are happy to partner with India’s leading home and furniture marketplace. Pepperfry has pioneered a truly differentiated omnichannel business and we are glad to join them in their journey to create the largest omnichannel home and furniture business.”
Duraiswamy Kamalraj, Little Boy Enterprise ,(Owner of Koramangala Franchise Studio),said, “We have been in partnership with Pepperfry since 2021, when we launched our first Franchisee Studio with them in Vizag. This our 2nd Franchisee Studio with Pepperfry and we are happy to partner with India’s leading home and furniture marketplace. Pepperfry has pioneered a truly differentiated omnichannel business and we are glad to join them in their journey to create the largest omnichannel home and furniture business
Launched in 2017, Pepperfry franchise business model offers order fulfillment and after sales service by Pepperfry, support on studio design, launch & set up, operational guidance, marketing, and promotions. Pepperfry partners with local entrepreneurs who are aware of the hyperlocal demand cycles and trends. Pepperfry launches about 8-9 franchisees every month.
Pepperfry Accelerator Program was crafted in the year 2021 to expand Pepperfry’s offline footprint. The big differentiator of this program is the Capex required by franchise partners which starts with INR 15 lakhs. This model is based on 100% price parity and does not require the partner to hold product inventory, making it a mutually beneficial business association.
Pepperfry is India’s leading ecommerce furniture and home goods company offering customers a diverse selection of over 120,000 SKUs in over 500+ cities with a consistently great shopping experience. The Pepperfry managed marketplace helps thousands of entrepreneurs and merchants sell to millions of discerning customers across India.