Best Price Modern Wholesale Store Opens in Bhatinda
Aims to serve the needs of businesses and institutions
- One-stop shop offering benefits in price, choice, quality, hygiene and selections
- Kirana stores, hotels, restaurants, offices, institutions and businesses in and around Bhatinda to benefit
- Over 22,000 members registered, including from Bhatinda, Muktsar, Faridkot and Barnala
- Over 400 direct and indirect jobs created in surrounding areas
Bathinda (Punjab), 13 January, 2012: Bharti Walmart, the joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Walmart Stores Inc for wholesale, business-to-business, cash-and-carry operations in India, today opened its first Best Price Modern Wholesale cash and-carry store in Bhatinda, Punjab. Mr. Arvind Mediratta, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Walmart inaugurated the store.
Spread over 42,000 square feet, the Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Bhatinda is situated at No 12, Canal Irrigated, Hadbast 201, Tehsil Nathana, Village Buchokalan, Bhatinda-Barnala road, Bhatinda and offers best fixed and fair prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality, hygiene, and selections. The store is a one-stop business-to-business store that meets the day-to-day needs of restaurant owners, hoteliers, caterers, fruit and vegetable resellers, kirana stores, offices and institutions. Best Price Modern Wholesale store will stock over 4800 items, including a wide range of fresh, frozen & chilled foods, fruits and vegetables, dry groceries, personal and home care items, hotel and restaurant supplies, apparels, office supplies and other general merchandise items. Several products have been locally sourced from Bhatinda and surrounding regions.
Mr. Arvind Mediratta, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Walmart said, “We are happy to start operations of Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Bhatinda, our fifth store in Punjab. The opening of this store is evidence of the tremendous support and response we have received from the people and government of Punjab. This store, like others in Punjab, will add value to the local economy as we are sourcing several products locally. Additionally we have recruited about 200 people in Bhatinda that will add to the 800 direct employees of our other 4 Punjab stores, and twice as many indirect employment opportunities our stores operations in Punjab have helped create. The Best Price Modern Wholesale store will help people save money and live better by providing its members the benefit of low prices, convenience, wide assortment, good quality and hygienic products.”
All products are available at competitive wholesale prices. The assortment, service and store layout of the store is customized to the specific needs of members who can source high quality products in the quantities they need.. This will allow retailers and business owners to efficiently manage their inventory and lower their operational costs. People of nearby towns and villages will immensely benefit from this store.
Walmart Private Limited
Bharti Walmart Private Limited is a business-to-business (B2B) joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Walmart for wholesale cash-and-carry and back-end supply chain management operations in India to serve small retailers, manufacturers and farmers. The JV launched its first B2B Best Price Modern Wholesale cash-and-carry store in Amritsar in May 2009. A typical cash-and-carry store stands between 50,000 and 100,000 square feet and sells a wide range of fresh, frozen and chilled foods, fruits and vegetables, dry groceries, personal and home care, hotel and restaurant supplies, clothing, office supplies and other general merchandise items. The JV is expected to open a total of 12-15 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in India in 2012. Currently, Best Price Modern Wholesale stores are present in Amritsar, Zirakpur, Jalandhar, Kota, Bhopal, Ludhiana, Raipur, Indore, Vijayawada, Meerut, Agra, Lucknow, Jammu, Guntur, Aurangabad and Bathinda.
Soham Majumdar | Imprimis PR
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