Essar group’s retail venture, Essar Telecom Retail expects revenue of $1 billion over the next three years by selling handsets and accessories in a joint venture with Richards Branson’s Virgin group, named The mobile Store.
The Mobile Store in Belgaum will open shortly next to Sharma Sweets on Kirloskar Road.
The national retail chain stores have been making their entry in tier II cities and this is just one amongst a host of others.
Infact on the same road , Univercell is there in Shanbag chambers, Reliance Communications has it webworld opposite it and Tata Indicom is next to R web world. Leaving them aside there are local dealers like Sachin Mobile and a few others.
Earlier Kirloskar road was full of shops of footwear and now its footwear and Mobiles.