Bangalore, Dec 10: Reliance Retail today announced launch of a new world-class speciality store-Reliance TimeOut for books, music, stationery toys and gifts in the city.
President and Chief Executive of Lifestyle Bijou Kurien told reporters today that this was the first store of the three stores proposed to be opened in New Delhi and Cochin by March. "In today's world, with all the pressures, stress, and work-load, we need a place where we can unwind and relax, where we can browse a book, sample some music, choose a gift, buy a toy, or some exclusive stationery for ourselves," he said.
He said this was the eighth format of stores launched successfully earlier in different sectors of consumer products like Reliance Fresh, Reliance Mart and Reliance Digital in the country.
The company had invested more than Rs ten crore in this project and had plans to set up 47 Reliance TimeOut stores in the country by 2010.
In books section, the store had more than 30,000 titles, sources from national and international publishers. There were over 12,000 titles in music and movies category sourced from leading national and international music companies. Listening pleasure was enhanced by imported sound domes providing a hygienic sampling of music at the music studio at the premises, he explained.