The store was inaugurated by Makoto Kimura, Director, Nikon Corporation, Japan.
Speaking at the inauguration of the zone, Kimura said "India is an important market for Nikon Corporation and we are happy to announce that Nikon India hopes to surpass its targets set for 2010 in this year (2009) itself. This is a great motivator for us to enhance our commitment in terms of new product launches, distribution networks, product zones and services centers. We recently opened our Kolkata office and plan to create our presence in Southern India too".
Hidehiko Tanaka, Managing Director, Hiroshi Takashina, General Manager and Sajjan Kumar, General Manager Sales and Marketing from Nikon India were also present at the occasion. Adding to Nikon expansion in India, this is the first exclusive Nikon zone displaying the entire range of DSLR cameras, NIKKOR lenses and also the COOLPIX compact cameras. Nikon aims to open similar outlets in other Metros in India as well.
Nikon's exclusive zone allows consumers both professional and amateurs to touch, feel and experience the Digital SLR Cameras. They get to know and learn more on the combination of lenses and other accessories, expert guidance and technical know how all under one roof from professionals.
Most importantly, customers can now obtain first hand information on entire range of products and make an informed choice of purchase.
Hidehiko Tanaka, Managing Director, Nikon India said "Launch of Nikon DSLR camera zone is a major step by the company to promote the culture of photography in India.
Presently, Nikon has presence in India through across 581 outlets and is expected to increase it to 1100 by 2009 end.