Wipro forays into lighting for retail segment
Bangalore Apr 18 (UNI) Pushing aggressively to cash in on the rapid growth of the retail segment in the country, the Commercial and Institutional segment of Wipro Consumer Care today launched premium architectural lighting range.
With the retail segment estimated roughly to spend over Rs 500 crore on lighting alone for greater footfalls, Wipro was hoping to carve a sizeable percentage of it with its new and innovative lighting solutions for international standard retail outlets coming up in the country.
Mr Rajesh Kochchar, Chief Executive of Commercial and Institutional segment in the lighting area, told newspersons here that lighting was one of the most critical parameters in creating the right kind of ambience in a shopping space.
He said Wipro was the first lighting company in the country to launch a comprehensive range for the retail segment. The solutions were showcased at the Wipro ''Light Show'' here today. The Light Show was expected to travel to various parts of the country.
Wipro had already completed providing lighting solution to the third line of Delhi's Metro Rail at a cost of Rs eight crore. The experience gained in intelligent lighting solution for Metro rail would help proividing superior high end lighting products and control systems to large retail spaces.
He said the lighting solutions business of Wipro had been growing at a healthy 20 per cent over the last few years and hoped that the trend would continue.
On the occasion Wipro also launched a new range of furniture including the Yuva range of chairs for the IT and ITeS segment.
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