The shops, which will come up in the next six months at major Metro stations across the National Capital Region, will offer commuters a wide range of food, beverages, magazines, books, electronics and other items. It is the first time that the Hudson News Cafe, globally-renowned retail chain brand, is making its foray into the growing Indian market.
Work on setting up the stores has already begun and InterGlobe Retail, a wholly owned subsidiary of Indigo Airlines, and Swiss retail chain Dufry International AG have signed an agreement to open the stores under the brand name of 'Hudson News Cafe', DMRC spokesman Anuj Dayal said. Dufry International has acquired Hudson News, which is a leading travel news, books and convenience retailer in the US.
The shops, most of which will be located at stations with high footfall, will have a comprehensive and wide selection of food and beverages, newspapers, magazines, books, health