Only mall in South India to be awarded under this category
Chennai: Express Avenue, the destination shopping mall of India has won the title of “Most Admired shopping Centre of the year 2016”. This award has been presented to Express Avenue under sales performance per sq. feet Category. It is the only mall in South India to be awarded under this category. India Shopping Centre Forum culminated in the 9th edition of the annual IMAGES Shopping Centre Awards (ISCA) ceremony which happened recently in Mumbai in which this award was presented for Express Avenue. The IMAGES Group is trusted as the catalyst for profitable growth of modern retail through knowledge platform leadership. ISCA 2016 honoured India’s leading malls from both metros and non-metros on the basis of sales performance of retailers, as well for outstanding marketing drives and social & community activities.
The Grand Jury for ISCA 2016, comprising distinguished personalities in the field of research, design and consulting with thorough insights into the business and India’s top retailers gave scores based on their own understanding of the nominees. Mr. Amitabh Taneja (Chief Convenor, India Shopping Centre Forum), Mr. Krish Iyer (President & CEO, Walmart India), Mr. Pankaj Jaju (Head – Strategic Partnerships, Axis Bank) were few key personalities among the significant jury members.
To shortlist and rank best performing malls in India for financial year 2015-16, IMAGES undertook a first of its kind exercise in the world which involved over 200 top brands and retailers with their respective business development, operations, marketing & retail team members and associates to identify the best malls across India. Tenants in shopping centres with different retail verticals, formats and consumer segments joined in to rank malls on the basis of their overall performance including metrics like marketing promotion initiatives, trading density and ROI.
Express Avenue marked the beginning of the mall culture in Chennai six years ago (2010) and continues to be a centre of attraction for mall goers. Being One of India’s top three performing malls and No.1 in South India, Express Avenue is a one-stop destination for all premium national and international brands and vows its visitors with this presence. Express Avenue is very well known for its remarkable rapport with the retailers and the shoppers as well. This results in receiving such accolades and awards from the stalwarts of various sectors.
About the award Ms. Kavita Singhania, Managing Director, Express Avenue & Express Infrastructure Private Limited said “I am thrilled and thoroughly happy that Express Avenue has been titled as the “Shopping Centre of the year 2016”. This increases our responsibility to maintain our uncompromising standards to satisfy our retailers by providing the best infrastructure facilities and the customers with a pleasant shopping experience“.
Express Avenue is designed to suit the world class audience who love travelling and shopping with its national and International brands. The ambience is very much pleasing that one can choose to stay there all day long with plenty of entertainment features around. Being one of the sophisticated malls in India, Express Avenue rides a valiant horse in the heart of Chennai.
About Express Avenue:
Express Avenue, one of the Largest and Sophisticated Malls in India was inaugurated in the year 2010. Express Avenue focuses to be a complete one-stop shop for shoppers. Express Avenue has been honored with numerous recognitions including ‘Best Mall in Chennai’ in NDTV Lifestyle Awards, 2011, ‘Most Admired Shopping Centre for the year 2011’ in South India by ISCA’11 and also it has been awarded the ‘Commercial Project of the Year 2011’. For More Details: www.expressavenue.in