~Saint-Gobain India continues the retail footprint expansion for the year across the country, launches first outlet in Bhubaneswar ~
Saint-Gobain is a worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction focused on its Purpose “Making the World a Better Home.” India is home to 1.35 Bn people and with the current urbanization level at 32%, we will need to build hundreds and thousands of homes in the coming years. The pandemic has made homes central to our existence as we work and learn from our homes. To address the rapidly growing demand for the solutions for homes, Saint-Gobain has developed several end-to-end and innovative solutions – Shower Cubicles, Windows, Kitchen Shutters, Wardrobe Shutters, LED Mirrors, Glass Writing Boards, Gyproc Ceilings, Drywalls, Tiling & Grouting Solutions, Gypsum Plaster, CertainTeed Roofing Shingles, and Novelio Wall Coverings amongst many other solutions. Saint-Gobain has brought all these solutions under MyHome, a one-stop phygital business model offering customers solutions from design to installation.
The real estate sector in Bhubaneswar is bustling with activity, and the demand is expected to rise in 2022. Due to the policy reforms announced by the state government in 2020 which encouraged builders to more aggressively plan residential properties in Bhubaneswar and lower EMI rates, residential real estate is picking up momentum, making it unquestionably attractive to any home buyer. The city of Bhubaneswar accounts for approximately 80% of all real estate activity in the state. Saint-Gobain India has opened its MyHome store in Bhubaneswar, Odisha’s capital and largest city, to meet the region’s growing demand for home solutions.
Mr. Hemant Khurana, Executive Director Saint-Gobain India Pvt Ltd, said “I am happy to announce the launch of the exclusive MyHome showroom in Bhubaneswar today. The city is a growing and promising market, and we are looking forward to providing our solutions for this market. The store we are inaugurating in Bhubaneswar cement our commitment to this growing market and provides a unique opportunity for homeowners to experience our solutions under one roof. Homeowners will be benefitting from our capabilities to provide end-to-end customised offerings. We aim to offer our customers a Phygital (Physical + Digital) experience through a combination of the MyHome store and the popular MyHome website.”
Mr. Srihari K, Business Head, Saint-Gobain India, said “We are delighted to reveal our exclusive MyHome store in the city of Bhubaneswar. This inauguration is an important milestone in our expansion plan for India and the retail footprint we are aiming for in East India. Customers in Bhubaneswar can now get an experience of our solutions through this physical MyHome showroom. We are launching showrooms in various regions of the country in order to reach a bigger audience. Our focus is on delivering wellbeing to the end consumers and make the process simpler and easier. We have had an incredible response from the customers and the industry to our solutions. Our new Windows range of solutions are completely customised for elegant home interiors and provide thermal and acoustic comfort. The fulfilment process is digitalized end-to-end from measurement to manufacturing to installation.’’
Mr. Sharad Prusty, Storeowner, said “Bhubaneswar has always been committed to providing a better life for its citizens. Recent residential real estate developments in the city have increased consumers’ spending propensity for good homes. They are constantly on the lookout for home solutions from trusted brands that will assist them in improving the quality of their homes. The launch of the MyHome showroom aims to meet this need of customers by providing a suite of products and solutions that will ensure a hassle-free experience in laying the foundation of their humble abode”.
Mrs. Priyanka Sahu, Storeowner, said, “We hope that the launch of MyHome showroom in Bhubaneswar will make it easier for consumers to find quality home solutions. In our city, the home solution industry is very fragmented, we want the brand MyHome to be the first to come to people’s minds when they think about doing their home décor. This launch is critical in assisting Saint-Gobain India in reaching as many customers as possible, and we are looking forward to the chance of designing thousands of new homes.”
Customers can now visit the stores at the following location:
Kavya Enterprise, 3rd Floor, Galaxy Mall, Patia, Bhubaneswar