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Arvind launches Gap’s 2nd standalone store in Chennai

Continuing the expansion of one of the world’s most iconic apparel brands across India, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited, Gap’s franchisee in India, today announced the launch of its second standalone store in Chennai at VR Mall. Opening on 19th October, this will be the 15th Gap store in the country, joining 23 shop-in-shop locations launched this year in Tier II and Tier III cities.

Spanning across 4328 sq. ft., the store will offer a full assortment of the brands’ Fall 2018 collection for men, women, kids and baby. This season, Gap also introduces ‘Soft Wear’ concept clothing, a curated collection of super soft garments that are engineered to perfection. The ranges of products available for men include the carbon brushes fleece, full zip hoodies, crew necks, pullover hoodie styles and Washwell™ Denims. Key focus areas for women comprise of The Girlfriend Chino, plaid bottoms, blazers and floral prints. The kids and baby collection emphasize on SuperDenims; whereas, the themed collections range from Star Wars, Gap Superhero collection and Disney’s Mickey and Minnie collections. 

Speaking on the launch, Parag Dani, Gap India Business Head at Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited said, “India as a market has always been diverse, dynamic and constantly developing. Gap wants to be part of every evolving consumer’s wardrobe and in order to facilitate that, we want to ensure that they get to experience Gap’s iconic American casualwear. Chennai has been a growing market for us, and we are confident that our second standalone store venture in the city will help the iconic American brand establish a strong presence in South India.”

Gap is currently present with standalone stores in the National Capital Region, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Raipur and Indore. In addition, Gap is also available in shop-in-shop format stores across Tier II and III cities like Surat, Jammu, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bhopal and Bhubaneshwar. Gap products are available online on, garnering larger visibility and access to the brand across the country.

About Gap

Gap is one of the world's most iconic apparel and accessories brands and the authority on American casual style.  Founded in San Francisco in 1969, Gap’s collections are designed to build the foundation of modern wardrobes – all things denim, classic white shirts, khakis and must-have trends.  Beginning with the first international store in London in 1987, Gap continues to connect with customers online and across the brand’s more than 1,600 company-operated and franchise retail locations around the world. Gap includes Women's and Men's apparel and accessories, GapKids, babyGap, GapMaternity, GapBody and GapFit collections. The brand also serves value-conscious customers with exclusively-designed collections for Gap Outlet and Gap Factory Stores. Gap is the namesake brand for leading global specialty retailer, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) which includes Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta. For more information, please visit




About Arvind Limited:

Arvind Limited is one of India's largest integrated textile and apparel company with a strong presence In branded garments. It is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of textile products with a turnover of US$ 1.7 billion. Arvind has an unmatched portfolio of owned brands such as Flying Machine; as well as licensed product brands such as Arrow, GAP, Gant, Izod, Aeropostale, Nautica, US Polo Assn., to name a few. The portfolio also includes retail brands like Unlimited, The Arvind Store, The Children’s Place and Hanes.


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