The first store opens in DLF Mall of India, Noida
21 September 2016, New Delhi: Italian beauty brand, KIKO MILANO announces its entry into India with the opening of its first store in DLF Mall of India at Noida. With over 850 stores in 17 countries and an online presence in 35 nations, KIKO offers a range of more than 1400 high-quality products, including make-up, beauty accessories and state-of-the-art skincare products.
Inspired by the atmosphere and traditions of Milan - a city with an international reputation for art, fashion and design - KIKO capitalises on the major trends of the moment and makes them accessible to all women. KIKO offers a unique combination of quality and creativity rooted in its Italian DNA with international ideas and inspiration, breaking new grounds by testing innovative beauty styles and ideas.
With its innovative approach, KIKO has won over the most demanding beauty addicts with an endless range of shades, tones and textures, to satisfy every professional and personalised make-up requirement. Beauty belongs to everybody and life in color is the way we live - this is the vision of KIKO MILANO.
“The opening of our first store in India marks an exciting moment and an important milestone for KIKO MILANO as it embarks on its journey in the Asian subcontinent. In the past decade, India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing beauty markets in the world where consumers are constantly looking out for products to pamper themselves. We are confident that KIKO’s expansive range and trend setting range of products will win hearts of Indian women.” said Mark Koprowski, International Director, Percassi Group.
“KIKO offers a new experience to the Indian beauty scene. With beauty experts and make up artists on-hand, the store will be a point of reference for beauty lovers - a place to explore, to play with colours and to try out new looks and effective skincare treatments. Entering the world of KIKO does not simply mean treating oneself to ‘beauty shopping’, it is a true sensory experience which includes fun, well-being and gratification. We invite all our consumers to come to KIKO MILANO and glam-up.” said Annanya Sabarwal, Country Director, Kiko Milano.
“DLF Brands is excited to bring Italy’s most loved beauty brand, KIKO MILANO to India. This is in sync with our continued commitment to get the best of global brands to India and a promise of creating a truly opulent retail experience for our customers.” said Timmy Sarna, Managing Director & CEO, DLF Brands Ltd.
The store opened doors on September 17th, 2016.
Founded in 1976 by Antonio Percassi, it is a solid and dynamic business company. Percassi’s operations are focused on three main business areas: Own Brands, Partnership Brands and Real Estate.
The House of Brands concerns the management of own brands, such as Kiko Milano, Madina, Womo and Bullfrog in cosmetics, Vergelio in footwear and Atalanta in sports, Da 30 Polenta in food services or in partnership, such as Billionaire Italian Couture in clothing.
The Partnership Brands area concerns the development and the management of the sales networks of big brands such as Gucci, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Ferrari, Victoria’s Secret, LEGO Group and Starbucks, relying on a know-how of excellence in the development of commercial networks in strategic locations. In the past, Percassi developed stores for the Benetton group and contributed to entry and growth in the Italian market of Inditex (Zara, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Stradivarius) as well as Swatch, Calvin Klein, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger and Levi's.
In the Real Estate sector, Percassi is known for being an entrepreneurial organization that successfully promotes, develops and improves major real estate projects in the sales and managerial sector, always at the forefront of innovation and high quality.
With its headquarters in Bergamo, Percassi operates through facilities and offices in Milan, Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, Lisbon, Warsaw, Zurich, Brussels, Grand Canyon, New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Dubai. Percassi’s activities are managed by the holding company Odissea S.r.l.