Canon fortifies CIS footprint under robust expansion plans Strengthen its presence in Bangalore




Bangalore, March 23rd, 2017: Canon, a leading digital imaging company in India, today launched its eleventh Canon Image Square (CIS) in Bangalore. The exclusive CIS store is located at No.481/160/290 1st Cross Street, Neeladhri lay out, Electronic City, and Bangalore.

Canon fortifies CIS footprint under robust expansion plans Strengthen its presence in Bangalore

Canon fortifies CIS footprint under robust expansion plans Strengthen its presence in Bangalore

Canon fortifies CIS footprint under robust expansion plans Strengthen its presence in Bangalore

CIS is an experience store where customers can have complete hands on experience of the products and provides an imaging and printing experience to the users before they buy the product. It provides comprehensive range of photography and home printing solutions along with a range of Inkjet/Laser printers and cartridges.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Eddie Udagawa - Vice President - Consumer Imaging & Information Centre, Canon India said, “India has emerged as one of the key marketplace for Canon. Under the robust marketing strategies we endeavour to expand our retail business across India. Bangalore is one of the key markets for us, not just in terms of customer base but also for being abreast with the latest technology trends. Our vigorous expansion in the region by opening our 11th CIS store is a testimony to the fact that this market is important for us. With this launch we have opened a total of 224 Canon Image Square stores spanning over 107 cities. We would continue our effort to bringing digital imaging closer to our consumers so that our wide range of products are known and understood by them and they make a right choice of products”.

With CIS stores, photography enthusiasts have an exclusive outlet for all-inclusive imaging solutions. It provides complete range of cameras, right from professional to entry level DSLR’s and attractive new compact cameras in PowerShot (Zoom series camera) and IXUS (entry level pocket size camera) range. It also provide photography accessories such as tripods, camera bags, memory card, chargers and more. Among other highlights, CIS stores provide photo printing solutions and easy finance facilities such as EMI through various credit cards and paper finance through Bajaj Finance. The staffs at the store are professionally trained and are efficient in assisting customers in selecting products in accordance to their specifications and requirement. CIS stores also provide regular training workshops for DSLR camera buyers.

Various innovative sales and marketing tools like live demo of the products, touch and feel experience, trainings and workshops has helped our customers to make informed purchases and strengthen our relationship across India.

We have opened 224 CIS stores across 107 cities and plan to set up around 260 CIS stores by the end of 2017.


About Canon Group
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon has been adhering to the “Kyosei” philosophy and has been striving to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, imaging devices, industrial systems and other products. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 317 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 189,571 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2015)

Canon in India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Presently Canon has opened 224 retail stores called the Canon Image Square, in 107 cities in the country.  Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centres and 37 printer Canon Care Centres. Canon India also has 141 authorized service centres for printers and 195 camera collection points.


In sync with its corporate tagline ‘Delighting You Always’ , reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon India recorded revenue of INR 2348. 6 crores in the year 2016.

About Canon Group
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon has been adhering to the “Kyosei” philosophy and has been striving to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, imaging devices, industrial systems and other products. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 317 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 189,571 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2015)

Canon in India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Presently Canon has opened 224 retail stores called the Canon Image Square, in 107 cities in the country.  Canon’s service reach extends to over 5000 towns with 18 Canon camera service centres and 37 printer Canon Care Centres. Canon India also has 141 authorized service centres for printers and 195 camera collection points.

In sync with its corporate tagline ‘Delighting You Always’ , reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, fax-machines, printers, scanners, All-in-ones, digital cameras, DSLR, Cinematic imaging products, camcorders, cable ID printers and card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Government & Commercial. Canon India recorded revenue of INR 2348. 6 crores in the year 2016.