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Samsonite to add 50 more stores in India this year

Samsonite India, a premium manufacturer for travel bags, is on an expansion mode. In the year 2012, the company is setting up 50 new stores. As a part of the expansion, Samsonite has already launched ten stores in Pune during the last ten months. Samsonite will soon open its 300th Store in India in April 2012 .

Speaking to Business Standard, Subrata Datta, managing director, Samsonite South Asia Pvt Ltd, said: "Currently Samsonite has 292 stores in India and plans to add another 50 stores this year. The retail growth in Pune has been outstanding and has exceeded our expectations especially over the last couple of years. We have increased the number of stores in Pune from just five to fifteen in just 10 months. We would be adding two more stores very soon. Pune is growing faster and response to our stores is also very good. Our 300th store may be opened in Pune."