HCL Infosystems Limited, India’s premier information enabler and country’s leading ICT system integrator and Distribution Company proudly announces its retail initiative HCL Digilife Stores as the youngest and most awarded retail chain for the year 2007-08, having won as many as six MOST coveted and prestigious awards of the retail industry, within a year of existence. The awards won by HCL chain of Digilife stores include the Retailer of the Year Award – Consumer Durables from Asia Retail Congress, Best in Retail category– Speciality from Franchise India Holdings, Most Admired Retailer of the Year – Consumer Durables from India Retail Forum, Most Supportive Franchisor from Franchise Plus, Most Innovative Franchisor from Franchise Plus, and No. 1 IT retail Company from VAR India.
HCL Digilife stores houses a comprehensive range of digital lifestyle and entertainment products ranging from PCs and notebooks, digital cameras and music players, mobile phones, gaming consoles and office automation devices from world renowned brands like, Apple, Nokia, Toshiba, Kodak, Kingston, plantronics, Casio, HCL etc with the assurance of HCLs Best Assured service and support. Bringing alive a true convergence era, HCL Digilife stores are more than just retailing, they are about offering a unique shopping ambience to customers through the experience zones – Home Zone and Gaming Zone, that allows a customer to actually touch, feel and experience the product before purchase.
The Home Zone, enables a customer to get a feel of how easy is technology to use and how it leads to a comfortable and efficient lifestyle. It also demonstrates that the products which we use in daily lives can talk to each other via a computing device – PC or a Laptop – and can make life simpler yet high tech. The Gaming Zone on the other hand, provides the ultimate gaming experience to gaming enthusiasts, through a live demo PC or a console using various accessories and add-ons to provide them with an amazing chance to experience, the best in the gaming world.
Mr. Rajendra Kumar, Executive Vice President HCL Infosystems Limited, said: “Receiving an array of prestigious awards for our retail initiative within a year of its launch is a validation of the success of HCL’s Digilife Chain. Our extensive nationwide retail presence is a proof of our commitment to closely engage with our customers to be able to understand and meet their technology needs. We are commitment to providing the consumers a complete digital lifestyle experience though HCL Digilife stores which uniquely showcase true digital convergence and have thus emerged as India’s preferred one-stop stores for digital lifestyle products.”
HCL DIGILIFE BRINGS ALIVE A TRUE DIGITAL EXPERIENCE
- Computers, software, networks, accessories & components: Includes PCs from Toshiba, PDAs, software, storage systems, printers, wireless communication accessories, sound & graphic cards
- Digital audio & video: Digital Music players from Apple, Home Theatres, high-performance audio & video devices
- Digital photo & imaging: Digital cameras from Kodak, scanners, imaging software
- Digital mobile solutions: Includes Nokia cellphones, web services, etc.
- Digital gaming & entertainment: Includes gaming consoles from X-Box, leading computer games
- Digital infotainment: Broadband solutions, DTH services, HDTV, Internet & internet telephony, entertainment solutions etc.
“We pioneered the concept of offering complete panorama of digital lifestyle products under one roof with the launch of first HCL Digilife store about a 18 months back, and today have been able to ramp up the number to as many as 68 Digilife stores thanks to the astounding response from our consumers.” he added.
With an aim to make the most compelling digital products and services more accessible to Indian consumers across the country, HCL will be looking at establishing close to 100 HCL Digilife stores, over next six months, equally focusing on metros, state capitals. The primary expansion model will that be of franchising, while HCL has over 6 of its own stores to provide a benchmark for franchisee outlets nationwide. Each such retail would approximately be spread over an area of 750-1200 square feet.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US $ 3.1 billion (Rs. 12,558 Crores) is India’s premier information enabling and ICT System Integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. India’s leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, E-Governance & Power. HCL has India’s largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India’s largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers alike. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a US $ 4.9 billion (Rs. 19,641 crores) leading Global Technology and IT enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. The HCL team comprises approximately 55,700 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 18 countries including 360 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.in