In this world of consumerism, shopping malls hold a very prominent place. In fact, in India, the number of shopping malls has increased by leaps and bounds in the last 10 years. However, shopping malls have their unique benefits. In a good mall, you can get almost everything under one roof. Therefore, people have flocked to the malls in great numbers. As a result, various business groups from around the world have opened up shopping malls in various cities in India. Recently, the UAE-based Lulu group has made it to the headlines after launching India’s biggest Lulu Mall in Lucknow.
Yes! You have got that right. Lucknow is now the proud possessor of the largest Lulu Mall in India. Prior to Luckow, the Lulu group had established shopping malls in Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, and Kochi. All these malls are quite popular. In fact, videos of people swarming in numbers to the Lulu Malls in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram have become viral on the internet. However, none of these can come head to head with the mall in Lucknow. This brand new mall harbours more than 300 brands. It also houses Lulu Group’s own Lulu Hypermarket, Lulu Fashion, and Lulu Connect. What more can a shopper wish for? This new mall is truly turning into a shopping paradise. Read the article to know more about this new shopping paradise.
The Lulu Group
Before going into the details of the biggest Lulu Mall in India, let us take some time to learn about the Lulu group. This is the core group behind hundreds of shopping malls across the world. It was founded back in 2000 by Yusuff Ali M A. In fact, you will be surprised to know that Yusuff was born in the Thrissur district of Kerala. At present, the group operates 235 retail stores in 22 countries across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. In fact, the group website claims that they have a global annual turnover of USD 8 billion. This is proof enough of the popularity that the outlets of the group enjoy around the world.
The Lulu Group operates retail stores, supermarkets, department stores, shopping malls, and hypermarkets. However, they have not limited themselves to simply selling products. They also produce and process meat items. The group also manufactures garments. In fact, the Lulu Group is also a well-known exporter of electronics, cashew nuts, coffee, rice, pulses, fruits, meat, fish, vegetables, textiles, footwear, luggage, and various household articles.
However, the group is more famous for its retail section, named LuLu Hypermarket. In fact, they are trendsetters in the retail industry. The company has an Indian subsidiary named LuLu Group India. For a considerable time, this group has been working on stretching its operation in the retail, e-commerce, and food processing units. Last year, the group launched a global kids’ superstore named ‘House of Toys’ in Bangalore. In fact, it is the first of its kind superstore in India. They also have a long wishlist of retail outlets for India. The one is Lucknow, therefore, may be seen as a giant step towards that aim.
The Lulu Mall in Lucknow
The new Lulu Mall in Lucknow is a massive structure that stands on 2.2 million square feet of space. Now you may well imagine the greatness of the mall. In fact, it also has an 11-storey parking lot. As stated earlier, it houses over 300 brands. Moreover, all the brand outlets are spacious. They are designed in the perfect way to provide a marvellous shopping experience to the shoppers.
The mall also houses a grand food court. It has 25 food brand outlets, cafes, 15 dining restaurants, and much more. The mall also provides mobile charging sections for the shoppers. In addition, the new Lulu Mall in Lucknow also includes Futura. It is the largest indoor family entertainment space with a VR-enabled arena, video games, indoor rollercoasters, and a trampoline park. It welcomes people of all ages to experience a much-desired fun time. Moreover, the mall also has exclusive spaces for wedding shopping, featuring a great collection of jewelry, ethnic wear, and all other essentials. What else can a mall offer? Well, with the Lulu Group constantly pushing the limits of the shopping experience, nothing seems impossible.
What’s Up For The Future?
The Lulu group has a large list of projects for various cities in India. Evidently, they are trying to get a strong hold on the founder’s home country. As reported by the group’s higher officials, there are many other cities in their target. Chennai, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad are the next big cities on their radar. They are therefore aiming to capture the Indian retail market in a greater way.
As a shopper, it is always great to have places like Lulu Malls in our respective cities. With the large variety of options that they offer in their malls, shopping becomes an enjoyable experience. In fact, this is what the Lulu group is aiming at. They are aiming to make shopping a memorable experience for their shoppers. Therefore, be ready shoppers. You never know; your city may be the next target for the Lulu Group.
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