Mumbai: Classic Marble Company (CMC) has opened two of its new Kalinga Shoppe stores in Mumbai and Coimbatore recently. The premium stores for all kinds for surface designs showcase the company’s internationally acclaimed ‘Make in India’ engineered stone brand – KalingaStone. The stores are part of CMC’s plans to open 50 similar experience centres across the country over the next two years to penetrate the Indian stones market with its KalingaStone Marble, Quartz and Terrazzo offerings. The Shoppe model operates through tie-ups with retailers and distributors to display theme based residences and offices within the existing stores.
The Kalinga Shoppe store in Andheri, Mumbai is built on 1200 sq. ft. area and the one in Coimbatore is spread over 700 sq. ft. Both centres host a dazzling ensemble of KalingaStone Quartz and Marble including the newly launched White Veined Quartz collection and the immensely popular Terrazzo Marble collection, among others. The Kalinga Shoppe experience centres are designed using the company’s products to offer customers the ambience of kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, play areas and study for residences and for offices, meeting rooms, lobbies and receptions, among other areas in commercial spaces.
Over the next six months, CMC plans to expand its Kalinga Shoppe stores across high-potential markets including Aurangabad, Nagpur, Rajkot, Bhopal, Gurgaon, Kochi and Lucknow. CMC aims to tap into its stones legacy of over 27 years, its widespread distribution network and KalingaStone’s international acclaim by expanding of its Kalinga Shoppe stores across the country.