French sports goods manufacturer, Decathlon, has informed us that the company has launched first Store in Sarjapur, Bangalore as a cash and carry business, on the lines of German retailer Metro.
Decathlon has 500 stores across the Globe. Its Bangalore store has SKUs / sports goods ranging between basket ball, badminton,hockey, football, soccer, squash, tennis, table tennis, paddle and many outdoor games all available under one roof.
Spotting huge potential for sports goods in India as hard-working Indians are increasingly willing to invest in sports and health, Decathlon set footprint on the Indian soil and will gradually begin to expand.
Decathlon has designed a new brand for Indian cricket lovers – Kibstar a small kit at a price around INR 1650.
Since it is a Cash’n’Carry format, you need VAT / KST Number to shop in the store / online, which most individuals like us don’t have. However, if you do qualify, you can check out their exclusive Indian website before driving down to Sarjapur.