"People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations stories and magic."

- Seth Godin


  • Supported Nykaa India’s premier beauty e commerce portal in the initial stage for Strategy / Senior level recruitment and Retail expansion – Closely worked with the founder and the team

  • Conceived / developed and managed Parcos – India’s first and widest (50+ stores) perfumery retail brand across 13 Indian cities managing a 100 crore + turnover.

  • Started Tarz Distribution India Pvt Ltd, Distributors of Dior & other popular brands in India

  • Distributed high end / Luxe L’Oréal perfumes in Dubai for 7+ years

  • Initiated the start of HFX – 1st co-branded L’OREAL Saloon in India using Colour bar as a marketing tool.

Travel Retail

Pioneered and set up the Travel Retail business in India

  • India’s first Private Duty Fee chain – Flemingo was set up by SK. 1st Pvt Duty Free License obtained at Trivandrum. Set up stores at Airports / Sea Ports and Border Shops in India

  • India’s first Joint Venture in Travel Retail domain between Shoppers Stop and The Nuance Group (Zurich) was started by SK

  • Innovative Travel Retail ventures have been initiated at Private / Green field airports in Mumbai / Delhi / Bengaluru / Hyderabad and a few AAI airports

  • Set up Duty Free Business  in  Sri  Lanka  for  Flemingo  by  forming  2  JV’s  with  Public  sector enterprises. Explored Duty Free Business in Africa & Middle East for Flemingo.

  • Know the who’s who at all levels within the Travel Retail domain in India & abroad

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Lifestyle & Luxury
  • Set up the Damas operations in India & started the retail ventures for the Gitanjali Group (Ddamas / Nakshatra).

  • Proposed / Discussed / Negotiated the award of a master franchise agreement with Tiffany – USA.

  • Proposed / Researched / Prepared the groundwork for the entry strategy of Saks Fifth Avenue – USA in India.


Overseas Clients

Indian Clients