Indian Jeweller Announces 2018 India’s Coolest Store Awards Winners

Recipients Honoured at the 3rd Edition of COUTURE INDIA show in New Delhi

: IJ News Service
30 September 2018 3:53 PM
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Indian Jeweller magazine is pleased to announce the winners of first ever India’s Coolest Store Awards 2018 held in New Delhi on 29th September 2018 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi.

Recognizing excellence in jewellery retail space and their commitment to provide best experience to their consumers that have been demonstrated through their physical retail space, advertising/marketing plans, awards were given away during the first day of 3rd edition of COUTURE INDIA show. Who’s who of the gems and jewellery industry gathered under one roof for the award ceremony.

Pramod Agrawal, Chairman of GJEPC and Nitin Khadelwal, Chairman of GJC graced the awards ceremony as chief guests. Sachin Jain, MD, Forevermark India and Nirupa Bhatt, MD-GIA India & Middle East were also part of the awards ceremony. Celebrity guest for the evening was none other than gorgeous Karisma Kapoor.

“It gives me immense pleasure to honour these retail jeweller store owners and their exceptional dedication to give best retail experience to consumers in every possible way,” said Alok Kala, Editor, Indian Jeweller Magazine.

“I congratulate the winners and every jewellery store that was nominated and participated in the competition. It’s their exemplary efforts that would bring a sea-change in the retail landscape of India,” said Arpit Kala, Associate Publisher, Indian Jeweller Magazine.

After months of careful selection process, 30 select jewellery retail stores from across India were evaluated on five important factors like brand story,  their individuality (cool  factor), store interiors, store exteriors and media presence (print, digital and  social media).


The finalists were selected during the Jury Meet held in Mumbai. The jurors included Nirupa Bhatt, MD – GIA India & Middle East, Richa Singh, MD-India, Diamond Producers Association, Aftab Bandukwala, MD, V-Design Architectural Solutions Private Limited, A Shivaram, Founder, Retail Gurukul and, Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO, Retailers Association of India (RAI).

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