Overview

Overview

Gitanjali Group is one of the world's largest integrated branded jewellery manufacturer-retailer with an annual turnover of over $ 2 billion. Established in 1966, today its activities are spread across the entire value chain from rough diamond sourcing, cutting, polishing and distribution, to diamond and gold jewellery manufacturing, branding and retailing in India and overseas. The Group pioneered the jewellery retail revolution in India with the launch of ‘Gili’, way back in 1994. It today owns and distributes eight out of the top ten jewellery brands in the country including Gili, Nakshatra, Asmi, Sangini, Nizam and Parineeta to name a few. There are many other significant branded offerings catering to various consumer niches across both the fine and fashion jewellery segments. Gitanjali has an extensive global retail network of about 3,000 points of sale including own stores, shop-in-shops (SIS), retailers and franchise outlets. It has two world-class diamond polishing facilities in India located at Surat and Hyderabad. It’s domestic jewellery manufacturing facilities are located at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Surat and Jaipur while an international manufacturing set up is in Thailand with a total capacity of almost one million pieces per month. The Group’s international design hub is located in Italy. Over the last two decades, the Group has expanded across the globe and today has operations in USA, UK, Belgium, Italy, the Middle East, China, Singapore and Japan. Today the group owns a large retail chain in the US, Samuels Jewelers Inc; and has acquired a number of brands such as Stefan Hafner, Valente, Io Si, Poratti and others in Italy. Its most recent foray has been in the fast growing world of e-commerce, with different brands being retailed through its own jewellery portals as well as on larger e-tailing websites and marketplaces. The Group is also a socially responsible organisation and has won many accolades acknowledging this fact. Gitanjali Group runs Sambhav, a well-developed CSR programme that spans initiatives across varied spheres. Under the banner of Saksham, it has been a pioneer and leader within the diamond and jewellery industry in providing employment opportunities to persons with disabilities. Over the years, Gitanjali Group has won over 50 awards for exports, designing, branding, retailing and for CSR activities from both, government bodies and private organizations in India and abroad.

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