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Bosch to expand business operations in India

Bosch to expand business operations in India
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First Published: Tue, Dec 16 2008. 11 38 AM IST
Updated: Tue, Dec 16 2008. 11 38 AM IST
By KG
Chennai: Bosch, the world’s leading manufacturer of automotive components and leader in industrial technology, on Tuesday announced expanding its business operations in India by opening more than 100 exclusive Bosch System Specialty Showrooms (BSS), a new concept in power tool market, across the country in the next two years.
“The shortlisted authorised dealers would be investing from Rs5 lakh to 30 lakh for the BSS exclusive outlets depending upon the showroom size,” Bosch Power Tools division country head Vijay Pandey said.
He added that of the planned total, 12 BSS outlets would come up in south India alone. “We are also planning to establish BSS outlets in Tier-II cities of the country by 2010”.
Pandey said the company would authorise select dealers from their list to set up BSS.
“We are in the process of selecting dealers from our list. The selection process is based on stringent rules and regulations, which will be imposed on them for setting up the showrooms,on par with international standards”, he added.
“More than 150 types of power tool products would be sold in these BSS,” he said adding that the BSS dealers would also ensure best services after sales.
Pandey, who was here to inagurate a new BSS outlet, said, “we have initially fixed a target of minimum Rs8 lakh sales turnover per year for each new BSS”.
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First Published: Tue, Dec 16 2008. 11 38 AM IST