The founders of Landmark Group, a Dubai-based multinational
conglomerate, have been inducted into the Retail Hall of Fame during the recent 2017 World Retail Congress at Madinat
Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai.
Chairman Micky Jagtiani and
vice chairperson Renuka Jagtiani were given the award during a private ceremony the the global event.
Micky Jagtiani founded the Landmark Group in 1973 with
a single store in Bahrain and has successfully grown it into one of the largest
retail and hospitality conglomerates in the region. A
constant innovator, he has created and conceptualised over 27 diverse brands,
several of which are market leaders today.
The group has over 2,400 outlets across 30
million square feet, catering to a loyal customer base of over 30 million
people across the Middle East, North Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
Renuka Jagtiani has been
closely involved with the group’s business endeavours for over two decades and
was instrumental in creating the high-street fashion brand Splash in 1993. During
this time, she has guided the group's
corporate strategy, built its fashion and hospitality business from the ground
up, led its expansion into new countries and launched its e-commerce platform.
Over the past four
decades, the Landmark Group has established itself as a diversified international
retail and hospitality conglomerate.
“Retail for me has always been more than a business, it is a way
to life and it is about people who have helped me get here," said Micky Jagtiani.
"The GCC has
been my home for over 55 years; during this time I have seen it become a global
powerhouse, thanks to the vision and passion of the region's leadership.”
Renuka Jagtiani added: “As
Landmark, our focus is value, we value those whose lives we touch. The customer
is at the heart of our business, and we change and evolve with them."
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