Jammu & Kashmir Gets First Bharti Walmart Store9 November 2011
The Economic Times
Jammu: Bharti Walmart, the joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Walmart Stores, today opened its first cash-and-carry store here. Launching the first Bharti Walmart store here and 13th in the country, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said, 'Jammu and Kashmir is now on the Walmart map of the world'. Flanked by Rajan Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Walmart and Raj Jain, MD and CEO, Bharti Walmart, Chief Minister said 'J&K is ahead of Delhi, which is yet to get on such a store'. Spread over 53,000 square feet, the Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Jammu is situated at in Top Sher Khanian, near BSF Camp on Akhnoor road and offers best fixed and fair prices with unmatched convenience, choice, quality, hygiene, and selections. The store is a one-stop business-to-business store that meets the day-to-day needs of restaurant owners, hoteliers, caterers, fruit and vegetable resellers, kirana stores, offices and institutions, Mittal told reporters. Best Price Modern Wholesale store will stock over 6,000 items, including a wide range of fresh, frozen & chilled foods, fruit and vegetables, dry groceries, personal and home care items, hotel and restaurant supplies, apparels, office supplies and other general merchandise items, he said. He further said that several products available have been locally sourced from Jammu and Kashmir. These include apples, milk and milk products, rice, baked products, oil, atta and tea and coffee.