Bangalore, India - Tata Starbucks Limited, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited, opens a new India flagship store in Bangalore on Saturday, Nov. 23.
In addition to the flagship store at Koramangala, Tata Starbucks Limited will open two more stores by the end of the year at Phoenix Market City and Orion Mall at Brigade Gateway in Bangalore.
The flagship store is spread over approximately 3,000 square feet and will be open to customers from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. Inspired by the architectural style and tradition of the Bangalore Bungalow, the store design embraces the lush landscape and greenery of the “Garden City.” The store celebrates the artisans of Southern India by integrating locally sourced material, architectural treasures and antiques mostly found in traditional bungalows. The store also pays tribute to the significance of its location in Karnataka, the birthplace of coffee in India.
Starbucks entered the Indian market in October 2012 and currently operates 30 stores across India. Starbucks® stores are operated by the joint venture, Tata Starbucks Limited, and branded as Starbucks Coffee - “A Tata Alliance.”