- The company has collaborated with GK Vale to open photo shop in India
- This is the fifth such store by Fujifilm in India, Fujifilm also has experience stores in the country
Fujifilm with GK Vale has announced the opening of a new photo and brand experience concept store in Bengaluru. The company is aiming to open 20 such experience stores in India.
Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India said, “We are happy to open our first co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in association with GK Vale. At Fujifilm, we are passionate about the preservation of people’s memories, and keeping the spirit and culture of photography alive. We want to inspire people to have fun, to enjoy photography and to learn more about what they can do with their pictures and their cameras. With our new Wonder Photo Shop, we are committed to offer our customers a place that offers all experiences in one from picture taking to picture making.”
Fujifilm’s official statement read, “Located at Church St, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar, the first ever co-branded Wonder Photo Shop in the city aims to celebrate Bengaluru’s love for photography, art and culture. The store embodies a holistic vision of photography, from picture taking to printing, sharing and social networking, as a creative life experience. With the theme ‘Photo Renaissance’, the store offers an opportunity to experience an immersive and interactive retail space with Fujifilm’s state-of-the-art products and services to meet the aesthetic taste of the youth of our country.”
The company on the inauguration of its first co-branded Wonder Photo Shop introduced various opening day offers. For every walk-in consumer, Fujifilm presented free 6×4 photos and flat 10 per cent off on their Instax Cameras. Additionally upon purchasing instax cameras, customers were gifted with a customized Instax bag worth Rs 1299, 40×1 film pack and other instax accessories. Consumers could also avail free designing charges for mini photo album. For digital camera enthusiasts, the company ran an exclusive discount offer of Rs 4,000 on purchase of Fujifilm’s XA5 and XT100 series.
Anand Sukumar from GK Vale said, “We are extremely excited about our association with Fujifilm India. We are happy to open our doors to the customers and offer them an integrated photography experience in Bengaluru – a wonderland of opportunities. Being in the business for 110 years, we understand the ever changing needs of customers extremely well. Fujifilm’s wonder Photo shop store is a fantastic example of what can happen when passion meets hobbies, experiences, fun, profession and memories.”
“The Wonder Photo Shop puts the customer at the heart of the experience and provides a wonderful place for customers to unlock their creativity and develop a refreshing perspective on photo printing. With more than 80 years of history and experience in the photo industry, we are confident that our latest Wonder Photo Shop will strengthen our presence in the country. We are committed to preserve the culture of photography and Wonder Photo Shop will act as a catalyst to achieve that goal,” added Mr. Centhil Nathan, SVP and Head-Photo Imaging at Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd.