8 April 2017, Gurugram: Italian cosmetic brand, KIKO MILANO completes 20 years of beauty and announced another milestone with the opening of its 1000th store in Ambience Mall at Gurugram. KIKO has made a retail mark in a widespread geographical network over a span of 20 years. The brand is present in over 20 countries and also has an online presence in 36 nations offering over 1400 products, including make-up, skincare and beauty accessories, as well as over 1000 new products offered in limited edition collections every year.
Epitomizing Italian modernity, KIKO is synonymous with art, fashion and design. The products offer a unique combination of quality and creativity that draw inspiration from the atmosphere and traditions of Milan. In September 2016, the brand made its first entry in India and launched its first store at DLF Mall of India in Noida, followed by DLF Promenade in Vasant Kunj and has now launched its third store in the country, which is also the 1000th store worldwide.
Gracing the occasion with their presence were Bollywood divas Vaani Kapoor & Diana Penty. Vaani Kapoor joined Stefano Percassi &Timmy Sarna in the ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the store, and along with Diana Penty – interacted with the press about their beauty favourites.
“KIKO has witnessed an exponential growth during its first 20 years,” says Stefano Percassi, founder and CEO of KIKO MILANO. We must keep on going, and evolve with the changing needs of our customers. The opening of our 1000th store worldwide marks an exciting moment and an important milestone for KIKO MILANO. India is recognized as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world and I am glad to launch KIKO’s 1000th store in India.
“DLF Brands is excited to launch the 1000th store of KIKO MILANO worldwide in India. Taking forward our commitment of offering the best of global brands in India, this is 3rd store of KIKO to launch in the country and we are glad to be a part of this exciting moment of the KIKO 20 year journey.”said Timmy Sarna, Managing Director & CEO, DLF Brands Ltd.
“KIKO is one stop beauty destination catering to needs of all make-up lovers. KIKO MILANO believes that beauty belongs to everybody and offers customers a true sensory experience, which includes fun, well-being and gratification. We invite all our customers to KIKO MILANO as we celebrate 20 years of beauty as we launch our 1000th store in Ambience Mall.,” said Annanya Sabarwal, Country Director, Kiko Milano.
It has been an extraordinary journey for KIKO MILANO. In these 20 years, KIKO has garnered loyalists among the most discerning beauty aficionados worldwide with its endless array of shades and textures, satisfying every professional and personal make-up need. Beauty belongs to everybody and life as a matter of colours is the way we live – this is the vision of KIKO MILANO.
For its 20th anniversary, KIKO has chosen to partner with seven international brands linked with emerging designers who will celebrate the very essence of KIKO and its most important values: colour, creativity, talent and an all-Italian style. The selected designers will design seven limited edition capsule collections, and it will launch throughout the year 2017.