Timex expands in East, Launches its Fifth Store in Kolkata


Kolkata, June 2013: Global watch major Timex Group India Limited, as a part of its aggressive expansion plans has launched its FIFTH store ‘The Time Factory’ in Kolkata. The plush store is located at the Lindsay Street.

Kolkata offers potential business opportunity that has encouraged Timex to open its stores in the city taking the store count in East to 17 and a whopping 117 “The Time Factory” outlets in the country. There has been an increasing trend of people splurging on premium personal accessories like watches and tapping this trend, Timex has been aggressively expanding its presence in the eastern market.


With the unique signature signage of the Timex Flagship and trendy interiors, Timex stores are always a customer’s delight from the point one enters till they leave. One can experience the same contentment in the 677 sqft sophisticated yet stylish and engaging outlet which houses brands like Timex, Helix, Nautica, Marc Ecko, Fossil and DKNY.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. M.K Bandopadhyay, MD – Timex Group India Limited said“I am happy to announce the launch of our Fifth store in Kolkata “The Time Factory” store in Kolkata and the response that we have received has been overwhelming. Our strong belief in the potentiality of this market has been an example of Timex’s achievement and the valued appreciation of customers that the brand has received over the years. The Time Factory stores aim at fulfilling the growing demand of our discerning customers and providing them with a delightful experience and making more watch-aficionados fall in love with the brand and its unparalleled collection of watches”


These exclusive Time Factory stores is Timex’s innovative multi-brand watch store and provide easy access to a wide assortment of international watch brands under one umbrella which promises to meet the growing demand of individuals. From mid priced sporty watches to premium elegant luxurious watches the store has it all for its consumers.

About TIMEX Group:

Timex Group is the one of the world’s largest watch maker that designs, manufactures and markets innovative timepieces and jewelry globally. Timex was founded in 1854 and has a rich heritage of making the finest timepieces.


Timex Group has a portfolio of several brands spread across various segments from mid-premium to luxury segment with Brands like Timex, Marc Ecko, Nautica, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Helix, Tarun Tahiliani and with selling channels in more than 100 countries. The Group has a design centre based out of Milan and a manufacturing base spread across various countries.

Over the years, TIMEX Group India Ltd. has grown to become one of the leading brands in the organized watch market. Brand TIMEX is well-known in India for its youth appeal, sporty, fashionable and technologically advanced product offering. TIMEX group also has set standards of high quality watch-making through excellent technology and innovative product development. TIMEX has been a pioneer in inventing several landmark technologies to its credit including the Indiglo®. TIMEX Group has also diversified and has plans of launching a host of international brands within the premium and luxury segments in the country.