Naturals chain of salons, the pioneer in the Indian beauty & hair salon industry just announced its entry into the international market at a grand event in Rixos The Palm Dubai. This announcement was made by none other than the master blaster, the legendary Sachin Tendulkar himself along with Pakistan cricket teams’ pride, Wasim Akram. The brand is looking to open 100 salons in Dubai and the 5 GCC countries in the next three years. The brand is also at an advance stage of discussion with a master franchisee for the US and is looking to enter the American market by early next year. Singapore and United Kingdom are also on the cards. Besides having a strong hold in the southern regions of India, the brand is also expanding aggressively in the North and is looking to follow the same aggressive strategy in the West and the East shortly.
Speaking on the occasion, Naturals Co-founder, C K Kumaravel said ‘To make Naturals the number one salon brand in the world, we are looking at 10,000 salons worldwide by 2025.’ He also adds that ‘What makes me more proud is the fact that 400 out of the 510 salons are being headed and successfully run by women franchisees. The success of Naturals is ample proof of what women can achieve and is an effective portrayal of what the future holds for women power’.
Over the years of its existence, Naturals as a name has become synonymous with beauty and wellness through its vast variety of products and services evoking confidence in millions. To steer this consistent growth the brand has joined hands with the style diva and Bollywood queen, Kareena Kapoor Khan, the squash champion Dipika Pallikal and the girl next door of Indian cinema, Genelia D’Souza as its brand ambassador.
Very recently, to mark its milestone 500th salon in Mumbai, Naturals chain of Salons, felicitated the mothers of illustrious Indian achievers with the first edition of ‘Mothers of India 2015’ awards. The gala event, at Taj Land’s End in Mumbai on August 29, was an effort to recognize, felicitate and salute the distinguished mothers of the remarkable achievers. These achievers – Gems of India – from different genres across sports, music, dance, business and literature have contributed to the pride of our country. The celebrity mothers honored were the mothers of cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh, Grammy & Academy Award winning musician A.R. Rahman, tennis player Sania Mirza, shooter Abhinav Bindra, Bharatanatyam dancer Alarmel Valli, Carnatic musician Bombay Jayasree, playback singers Shankar Mahadevan and Chinmayi Sripada, author Chetan Bhagat and entrepreneur Gaurav Marya amongst many more. Other distinguished guests present at the event included Mahatria, Tara Sharma, Pooja Kumar and Anuya among others.