Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd formed after merging the branded apparel businesses of Aditya Birla Group. The group has interests in viscose staple fiber, metals, cement, viscose filament yarn, branded apparel, carbon black, chemicals, fertilizers, insulators, financial services, and telecom. It having revenue of Rs 8,118 Crore spread over retail space of 7.5 million sq.ft. The group comprises of Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd, (ABNL) Madura Fashion division and ABNL’s subsidiaries Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Limited(PFRL) and Madura Garments Lifestyle Retail Company Limited(MGLRCL).
Initially, ABFRL known as Pantaloons Fashions & Retail Limited. It is one of the leading fashion network of 2,714 brand stores across 750 cities in the country. It has a collection of preeminent brands such as Louis Philippe, Van Heusen, Alley Solly, and Peter England established over 25 years.
Pantaloons is India’s largest fashion store brand over the past two decades. ABFRL entered into collective multi-brand retailers of international brands and mono-brands such as Ted Baker, Ralph Lauren, American Eagle, and Simon Carter. In August 2017, ABFRL entered into a multi‐store retail and e‐commerce license agreement with American Eagle Outfitters Inc.
The directors of the company include Ashish Dikshit, Geetika Anand, Pranab Barua. And Sushil Agarwal, Arun Thiagarajan, Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, Sukanya Kripalu.