Wellness Forever Targets to Open 450 Retail Stores by FY2021

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Pune, October 25, 2018: To expand its service to customers, India’s leading organised Pharmacy and Lifestyle Retail Chain Wellness Forever Medicare Pvt. Ltd. (Wellness Forever), is planning to further strengthen its presence in Mumbai, Nashik, Pune and other key cities in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. The move will provide a major boost to its strong presence of 140+ stores which are open 24×7.

Wellness Forever is on track to open 450 retail stores by FY 21 across Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. The Company plans to open 58 Stores in FY19.

Wellness Forever recently opened its 20thstore in Pune, its 15thnew store of the current financial year. The company has big plans to create an Omni channel model. On the strategic expansion plans, Mr. Gulshan Bakhtiani (One of the three Founder Directors) said, “Pune is one of the important markets for us in Maharashtra and we are planning to increase our presence in the coming months.With Wellness Forever, our primary objective has always been to create a pharmacy plus lifestyle chain of stores which will cater to the needs of customers beyond medicines. We feel that customers should get a one-stop wellness experience where they can also get other healthcare essentials. We want to change the consumer experience, where our approach is proactive Lifestyle Management for consumer’s wellness rather than reactive care.”

To continue to serve its customers through emerging channels Wellness Forever is transforming itself into a Hyper- Local company. Orders received through its E-com platforms i.e. Mobile Apps and Website Portal will be delivered at the customers’ doorsteps in 90 minutes. This new 90 minutes’ promise will further strengthen customers trust in Wellness Forever and provide a major boost to its 140 plus stores operating 24×7. The Hyper-Local initiative will be launched in multiple phases starting in Oct 2018 in its existing markets in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Pune.

About Wellness Forever:

Wellness Forever Medicare Private Limited (Wellness Forever), is a leading Retail Pharmacy and Wellness chain based in Mumbai. Formed in February 2008, the Company has 140+ retail stores across Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka. One of the key USP of Wellness Forever is that all the stores are open 24×7, day and night. The pharmacy chain sells over 30,000 pharma and lifestyle products across all its stores and all its products are purchased from authorized distributors and manufacturers.

To meet the needs of its customers, Wellness Forever employs 500+ well trained and qualified Pharmacists and operates a Hi-tech and best-in-class 100,000 sq.ft. logistics and warehousing facility called Zero Error Distribution Centre (ZEDC) to procure, store and dispatch medicines and wellness products round the clock in the most efficient manner.

The manifesto of Wellness Forever is “Consumers should get the right medicine on time, every time, anytime” which is why all their stores operate 24×7. Also, this Pharmacy & Wellness Retail chain purchases medicines and products from reputed manufacturers and authorized distributors who conform to all standards laid down by the Food & Drugs Administration (FDA).