Berluti and Brunello Cucinelli to open in India by the end of 2017

Bequest Group, which has the exclusive partnership rights for Bang & Olufsen in India, is planning to open in India the first store of Berluti and is in advanced talks with Brunello Cucinelli.

Berluti is our first association with LVMH. We are in advanced talks with a lot of luxury brands.With Brunello Cucinelli, we are in advanced talks of finalising our agreement,“ said Singh. “We are also coming up with brand extensions of brands that are already present in India and we will be expanding these brands to other markets as well, like Hyderabad and Kolkata. These are brands that are looking to switch their partners.“ CEO Gaganmeet Singh told ET. Berluti is expected to open in Delhi at Emporio Mall

“We see a lot of potential in niche beauty brands,“ said Singh. Bequest plans to have a pan-India presence for Molton Brown and Creed. It plans to launch 14 stores of Molton Brown -the luxury cosmetics brand that has a royal warrant of the Queen -in cities like Delhi and Mumbai.