GRAND OPENING OF ‘MYSHOP CONNECT’ RETAIL STORE IN DWARKA, one of India’s leading online shopping portals has launched its first retail outlet in Dwarka, New Delhi. The opening saw a big rush of shoppers who wanted to avail the exciting inaugural offers and discounts. is planning to open a chain of retail outlets under the brand name of ‘Myshop Connect’. They plan to open 50 such retail stores pan India by the end of 2015 and 300 stores by December 2016. ‘Myshop Connect’ retail stores will cover every locality/suburb of metros, tier-2 and tier-3 cities. The grand inauguration was done by Mr. Pravin Rana, Deputy Mayor MCD – South Delhi & Mrs. Radhika Sethia, Chairperson, West Zone Councillors (BJP).

On the occasion Mrs. Sethia said, “It is a proud moment for all of us. has taken the initiative to support the ‘Make in India’ campaign by promoting the products of small and upcoming Indian entrepreneurs on its online portal and retail stores. Such platform will contribute to the development of the country.”

When asked about the contradiction of an online shopping portal opening physical retail outlets, the CMD of, Mr.Manoranjan Mohanty said “Myshop Connect retail stores will not contradict but will in fact compliment it”. He said “As per a survey conducted by us, it came to light that though the number of online shoppers is increasing significantly but at times, there is a feeling of disconnect unlike in a retail store where a buyer interacts in person with the seller. Opening ‘Myshop Connect’ retail stores will attract more and more shoppers to This will help us in becoming the dominant player in online shopping industry. This novel concept has also attracted many potential investors who wish to invest money with us to expand our operations. We have almost finalized a deal with an eminent overseas investor and will shortly make an announcement in this regard.”

Clarifying further, Mr. Shailesh Anandani, CEO, said “This unique concept of ‘Myshop Connect’ retail stores will help our online shoppers in many ways. If a customer wants to feel and see products before buying from the portal then he/she can visit the nearest ‘Myshop Connect’ store. Customers can also buy directly from these stores all the fabulous deals and discounted products that are available on These stores will also act as post sales local customer service points. Retail stores will also help in enhanced brand visibility of These stores will only feature products and deals available on”.

Mr. Rana, Deputy Mayor MCD – South Delhi added, “I support the cause initiated by It is probably the first e-commerce company which has combined its business model with its CSR activities in such a novel way”.

Entrepreneur, Designer and Garment manufacturer Mr. Manish Chhabra of ‘Manish and Christina Designer Studio’ said, “I am thankful to which has provided us the platform and opportunity where we can expand and run our business smoothly in such a helpful and collaborative environment. I’m sure that all suppliers registered with will benefit even more with the opening of ‘Myshop Connect’ chain of retail stores”

Mr. Anil Gupta, the Dwarka region partner of Myshop Connect said “We are very happy to see the level of support given by to its franchisee partners. All sales for Dwarka region whether at the retail store or on the portal will be serviced by us, thus, making it a very profitable business model for us. Customers will also benefit as they will have a local interaction point for attractive offers and discounts which are available on We decided to partner with because of this exciting business model and also the high quality of products and post sales customer service that is known for. It is probably the first online retail company in India with such diverse range of product categories to open retail stores and we believe this fusion of online and retail shopping stores is the future”.

About, one of the world’s leading online shopping portal was launched in 2010, in alliance with ATD GROUP which is a leading group of companies engaged in the area of IT, Finance, Real Estate, Agro and e-commerce since last 10 years. All Time Data Private Ltd is already into IT and ITES services besides Data processing and Networking domains.