Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 9:
Khimji Jewellers, a leading name in jewellery and fashion trade of Odisha and Eastern India, has received the coveted ‘Leading Retailer of India’ Awards 2014 at UBM Gems and Jewellery show, a Pearl and Gem Fair (HJF) showcased at Hitex centre, Hyderabad.
Sumeet Khimji, Director, Khimji Jewellers received the prestigious award given by UBM India, a part of UBM Plc and the leading global media business company, on behalf of Khimji Jewellers at a function in Hyderabad on Sunday evening.
Over 120 jewellery manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, diamond and gemstone suppliers and representatives from trade and governmental organizations, participated in the exhibition, one of the biggest gems and jewellery B2B exhibition in the country.
Expressing happiness on Khimji Jewellers winning this prestigious award, Sumeet Khimji,said; “We are honoured to receive this prestigious ‘Leading Retailer of India’ Awards 2014 from UBM India for Khimji Jewellers. We are humbled by this recognition and equally delighted to be the first jeweller from Odisha to bag the coveted award. This has indeed added another feather to the crown of Khimji Jewellers which recently bagged the prestigious ‘Trendsetter Jeweller’ award at Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014’.
The award, he said, is a testimony to the high standards maintained by Khimji Jewellers since its inception in 1936. “Such awards will certainly encourage our indomitable spirit to bring in the best for our valued customers and continue to serve them better with greater transparency in jewellery trade,” he said.
It may be noted here that, Khimji Jewellers, was declared ‘Trendsetter Jeweller’ for design leadership at the coveted ‘Retail Jeweller India Trendsetters 2014’ at Mumbai in February 2014. The name of Khimji Jewellers also sparkled at Oscar Red carpet when elegantly designed dangling earrings named ‘Saavan – Droplets of Love’ designed by Khimji Jewellers, crafted with 236 Forevermark diamonds, was showcased at Forever mark Suite giving the opportunity to the stylists to select the pieces for celebrity accessories for Oscars.
Khimji Jewellers is the first Jeweller in Odisha to have 100% BIS certified gold jewellery and 100% IGI certified diamond jewellery. Khimji Jewellers which pioneered transparency and trust in jewellery trade in Odisha takes pride in having a pan Odisha footprint with grand jewellery stores at Cuttack and Rourkela and a niche showroom at Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik Airport.