Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company is planning to foray into manufacturing and marketing of textiles upholstery and curtains. At present, the bed and bath products have been the mainstay of the company’s textiles business. Within that segment, the company has brought in new products - the latest being the mattresses.
Moreover, the launch of the new products could take place early next year. The entry of Bombay Dyeing into upholstery and curtains would mean introduction of tailoring services at retail points.
Further, the company has planned to increase own retail outlets to 50 from the current 22 in the domestic market. It is also experimenting with larger format of the stores to stock and display expanded product portfolio. The company has around 450 stores in the country, predominantly owned by franchisees.
The company is engaged in manufacturing wide range of cotton suitings, polyester cotton suitings, shoe lining and duck fabrics, satin furnishings, yarn dyed fabrics, towels, table tops and napkins, satin bed sets, etc. Textile manufacturing is main activity of Bombay Dyeing with 5 manufacturing facilities confirming to international standards.