After successfully establishing itself in the online space in India, internet and ecosystem conglomerate LeEco has announced today that it is all set to strengthen its offline presence across the country.
LeEco has partnered with top Regional retail chains like Sangeetha, Poorvika & Zonal Distributors like Shivalik, AppsYouNeed, Pearl Infotech and PCH to expand its retail network. Through these partnerships, LeEco will be able to expand its retail base to 2000 outlets across 65 cities. By the end of this year, LeEco plans to reach 6000 – 8000 outlets.
“This marks another milestone in our India journey that has been incredible so far. Our strategy to strengthen our offline business is a testimony to our commitment to the Indian market. For this, we have tied up with some of the well-known names in offline retail across geographies and we will continue to add more partners as we go along,” said Atul Jain, COO of Smart Electronics, LeEco India.”
LeEco will be offering Le 1S and Le 1S Eco Superphones through the offline model in the first phase and has plans to offer the entire product portfolio in the offline market in the coming months.
In the online space, LeEco is the third largest smartphone brand in India and is offering its Superphones via Flipkart and its own ecommerce marketplace – LeMall. The offline story for LeEco, started Delhi/NCR and spread across to Mumbai & Pune and it now has presence across top 6 metros – New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai.
To cater to a growing number of customers, LeEco also plans to set up more service centres in addition to the 555 outlets it has now.
LeEco, formerly known as Letv, is a global pioneering internet and technology company with multiple internet ecosystems across content, devices, applications and platforms. Founded in November 2004 by Jia Yueting and Liu Hong, LeEco employs more than 10,000 people and is the world’s first video company to go public with a market capitalization of more than $12 billion USD. Headquartered in Beijing, China, it has regional headquarters in Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.
With “Complete Ecosystem, Groundbreaking technologies, and Disruptive Pricing” as the guiding principle, LeEco is engaged in a myriad of businesses, spanning from Internet-based Super TV and Superphones, video production and distribution, smart devices/accessories and large-screen applications, to e-commerce and even connected super-electric cars. The company also features one of the world’s largest content libraries, comprising of movies, TV dramas, entertainment shows, sports and music, which can be conveniently viewed on LeEco products, including the Superphones, Super TVs, and in the near future, Le Autos. Breaking the barriers of industries, LeEco provides personalized products and services for an enhanced user experience at disruptive prices.