Books, Music, Stationery, Gifts and more!
Depot is one of the youngest brands from the Future Group stable. It is a tribute to our freedom of thought, speech and expression; shared in a novel fashion with customers as books, multimedia, toys, stationary and gifts.
Depot is all about freedom and democracy. This is reflected in the manner in which products are displayed; the affordable pricing; the strong local flavour; the young, lively and interactive store experience; all designed in a way to liberate these categories and transform the way they are bought, sold and perceived in India.
At Depot, book lovers are offered a range of books that meet the needs and preferences of every age group. From fiction to general reference, management and children’s books, you will find it all at Depot.
Depot is the retail arm of the Future group and is present through exclusive stores, in Big Bazaar, in select Pantaloons and Central stores in 106 locations all over India.
Depot is present in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune, Chennai etc but also interestingly in a lot of small towns across the nation like Pallakad in Kerala, Haldia in West Bengal, Ranchi in Bihar, Kolhapur, Aurangabad and Ahmednaagr in Maharashtra, Agra, Allahabad, Panipat in North etc. In many of these towns, we are the first and only store to be selling books taking the ideology of Depot of access and democratization forward.
The brand Depot is in existence since Jan 2006 and our annual turnover currently is Rs. 50 cr, slated to double over the next 12 months. At a Rs. 100 cr, this brand will be amongst the top 5 in the organised retail industry of books-music-stationery.
Depot has set many records of being the highest seller of Chetan Bhagat’s book 3 Mistakes of my Life, Tashan Audio CDs, 20,000 copies of Sodoku books, 6000 Oxford dictionaries in 2 days etcetera. They also develop books in regional languages.