Once known as the “Manchestar of Bengal”, Howrah is the second largest city of Bengal. Rabindra Setu, also known as Howrah Bridge, is the busiest and oldest connector between the two cities of Bengal called Howrah and Kolkata.
Though the city is enveloped by Government bodies like Howrah municipality, Howrah police commissionerate, Howrah railway station etc., it has also become a renowned place for shopping nowadays.
People from various parts of the state come here to shop in retail stores as well as for jewelry. After seeing the development of Howrah in different fields, people are getting attracted towards the city and this is the reason why more and more people are excited to shop from Howrah. Shopping is a delightful experience in Howrah because the shoppers are free to survey the shops for the best product and the collection varies from economic to high range.
Jewelry Shops in Howrah
Jewelry being the best friend of women, plays a very important role in their list of shopping. Women love to shop for jewelry when the question is about festivals like ‘Akshay Triitya’, Diwali, Durga puja, Dhanteras and family occasions like anniversaries, birthday, wedding etc.
Shops in Howrah are no less than the shops of bigger cities and nowadays its popularity has raised in the field of jewelry shopping. Some of the well-known Jewelry Shops in Howrah are Senco Gold Megashop, Anjali Jewelers, Appu G collection, Sanjay collection, Vaibhav Laxmi Jewelers, Benud Behari Dutt Jewelers, Bothra Gem and Jewelery, Badani Jewelers in Howrah AC Market.
These shops are excellent with their latest collection to meet the customer’s satisfaction. Jewelry shops in the malls are also loaded with good collection, though the prices are quiet higher, but the varieties are outstandingly attractive and worth the prices.
All the renowned shops have the hallmark on their products to maintain goodwill and the reputation as well. Buyers are generally very smart to buy the right jewelry items and the shopkeepers are quiet genuine too.
Malls in Howrah
Malls in Howrah is a dream come true for the local inhabitants of Howrah. Though it is one of the most congested city of Bengal it has developed in an alarming rate.
After the malls have been constructed in Howrah, people are enthusiastic to visit the malls either for window shopping, freaking out with friends or buying something which is very unique.
There are numerous popular brands that one can locate in the malls of Howrah, which fulfill the needs of the shoppers with a wide range of collection. Avani riverside mall, is a recent construction which has touched the peak of popularity in just a few days.
The mall was constructed in the year 2011, with an area of 603,000sqft in the intersection of Shibpur and Foreshore road and has large numbers of world famous brands. Some of the brands are Adidas, American Tourister, Adrija Gold, Archies, Allen Solly, Blackberrys, Bata, Biba, Bodyline sports, Colorplus, Fabindia, Flying machine, Duckback, Fast Track, Gini and Jony, E-zone, GKB Opticals, Hamlyn, Jockey, Lawrence and Mayo, Mufti, Peter England, Samsonite, Titan, Van Heusen, Vermilion etc.
The mall has also places to freak out and spend time with families and friends like Pizza Hut, Mc Donalds, Subway, Rolls and Labanese, Kwality Swirls, Noodles and Grills, and big restaurants like Machaan, Rajdhani, Mainland China, Urban Kitchen, Tandoori Delight. RD mall in Liluah is also a popular mall for the local people of Howrah with Big Bazaar as an added shopping advantage.
Retail Stores in Howrah
Retail means ‘sale in small quantities’. Therefore, retail stores are the stores which purchase large quantities of products directly from the wholesalers or manufacturers, and then the product is sold out in small quantities as per the requirement of the customer.
Purchasing products from the retailers is a good option to get selected and unique range of products. Some of the popular names of retail stores in Howrah are Anchal, Sweta’s, Tamanna, and Urvashi in Howrah AC market which deal in retailing of garments.
KK Fashion, Krishnalay, New Cosmos, Shyam Kunj are also other retail shops for garments in and around Howrah AC Market which have updated collection of today’s fashion. Retailing in Sri Howrah Stores located in G.T. Road can also be a good experience.
Wholesale Fish Markets in Howrah
Fish market is basically a place where fish products are sold and purchased and a wholesale market of fish products includes a large number of fish merchants. It’s a trading place of fish merchants and fishermen.
After the availability of refrigeration and quick transport system in the 19th and 20th century, wholesale fish markets can be located in any part of the place. Many seafood products are generally sold from this place because of the wide varieties of different kind of fish products.
Fish market of Howrah is one among the biggest fish market places in India and thus the merchandise in this place happens in large numbers of fish products. Local people also visit this place to get the best buy in economic range. Wholesale markets of fish is located near Howrah Station and thus the means of transport is an added advantage for the sellers and the buyers.
Miscellaneous Shopping in Howrah
Medicines, necessities, electronics, home décor, furniture, groceries etc. are some of the products
which come under the category of miscellaneous shopping and are quite a daily basis affair. Only the home décor shopping is done as per the requirement of the house.
Medicine stores in Howrah are available in every nook and corner, some of them being Apollo Pharmacy, Roy Medical, Alpha Medical, Aloka Pharmacy, Sanjivani Medico, Goel Medical Store, Metro Medical Store etc. Groceries and products of necessities can be purchased from the departmental stores like Big Bazaar in Avani riverside Mall, or any other departmental store which have nowadays opened up in different areas of Howrah.