Delhi is slowly catching up with rest of the world in terms of market openness and globalization. It's been only a decade and half and the signs can be seen in cities. Arguably, Shopping Malls are the visible witness of that change. Wherever you go in Delhi, you will find some or other glittering mall. Due to the emergence of the 'Great Indian Middle Class', the country is witnessing a kind of retail revolution and shopping malls are coming up like mushrooms, to cash in that revolution.
Arguably, the most famous mall in Delhi is Ansal Plaza. This was
incidentally the first mall in Delhi. It is located in the posh South
Extension locality of Delhi. It is a circular mall with open courtyard
in the middle. It boasts of the stores of some of the best apparel
brands in the world such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, Marks and Spencer, Tommy
Hilfiger and Levis among others. The prices are reasonably placed and
the services are world class. If you feel hungry after the shopping then
grab a bite in any of the famous fast-food chains located in the mall.
Then you have the famous East Delhi Mall popularly known as EDM in
Delhi. This mall has the Big Bazaar store, the largest retail chain in
India. Designed on the format of the famous Wall Mart in US, this is a
one-stop destination for the commodities.
The Pacific Mall is yet another happening shopping mall in the National
Capital Region (NCR). The mall boasts off studios of many famous
designers in Delhi apart from stores of regular apparel brands. It also
boasts of a very specious food court that has outlets of all the major
food chains in India and world. This mall also has an IMAX theatre, the
second in India and fifth in Asia. The Center Stage mall in Noida is
another good mall to shop around. This mall has all the major brands too
and is very popular among the youngsters. The mall is the representation
of India, where tradition goes hand-to-hand with modernization. In this
mall you can find a burqa-clad women sharing space with skimpily clad