Noida Instances Anniversary – Shopped in a Noida mall for the primary time | Noida Information

If we had been to let you know that nearly one lakh folks drive to Noida each day from Delhi and Gurgaon, you’d assume they’re work right here. Noida is, in any case, a metropolis of workplaces. Nonetheless, if we advised you that each one these folks come to Noida simply to buy, you’d have each proper to be bowled over – Noida’s by no means been often known as a procuring vacation spot. However the final one yr has modified that. The opening of the brand new malls within the metropolis has meant that not solely do Noidawallahs have homegrown high-end procuring choices, but in addition that individuals from Delhi, Gurgaon and so far as Lucknow are coming right here to buy.
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Shut to at least one lakh buyers from exterior Noida each day
On a busy day, malls within the Sector 18 space see a footfall of as much as 2.5 lakh. As per estimates, 80,000 of those guests are from Delhi and Gurgaon, and an extra 10,000 from exterior the NCR. Leisure Metropolis sees as much as 1.5 lakh guests a day, of which 30% are from exterior Noida, largely from Delhi, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon. Munish Baldev, the pinnacle of retail right here, says, “Those that reside in Sarita Vihar, Maharani Bagh or Mayur Vihar merely must cross the DND to succeed in Backyard’s Galleria or GIP. However we get buyers from even Gurgaon and West Delhi, most of them drawn to manufacturers they wouldn’t discover elsewhere in NCR.”

Shopping in Noida (BCCL/Ajay Kumar Gautam)

Purchasing in Noida (BCCL/Ajay Kumar Gautam)

For DLF Mall of India, the proportion of out-of-Noida buyers is even increased. Billed as the most important mall in India, 60% of its guests on any given day are from exterior Noida. Pushpa Bector, the mall’s govt vp, says, “Quite surprisingly, about 12-14% of our whole guests are from exterior NCR, from locations like Meerut, Agra and even so far as Lucknow. That’s one thing Noida by no means had earlier than – folks travelling to buy right here. The positioning of those malls helps. They’re proper subsequent to the DND, virtually alongside the Expressway that connects Delhi to Agra, and therefore straightforward to entry for each Delhiites and travellers.”
Shopped in a Noida mall for the primary time
Up until a yr in the past, even Noida didn’t store in Noida. Various metropolis residents, and lots of who’ve labored right here for years, say that final yr was the primary time they set foot inside a Noida mall to buy, which has been the most important change within the metropolis’s procuring patterns. Ankit Awasthi, a Sector 44 resident, tells us, “I’ve lived right here for 10 years and I keep in mind my month-to-month journeys to CP or Khan Market every time I wished to buy – however not anymore. Why would you need to drive to Delhi when you will get the identical stuff – and even higher – 20 minutes from your property?”
Tanvi Mathur, who works in Sector 15, says, “I’ve labored in Noida for shut to a few years, however have by no means set foot inside a mall right here. However now, I’m a frequent Noida shopper. Purchasing in Noida was thought-about the final resort earlier, however now, it’s a pure first possibility. The general expertise is wonderful, not simply the procuring choices. Seems like you aren’t even in India.”
Consumers go from South Delhi and Gurgaon to Noida
The brand new malls are inviting buyers from exterior Noida as properly. Delhi and Gurgaon buyers, for whom Noida was like Narnia, a land far far-off, don’t thoughts travelling to this distant land now. Arvind Jha, who lives in Delhi’s Better Kailash, says, “Earlier, procuring in Noida meant the Atta market – avenue procuring. However now, high-end luxurious procuring has come up right here. I don’t thoughts driving 25km to get to the Noida malls, one thing I do as soon as a month.”
Ranjit Ahuja, a Mayur Vihar resident, says, “I feel that for folks in Mayur Vihar, it’s a native mall as a result of it’s simply quarter-hour away. The Noida-Delhi border is irrelevant. I do all my weekly procuring from Mall of India now.” Neena Arora, a Gurgaon resident who retailers in Noida each month, provides, “It’s not simply concerning the manufacturers right here however the number of choices. Noida now has a wider vary than what the identical model has in Delhi and Gurgaon. This implies extra choices for shopaholics like me to indulge.”
Even celebs love to buy in Noida
Gauahar Khan was on the town to advertise a movie in July when she admitted that she was shocked to see the manufacturers right here. “I used to be in a mall right here and got here throughout some manufacturers that we don’t even have in Mumbai. I used to be fairly shocked at that. It have to be nice to buy right here,” she advised us.
On her go to to Mall of India at a retailer opening in April, actress Parineeti Chopra mentioned, “You’ll find extra selection than what you get in the identical model’s retailer again in Bombay. It’s like discovering every part beneath one roof. Each time I’m in Delhi, I’m going to return and store right here.”

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