Fortune marks foray into East

DQW Bureau
11 Apr 2006

Delhi-based Fortune Marketing Pvt Ltd, the PC hardware and
components distribution house, announced its foray into the Eastern Indian IT
market with the opening of its branch office in Kolkata. “Through our websites
and agents we used to receive very good queries and also sales orders from this
region, especially Kolkata,” informed Ankur Gupta, Branch Head, Fortune
Marketing. “We realized the potentiality of this region, which is currently
booming in the field of information technology. Therefore, we decided that this
was the right time to start our operations here,” he informed.

Apart from being the direct importer and distributor for
Seagate hard drives, Twinmos, Maxtor, Raidstore and other products, the company
also has its own brand by the name of Enter, which includes an entire range of
USB products. “With such a wide offering we are expecting volume business from
this market,” said Gupta. In less than a month since the opening of the city
office Fortune has already recorded an enviable business transaction. “We have
received the best response from here, from a branch that we have just opened, at
such an initial stage. The figure is 100 percent more and it's extremely
exciting and encouraging,” added Gupta.

"We realized the
potentiality of this region and decided that this was the right time to
start our operations here,"

- Ankur Gupta, Branch Head, Fortune Marketing

Incorporated in the year 1994, Fortune has its head office
in Delhi and branch offices in Chennai, Mumbai, Noida, Bangalore, Hyderabad,

and Cochin. With operations all across the country, Fortune Marketing is known
for its dealing with niche and a vast range of products. In the first fiscal
(06—07) Fortune has set a target to achieve a turnover of Rs 8 crore from its
Kolkata branch.

Piyali Guha Kolkata, April 6

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