“Currently, necessary regulatory clearances are awaited,” the company said in an official release.
The center, which is tentatively scheduled to open in September, will be spearheaded by MD Alok Kumar, who is also heading Sears’s first development center in Pune. It will focus on developing solutions for Omni-channel retail.
Dennis Moore, President of Member Technology, Sears Holdings Corporation, said, “Sears Holdings India focuses on enhancing our members’ experience through cutting edge technology. In the last five years, our technology teams in India have generated immense value for Sears Holdings and our members, and with this expansion, we aim at enhancing this value further.”