The world is about to wake up to our wild roar. We are the Bengal Warriors. We are driven by the warrior spirit. We leave nothing to chance. We play to rule. And above all, we aim to make Kolkata proud as its home team in the Pro Kabaddi league.
Powering the Bengal Warriors franchise is the Future Group – Big Bazaar. The Future Group and Big Bazaar are rooted in the City of Joy and they are committed to developing Kabaddi in Kolkata and West Bengal. Together with the West Bengal unit of AKFI and the West Bengal Sports Ministry, we are working towards promoting the game at grass roots level and making Bengal Warriors a household name.
Future Group operates through three listed entities – Future Retail Limited, Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited and Future Consumer Enterprise Limited.
Future Retail Limited operates Big Bazaar, Food Hall, fbb, eZone, Home Town and Food Bazaar chains. It collectively operates around 350 stores spread over 11 million square feet of retail space. The company also holds substantial stakes in various companies including Future Supply Chain Solutions, manufacturing units and joint ventures with NTC, joint ventures in the insurance space with Generali Group and a partnership with Staples Inc.
Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited owns and markets over two dozen fashion brands through exclusive brand outlets, department stores and multi brand outlets, as well company operated chains such as Central, Brand Factory and Planet Sports. It collectively operates around 400 stores spread over 5 million square feet of retail space. The company has also invested in a number of fast growing domestic fashion brands and enterprises.
Future Consumer Enterprises Limited focuses on the food and FMCG sector. It markets a number of FMCG brands including Tasty Treat, Sunkist, Sach, Premium Harvest and Fresh & Pure, operates India’s leading integrated food park at Tumkur, has an extensive agri produce sourcing network and operates around 400 convenience stores under the brands, KB’s, Nilgiris and Aadhaar.
Collectively, Future Group operates around 17 million square feet of retail space in over 160 cities and towns across India and provides direct employment to over 40,000 people. Around 28 million Indians are part of Future Group’s loyalty networks.