(MENAFN – Times of Oman) VLCC, Middle East’s premier preventive healthcare services and beauty brand, has earmarked RO20 million to fund its intensive expansion plan, which includes new VLCC centres in Oman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Bahrain besides forays into Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other countries in the Mena region.
Plans of expansion in Europe and North America will follow regional expansion.
VLCC, on October 3, launched its second centre in the Sultanate of Oman and 13th in the GCC in Al Mawaleh. As a response to the growing market demand, VLCC said it would increase its 13 centres to 35 branches across the GCC by the end of 2010.
Mukesh Luthra, chairman, VLCC Group, says: “We are always looking at moving closer to our customers to provide them state-of-the-art facilities and services in a relaxed environment. Our expansion to various locations across the GCC is an essential step towards this objective.” Widely recognised for its scientific weight loss solutions and therapeutic beauty approach, it offers services over a quarter million square feet of retail space across nearly 225 centres in 75 cities across India and the UAE.
Sandeep Ahuja, CEO, VLCC International, said: “VLCC is continuing to keep up the pace of its aggressive growth plans through intensive expansion and investment in the Sultanate of Oman and the region.