Windshield Experts Announces Expansion Plans
Windshield Experts is a service brand owned by Shield Autoglass Limited (an associate company of Asahi India Glass Ltd.). Windshield Experts offers specialized auto glass repair and replacement services to their customers and is one of the few successful companies in the auto services space.
Currently, Windshield Experts has 81 service centers in 44 cities. The company has drawn up aggressive expansion plans to further increase reach and tap the market potential in tier 2 and 3 cities. The company plans to increase the number of service centers to 200 plus by 2020.
The company has decided to follow franchise model for tier 2 and 3 cities. With a retail space requirement of around 600-800 square feet and investment of 10-15 lakhs, the franchisee is expected to get an ROI of approx. 20-25%.
On the expansion plan and franchise model, Mr. Ratish Ramanujam, COO – Windshield Experts commented, ”With the rapid increase in vehicle population and consumer expectations in tier 2 and 3 cities there is an opportunity to take our brand to these cities and give customers an experience of world class Autoglass repair and replacement services.”