Continuously setting the benchmark in the fashion industry, Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist recently opened its newest branch in Kiribathgoda at the Udeshi City Shopping Complex. The ceremonial opening was attended by Chief Guest Raja Nanayakkara, Chairman of NEM Constructions, along with M.G. Perera, Chairman, Udeshi City (Pvt) Ltd, Fouzul Hameed, Managing Director, Hameedia and Hussain Sadique, Deputy Managing Director, Hameedia. Also present were Thusitha Wijesena, Chairman of Kandy City Center, P. Manamperi, Chairman of Noni Constructions, Deshabandu Tennakoon, Senior Superintendent of Police, Hameedia’s senior management and staff as well as members of the local community.
The ceremonial opening commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag, followed by the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at the new Hameedia outlet, and the lighting of the traditional oil lamp. The new and exclusive branch is located at No. 94. Udeshi City Shopping Complex, Makola Road, Kiribathgoda. Kiribathgoda is one of the largest towns in Colombo that caters to multiple markets. With a floor space of 4000 square feet, the new showroom offers all of Hameedia’s exclusive brands such as Le Bond, Envoy, FH, Raymond, Lee Adidas and also offers an extensive range of men’s and ladies’ brands. The brand new branch will continue to support Hameedia’s constant quest to revolutionize men’s fashion in Sri Lanka.
Commenting on the branch opening, Fouzul Hameed, Managing Director, Hameedia stated, “Kiribathgoda is a very large town in Colombo and has many fashion retail outlets. Hameedia’s new branch aims to cater to every individual in this area. The new branch will showcase Hameedia’s entire range of brands as well as the many international brands that are part of the company’s portfolio. Hameedia is one of the oldest fashion outlets in Sri Lanka which began in 1949. One of the trends we have noticed is that our customers are becoming more fashion and quality conscious and therefore we are experiencing a growing demand for our products.
Our Kiribathgoda branch and all our other branches aim to transform the way men dress all over the country. We are a home grown Sri Lankan brand and our local customers have always appreciated and supported our passion and efforts to uplift the men’s fashion industry in the country. We remain dedicated to offering original and world class menswear that is of international repute. It took us a lot of time to get to where we are today and we are proud of the growth that we have achieved over the years.”
Further highlighting the opening of the new branch M.G Perera, Chairman Udeyshi City, Private Limited stated, “Hameedia is the most reputed menswear brand in Sri Lanka. The company has been providing men with quality clothing for many years. We are proud that Hameedia is now a part of this complex and we wish them the best of luck with the new branch.”
Hameedia, established in 1949, has grown to become a household brand in Sri Lanka. Renowned for high quality, custom tailoring and ready-made clothes for gents, the Hameedia multi-brand retail stores house a collection of quality menswear brands. Hameedia also prides itself on offering exceptional standards of service to ensure that clients enjoy a positive and personalized experience at each store. With a network of over 30 outlets across Sri Lanka and employing over 1000 individuals, Hameedia has also been growing its presence globally with outlets in the Maldives and Australia.