MAM

NDTV’s Indianroots.com adopts new marketing mantra to target tier II & III cities

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2015/08/19/6105005_300x300.jpg?itok=r90Sv2ji

MUMBAI: At a time when every e-retail venture is shouting from rooftops about multiple discounts, exclusive offers and cashbacks, NDTV Ethnic Retail’s venture Indianroots.com has come up with a TVC showcasing their style and range.

 

In a bid to target consumers in Tier II and III cities, the e-retail venture, which offers a range of Indian ethnic wear along with antique showpieces, has rolled out a nationwide campaign called ‘Inherently Indian,’ which will have presence on TV, outdoor and digital.

 

The ‘Inherently Indian’ TVC, which was launched on 15 August, 2015 has already started appearing across NDTV channels and will also have presence on digital platforms. The brand strategy was conceptualised and created by Brandmovers India.

 

Speaking to Indiantelevision.com, NDTV Ethnic Retail CEO Rahul Narvekar says, “We are currently mulling on whether we should put the TVC on other channels too. The ad brief had two major parts. Firstly, we wanted to depict our Indianess and the wide range of products.  And secondly we wanted to break the clutter. That’s the reason why we have not mentioned anything about discounts and pricing anywhere in the ad.”  

 

Narvekar is happy with the response that the Soumik Sen directed TVC has garnered so far. “We have been trending on Facebook. We got calls from veteran Bollywood stars and other dignitaries praising the TVC and hence I am very delighted with the response.”

 

Indianroots has recently raised additional funding for its expansion plans. “We want to be market leader when it comes to ethnic wear. In the last financial year, we garnered top line sale of Rs 61 crore and this year we want to grow further.”

 

Narvekar added, “The new TVC will help establish our positioning around the idea of “Inherently Indian” in a visual manner and will beautifully blend fashion and story-telling, while highlighting typical quirks of our country. IndianRoots is a firm believer in Make In India and our TVC conveys the uniqueness and immense potential in this message. With this commercial, we aim to capture the attention and increase the recall value of Indianroots within the Tier II and III customer base of our country.”

 

NDTV Ethnic Retail marketing head Paroma Sen said, “Indianroots has come a long way in the last two years, building up a strong foundation and business within and outside India. Coming in before the kickoff of India's festive season this year, the TVC explores the moods and sentiments that every Indian will identify with. This TVC will help Indianroots build awareness in growing markets, and help us connect with our customers at a very human and emotional level.”

 

Brandmovers India co-founder & managing director Suvajyoti Ghosh added, “Agencies, in general, do not rope in Bollywood directors to direct a TV spot, but in this case, we wanted Soumik’s unique story-telling vision to come through and create great cinematic quality. To keep it real, we avoided casting the typical model figure, and instead chose to portray the real, modern woman, with a distinct candour.”

 

“The TVC is marked by a languorous verse narrative in Hindi written in-house and is centred around the concept of identity and beauty and how little Indian things are embraced everyday through the attires worn by women,” added Ghosh.

 

Sen said, “Indian fashion is evolving and Indianroots is one of the harbinger of this revolution in Indian wear. The portal has always reinforced the notion that Indian fashion can also be stylish and modern hence, we wanted to create a commercial that talked about modern women embracing ethnicity. The modern Indian woman is someone who embraces her traditional roots with elan, and wears it every day. Capturing this on film implied making tradition chic and urbane, and bringing out her inner beauty. This was challenging, but it was a fun, monsoon shoot.”

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/24/kundan.jpg?itok=82bsmRgl
Kundan Gold Refinery launches campaign for gold coins

MUMBAI: Gold has deep routed significance in the Indian culture, its traditions and is an integral part of religious connotations. It holds an auspicious status in Indian marriages and considered to bring blessings of Goddess Lakshmi for the bride and groom. Therefore, people are more conscious and...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/24/vdd.jpg?itok=u7E1Ei-k
Britannia Good Day's new campaign relishes the Good Day bond

MUMBAI: Staying true to the brand’s purpose of spreading optimism and cheer, Britannia Good Day has taken an initiative to provide its value offerings by launching the premium cashew variant at a value price point of Rs 5 through a campaign #AbIndiaSmileKarega.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/24/twrinkel.jpg?itok=h1xYp1l0
Twinkle Khanna joins Kohler as ambassador

MUMBAI: Kohler Company, the global leader in kitchen and bath industry, partnered with interior designer, author and former Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna for its latest campaign, ‘Colours by Kohler’. The campaign is meant to inspire people to bring colours in the bath space with confidence...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/23/super.jpg?itok=7JTg1xmE
Piramal promotes super loans in latest campaign

MUMBAI: Piramal Housing Finance has launched a series of TVCs to promote super loans by the company. Piramal Housing Finance head of sales and marketing Mayank Jain says, “Tagvinnatti team has been a delight to work with. Along with their remarkable servicing skills, they bring rich experience and...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/23/hsbc.jpg?itok=kgxJNVIh
HSBC's global media business moves to Omnicom's PHD from WPP

MUMBAI In a major blow to WPP, HSBC Bank has handed over its global media business to Omnicom’s PHD. The agency won the business following a review which began in January along with Mindshare and Dentsu. In a press statement, HSBC said, “We have selected PHD as our preferred media planning and...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/22/nishant.jpg?itok=UH0ErjZF
Treebo appoints Nishant Gupta as head of brand & marketing

MUMBAI: Treebo Hotels, a budget hotel chain, has appointed Nishant Gupta as the head of brand and marketing. It has an inventory of 10,000 rooms and 400 hotels in over 85 cities. Gupta is a marketing professional with over 10 years of experience in brand and category building. At Treebo, he will...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/22/indiamart.jpg?itok=vOt29N4d
IndiaMART assigns communication mandate to Happy Mcgarrybowen

Online marketplace IndiaMART that connects buyers and suppliers, has assigned its communication mandate to Happy mcgarrybowen. The agency, from the house of Dentsu Aegis Network, won the account following a multi-agency pitch.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/22/goonight.jpg?itok=gYodJn8z
Goodknight puts an end to coils with new power chip

Household insecticide brand, Goodknight, has launched its latest innovation ‘Goodknight Power Chip’. Its new television commercial understands the emotions of a mother and her plight to protect her family from the mosquito menace.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/05/22/kalyan.jpg?itok=zcstP7Ed
Kalyan Jewellers brings Shweta Bachchan on board

After having Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan as brand ambassadors for the longest time, jewellery brand, Kalyan Jewellers, has roped in Shweta Bachchan Nanda as an influencer. She will feature in the brand’s latest TV campaign along with her father Amitabh Bachchan, who has been Kalyan...

MAM Media and Advertising People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories