Our Story

Our Story

Set-up in 1999, Starmark is owned by Eastern India’s leading business house, The Emami Group. Initially promoted in collaboration with Landmark, Starmark became an Emami Group company when it was merged with Emami Frank Ross Ltd, a group company of Emami, in 2007. Frank Ross pharmacy is one of Kolkata’s leading pharmacy chains.

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Under the Emami Patronage

As one of the leading and fastest growing personal and healthcare businesses in India, The Emami Group has an enviable portfolio of household brand names such as BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Zandu Balm, Mentho Plus Balm, Fast Relief and Kesh King. Established in 1974, it presently operates in more than 60 countries including GCC, Europe, Africa, CIS countries and the SAARC. Starmark is proud to be a part of this esteemed institution.

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The Starmark Store

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” - Stephen King

Starmark believes in weaving that magic into the life of each customer who steps into the warm and inviting ambience of our reader-friendly stores. With the help of the latest retail management software, trained customer-friendly personnel at each outlet, reader-friendly ambience, ample seating arrangement and an easy-to-navigate store layout, Starmark offers a unique browsing pleasure to each visitor.

Weaving Magic in Kolkata

Our flagship store in Kolkata, spread over 15,000 square feet at South City Mall was relaunched on 19th January 2018, the premier shopping destination of Eastern India, offers a wide range of books, stationery, movies & music, toys, gifts and more. The 14,000 sq. ft. outlet at Quest Mall, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, to meet the need for a leisure and entertainment store in Kolkata’s Park Circus and its surrounding areas was inaugurated on 22nd January,2014. Our store at Mani Square Mall caters to the needs of the customers of North Kolkata and occupies an area of 13,000 sq. ft. We have a 3000 sq. ft. boutique bookstore at City Center, Salt Lake, which is an ideal retreat for bookworms on a quiet afternoon. 

In the heart of the city, at Lord Sinha Road, is our mother store which spans over 15,000 sq. ft. and has been serving customers since 1999.

On 16th October, 2015 the Lord Sinha Road store relaunched as Studio by Starmark, a new format developed by Starmark, featuring an eclectic collection of lifestyle products and stylish home accessories. Spread over 10,000 sq. ft., it is a very stylish home store carrying lifestyle products like bar accessories, bathroom accessories, storage containers, crockery & cutlery, etc.

Weaving Magic in Chennai

On 27th July, 2013 we opened our first store in Chennai, a 13,500 sq. ft. grand store located at Chennai's favourite shopping destination, Express Avenue Mall. Due to the overwhelming response in Chennai, we opened our second store on 12th December, 2014 at Phoenix Market City, which is spread over an area of 10,000 sq. ft.

Our Vision

To be India’s leading leisure retailer with pan-India presence in all major metropolises and other significant cities.