Promoted in 1999 in collaboration with Landmark, Starmark is wholly owned by the Emami Group, Eastern India’s leading business house. Then later, in April 2007, Starmark merged with Frank Ross Ltd, a sister company of Emami, which is also one of Kolkata’s leading pharmacy chains.
Books today have evolved into a lifestyle product. As a reader friendly store with a warm, inviting ambience and highly convenient cataloguing, Starmark has enhanced the shopping experience for consumers.
Starmark is the pioneer of large-format leisure retail in Kolkata. With the help of the latest retail management software and trained customer friendly personnel; Starmark has emerged as Kolkata’s leading family store.
With its warm and inviting ambience, ample seating and an easy-to-navigate store layout, Starmark offers unique browsing pleasure for the visitor. For any specific query, Starmark's help desk is always ready to guide you to the item of your choice.
Starmark has four stores across Kolkata and has recently opened its first store in Chennai. A fifth store in Kolkata opened in the new Quest Mall in Beckbagan.
In Kolkata the Starmark flagship store spreads over 20,000 square feet at the South City Mall, the premier shopping destination of eastern India. In the heart of the city, at Lord Sinha Road is Starmark's mother store which spans over 15,000 square feet and has been serving book and music lover since 1999. The Starmark store at Mani Square Mall caters to the needs of the customers for North Kolkata and occupies an area of 15,000 square feet. Starmark has a 3000 square feet boutique bookstore at City Center, Saltlake which is an ideal retreat for bookworms on the quite afternoon.
On July 27, 2013 Starmark opened its first store at chennai. The 20,000 square feet grand store is located at chennai's favourite shopping mall, Express Avenue Mall.