Raymond: The Right Choice
The Franchising World|March - April 2020
Vapi in Gujarat can boast of an aspirational lifestyle and here JA Syed’s The Raymond Shop matches demand and supply in style

JA Syed, a commerce graduate, was always inclined towards the retail and real estate sectors by virtue of his large family business. With this passion he eventually forayed into diversified businesses covering retail, hospitality, food and beverage and real estate. And despite being a strong real estate player, Syed has considerable focus on retail, to which Raymond has contributed significantly. In fact, The Raymond Shop (TRS) business in Vapi has grown big with Syed’s incessant efforts to empower and develop his employees over his 17 years’ journey with the brand. Excerpts from the interview:

With a diversified portfolio of businesses, what was your objective to partner with Raymond?

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