Royal Enfield to sell Riding Gear and Accessories on Flipkart. Flipkart has tied up with Royal Enfield to sell its complete range of gear and accessories through online. Royal Enfield apparel and accessories like helmets, jackets, riding pants and other riding gears, saddle-bags and head-gear and the lifestyle products such as shoes, T-shirts etc… will now available online.
Commenting on the alliance, Samrat Som, Head– Gear Business, Royal Enfield said, “Royal Enfield has pioneered the leisure motorcycling segment in India and has been at the forefront of its remarkable growth. With more and more people riding out, there is a growing need for appropriate gear and accessories amongst these riders. Our purpose-built riding gear brings together Royal Enfield’s years of riding experiences through a variety of terrains and weather conditions. We believe that in a market that is currently underserved with respect to quality riding gear, our products will augur very well for our existing and potential customers. Our apparel and gear range is a natural extension of our core business; we believe the brand Royal Enfield allows its consumers to express themselves and with this range of products, we are able to be part of our consumers’ lives beyond riding.”
“Till now our gear range was available in India in most of our dealerships, Royal Enfield’s online store and also through exclusive gear stores in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Amritsar and Pune. The collaboration with Flipkart will allow us to make the gear range and the brand more accessible and approachable to a larger set of audience through Flipkart’s wide customer base across the country.”
Flipkart claims that its auto accessories category has witnessed tremendous growth of 200% overall in the year 2016-17 as compared to 2015-16. Currently the category houses more than 3.5 lakh number of products. As part of this launch, Flipkart will amp up an additional collection of over 70+ products in the first phase followed by another 50+ auto accessories in the second phase covering the entire Royal Enfield accessory range.