The largest pet-care experience centre opens in the capital with omni-channel pet-care brand Zigly and zigly.com promising to provide services to pet families.
Pet-parents and promoters of Cosmo Films have launched India’s first tech-enabled omni-channel pet-care platform in Delhi. The Zigly platform marks the opening of the largest pet-care experience centre and zigly.com. Zigly was inaugurated on 13th September and promises to deliver highly specialized products and services to help pet families and new pet parents with their journey every step of the way. The launch event was graced by the presence of Cosmo Films’ Mr. Ashok Jaipuria (Chairman and MD), Yamini Jaipuria (Management Trustee – PetsFamilia), CEO Pankaj Poddar and Karishma Tanna (Bollywood actor).
“India is the fastest growing pet care market with home to about 20 million pet dogs and about 19 million other pets. The pandemic and Covid-19 restrictions have made people adopt more pets and the numbers are expected to grow with each passing month and year. We expect to grow and expand in the petcare vertical with the launch of Zigly,” says Mr. Ashok Jaipuria, Founder, Chairman& Managing Director of Cosmo Films.
Spread over an area of 6,000 sq. ft., the experience center is inbuilt with a retail area for wide ranging products including nutritional supplements and hygiene products, treats and toys as well as accessories and, dedicated sections for grooming, spa and salon, consultation, pathology, vaccination and pet treatments. Aimed at providing skilled and professional pet care, the omni-channel business is also equipped with 15 veterinary doctors, 20 groomers with another 20 in the process of on boarding, 10 trainers with another 10 in the process of on boarding to make the pet-parenting journey delightful and affordable for pet families. For at-home grooming, Zigly also offers van services that can be booked for pet-grooming at the door step.
Pledging to donate 1000 kg of dog food for the homeless, Ms. Yamini Jaipuria, Managing Trustee PetsFamilia, said, “Zigly comes from a place of love – lots of love for pets, and a deep understanding of parenting a pet. At Cosmo, it has been our constant endeavour to provide access to consistent, compassionate and affordable pet care and through the journey, broaden the community through addressing some of the compelling issues prevailing in the fragmented marketplace.”
With an objective to eventually evolve as a pet-care ecosystem, Zigly will also serve as a training platform for independent caregivers and provide opportunities for pet care specialists to retain a sustainable source of income.
Zigly is a digital-first, omni-channel retail platform that will offer a wide range of pet care products such as nutritional supplements and hygiene products, prescription medicines, treats and toys as well as accessories and services ranging from grooming, boarding, training, walking and tele-health services – a one-stop solution. With an objective to build a tech-enabled integrated ecosystem, Zigly will serve as a platform for pet families looking for an affordable, organized and skilled service and also provide opportunities for pet care specialists to retain a sustainable source of income.
Cosmo Films is a globally recognized provider of specialty films for packaging, lamination, labeling and synthetic paper. With its innovative products and sustainability solutions, the company, along with its global partners, including F&B and personal care brands and packaging & printing converters, enhances the end consumer experience. With a customer base in over 100 countries, the sales & manufacturing units are in India and Korea and also sales & distribution base in Japan, USA, Canada and Europe.