The esteemed Forbes Magazines, Middle East edition has honoured Joy Alukkas as one among the ‘Top 100 Indian leaders in the UAE’. The prestigious magazine has recognised him as one of the Indian ‘founding forces’ in the UAE. The recognition was awarded to Joy Alukkas by the honorable Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Mr. Shashi Tharoor in the presence of Dr. Nasser Bin Aqeel Al Tayyar, President of Forbes Middle East at a glittering function organised by Forbes in Dubai.
“I am honoured to receive this prestigious recognition but none of this would have been possible without the backing of the visionary leadership of the UAE. The UAE rulers have the foresight and enterprising spirit to encourge and nurture the entreprenueral spirit of individuals and have created the necessary regulations and infrastructure for people like me to grow and make it big in this great nation. I would hence like to dedicate this hounor to the founding fathers and the current leadership of the UAE”. Said Mr. Joy Alukkas, Chairman & MD., Joyalukkas Group.
From it’s inception with a single jewellery showroom to its current stature of a multi-billion dollar global conglomerate with 85 jewellery showrooms world-wide, Joyalukkas has revolutionized the jewellery retail industry through innovative schemes as well as a distinct offering. In the short span of around 2 decades, Joyalukkas has transformed the way the world looks at jewellery and made itself a household name. Today the global retail chain operates across 9 countries and has a loyal customer base of over 10 million customers.
The global conglomerate, Joyalukkas’s current business interest includes Jewellery, Fashion & Silks, Money Exchange, Luxury Air Charter, Malls & Realty. The jewellery business of Joyalukkas is one of the most awarded and recognised jewellery retailing chain. Joyalukkas is also the first jeweller to be awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 and 140001:2004 certifications. Joyalukkas has been recognised under the Dubai Quality Appreciation Program for strong adherence to quality across all its departments. The rapidly expanding jewellery retail chain has plans to open 20 new showrooms across various parts of the world in the current financial year.