Mumbai-based mostly ethnic attire maker Suumaya Industries has picked up a minority stake in Nysaa Retail Pvt Ltd, which operates the worth retailing chain 1-India Relatives Mart, for about Rs 5 crore, in accordance to two people today familiar with the deal.

The offer gives Suumaya access to 1-India Family members Mart’s more than 100 stores, generally in tier-3 and tier-4 towns.

Suumaya has ordered a 1% stake in 1-India Spouse and children Mart, valuing the retailer at about Rs 500 crore, one particular of the supply stated.

Suumaya is BSE-shown company and provides ladies’ clothing, primarily to the general trade, aside from jogging its own Suumaya-branded outlets.

Both Suumaya and Nysaa Retail did not react to ET’s queries trying to get comment.

The Covid-19 pandemic has roiled the retail field with recurrent lockdowns and as shoppers have most well-liked to remain indoors and buy dresses on the web.

Nevertheless, merchants like 1-India Loved ones Mart ended up comparatively less impacted as most of its merchants are situated in little towns, which have been lax in observing social distancing norms. 1-India Relatives Mart is backed by personal equity company Carpediem Cash and the worth retailer sells clothing, kitchenware, footwear, house goods and other things in their stores.

The Suumaya deal will also support 1-India Family members Mart in its private manufacturers portfolio, one particular of the resources claimed.

In August, Suumaya invested about $8 million to obtain a managing 51% stake in agri-tech corporation, payAgri Innovations Pvt Ltd.