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Retail Company Review

ZCCL draping India with exquisite clothing, accessories

ZCCL has more than 50 exclusive Zodiac stores located across India and also markets its products through 1000 multi-brand outlets

Established in the year 1984, Zodiac Clothing Company Limited (ZCCL) is in the business of clothing and clothing accessories. With more than 50 years of experience in clothing business, ZCCL has emerged as a Rs 200-crore company. In 2002, Mayfair- a subsidiary of the company- amalgamated with Zodiac.

The company markets its products under the brand name Zodiac, ZOD! and Z3. Each of the company's seven manufacturing units is spread across on an area of 35000 sq. ft. ZCCL has more than 50 exclusive Zodiac stores located across India. The company also markets its products through 1000 multi-brand outlets.
ZCCL entered into Guinness Books of Records for making a neck tie, in association with Shoppers Stop of Mumbai, made out of cloth measuring 221.5 feet long.
ZCCL has 16 offices that are spread across India, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Germany, the US and UK. The office in India is located in Mumbai.
Line of Business
ZCCL is engaged in manufacturing shirts, trousers, suits, knits, cufflinks, belts, wallets exclusive for men’s wear and retailing the same.
The company has subsidiaries namely Multiplex Collapsible Tubes, Zodiac Clothing Company S.A., Switzerland and Zodiac Clothing Company (UAE) LLC.
Core Principles
Zodiac believes in offering the best quality products and does not make any compromise in this regard. Every input that goes into making a top quality Zodiac shirt is unique. Be it the pearl buttons or the imported lining, the best of fabrics is used to make a quality Zodiac shirt.
Vast experience in the men’s wear retail segment enables ZCCL to predict design trends while working with the largest retailers internationally and is therefore in a position to forecast fashion trends. These products are simultaneously retailed in India and in some of the best retail stores overseas.
ZCCL is one of the first SA 8000 certified men’s wear companies in the world.
Awards and Recognitions
Zodiac received Golden Export House status from the Government of India as recognition for its contribution in exports.
ZCCL also received TESTEX Zurich Certification, which certifies that the company’s products meet the human-ecological requirements of the standard established.
ZCCL has received “Brand Launch of the year” at CMAI’s Apex Award.
  • Garment & Accessories       
  • Garments - Traded   
  • Fabrics - Traded      
  • Accessories - Traded
Shareholding Pattern
ZCCL was incorporated as a private limited company in 1984 and became a public limited company in 1994.
ZCCL’s chairperson is M Y Noorani, while its managing director is S Y Noorani. There are a host of directors in the company, which includes:
  • A Y Noorani
  • Bernhard Steinruecke
  • Deepak Parekh
  • Heinrich - Dietrich Dieckmann
  • M L Apte
  • Omprakash Singh
  • S Abid Hussain
  • S Chakraborty
  • S M Datta
  • S R Iyer
  • Shivatosh Chakraborty
  • Y P Trivedi
Annual Turnover
The company’s total income for the year ending March 2011 stood at Rs 3085.79449 million.
ZCCL’s total net profit in 2010-11 stood at Rs 3085.79449 million.

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