Landmark Limited, widely known as Landmark or Landmark bookstore, is a chain of bookstores in India based in Chennai, now wholly owned by Trent LTD. a TATA Enterprise. In August 2005 Trent acquired a 76% controlling stake in Landmark, a Chennai-based privately owned books and music retailer, and completed 100% acquisition in April 2008.
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Started as an independent bookstore, Landmark Limited became a chain store which primarily offers books, music, movie VCD/DVDs, video game consoles, PC games, video games, console games, video game accessories, toys, and magazines, as well as technology products like mobile phones, tablet computers, mobile phone accessories, cameras, camera accessories, laptops, stationery items, gift items and home products.
Landmarkonthenet.com, launched in 2000 and a Chennai-based e-commerce portal owned and operated by Landmark Limited, is an online retailing division of Landmark through which it sells its retail merchandise online. The website has now been closed.
Landmark Quiz, one of the oldest open quizzes in India, is an annual quiz contest mostly conducted on national holidays. It was instituted in 1989 and has since been held in Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Hyderabad on various dates.
- "Trent acquires 76% stake in Landmark for Rs 103.6 cr". The Hindu Business Line. 31 August 2005. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
- "Trent buys out Landmark promoter". The Hindu Business Line. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 23 February 2011.