About Us

Four Decades of serving you and incredible experiences…a wonderful tale to cherish!

From humble beginnings to an empowering retail giant…our success story is because of our wonderful customers. Your enriching support and encouragement keep us empowered!

OUR STORY

Every great journey begins with a single step and a pioneer to lead!

In 1971, our wonderful founder Sri Chandana Mohan Rao started ‘Sri Ramachandra Cutpiece Clothes Shop’ with a goal to provide traditional and trendy fashion wear, household products and jewellery at affordable prices to the people of Andhra.

Every great journey begins with a single step and a pioneer to lead!

In 1971, our wonderful founder Sri Chandana Mohan Rao started ‘Sri Ramachandra Cutpiece Clothes Shop’ with a goal to provide traditional and trendy fashion wear, household products and jewellery at affordable prices to the people of Andhra.

Born to Chandana Nageswara Rao and Veeramma at Rajamundry, Sri Chandana Mohana Rao developed a keen interest in textiles right from childhood. He started his career in textiles as a sales supervisor in Rajamundry and learnt the nuances of the trade. His vision and enthusiastic approach started evolving, and he started his first venture along with his brothers.

It was renamed as Chandana Brothers, and continued enriching the lives of Andhra Citizens. Right thoughts and honest values gave us the pride of place as a household name in the hearts of our customers. The shop soon achieved roaring success due to high quality and affordable
prices. Along with this, our founder was known for his philanthropic spirit and there were many who benefited due to his magnanimity.

As we evolved into the most trusted destination for a happy shopping experience, we felt it was the right time for expansion. For the first time in Visakhapatnam, we came up with an idea for a retail giant. Under the guidance of Sri Chandana Mohan Rao and his eldest son-in-law Mavuri Venkata Ramana, CMR Shopping Mall was started in Jagadamba Center, Visakhapatnam. We had multiple levels and sections to keep a close watch on quality.

Our Vision

In the words of one of our visionaries Sri Venkata Ramana, ” Customers are our biggest wealth and asset, and there is no joy of business without them.”

Hence, providing them with exceptional customer service through our large format spaces, unlimited variety of choice and impeccable customer service is the core vision of CMR Shopping Mall. We strive to give them a memorable shopping experience!

The Values that set us apart

  • Utmost respect to customers and staff alike
  • Continuous growth with creativity, invention and innovation
  • Absolute honesty and integrity in all aspects of business functioning
  • Keeping our collections affordable with no compromise on quality

Kanchi Kamakshi – Our pride and joy!

Kanchi Kamakshi, our sister concern specialises in curating rich and elegant silk sarees for casual and festive occasions. The array of collection are a beautiful amity of exquisite patterns, solid
colors, pastels, embellishments, motifs, interesting prints and styles. We are truly a class apart in treating our beloved customers regally. When a bridal saree is purchased at Kanchi Kamakshi, our Purohits perform the holy Kumkum Archana after placing the saree before Goddess Gajalakshmi
Devi idol. They bless the bride-to-be with heartfelt spirituality.

Our horizons have broadened

Now CMR Shopping Mall is spread across 6.5 lakhs square feet with 11 multi-storey outlets

  • Jagadhamba Center Store, Visakhapatnam started on 2nd December, 1985
  • Largest store in coastal Andhra started on 9th December 2002, Visakhapatnam
  • Gajuwaka Store, Steel City, Visakhapatnam started on 7th December, 2008
  • CMR Central, Maddilapalem started on 2nd January, 2010 – The first Multiplex that incorporates International Shopping experience in Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram Store started on 30th December, 2010
  • Gopalapatnam Store started on December 19, 2011
  • Srikakulam Store started on Jan 1, 2017
  • Guntur Store started on December 3, 2017
  • Rajahmundry Store started on December 8, 2017
  • Tirupathi Store started on December 16, 2018
  • Kakinada Store started on December 21, 2018

Our New Director

We are thriving, and take pride in introducing our new director Mavuri Mohan Balaji. This enterprising entrepreneur has achieved a Masters Degree in E-commerce from London School of Economics and An MBA degree from Bond University, Australia

In his own words, ” Being the young generation entrepreneur with strong ethical values of my father and grandfather, I intend to take CMR to the deeper roots of Andhra and provide our beloved customers with an enjoyable shopping experience. The aim is to slowly expand to other states in the near future.”

No doubt with such enterprising vision, CMR is sure to take giant strides towards a successful pinnacle! We have lots of dynamic plans in the pipeline

  • CMR Central Mall to expand further in Vizag, Eluru, Rajamahendravaram, Gopalapatnam, Kakinada
  • Kanchi Kamaksh, a vibrant co-venture from CMR to further spread its reach in Tirupati and Kakinada
  • CMR Mall to also come up at Anakapalli

Charity is interlaced in our business goals

CMR donates 10% of its profits to charities concerning health, education of unprivileged children
and provides yearly scholarships to merit students and children of employees. We undertake humanitarian gestures for the betterment of mankind.

CMR – In your hearts forever!

We continue curating exclusive collections for every taste. From casual, to bridal, and everything in between, we assure you that you will be spoilt for choice! Trendy & ethnic ensembles and opulent jewellery are our benchmarks. We sweeten the deal with regular offers too! Step into our
realm and step out in style!