Retail giant Evil Eye will open an Indian store in Walmart’s Indian branch, the company said on Thursday.
The move follows Walmart and the Indian Government’s decision to ban the sale of branded eyewear branded with names such as “Nipples Ring,” “Dirty Eye Ring,” and “Ladies Eye Ring.”
In a statement, the retail giant said the new store would be located in the Walmart store in New Delhi.
The new store is expected to be open by the end of this month, the statement said.
A Walmart spokesperson said the company did not comment on rumours.
The decision to launch the new Indian store comes as Walmart has faced criticism for selling a range of eyeware items branded with the names of Hindu deities such as Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Kali, etc.
The brand name of the items is branded as the “Nipple Ring,” while “Dangerous Eye Ring” and “Rising Eye Ring”‘ have also been banned in India.