The HAP store is a joint collaboration of SME Business Support Fund and Handicrafts Association of Pakistan as an initiative to support and develop market linkages for all those associated with the Handicrafts Sector. Complete hand holding and support has been provided to the these artisans, producers, manufacturers, women entrepreneurs and youth from across in terms of branding, marketing, supply chain, retail management etc.
Following the launch of the HAP Store in Islamabad, number of our colleagues, friends, well wishers gave BSF some very valid recommendations and suggestions which have all been incorporated in the Lahore store. It is located on Mehmood Ali Qasuri Road (near Hussain Chowk), right opposite Xinhua Mall and Hotel One in Gulberg which is one of the most prestigious retail space in Lahore. The store itself comprises of over 3100 sq. ft. and contains close to 16 brands offering a variety of product mix.
The inauguration ceremony of this store is being planned on the 13th August 2012.