About us

Started as Vivek & Co, an entrepreneurial effort by Shri. B A Lakshmi Narayana Setty.

A man inspired by Swami Vivekananda's principles of humility, hard work and service.

"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success"

- Swami Vivekananda

Founder's Vision:

Creating employment and service to humanity was his ideology.

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The Beginning of our Journey

Started on 3rd May, 1965 in a 450 sq.ft shop in Chennai, Selling fans, Radios &Other small appliances.

Timeline of our Glorious 50 Years

1965 - 1968


1965-First Store in Mylapore

1968-Second Store in Purasaiwalkam

1977 - 1980

Pioneered the New Year Super Sale
Third store in T Nagar

Entry into distribution of Sumeet appliances in TN and Karnataka

1991 - 1995

Vivek Hire Purchase and Leasing launched
Registered as a Public Limited Company

New logo with the tagline 'The Unlimited shop'.

Established stores in Bangalore

1999 - 2005

Acquired the 14-stores Jainsons Corporation
Acquired Premier Consumer Electronics
Expanded Viveks network to 22 stores
Expanded Jainsons network to 26 stores

A Professionally managed group with 50 years of retailing experience

34 plus showrooms spread across 14 cities in Tamil Nadu & Karnataka with 2,00,000 sq. R. of retail space.

Leading consumer durable retailer with wide network

Today a Private Limited Company with 4 retail brands


A social service arm of Viveks, helps out the economically under privileged children through Education and Healthcare initiatives.


With wide range of products, Viveks Ltd Jainsons at Mm Reddy Complex Old, Hosur has become a name to reckon with in the electronics retail industry. This electronics store takes care of all the gadget related requirements of its customers.

Home Serve

A dedicated Service solution targeted on the urban house-holds Offering varied services from Electronic repairs to carpentry services.

Viveks Safe Deposit Lockers LTD

Viveks lockers are housed in high security strong rooms which conform to the most stringent specifications. Godrej lockers are used to ensure the most reliable and safe storage. Viveks lockers offer you 5 options, from the compact ‘A’ type, to the roomy ‘L’ type.


Awards & Accolades


Store Innovation