Established in 2002, William Penn commenced operations in Bangalore as a retail store for premium stationery. Within a short period of time, it was able to establish itself as a destination for premium writing instruments and stationery. William Penn has grown to become a nation-wide chain with over 30 stores across 11 major metro cities in India. Its stores are located in premium malls and in all major airports in the country. In the last few years, William Penn has been expanding its portfolio of products to include men’s accessories and corporate gifts apart from premium writing instruments & stationery. The company has exclusive tie-ups with many well-known brands such as Sheaffer, Hugo Boss, Moleskine, Caran d’Ache, Sailor and Zippo. Lapis Bard and Pennline are William Penn’s own line of high quality writing instruments and accessories. Apart from its own retail stores, William Penn has a pan India distribution network supplying to other retail stores, Shop-in-Shops, 3rd party retail, B2B, e-Commerce etc. Its 300 strong sales force ensures continuous servicing of all sales channels.