Who We Are

16 Years.
Growing Strong.

Over 30 Stores.
Across 11 Cities.

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.

About Our Founder

Nikhil Ranjan

Founder & MD

Nikhil Ranjan, the founder and MD of William Penn is an engineer by profession and worked with IBM briefly before venturing out as an entrepreneur. Hailing from a business family, he was always fascinated with stationery. His passion for well-made products helped William Penn establish itself as a ‘go-to’ store for the best in stationery and pens. He is intimately involved in product selection and development even today. He believes that Indian companies today are ready to design and create products that can be on par with the best in the world.

Why Buy From Us


Authorised retailer

William Penn is an authorized retailer in India for over 40 luxury brands. Every product that we sell comes with the brand warranty and also gets our stamp of assurance.


Largest Selection

With 30 stores, 40+ luxury brands, we have the largest selection in every brand both in our stores and online.


Knowledgable staff

Our focus is on delivering a service that is beyond satisfactory to our customers. Our team in the front end are trained to be honest with a profound work ethic.


Specialist Online store

William Penn is India’s only online store that has such a wide variety and range of fine writing instruments and top of the line men’s accessories.



Aware of a rampant market with fake and unauthorised retailers, William Penn is committed to creating a trustworthy destination where you can shop without fear about the authenticity of products.


Premium Stores

Well trained staff and our premium stores ensure that we make shopping an enjoyable and unforgettable experience.


Penn Clique Loyalty

Not only do our customers get an assurance of a genuine product, they are also rewarded with loyalty points and gift vouchers with their purchase which are redeemable in any store across India or even on our online store.


Corporate Gifting

William Penn offers an exceptional array of corporate gifts. From personalized writing instruments to accessories and combos we have the perfect gift to reward your clients and staff.

Brands Available With Us


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