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Sahara enters FMCG retail biz on I-day


August 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Conglomerate Sahara India will enter the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) retail business on Independence Day launching a chain of shops of packaged food and ... Read more...

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Myntra aims to offer 1,000 brands online


June 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Myntra.com, one of the leading e-retailers in India, is planning to expand brands for online shopping to 1,000 from the current 300 by this fiscal-end, a ... Read more...

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‘India single most important focus’ for US luxury brand Zippo


June 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India is the "single most important focus right now", says US luxury goods maker Zippo, which has just produced its 500 millionth lighter and is ... Read more...

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Malabar Gold group to diversify into retailing of lifestyle products


March 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) As a business de-risking and diversification strategy, the Kerala-based $2.4 billion Malabar group with interests in jewellery retailing and real estate development has decided to venture ... Read more...

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E-commerce sites cash in on leap year


February 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The e-commerce world has witnessed a boom over the last few years in India -- and shopping portals are eagerly cashing in on leap year ... Read more...

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UAE firm unveils lifestyle products in India


February 18th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s Kingston Holdings group firm Foreshore Automation Systems Ltd Saturday unveiled a range of lifestyle products of two British brands - Xpelair and ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s consumerism to grow in 2012: Report


December 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 10 (IANS) International market research company Nielsen expressed optimistic views on 2012 economic progress in Sri Lanka, noting that rapid growth and consumer spending would be seen.Nielsen, launching ... Read more...

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Conscience over profit? Not business as usual


July 27th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The nature of entrepreneurship is no longer the same. A semblance of conscience, innovation and growing desire to impact the grassroots have crept into many ... Read more...

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Hindware opens first store in south India


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Home interiors company Hindware Home Retail Limited Thursday forayed into south India with the launch of its first mega home store in Hyderabad.The 'EVOK' store, spread ... Read more...

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Zippo branches out in India with lifestyle products (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 9th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) There's a lot more than iconic lighters to Zippo, the 79-year-old US company that is diversifying in the Indian market with a range of lifestyle ... Read more...

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Zippo lighting up in India with lifestyle products


June 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Some time next week, the 500 millionth Zippo lighter will come off the production line at Bradford in the US but then, there's a lot ... Read more...

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InterGlobe to distribute yachts, sports cars


March 29th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) InterGlobe General Aviation, the holding company of low-cost carrier IndiGo, Tuesday said that it was venturing into exclusive distributorship of luxury lifestyle products like yachts, ... Read more...

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India to turn hottest destination for gay, lesbian tourists


January 29th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) As the government legalised homosexuality in India two years ago, tour operators in the country are trying to sell India as the ultimate tourists destination for gays ... Read more...

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Indian tourism industry targets gay, lesbian travellers


January 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gay and lesbian tourists are big spenders and vacation savvy and are being increasingly targeted by travel operators in India, said travel experts at the 18th South ... Read more...

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Wine gala kicks off in the land of feni


January 27th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) 'Grape Escapade', a Goa government-endorsed wine festival that began here Thursday, is drawing in wine manufacturers and exporters from India participating to the four-day event. A leading ... Read more...

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How CO2 can be used to impregnate plastics


January 4th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Despite being the main contributor to global warming, carbon dioxide really does have some beneficial features.Scientists are impregnating plastics with compressed CO2 in a process that may lead ... Read more...

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Delhi most active in e-commerce: eBay


December 8th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Delhi has the most active online buyers and sellers in India, a report by leading online retailer eBay said Wednesday.The third edition of the eBay India Census, ... Read more...

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Pregnant Mariah Carey to debut line of lifestyle products, jewelry


October 30th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 30 (ANI): Mariah Carey, who has announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon, is all set to launch her own line of lifestyle products ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap and Brinda Miller join the Art Conspiracy


September 8th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Art Conspiracy is pleased to welcome prominent film maker Anurag Kashyap and Kala Ghoda festival curator Brinda Miller to its panel of judges, who will ... Read more...

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Miss Apple Bottoms USA contest 2011


August 20th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Apple Bottoms, the brand founded by multi-platinum recording artist Nelly, created the line to have a good time and "set free' the natural curves of a ... Read more...

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Bibi Russell Promote Bodo Weavers


June 10th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Former supermodel and renowned fashion designer Bibi Russell has associated with the traditional Bodo women of Assam to create a new line of lifestyle products which ... Read more...

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Supermodel joins Assam women to create lifestyle products


June 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Former supermodel and internationally renowned fashion designer Bibi Russell has joined hands with ethnic Bodo women of Assam to train them in modern design techniques and help ... Read more...

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Assam’s women weavers walk out of vulnerability with ex-supermodel


June 8th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Internationally renowned fashion designer and former supermodel Bibi Russell has joined hands with the ethnic Bodo women of Assam in creating a new line of lifestyle products ... Read more...

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Express Infrastructure in talks with leading hotel chains


March 17th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 17 (IANS) South India's integrated commercial-cum-hospitality complex developer Express Infrastructure is in talks with big chains like Hyatt and Shangri-La to manage the hotel property built by it ... Read more...

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Want great discounts? Just log in


February 15th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Your wait for special discounted meal offers or spa vouchers is over; now online portals are offering the best deals to suit your pockets.Taking a ... Read more...

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Spotted - Rakhi Sawant looking cute


December 26th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was Christmas day and the markets at Lokhandwala, a hip suburb in Mumbai were in for some rest in the afternoon as most of the shoppers had finished shopping for ... Read more...

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Paltrow wants to be a business woman


August 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) After proving her mettle in movies, Oscar winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow now wants to establish a business empire. The "Iron Man" actress, who has a five-year-old daughter Apple ... Read more...

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Luxor group forays into lifestyle products (With Images)


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Luxor, the market leader in writing instruments, has come up with lifestyle products - like women's wear, home and fashion accessories - with the aim of providing ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan wins the ‘Best Brand Ambassador of the Year’ award


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
wins "best brand ambassador award' for his Idea and motorola campaigns Abhishek Bachchan, was announced the winner of the "Best Brand Ambassador of the Year' Award at the NDTV Techlife Awards 2009 ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan wins best brand ambassador of the year title


April 30th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has received the best brand ambassador of the year award at NDTV Techlife Awards 2009 for the IDEA and Motorola campaigns. "It is a ... Read more...

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Fashion designers foray into lifestyle products


September 10th, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Seeking to cash in on a fast expanding fashion market, Indian designers are foraying into home linen, perfumes, bags and shoe lines after making a mark with ... Read more...

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‘India’s manufacturing sector to grow by 9.5 percent’


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 9.5 percent in 2008-09, up from 8.8 percent last fiscal, according to a survey by an industry lobby. The ... Read more...

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Spencer’s shop opened in Kolkata


July 7th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Three days after its inauguration was stalled by agitating hawkers, RPG Group's retail arm Spencer's opened its hyper mall in the southern part of the city Monday. "We ... Read more...

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Savvy and young, the great Indian consumer rises (Feature)


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The new Indian consumer doing the rounds of the markets this season is a savvy shopper. He is educated, knows his brand and is ready ... Read more...

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Designer Neeta Lulla presents her new collection in Mumbai


April 13th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 13 (ANI): Neeta Lulla showcased her collection during a two-day style fest organised from April 12-13 by Gitanjali Lifestyle. Gitanjali Luxury Style Fest is country's first luxury event that exhibits ... Read more...

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