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MobileStore expects 30 percent sales jump


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) MobileStore, India's largest mobile phone retail chain, is expecting about 25-30 percent jump in sales on year-on-year basis between mid-October and the end of the year, ... Read more...

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NGO demands Sahara retail chain ad to be withdrawn


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over content of a recent television commercial of the Sahara Group, an NGO has asked the information and broadcasting ministry to intervene ... Read more...

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Whiteley turns lingerie designer


August 15th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Rosie Huntington Whiteley has designed a range of lingerie for a British retail chain.The 25-year-old said it was her experience as a model that ... Read more...

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Wahlberg ate 10 meals a day for movie role


June 24th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg went through the pain of eating 10 meals a day to gain a beefy look for his new film "Pain And Gain".The ... Read more...

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Pune mall catches fire, 15 rescued


June 21st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 21 (IANS) At least 15 customers and staffers were rescued from a major fire that broke out in a shopping mall here Thursday evening, a fire official said."The ... Read more...

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Himalaya Optical ties up with Tom Davies


May 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Optical and eye care retail chain Himalaya Optical Friday announced its tie-up with London-based acclaimed spectacle designer Tom Davies.The made-to-order collection will be available through ... Read more...

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Best Foods to tie up with hotel chains for more business


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Best Foods, an integrated basmati rice player with presence across value chains, is planning to shore up its packaged rice business by tying up with hotel ... 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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New-look Malabar Gold targets $6 bn turnover by 2015


March 25th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Aiming to be third largest jewellery retail chain in the world with a $6 billion turnover by 2015, Kerala-based Malabar Gold & Diamonds (formerly Malabar Gold) ... Read more...

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Former manager at retail chain arrested for cheating


March 10th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A 39-year-old man who had worked as a manager in various prominent retail chains was arrested for cheating a department store owner in west Delhi, ... Read more...

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Tatas sign formal pact for opening Starbucks cafes in India


January 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Global coffee chain Starbucks will soon be making its way to India with Tata Global beverages Monday formally announcing a joint venture pact with the US-based ... Read more...

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Andrew Flintoff unhappy with fee of 4 pounds for watching school play


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former English cricket star Andrew Flintoff complained on Twitter after being charged £4 to attend his daughter’s school Christmas party. Flintoff who made millions during his time ... Read more...

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BJP protests in Jharkhad over FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand Monday staged a sit-in demonstration in front of Raj Bhavan to protest the central government's decision to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin businesswoman seeks to give back to Ghana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman - one of the many second generation Indians living across West Africa - is striving to give back to society in Ghana, ... Read more...

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Multi-product retail will improve supply chain: Economic advisor


November 4th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) The Indian government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday batted for allowing big multi-product retail companies to enter India's market to improve the supply chain to ... Read more...

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Malabar Gold to expand network


September 26th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Kerala-based jewelery retail chain Malabar Gold hopes to expand its distribution reach to 100 outlets by 2013, a top company official said here Monday."Now the ... Read more...

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Future Group to exit non-core business


September 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group Friday said it would consider exiting non-core business to lower debt and fund its growth plans.The company will divest its stake ... Read more...

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Retail chain to sell Brand Himachal


September 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group Friday announced its intention to sell Himachal Pradesh's famed apples and other agriculture produce in its retail outlets across the country.A ... Read more...

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Retail chain offers to sell Himachal apples


August 19th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Retail chain Future Group is aiming to offer Himachal Pradesh's delicious apples from Kinnaur district in its retail outlets across the country.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Son of Indian migrant to Ghana now retail chain magnate


August 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian investment in Ghana goes way back to the time when it was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. A 14-year-old Indian who landed ... Read more...

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Getting craftspeople connected to mainstream fashion


July 11th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indigenous craftspeople in India are getting connected with the mainstream fashion industry through a crafts and design revolution.Experts reach out to the indigenous craftspeople in ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks multi-tasking is pretty impressive : Julia Roberts


July 11th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) They last appeared together in 2007 film "Charlie Wilson's War" and now Julia Roberts has teamed up with Tom Hanks again in his directorial venture ... Read more...

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Who doesn’t know about Bollywood: Tom Hanks (Interview)


July 10th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Who doesn't know about the Indian film industry, asks Hollywood star Tom Hanks who would like to be part of a Bollywood film and ... Read more...

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‘Not enough tourists to appreciate fashion in Pakistan’(With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan has its fashion weeks, stores and studios but its fashion retail sector is not growing because there are not enough tourists to appreciate their ... Read more...

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Postal department opens counter at Fabindia store


June 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The department of posts Tuesday partnered with Fabindia, a retail chain of craft-based products, to open postal retail extension counter at the company's flagship store ... Read more...

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Chhabra 555 to open 10 new outlets in 2011-12


April 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Ethnic apparel retailer Chhabra 555 plans to open 10 new outlets during the current financial year in different parts of India and aims to attain ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ bosses caught up in trademark battle


March 11th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): The movie executives behind the 'Twilight' franchise have become embroiled in a legal battle over the name of a cosmetics line.US retail chain Bath and Body Works have ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean releases World Cup ditty


February 15th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's leading folk, rock and pop band Indian Ocean Tuesday released a ditty "India Wants to Play" to inspire the countrymen to take to active part in ... Read more...

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Philippines’ retailer opts for Manthan’s analytics solution


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Leading Philippines retailer Robinsons has selected the retail analytics solution of Manthan Systems for its supermarket chain in the South East Asian country, the city-based IT firm said ... Read more...

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From a Punjab kitchen, these sweets, snacks have travelled far


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A business formula that originated three decades ago in the kitchen of a homemaker is creating a buzz in international markets. What is more, it counts ... Read more...

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New ready-made meals help you shed ‘10 lb in 4 weeks’


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A supermarket has introduced a range of ready-made meal that can deliver a 10lb weight loss in four weeks - without any exercise, say experts.Researchers, who tested the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wal-Mart’s Extra Pay Policy For Sunday Coming To An End


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart Stores Inc. which is a top US based retailer recently announced that it will stop paying the newly recruited employees an extra $1 per hour ... Read more...

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Walmart Black Friday 2010 Ads Make Shop-a-holics Crazy


November 16th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wait of the gadget lovers for the coolest Black Friday deals seem to be over with retail giant Walmart unveiling its Black Friday ads for ... Read more...

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Black Friday Alerts Meant For Luring Buyers Before Nov 26th


November 13th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Black Friday is almost two weeks later but the festive mod has grasped everyone. The buyers simply can not wait for the deals and the retailers ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Titan to gold plate a Nano, expand jewellery chain


November 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Watch and jewellery maker Titan, which owns the Goldplus chain of jewellery, has decided to gold plate one Nano, the wonder car from Tata, as part of its ... Read more...

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