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Italian GAS footwear now available in Delhi


September 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Leading Italian footwear brand GAS is now available in the North Indian market.Suncorp Exim India, exclusive distributor of GAS in India, has launched the latest ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova opens up a candy business


August 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis player Maria Sharapova just opened up a candy business. She says that she loves candy and opening up a candy business was exciting for ... Read more...

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India may tweak SME definition for IKEA investment


August 4th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian government may change the definition of small and medium enterprises (SME) to facilitate investments from Swedish furniture giant IKEA, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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IKEA to invest $1.9 billion in India


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sweden-based IKEA, the world's largest furniture maker, will invest around $1.9 billion (Rs.10,500 crore) in opening 25 retail stores in India, Commerce and Industry Minister ... Read more...

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Alistair Carr leaves Pringle of Scotland


April 27th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Designer Alistair Carr is leaving luxury label Pringle of Scotland after spending over a year as its design director.Carr was appointed the design director of Pringle ... Read more...

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Pakistan fashion fraternity eyes franchises, collaborations in India


April 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan's fashion fraternity has welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to open more trade routes and hope to expand their reach by collaborating with Indian wholesalers, ... Read more...

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Barbie Apparel’s first couture range for girls (With image)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Barbie Apparel Tuesday announced the launch its first couture party collection for girls aged 2-12 years in India. The line includes summer fashion staples as well ... Read more...

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Barbie to go bald


April 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The popular Barbie doll is all set to get a bald makeover in support of children who lose their hair due to cancer treatment.Toymaker Mattel ... Read more...

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New iPad sales top 3 mn: Apple


March 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Apple announced Monday that three million new iPads have been sold since the product's launch last Friday."The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million ... Read more...

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Amazon to launch a retail store


February 7th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is planning to open a retail store in America's Seattle city as a pilot test to see if a chain ... Read more...

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Australians slowly raising their spending: Report


January 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Consumers in Australia are continuing to cautiously increase their appetite for spending, according to the Commonwealth Bank's Business Sales Indicator (BSI) report released Friday.The bank's December ... Read more...

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Apple suspends iPhone 4S sales in Beijing, Shanghai


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Apple announced Friday that its iPhone 4S smartphone will not be available in retail stores in Beijing and Shanghai "for the time being". Apple said its ... Read more...

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Bata switching on to large format stores


January 11th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Footwear major Bata India Wednesday said it was completely switching on to large format stores for the purpose of economic viability.It added that it would ... Read more...

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Shops in Tamil Nadu closed to protest FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) The protest shutdown by traders and shopkeepers against permitting 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail was total in Tamil Nadu Thursday.At some places ... Read more...

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Odisha wants rollback of FDI decision


November 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday criticised the central government for not consulting states before allowing foreign equity in the retail sector and demanded that ... Read more...

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India’s retail stocks open strong after foreign equity nod


November 25th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Retail stocks in India opened on a strong note Friday on the back of the decision the previous evening to open up the sector further ... Read more...

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Send a card, help a child, says Unicef


September 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Unicef India has tied up with greeting card company Archies to raise funds for underprivileged children in the country.With this collaboration, Archies will produce and ... Read more...

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South City Projects to foray into Sri Lanka


September 6th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) South City Projects (Kolkata) Ltd, one of the fastest growing real estate firms in eastern India, will foray into the real estate sector in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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HP Touchpad on sale for just $99 and its already out of stock in many shops


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) HP has dramatically slashed the price of its Touchpad tablet to just $99. The slash was announced on Monday and the company said the 16 GB ... Read more...

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British riots to cost economy nearly 400 mn pounds


August 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The riots across England could cost the British economy a whopping 392 million pounds, new figures revealed.Figures from online comparison site Kelkoo said if the ... Read more...

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Indian house opens electronic publishing centre


August 1st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, Aug 1 (IANS) Konark International, an associate of Konark Publishers India, has opened the door of electronic publishing and distribution worldwide to Southeast Asian publishers.Today, Konark International distributes published ... Read more...

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RIM launches its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India."BlackBerry PlayBook comes in an ultra-portable design and features industry-leading performance with ... Read more...

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Verizon, AT&T; crucial to BlackBerry tablet sales


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) The BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is pinning hopes on its PlayBook tablet to be a game-changer for the Canadian wireless giant, is banking ... Read more...

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U.S. Polo Assn opens first outlet in Delhi


February 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) U.S. Polo Assn, a retail brand owned by the governing body of the sport of polo in the US, opened its first independent outlet in India's capital, ... Read more...

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SPAR to open 24 more hypermarkets in next two years


January 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Reality major Landmark Group's retail subsidiary SPAR Friday said that it plans to add another 24 hypermarkets to its chain in the next two years, with an ... Read more...

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Kardashian sisters to launch apparel line


January 13th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 13 (ANI): The Kardashian sisters - Kourtney, Kim and Khloe - are launching a line of apparel for Sears department stores.The collection, aptly titled the Kardashian Kollection, is designed ... Read more...

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Byomkesh Bakshi Goes International


December 30th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
will be played in the theaters of North America after the firm Databazaar Ventures purchases rights to show the film over Netflix, Amazon and Roku streaming. The very successful Bengali ... Read more...

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Echinacea ‘does not ward off common cold’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Echinacea has been used by many as a common cold remedy for years, but a new study has revealed that the herbal treatment has minimal effect in relieving ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Hopes Kids Enjoy His Trading Cards!


December 7th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Earlier, we have seen nail polish, singing dolls and a best-selling memoir by his name. These items sold like hot cakes thus encouraging the entry of these latest trading cards, which ... Read more...

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Blackfriday Sales Take Its Shape


November 26th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Black Friday deals is on full swing from today to mark the start of the festive season. Most of the people are making the best ... Read more...

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Major Retail Stores To Remain Open On Thanksgiving This Year


November 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even a few years back the Black Friday was considered to be the official beginning of the year end shopping season in the USA. Thanksgiving on ... Read more...

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Tylenol For Kids Makes A Comeback


November 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnson & Johnson which is known as one of the leading children's products maker worldwide is going through a rough phase in 2010. Many children's products ... Read more...

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My Touch 4G From T-Mobile Lands Today


November 5th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and wait the T-Mobile my Touch 4G is going to hit the stores. This high end android based smart phone is the flagship ... Read more...

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WIFW spells business, designers ask for more (Review)


October 28th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Decent, great, fantastic...That is how most designers described business generated at the just concluded Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) here, though a few ... Read more...

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