July 04, 2009

Zedds mulls franchise route to expand footprint

Fashion footwear brand Zedds has announced plans to open 10 EBOs by the end of 2010 with traces in metros, state capitals and tier II cities. The proposed stores will be company owned and franchise outlets. Meanwhile, the company has opened a new outlet in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. More...

Landmark plans more Shoexpress stores

The Landmark Group, based in Dubai, intends to expand its value shoe chain, Shoexpress, to 18 stores in the Gulf this year, its third brand roll-out this year at a time when other retailers are closing stores, agency reports. More...

South Korean retail chain launched in Saudi Arabia

MISSHA, the leading South Korea-based cosmetics retail chain, has recently opened seven stores in Saudi Arabia -- in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dhahran, Madina and Yanbu, agency reports. More...

NZ's Pumpkin Patch plans to close 20 US stores

New Zealand childrens' clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch Ltd said that it would close 20 stores in the United States because of the economic downturn, agency reports. More...

HUL seeks to streamline its product portfolio

Rising product prices and the declining net content of packaged goods was the top most concern of a large number of shareholders at the 76th annual general meeting of India's largest fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company Hindustan Unilever (HUL), reports Business Standard. More...

ITC frozen foods foray on ice

ITC Foods has put its entry into the domestic frozen ready-to-eat foods on the backburner after facing supply chain and distribution hurdles, reports DNA. More...

Fame Cinema opens in Kalyan

Shrinagar-based multiplex player Fame Cinemas, part of Fame India Ltd, has opened a five-screen multiplex at Kalyan in Mumbai. Fame Kalyan, the newly launched multiplex, is the 22nd property of the chain across India, the company informed in a filing to Bombay Stock Exchange. More...

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DotItalian Coffee Brand Caffe Pascucci Forays Into India- 29 June.09
DotNilgiris to open 40-50 new stores via franchising - 27 June.09
DotKairali Group to expand overseas footprint via franchising- 26 June.09
DotZudaas France to take franchise route to expand India footprint- 25 June.09
DotIndus Fila enters domestic retail biz; seeks franchisees to expand footprint- 24 June.09
DotIndian handloom brand Cottage eyes China foray via franchise route- 23 June.09
DotUltraTech plans 71 building solutions outlets across Maharashtra- 22 June.09
DotBSNL mulls over franchise route to reduce costs- 20 June.09
DotBSNL mulls over franchise route to reduce costs- 19 June.09
DotKarrox to make south India foray; seeking franchisees for expansion- 18 June.09
DotTata's Trent, UK's Arcadia may sign franchise pact- 17 June.09
DotNumero Uno to open 50 new outlets via franchising- 16 June.09
DotMaishaa mulls franchise model to expand pan-India footprint- 15 June.09
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DotPizza Corner to open 100 stores pan-India this year- 12 June.09
DotFood King exploring franchise route to set up shop abroad- 11 June.09
DotSLCL plans 1,500 franchise stores pan-India by 2011- 10 June.09
DotRasna To Open 30 New Devil's Workshop Outlets Via Franchising- 09 June.09
DotMadame eyes 200 outlets by 2012; seeking franchisees for expansion- 08 June.09
DotHard Rock Cafe Opens Maiden Franchise Outlet In New Delhi- 06 June.09
DotGlobal property consultant RE/MAX to expand network via franchising- 05 June.09
DotBird Academy to take franchise route to expand network- 04 June.09
DotHair Designer Jawed Habib Mulls Franchise Route To Open 100 Salons- 03 June.09
DotHealth Sanctuary plans 50 new franchise centres pan-India- 02 June.09
DotS K Educations eyes 150 new playschools via franchising- 01 June.09