AUGUST 04, 2009
 

Reid & Taylor to open 250 franchise outlets

Reid & Taylor, a subsidiary of S Kumars Nationwide Ltd, had set a target of opening 500 exclusive shops over the next two years in 2008-09. “We have already achieved 50 per cent of our target, almost 250 shops are now up and running. We plan to open 250 more this year on a franchise model,” said Ashwani Misra, president (marketing), Reid & Taylor. More...

Office Depot set for Mideast debut

Office Depot Inc, the global supplier of office products and services, is launching its first store in the Middle East. In cooperation with local retailer M H Alshaya Co, the company will launch its first one stop shop for office supplies in the ME at The Avenues Mall, Kuwait, agency reports. More...

Bahrain's Al Safar seals deal with EZ Take Out Burger

Bahrain-based Al Safar Group and US-based EZ Take Out Burger announced on Monday a 50-unit, 10-year franchise development agreement for the Middle East, agency reports. More...

Van Heusen wants to be a complete lifestyle brand

Van Heusen from Madura Garments is transforming itself from a formal menswear brand to a complete lifestyle brand. As part of its transition, the company is looking at introducing apparels and accessories to suit all occasions, reports Business Line. More...

Ratnakar to roll out eight stores in Gujarat, Maharashtra

Ahmedabad-based Ratnakar group of companies is planning to reach its target of 10 exclusive jewellery stores in Gujarat and Maharashtra in the next two years. The group, which has its operation across India, UK, USA and Middle East, plans to open retail stores for its alternate line of jewellery across cities like Surat, Baroda, Ahmedabad and Mumbai, reports Business Standard. More...

Fossil to relaunch OyzterBay brand

Lifestyle retailer Fossil is looking to bring jewellery from its international portfolio into India, apart from relaunching jewellery brand OyzterBay (which Fossil acquired in 2006) in the country, reports Business Line. More...

Kouton Retail posts marginal rise in net

Koutons Retail India Ltd has posted 6.07 per cent rise in net profit to Rs 11.50 crore compared with Rs 10.84 crore for the quarter ended June 30. More...

Dettol tops 'green brands' list

Dettol, followed by Tata Indicom, Infosys, Taj Hotels and Resorts, Wipro, Microsoft, Reva, Maruti, Colgate and Lifebuoy are the top 10 ‘green brands’ in India, according to a recent research, titled ‘The ImagePower Green Brands’. More...

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DotShoppers Stop To Double Number Of Mothercare Outlets- 01 Aug.09
DotJSW To Invest Rs 2.6 Crore To Roll Out 130 Retail Outlets- 31 July.09
DotBooster Juice Plans 100 Outlets In Five Years- 30 July.09
DotANTS Giving Animation Further Thrust, 25 More Schools Planned- 29 July.09
DotHealth Sanctuary unveils Slimming Studio in New Delhi- 28 July.09
DotIndian Terrain mulls franchise route in tier II, III cities- 27 July.09
DotGFA Mulls PE Route To Raise Funds For Expansion- 25 July.09
DotVishal Retail to shut 10 loss-making company-owned stores- 24 July.09
DotEssar Steel Seeks Franchisees To Expand Retail Footprint- 23 July.09
DotSiyaram To Set Up 200 Stores In India, West Asia In Three Years- 22 July.09
DotWelspun Retail Plans 400-500 Stores By 2013; Seeks Franchisees For Expansion- 21 July.09
DotPavers England Takes Franchise Route To Launch Maiden Outlet- 20 July.09
DotGFA Plans To Open 40 New Outlets By March 2010- 18 July.09
DotVeta targets 100 franchise centres in Sri Lanka- 17 July.09
DotKaati Zone seeks franchisees for retail expansion- 16 July.09
DotMan U Restaurant and Bar in Mumbai soon- 15 July.09
DotKFC, Pizza Hut's parent co Yum under ED's lens- 14 July.09
DotDixy Chicken debuts in India via franchising- 13 July.09
DotGrand Slam to set up 30 more franchise stores in tier II, III cities- 10 July.09
DotBest Western to unveil 15 new franchise properties in India- 09 July.09
DotAmara Raja Batteries to expand pan-India network via franchising- 08 July.09
DotH&R Johnson eyes Rs 3,000 crore turnover; seeks franchisees for expansion- 07 July.09
DotWay2Wealth seeking franchisees to expand pan-India footprint- 06 July.09
DotZedds mulls franchise route to expand footprint- 04 July.09
DotWadhawan Hospitality to bring Cinnabon brand to India- 03 July.09
DotCCD looks to expand global imprint- 02 July.09
DotYum Restaurants looks for 50% revenue from KFC- 01 July.09
DotMedPlus seeks franchisees to expand pan-India footprint- 30 June.09
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
DotAfter DLF, Rahejas want to surrender SEZ- 13 June.09
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