AUGUST 05, 2009

The Loot mulls franchise route to expand retail footprint

Multi-brand retailer The Loot plans to double the number of stores it operates. The retailer plans to open an additional 100 retail stores across the country by the end of the present financial year. Meanwhile, most of the newly planned outlets will come up under the franchise model. At present, the company operates around 111 stores in 75 cities. More...

Papa John's 2Q profit up 87%

At the mid-year point, Papa Johnís International is reporting lower revenue compared to 2008, but increasing earnings via the consolidation of the results of its BIBP commodity business, agency reports. More...

Canada-based Easygates expands franchise network in US

Easygates LLC, the franchise division of Canada-based Easyhome, has announced the opening of its new store in Texas, the US, agency reports. More...

Planet Sports opens two stores in Mumbai

Planet Sports, a leading multi-brand sports and lifestyle specialty retail chain, has recently opened new sports lifestyle store at Sobo Central and one exclusive store at Milan Mall, in Mumbai. While Planet Sports at Sobo Central is spread over 5,200 sq ft, which is one of the largest sports lifestyle stores in Mumbai, Planet Sports at Milan Mall occupies retail space of 3,200 sq ft. More...

Red Tape plans 100 stores by 2010

Red Tape, the footwear and apparel brand from Mirza International, is planning to expand its retail footprint. The company is going to invest Rs 50 crore this year in its expansion plans and increase the store count to 50 by the end of 2009. Further, by 2010, the company would invest Rs 100 crore and increase the store count to 100, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Future Ventures IPO soon

Future Ventures is planning to come up with an Initial Public Offer in the near term with an aim to raise Rs 1,000 crore, company founder Kishore Biyani said. More...

CavinKare to focus on capacity, R&D

Chennai-based fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company CavinKare would invest Rs 500 crore over the next three years for capacity expansion, research and development (R&D) activities, and acquisitions, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Fame Cinemas opens two new multiplexes

Fame India Ltd launched two new multiplexes -- Fame Cinemas in Bangalore (Karnataka) and Baroda (Gujarat). More...

Subhiksha moves court, seeks trade-off with lenders

As the deadline to complete the Rs 700 crore plus corporate debt restructuring (CDR) process has lapsed, troubled retailer Subhiksha is now knocking the courtís doors to save itself from liquidation, reports Economic Times. More...

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