SEPTEMBER 09, 2009
 

I Play I learn mulls franchise route to expand network

I Play I Learn, the preschool chain from New Age Knowledge Solutions (NAKS), is planning to expand its operations across the country via the franchise route. The company plans to make 5-10 preschools operational in cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata by this month-end. More...

McDonald's loses trademark fight against McCurry

McDonald's has lost an eight-year trademark battle against the Malaysian restaurant McCurry, which serves Indian food, agency reports. More...

Tesco continues to invest in Fresh & Easy

Tesco is continuing to invest in its US Fresh & Easy shops, despite it saying it had put its expansion in northern California on hold, agency reports. More...

Kraft will pursue spurned bid for Cadbury

Kraft Foods Inc, the second-largest food company, said yesterday that it will pursue a takeover of Cadbury PLC even after the British maker of Trident gum and Dairy Milk chocolate rejected a $16.7 billion bid, agency reports. More...

Marico Bangladesh listed with CSE

Marico a leading Indian Group in Consumer Products & Services in the Global Beauty and Wellness space got listed with the Chittagong Stock Exchange on Tuesday when a group of senior officials visited CSE led by its managing director Debashish Neogi, agency reports. More...

Grasim Textiles targets Rs 500 crore turnover by 2012

Grasim Bhiwani Textiles Limited, an Aditya Birla Group firm, known for its Grasim and Graviera brands of suitings, plans to double its turnover from Rs 250 crore at present to Rs 500 crore by the end of 2012. Grasim Textiles, which has 65 exclusive company showrooms within the country, plans to take the figure to 100 by the end of this year, reports Business Standard. More...

Timex to introduce global brands; to roll out 20 new stores

Watch manufacturer Timex said it will introduce more international brands from its global portfolio in the country and strengthen its retail presence by opening 20 more stores across the country by the end of this fiscal. More...

Wal-Mart launches own labels in Bharti stores

Wal-mart may have been held back by tough laws preventing foreign retail groups from setting up shop on their own in India, but a clutch of top so-called ‘private label’ brands belonging to the world’s largest supermarket group could soon be adorning retail shelves across the country, reports Economic Times. More...

Future Venture to re-file for IPO soon

Kishore Biyani-promoted venture capital arm Future Venture is likely to approach Securities and Exchanges Board of India (SEBI) again for an initial public offering soon, as the validity of the earlier approval by the market watchdog lapsed this month. “We are going for a fresh filing (for IPO) with SEBI,'' said Kishore Biyani, chairman, Future Group. More...

Intex Tech enters organised retail trade

IT hardware and electronics company Intex Technologies has decided to open 60 exclusive technology stores, mainly targeting tier II and Tier III cities across India, thus, making its entry into the organised retail business, reports Business Line. More...

Amway launches concentrated fruits and vegetable products

Direct selling consumer goods player Amway India Enterprise on Tuesday launched a range of concentrated fruits and vegetable products, and announced its foray into the deodorant segment by introducing two variants for men and women. More...

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DotVF Arvind Scouting For Partners To Scale Up Retail Biz- 5 Sep. 09
DotCantabil mulls franchise model to expand pan-India footprint- 4 Sep. 09
DotUS Food Chains Seek Footprint In West Bengal- 3 Sep. 09
DotKoochie Seeks Franchisees To Expand Retail Footprint- 2 Sep. 09
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DotCastrol BikeZone To Add 50-55 Franchise Outlets By March 2010- 20 Aug.09
DotToon Kidz Eyes 200 Stores: Seeks Franchisees For Expansion- 19 Aug.09
DotMadame Launches New Store At Ambala; Targets 100 Stores By 2010- 18 Aug.09
DotYum! Restaurants To Increase KFC Outlets In India- 17 Aug.09
DotLeonidas to open three new outlets by 2009-end- 13 Aug.09
DotYum! Restaurants Set To Launch Mexican Chain Taco Bell- 12 Aug.09
DotGFA Seeks Master Franchisees In North, West India- 11 Aug.09
DotMegamart Set To Expand Retail Network Via Franchising- 10 Aug.09
DotCalifornia Pizza Kitchen To Foray Into India Via Franchising- 07 Aug.09
DotUS Dollar Store Targets 100 Franchise Stores By This Year-end- 06 Aug.09
DotThe Loot Mulls Franchise Route To Expand Retail Footprint- 05 Aug.09
DotReid & Taylor To Open 250 Franchise Outlets- 04 Aug.09
DotCookie Man Plans 60 Outlets By 2009-End - 03 Aug.09
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
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DotHealth Sanctuary unveils Slimming Studio in New Delhi- 28 July.09
DotIndian Terrain mulls franchise route in tier II, III cities- 27 July.09
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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
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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