AUGUST 11, 2009
 

GFA seeks master franchisees in north, west India

Global Franchise Architects (GFA), a Switzerland-based group that builds operates and franchises a portfolio of specialty food service brands, is seeking master franchisees to expand its network in north, west and east India. The group has nine different portfolios of brands globally of which four are available in India -- Pizza Corner, Coffee World, The Donut Baker and The Cream and Fudge Factory. More...

Nestle Toll House Cafe views Canada, Middle East as priority growth markets

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, a dessert café and bakery, is offering exclusive master franchising opportunities and area developer franchise agreements in Canada and the Middle East, agency reports. More...

McDonald's July sales up 4.3% on burgers, coffees

McDonald's, the world's largest restaurant company, said global sales gained 4.3 per cent in July, more than some analysts estimated, on demand for McCafe coffees and international sales. Sales at US restaurants climbed 2.6 per cent, while European orders increased 7.2 per cent, McDonald's said on Monday in a statement. More...

@ home plans to open 50 stores in 4 years

The premium home-store chain of Bombay Stock Exchange-listed moulded furniture company Nilkamal -- @home, plans to open nearly 50 stores in all the major cities across India over the next four years, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Dabur eyes Rs 100 crore sales from Dabur Glucose

FMCG major Dabur expects its health supplement brand Glucose D to clock in sales of around Rs 100 crore by the end of this fiscal. "Dabur Glucose has been one of the fastest growing categories with an annual growth rate of 20-25 percent. Going by this rate we expect around Rs 80-100 crore sales from it by this fiscal," said Kannan Sitaram, chief operating officer, Dabur. More...

Wipro ventures into designer furniture

Wipro Consumer Care (WCCL), the fast-moving consumer goods and furniture and lighting arm of information technology major Wipro, is aiming to increase its presence in the premium branded office furniture market with new designer ranges, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

HUL’s Knorr soup ropes in Kajol as ambassador

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has roped in Kajol as its brand ambassador for Knorr soups. The Bollywood actor will feature in the new television commercial conceptualised by company's creative agency Lowe Lintas. Kajol's association with Knorr will continue for two years, reports Financial Chronicle. More...