AUGUST 12, 2009
 

Yum! Restaurants set to launch Mexican chain Taco Bell

US-based fast food restaurants brands operator Yum! Restaurants is planning to introduce its Mexican speciality chain Taco Bell in India with the first restaurant planned to start in Bangalore in October. More...

The Cereal Bowl to expand in Middle East

The Cereal Bowl, the US-based café franchise, has signed a franchise agreement that will see the brand expand into Qatar and other regions of the Middle East. Global Brands, a Qatari-based company that has successfully franchised many brands in the region, has signed a deal with The Cereal Bowl to open outlets in the Middle East, agency reports. More...

Foot Solutions opens maiden store in UAE

Foot Solutions, one of the world’s largest health and wellness franchise in comfort shoes, customised footwear and tailored arch support, has opened its first store in the UAE at Dubai’s Oasis centre. More...

British chains threaten Australian wool boycott

Britain's leading fashion retailers are threatening to boycott Australian wool after farmers said they would continue sheep mulesing, agency reports. More...

Dubai-based Lornamead Brands mulls bigger play

Lornamead Brands Inc, the Dubai-based personal care products firm, which started its India operations in 2008 with the launch of its fragrance brand Yardley, is planning to unveil a slew of products from its international portfolio in a phased manner, reports DNA. More...

Voltas bets big on Middle East for future growth plans

Tata group company, Voltas, is betting big on the Middle-Eastern markets for its future growth. "We are seriously contemplating setting up a subsidiary company in Saudi Arabia. We have also commenced operations at our Abu Dhabi factory," Voltas chairman, Ishaat Hussain, told shareholders at the company's annual general meeting (AGM). More...

Big Bazaar comes up with special I-Day offer from Aug 12

Big Bazaar, the largest chain of hypermarkets from Future Group, has once again come up with their special Independence Day offer of Mahabachat for five days from August 12 to August 16, 2009 at its all 116 Big Bazaar outlets across the country. More...

Lava to invest Rs 100 crore in mobile handsets market

With a proposed investment of more than Rs 100 crore over next five years, Lava International Ltd has entered a mid-priced segment cellphone handset manufacturing segment, reports Business Standard. More...

Subhiksha lenders for fresh debt recast

The lenders to the beleaguered retailer, Subhiksha, said they have to rework the debt recast proposals, as the corporate debt restructuring (CDR) deadline had lapsed on July 31, reports Business Standard. More...

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