SEPTEMBER 19, 2009
 

Reliance Webstore resumes expansion via franchising

Reliance Webstore, the fully owned retailing arm of Reliance Communications, has restarted its expansion after a nearly two-year hiatus. The company has converted nearly half of its stores into franchisees for incentivising employees, reports DNA. More...

NexCen Brands opens first Marble Slab Creamery store in Asia

NexCen Brands has announced the opening of its first Marble Slab Creamery® franchised store in Asia, Singapore, agency reports. More...

French Connection to shut more stores, losses widen

British fashion group French Connection said it would close more underperforming stores after it shut down its North European retail business and cut staff in the first half to stem widening losses, agency reports. More...

RPG enterprises to enter coffee chain business

Kolkata-headquartered RPG Enterprises has announced plans to enter the coffee chain business by setting up a joint venture with an US company. More...

Future Group to focus on new retail segments

Pantaloon Retail is looking at increasing its presence in the entertainment and leisure, sports and food retail space, reports DNA. More...

Godrej to consolidate business by acquiring foreign brands

FMCG major Godrej announced it would consolidate its business by going for acquisition of foreign brands, especially in haircare and household insecticide business and fixed a 15 per cent growth target for next year from its current turnover of around Rs 10,500 crore. More...

Planet Sports opens new outlet in Kolkata

Planet Sports, the sports speciality retail chain currently operating 64 stores in the country, recently launched its fourth standalone outfit in the city, according to a company release. More...

Naturol Bio plans retail outlets

Naturol Bio-energy Ltd, one of the first few bio diesel makers in the State, has announced plans to set up 100 retail outlets in the next two years. More...

Cinemax to add four more screens in Ghatkopar

Cinemax , the largest multiplex chain in Mumbai with 36 existing screens, is getting bigger by adding four more with the launch of its new property at Ghatkopar on September 19. More...