AUGUST 20, 2009
 

Castrol BikeZone to add 50-55 franchise outlets by March 2010

Castrol BikeZone, a chain of multi-brand motorcycle service station, is planning to add 50-55 more bike zones across the country by March 2010. The proposed bike zones, which would come up mainly in cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Delhi-NCR, will be opened only via franchising. With this expansion there will be about 170-175 Castrol BikeZones in the country. More...

Europe to deliver hot growth: Domino's Pizza

Dominoís Pizza expects to draw a majority of its earnings from its European stores within five years as growth rates in France, Belgium and the Netherlands eclipse the sale of pizzas in Australia, agency reports. More...

Dutch fashion retailer The Sting signs first UK store

Dutch fashion retailer The Sting has confirmed it will open its first UK shop in the famous Tower Records store on Londonís Regent Street, agency reports. More...

Japanese retailer plans five new stores in Mainland China

Japanese department store retailer Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings has decided to expand its network in mainland China by adding five new large-scale stores before 2014, agency reports. More...

VLCC looks at acquisitions in wellness space

Beauty and wellness major VLCC is in talks with several companies in the wellness space, based both in India and abroad, for possible acquisitions. VLCC is also planning a joint venture with a US-based company specialising in the medical spa business, reports Economic Times. More...

Luxor to offer designer wear for women soon

Writing instruments maker Luxor has diversified its business by starting its Luxor Luxury Collection (LLC). To start with, LLC will offer designer wear for women, accessories and home furnishing products, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Videocon launches DigiHome concept store

Consumer durables company Videocon Industries has introduced its concept stores, DigiHome, to reach out to consumers. The move is a continuation of its retail initiatives such as Digiworld and Videocon plazas, through which it is reaching out to customers in remote places, reports Business Line. More...

Glaxo to launch a new product every month

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is planning to launch five products in the next five months, but not necessarily under the Horlicks brand, reports Financial Chronicle. More...