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OCTOBER 23, 2009
 

Gloria Jeanís Coffees opens new outlet in Bangalore

Leading global speciality coffee company Gloria Jeanís Coffees has launched its new outlet at St Mark Road in Bangalore. Citymax India, the integrated hospitality major, which is a part of Dubai-based Landmark Group, is the master franchisee of Gloria Jeanís Coffees in India. At present, it runs eight Gloria Jeanís Coffees across Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. More...

Wal-Mart set to focus on growth outside US

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, expects its international store footprint to grow faster than its US operations next year, accounting for more than two-thirds of its new square footage growth, agency reports. More...

Tesco opens first self-service-only Express store in UK

Tesco has opened its first store with no checkout staff, calling it an "assisted service store", designed to increase efficiency, agency reports. More...

Procter & Gamble in talks to buy Sara Lee brands

Procter & Gamble, the maker of Pampers diapers and Pantene shampoo, is in talks to buy part of Sara Lee Corpís international household products unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the discussions. More...

Madura Garments to branch out to women's wear

Madura Garments Lifestyle Retail that launched India's first super luxury concept store for men, The Collective, is going-in for a rejig. In a bid to gain critical mass, Madura Garments now plans to retail women's wear as well at various Collective flagship outlets. Women's wear will also be retailed at the proposed smaller format Collective outlets that will offer casual wear only, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Futurebrands to start selling `Mohena' label in 20 stores

Futurebrands, a subsidiary of country's largest retail chain Pantaloon Retail (India), said it will start selling 'Mohena' range of lingerie and nightwear in 20 stores by the year-end. More...

Cucine Lube to open nine more outlets

Cucine Lube, a leading Italian modular kitchen company, has announced plans to strengthen its retail presence in India by opening nine more outlets across the country by 2011. The company, which currently has four outlets in India, also introduced range of modular kitchens at its store located in the capital. More...

Nokia unveils maiden Care Experience Centre in Mumbai

Nokia has announced the opening of its first Care Experience Centre at Prime Mall, IRLA market, Vile Parle in Mumbai. Spread over 2,000 square feet, this Care Experience Centre has been divided into four exciting zones that will help consumers acquaint themselves with the features and services available across a multitude of devices, according to a company press release. More...

CavinKare to launch high-end `foodstaurant' in Chennai

Cavinkare, the Rs 700 crore FMCG firm, is expanding its restaurant business. The company is scouting for properties in Chennai's up-market areas for its second `CK's Foodstaurant', reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Pavers launches Staccato brand

Pavers England Footprints Ltd, a joint venture of London-based Pavers Foresight Smart Ventures and Chennai-based Forward Group, has launched premium fashion footwear brand Staccato in India. More...

Inox opens new multiplex in Rajarhat, Kolkata

Inox Leisure has opened a new property at the City Centre New Town Mall in Rajarhat, making it the only multiplex chain to have seven multiplexes in West Bengal including four in Kolkata. More...

Raymond profit drops to Rs 7 crore

Textile major Raymond on Thursday said its net profit dropped to Rs 7.4 crore for the July-September quarter from Rs 24.3 crore last year, mainly due to low sales volume in textile and files & tools business. More...

Ď20% growth seen in FMCG sector in second quarterí

Riding on robust demand from rural India, the FMCG sector is likely to post a growth of 20 per cent in July-September period this fiscal, up from about 14 per cent in the previous quarter, Assocham said. More...

 
 
 



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