July 28, 2009

Health Sanctuary unveils Slimming Studio in New Delhi

Health Sanctuary, India's premier chain of weight management and skincare clinics, has announced the launch of its exclusive Slimming Studio at Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. Further, the company plans to expand its presence by setting up more exclusive franchise centres in tier I cities, according to a company press release. More...

Starbucks to match employee retirement contributions

Starbucks will match employees' 401(k) contributions this year, something it used to do automatically but said in December that it would begin deciding on a year-by-year basis, agency reports. More...

Christian Lacroix gets offer from Borlettis: administrator

The Borletti family, owner of Italyís Rinascente SpA department stores, joined Bernard Krief Consulting and two undisclosed investors in submitting bids for Christian Lacroix SNC, judicial administrator Regis Valliot said. More...

Reliance starts selling FMCG products

Mukesh Ambaniís Reliance Group has started selling food items such as flour, pulses and edible oil in the open market in Mumbai through a new company, reports Economic Times. More...

Titan Industries net profit rises 41%

A change in accounting treatment has helped watch maker Titan Industries post a 41 per cent rise in net profit to Rs 46.04 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net sales grew 9 per cent to Rs 888.60 crore during the first quarter. More...

Godrej Consumer ups rural focus

Godrej Consumer Products, the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) firm, expects rural sales to account for half of the total sales in a few years, reports DNA. More...

Mall occupancy falls in Q2 on slowdown

With the present slowdown in the retail sector, the average vacancy in malls across the country has increased to 19 per cent in the second quarter of 2009, against the first quarter of the year, according to global consultant Cushman & Wakefield. More...

Bankers set stiff terms for Subhiksha debt relief

Subhikshaís bankers have set stiff terms for clearance of a corporate debt restructuring (CDR) package for the cash-strapped retailer, reports Business Standard. More...

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DotVishal Retail to shut 10 loss-making company-owned stores- 24 July.09
DotEssar Steel Seeks Franchisees To Expand Retail Footprint- 23 July.09
DotSiyaram To Set Up 200 Stores In India, West Asia In Three Years- 22 July.09
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DotGFA Plans To Open 40 New Outlets By March 2010- 18 July.09
DotVeta targets 100 franchise centres in Sri Lanka- 17 July.09
DotKaati Zone seeks franchisees for retail expansion- 16 July.09
DotMan U Restaurant and Bar in Mumbai soon- 15 July.09
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DotGrand Slam to set up 30 more franchise stores in tier II, III cities- 10 July.09
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DotAmara Raja Batteries to expand pan-India network via franchising- 08 July.09
DotH&R Johnson eyes Rs 3,000 crore turnover; seeks franchisees for expansion- 07 July.09
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DotZedds mulls franchise route to expand footprint- 04 July.09
DotWadhawan Hospitality to bring Cinnabon brand to India- 03 July.09
DotCCD looks to expand global imprint- 02 July.09
DotYum Restaurants looks for 50% revenue from KFC- 01 July.09
DotMedPlus seeks franchisees to expand pan-India footprint- 30 June.09
DotItalian Coffee Brand Caffe Pascucci Forays Into India- 29 June.09
DotNilgiris to open 40-50 new stores via franchising - 27 June.09
DotKairali Group to expand overseas footprint via franchising- 26 June.09
DotZudaas France to take franchise route to expand India footprint- 25 June.09
DotIndus Fila enters domestic retail biz; seeks franchisees to expand footprint- 24 June.09
DotIndian handloom brand Cottage eyes China foray via franchise route- 23 June.09
DotUltraTech plans 71 building solutions outlets across Maharashtra- 22 June.09
DotBSNL mulls over franchise route to reduce costs- 20 June.09
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DotKarrox to make south India foray; seeking franchisees for expansion- 18 June.09
DotTata's Trent, UK's Arcadia may sign franchise pact- 17 June.09
DotNumero Uno to open 50 new outlets via franchising- 16 June.09
DotMaishaa mulls franchise model to expand pan-India footprint- 15 June.09
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DotPizza Corner to open 100 stores pan-India this year- 12 June.09
DotFood King exploring franchise route to set up shop abroad- 11 June.09
DotSLCL plans 1,500 franchise stores pan-India by 2011- 10 June.09
DotRasna To Open 30 New Devil's Workshop Outlets Via Franchising- 09 June.09
DotMadame eyes 200 outlets by 2012; seeking franchisees for expansion- 08 June.09
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DotHealth Sanctuary plans 50 new franchise centres pan-India- 02 June.09
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