JULY 30, 2009
 

Booster Juice plans 100 outlets in five years

Booster Juice, Canadian smoothie and juice brand, will use the mall route for its growth in India. F A N Brands, which is the master franchisee for the brand in India, owns six outlets of Booster Juice in India (five in Bangalore and one in Delhi). Further, the company is targeting 100 Booster Juice outlets in five years, reports Business Line. More...

Supermarket chain Al Adil plans UAE expansion

A supermarket chain which caters primarily to the 2.5 million south Asian expats in the UAE has announced plans for a major expansion of stores, agency reports. More...

‘Starbucks to expand further in China, won’t enter India soon’

Starbucks Corp, the world’s biggest coffee-shop operator, will keep China as a key part of its Asia growth strategy and has no immediate plans to enter India, agency reports. More...

Van Heusen to roll out stores in smaller cities

Apparel brand Van Heusen from the Madura Garments group is looking to implement an extensive retail expansion plan by opening 25 exclusive stores this year and 65 more stores by the end of financial year 2012, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Italian brand Alcott to enter kidswear; plans R&D centre

Italian fashion brand Alcott will soon be entering the kidswear market. It is also evaluating the possibility of setting up a research and development centre in India, reports Business Line. More...

Lerros launches maiden store in Hyderabad

Lerros, the premium German apparel brand for everyday wear, has announced the launch of its first exclusive store at GVK One Mall in Hyderabad. More...

Shoppers Stop logs profit in Q1

Shoppers Stop has posted a net profit of Rs 1.01 crore for the quarter ended June 30, against a loss of Rs 21.35 crore in the same quarter last year. This comes after cutting employee costs, other operating and administrative expenses and depreciation, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

V Guard profits up 21%

The net profit of V Guard Industries grew by 21 per cent at Rs 6.89 crore (Rs 5.70 crore) during the first quarter of the current fiscal. The net sales increased 8.5 per cent to Rs 86.03 crore (Rs 79.28 crore). More...

Rajesh Exports’ Q1 profit dips 46%

Jewellery manufacturer Rajesh Exports’ net profit for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009 dipped 46 per cent to Rs 18.45 crore, owing to the company going slow on high margins businesses to avoid credit risks. Net sales were up 57 per cent to Rs 3,672.16 crore, mainly aided by revenues from bulk business. More...