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Emami plans to focus on fast-moving health goods
EMAMI Ltd has decided to focus on the Fast Moving Health Goods (FMHG) market to generate growth. Estimated to be a Rs 15,000-crore market, FMHG comprises health products such as OTC medicines, digestives, pain relief balms and supplements such as ... More

POLICY


Competition panel taking shape
THE Competition Commission of India (CCI), set up under the aegis of the Ministry of Company Affairs (MCA), is gradually taking shape. The foundation for setting up the new organisation has begun, an official communiqué said. The Commission ... More

IPR


HC orders status quo over trademark, brand in Shaw Wallace case
MR JUSTICE K.J. Sengupta of the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday passed an order for maintenance of status quo regarding trademark and brand belonging to Shaw Wallace Co Ltd (SWC). The court, however, directed that money receivable from the ... More

EVENTS


CII beauty & wellness meet
CHENNAI: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising Beauwell India 2005 - India's first B2B forum on beauty & wellness between March 7 and 10 here. Beauwell India 2005 will feature a 2-day conference and 4-day exposition, ... More

ADVERTISING


Online ad market to touch Rs 100 cr
`Corporations, sceptical initially, are now seeing the value online ads are adding.' More

IT sector's TV ad spend jumps to Rs 117 cr
THE information technology sector's TV ad spends shot up 237 per cent in 2004 to Rs 117.3 crore, from Rs 34.8 crore in 2003, according to a report by AdEx India, a unit of TAM Media Research. The laptops/notebooks category grew a massive over ... More

PROMOTIONS & OFFERS


LG targets Rs 1,200 cr from Indo-Pak series
IN order to cash in on the cricket fever in the country, LG Electronics India Ltd (LGEIL) hopes to garner revenue of Rs 1,200 crore with its new promotional campaign for the Indo-Pak series. The electronics major has roped in captains of the ... More

IA to close super saver scheme
HYDERABAD: In view of the overwhelming response, Indian Airlines (IA) plans to close its `bumper super saver' scheme on March 31 or even earlier. It had launched the scheme on February 16 for economy class and on February 23 for executive ... More

DIRECT MARKETING


Opto Circuits plans direct marketing push
OPTO Circuits (India) Ltd, a Bangalore-based company, will target the non-invasive healthcare equipment market in developed countries through its 100 per cent subsidiary, MediAid. It plans to adopt an aggressive direct marketing strategy to ... More

RETAILING


Philips India to expand Arena
PHILIPS plans to increase the number of outlets of its brand shop, "Philips Arena", from 30 to 100 across 25 cities in the country by the end of this year. These stores will benchmark new standards in consumer electronic retailing, said Mr D. ... More

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES


Hero Honda unveils 125 cc Super Splendour
HERO Honda Motors Ltd today introduced a new 125 cc motorcycle called `Super Splendour'. According to Mr Atul Sobti, Executive Director (Business Operations) Hero Honda, it will cost on the average Rs 42,500 nationwide. Its engine, one of ... More

Natco Pharma unveils anti-migraine drug
NATCO Pharma Ltd (NPL) has announced the launch of Rizatriptan tablets in 5 mg and 10 mg dosage under the brand name Ritza. In a press release here on Thursday, the company said Rizatriptan is a new generation anti-migraine drug and is ... More

Tally launches VAT software
FINANCIAL accounting software company Tally Solutions on Thursday launched a Value Added Tax (VAT) complaint business accounting solution - Tally 7.2 - as the country gears up for VAT regime from April 1. Aimed at the over eight ... More

Instant snack from ITC Foods
Mr Ravi Naware, Chief Executive, ITC Foods Division, at the launch of Sunfeast Pasta Treat in Bangalore on Thursday. The instant snack, which the company claims is India's first instant pasta with sauce maker inside, earmarks the division's foray ... More

Buddha's Delight
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Comfort Inn Grand, a city hotel operated by Floatels India Pvt Ltd, has announced the opening of Buddha's Delight, a restaurant that serves only vegetarian Chinese cuisine. Certain ingredients used in the restaurant, ... More

In league
Mr. S. Ganesh, COO, Leeg, with tennis player Leander Paes, at the launch of `Dellta Leeg' in the Capital on Wednesday.

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