Kochi to offer 50 pc discount to mainline container vessels
Big savings on vessel charges, saving extra steaming time
Mumbai multiplexes test higher price points for tickets
Prices for opening week higher
ColorBar to expand presence
Plans to have about 2,000 outlets by 2008
Michelin plans to enter two-wheeler tyre market
Keen on tapping motorcycle segment
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Actis set to buy controlling stake in Nilgiris Dairy Farm
The deal amount is estimated to be Rs 300 crore
5th Spencer's store launched
RPG Retail has launched its fifth Spencer's Daily on Friday at MG Road in Kochi to coincide with the Onam festival season. Mr J.H. Mehta, President, Spencer's Retail, said that the company is in the process of launching a ...
Kalyan Jewellers plans expansion
The Thrissur-based Kalyan Jewellers, part of the Kalyan Group, has initiated steps for a major expansion drive both in the country and outside in the next few years with an investment of over Rs 1,000 crore. The jewellery group has proposed to ...
`Employer branding key to attract talent'
Recruiters in IT/ITES sectors are increasingly advising companies to hire expert help for employer branding
Arvind Brands forms JV with VF Corporation
To market, distribute the US - based company's branded products
STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS
Leaky sachets, not pesticides, are the most frequent complaint
Twenty lakh litres of milk per day is what Tamilnadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd (TCMPF) processes and sells in Chennai and district markets. More popularly known by the brand Aavin, the Federation has a 65 per cent of market ...
Shobhana Bhartia is ABC chief
Ms Shobhana Bhartia, Vice-Chairperson and Editorial Director of HT Media Ltd, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for 2006-07. She has been a member of the council of management of ...
Scorpio posts record sales
Ever since Mahindras introduced the all-new Scorpio, sales have shown a steep climb. In August, the company recorded its highest ever sales of 3,482 units for the flagship model in the domestic market. While domestic sales ...
Maruti sales up 16 % in Aug
Car market leader Maruti Udyog Ltd on Friday announced that it has posted a 15.68 per cent increase in domestic sales at 48,259 vehicles in August as against 41,717 vehicles sold in the same month last year. The company said ...
Bajaj bike sales up 21 pc in Aug
Bajaj Auto Ltd, manufacturer of two and three-wheelers, has registered a 21 per cent increase in sales of motorcycles during August. The company has recorded sales of 1,80,570 motorcycles compared with 1,49,415 for the ...
Hero Honda sales down
Hero Honda Motors has witnessed a second consecutive month of drop in sales, with numbers, exports included, dipping by 12.6 per cent in August to 2,15,076 units against 2,46,304 units in the same month last year. Exports, ...
TVS Motor sales rise 39 pc
TVS Motor Company sold 83,014 motorcycles in August 2006, 39 per cent more than 59,675 units in the same period last year. Total two-wheeler sales in August stood at 1,35,533 units compared to 1,03,063 units, during the same ...
Ford India sales up 88 pc
Ford India sold 2,699 cars in August, 88 per cent more than in the corresponding period last year. In the January-August period, the company sold 29,470 cars, 93 per cent more than in the corresponding period last year, says a ...
NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES
@home opens new outlet
@home, the retail venture of the Rs 500-crore Nilkamal Group, opened its store in Bangalore on Friday. The 33,000 sq ft home furniture, furnishing and accessories store is the seventh in the country and the company plans to take the number to ...
Nike launches cricket shoe Air Zoom Yorker
Ropes in Shane Bond, Sreesanth as brand ambassadors
PowerDsine to roll out more products
`Power over Ethernet' tech catching up.
Frozen dessert brand launched
In the first significant move after Britannia acquired Café Coffee Day's stake in Daily Bread, both companies launched a frozen dessert brand, DeLuca Gelato Italiano, at a Daily Bread outlet in the city. The outlet will offer ...
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