Retail News Round Up_April 29,2016

Retail News :


“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

-William Shakespeare



Retail News Round Up_ Jan 12,2016

Retail news :

  • Zomato shuts online ordering in 4 cities
  • Pantaloons Fashion fixes record date for scheme of merger
  • France’s Louis Vuitton sues counterfeit online sellers in China
  • Walmart to open 15 more stores in Andhra Pradesh

  • Dabur under pressure now Emami also enters honey category
  • The government just proposed a sea change to American diets
  • Mother Dairy, IEISL in tie up to sell organic compost
  • Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to unveil retail policy
  • Government committed to reforms and will push GST, other bills: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Retail inflation probably edged up for fifth month in December
  • Ola’s corporate solution to compete with Uber’s business profiles
  • Joister launches free unlimited public WiFi in Mumbai & Pune
  • Online jewellery retailer Melorra raises $5M from Lightbox Ventures
  • An app to book black & yellow cabs in Mumbai to be launched soon
  • FreshMenu secures Rs 110 Cr from Zodius Capital and Lightspeed
  • Tata Docomo to provide free public WiFi at BSE


“You walk into a retail store, whatever it is, and if there’s a sense of entertainment and excitement and electricity, you wanna be there.”

– Howard Schultz


Morning Business News Round up_October 29, 2015

Morning Business News :

  • India Among Top 10 In Total Individual Wealth Globally
  • Infy, Wipro, Hcl, Tcs Struggle To Meet Nasscom’s Target
  • Ongc To Start Cutting Costs As Oil Price Fall Hits Profit
  • Govts To Raise $22bn From Carbon Pricing In 2015
  • After Indigo’s Success, Goair Eyes Up To $150 Million Via IPO
  • Sun Recalls Over 10l Boxes Of Allergy Drug In Us
  • Carl Icahn Says Aig Should Split Into Three Cos
  • Amtek Auto Seeks To Sell German Unit Tekfor: Sources
  • Fed Sees ‘Moderate’ Pace Of Growth; Rates Unchanged
  • OVL To Double Africa Investments To $16 Bn In 3 Years
  • Diageo, Usl End Trademark Litigation On Black Label
  • Novartis’ Generic Drug Arm Gets USFDA Warning Letter For Two Plants In India
  • Hindustan Coca-Cola Takes Over Georgia Tea & Coffee Business In India

  • Defence Unit At Tata Steel Gopalpur Park To Start Production In Feb
  • Regulatory Reforms Can Lead To Substantial Benefits: Wb
  • India’s Chemical Industry Set To Touch $214 Bn By 2019
  • Textile Industry Appeals For Better Weightage To Domestic Market
  • Emco Board Nod For Dubai Arm Establishment
  • Tatas Join Uk Steel Industry To Petition Govt For Action
  • Govt Said To Mull Higher Foreign Investment Cap For State Banks
  • Indian Oil’s Paradip Refinery May Start Commercial Operations In March
  • Jet Airways Q2 Profit Rises 25% To Rs87.59 Crore On Lower Fuel Prices
  • Dabur India Q2 Profit Up 19% To Rs341 Crore
  • Syndicate Bank Q2 Profit Rises 5.3% To Rs332.37 Crore
  • Sensex Extends Losses For 3rd Day In A Row, Ends 214 Points Down, Nifty Settles At 8,171
  • Psu Disinvestment Nets 71% Of Total Fund Raising In Apr-Sept
  • Two Cci Members Order Fine On Jp Associates; Chairman, Others Overrule
  • Maruti Suzuki Baleno Gets Over 4,600 Bookings Within 2 Days
  • Arun Jaitley Must Revive Dtc, Reduce Income Tax Burden On Common Man
  • Wipro Bags 5-Yr Deal From Coop Norge Handel
  • Mf Investos Have To Give Info Under Fatca From Nov
  • REC’s Rs 700-Cr Tax-Free Bonds Oversubscribed
  • Future Generali To Raise Share In Health Segment
  • Indian Real Estate Has To Be Ready For Automation

Retail News Round Up_Oct 20,2015

Retail News :

  • Amazon India adds muscle to B2B segment
  • Spykar Lifestyles to foray into e-commerce space
  • Mahindra & Mahindra forays into branded pulses business
  • Dabur sees a hit to ‘Real’ juice sales from Nepal unrest
  • India Value Fund to invest up to $150 million in food business
  • Havells targets Rs 500 crore revenue by 2016 in Karnataka
  • Dabur to invest Rs 100 crore in beauty retail chain NewU
  • Welspun India climbs 6% on proposed e-commerce portal in US
  • Vivo Bags IPL Sponsorship, Will Start Manufacturing Smartphones Domestically in Noida
  • Paytm Gets Into Hotel Bookings, Ties Up With Goibibo, Ezeego1, Via & TSI-Yatra


Today’s M & A Deals_Aug 06,2015

M & A Deals:

  • Practo Raises $90M From China’s Tencent, Sofina, Google Capital, Yuri Milner & Others
  • UK-Based Aviva Plans To Hike Stake In Indian Insurance JV With Dabur Group To 49%
  • Ccube Angels And Frontline Strategy Invest In Backpacker Portal Wetravelsolo
  • Tech Platform For Property Brokers Sunday Realty Raises $785K
  • Apparel Renting Portal Klozee Raises Seed Funding From Tracxnlabs
  • Last Minute Hotel Bookings App Nightstay Raises $500K In Seed Funding


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