• Posted On Friday, May 04, 2012

    In spite of overall inflation showing signs of moderation, retail inflation continues to be above the comfort level of the average consumer. Reports indicate that the retail inflation for industrial workers stood at 8.65% in March 2012, thanks to the hike in food prices in recent months.....

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  • Posted On Saturday, April 28, 2012

    In a new boost to the footwear market in India, Tata International, the trading arm of the Indian conglomerate Tata Group, announced a JV with Wolverine World Wide Inc. The JV will facilitate the wholesale and distribution of Wolverines Merrell and Caterpillar Footwear brands and apparels in the country. Both companies will hold 50% stake in the new joint venture. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, April 24, 2012

    Coffee Day (CCD) has revealed plans to make its foray into the consumer durables segment by retailing its espresso machines soon. The machine will be available in two variants- the semi automatic and the automatic. Considering the presence of the brand across the nation, the machines are likely to get a good response of the Indian consumer.....

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  • Posted On Saturday, April 21, 2012

    HyperCITY Retail India Ltd has implemented Oracle Retail solutions to integrate retail store operations and help deliver better insight into its 12-store hypermarket business to optimise sales, profitability and customer service initiatives.....

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  • Posted On Thursday, April 19, 2012

    With RBI announcing that it will be advocating the rise in the gasoline retail prices, fuel retailers have now threatened to hike petrol prices by about 15% if the government does not take steps to compensate them for the losses on sales and temporarily regulate the prices. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, April 19, 2012

    Leading air cooler brand Symphony has made its mark in the global market with the acquisition of North America based Impco. The move has made Symphony one of the leading air cooler brands in the world as the collaboration will go a long way in enhancing the brands reach among international retailers such as Walmart, Sears, Home Depot, Lowes, Famsa and Costco. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, April 17, 2012

    Dedicated to the mother, baby and child segment, the MBC Expo is an exciting and upcoming event that will provide the ultimate platform for businesses in the maternity and baby care industry to come under one roof and share information, ideas and best practices. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, April 14, 2012

    In a new boost to the Indian retail industry, international brand CamelBak announced its entry into the Indian market with collaboration with Realm Inc. The US based manufacturer and retailer, which has a presence across 80 countries, is a favourite with professional athletes and has also been used by astronauts and military. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, April 12, 2012

    The latest international entrant into the Indian retail market is France based Lagardere Active Group, which enters with its apparel range. The group is the parent body of the renowned Elle brand and has tied up with Arvind Lifestyle Brands in India. It has announced plans to open 20 exclusive stores across the country over the next 1 year.....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    Indian retail giant Spencers Retail Limited launched its first Hyper store at Haridwar recently at the Pentagon Mall. The sprawling store is spread over 25,000 square feet and is set to transform the retail landscape in Haridwar in a major way. With more than 15,000 different products from various categories including food, fashion, FMCG and electronics, among others, the store will provide a one-stop solution for the residents of Haridwar.
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  • Posted On Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    Indian air cooler brand Symphony announced its plans to enhance the retail network over the year ahead by doubling its dealer network to over 20,000. The company is keen to get a larger share of the dynamic cooler market in India and also introduced its latest offering , which will provide cooling solutions for larger spaces. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, April 10, 2012

    FMCG players in the country have started to pass on the excise duty hike to customers as input costs continue to rise. Latest reports indicate that FMCG brands such as Dabur and Marico are likely to hike the prices of some of their products due to the increase in input costs.....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, April 04, 2012

    In a new boost to the retail sector in India, Growels 101 mall recently launched a one of a kind loyalty program for mall patrons that is likely to transform the retail experience in the mall. The loyalty program named Growels ++ is an important initiative to improve the shopping experience of customers.....

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