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Walmart launches in-store tax refunds

Walmart launches in-store tax refunds

Wal-Mart is tempting consumers with a unique way to get cash on the spot at Wal-Mart stores. The retail giant has launched a new program, Walmart Direct2Cash. Walmart will make customers’ tax refunds available in cash at about 3,000 stores in the US. This service allows consumers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at Walmart instead of waiting for a

January 22, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

BlackBerry, Samsung deny report of $7.5 billion takeover talks

BlackBerry, Samsung deny report of $7.5

BlackBerry and Samsung Electronics have denied a report that they are in talks for Samsung to make a takeover offer for the Canadian company, says an AP report. ”BlackBerry has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any

January 15, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Ferrari appoints two new dealers in India

Ferrari appoints two new dealers in

NEW DELHI: Ferrari has announced the appointment of two new dealers in to extend its official presence in India, a strategic market for the company. Ferrari says it is firmly committed to providing a class-leading sales and after-sales service

January 14, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Alibaba purchases stake in digital marketing firm AdChina

Alibaba purchases stake in digital

China based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding recently announced that it has purchased a stake in online marketing company AdChina, says a Reuters report.  This investment is aimed at supporting its advertising business. The company did

January 14, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

SsangYong unveils compact SUV Tivoli

SsangYong unveils compact SUV Tivoli

SsangYong Motor Company (SYMC), a part of the US $ 16.5 billion Mahindra Group has recently announced the launch of its much awaited ‘Tivoli compact SUV model in Seoul, South Korea. Further, Tivoli offers innovative styling and

January 14, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Synthite Group to tap Gulf market for spices and masalas

Synthite Group to tap Gulf market for

FMCG division of Rs 1,400 crore worth Synthite Group is all set to venture into the Gulf market with a wide range of spices and masalas, says a PTI report. Commenting on the development, Managing Director of Synthite Group, George Paul said:

January 09, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Online jewellery shop Eristona.com unveils ‘Reigning Pearls’

Online jewellery shop Eristona.com

Eristona.com, online shop for artificial and costume jewellery, has launched an enviable collection entitled ‘Reigning Pearls’. The prices start at around Rs 390.   Eristona.com founded in March 2014, is the veritable

January 07, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Japan's Yokohama opens YCN in Mumbai, inks deal with Balaji Wheels

Japan's Yokohama opens YCN in Mumbai,

New Delhi: Yokohama India has opened its 2nd Yokohama Club Network (YCN) in Navi Mumbai at Nerul. A fully owned subsidiary of Yokohama Japan, the company has tied with Balaji Wheels for another YCN at Navi Mumbai. YCN is a specialized network

January 07, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Maruti increases vehicle prices

Maruti increases vehicle prices

Leading auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India has recently announced rise in vehicle prices to Rs 31,600, considering the expiry of excise duty concessions extended to the auto sector, says a report in PTI. According to a company official, this

January 07, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Hyundai sales crossed 4.1 lakh in 2014

Hyundai sales crossed 4.1 lakh in 2014

Auto giant Hyundai has recently recorded sales of over 4.1 lakh units in India in 2014. Which amounts to a growth of over 7.5 per cent riding on new launches, including compact sedan Xcent and premium hatchback Elite i20, says a PTI

January 02, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Top level shake up at Tata Global Beverages, Tata Coffee

Top level shake up at Tata Global

New Delhi: Tata Global Beverages on Monday announced top management level changes as Sushant Dash being appointed as Regional President, India, in place of Sanjiv Sarin, who is moving as CEO designate to Tata Coffee. The Company also

December 29, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Govt should promote domestic electronics industry: Assocham

Govt should promote domestic electronics

As per a PTI report, Assocham demands government to take adequate steps in developing large scale manufacturing zones with fiscal sops to promote domestic electronics industry. “We welcome the directive to give preference to domestic

December 29, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Direct selling industry asks govt to frame separate regulation

Direct selling industry asks govt to

In a bid to welcome the formation of inter ministerial committee to look into the direct selling issues, the industry has asked the government to frame a separate regulation after consulting all stakeholders in a time-bound manner for the sector,

December 29, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Restaurants offer scrumptious menu to ignite festive cheer

Restaurants offer scrumptious menu to

BANGALORE: As people getting into festive mood, restaurants have left nothing unturned to offer their customers a delightful experience. Restaurants have rolled out many lucrative offers to delight all sorts of people.  Many restaurants

December 24, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Lebanon to partner with India for Surajkund Fair

Lebanon to partner with India for

Lebanon  and India to come together at the 29th edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela, which will start from Feb 1-15 at Surajkund near Faridabad, says a report in IANS. Famous for showcasing the richness and diversity

December 19, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Crafts bazaar to exhibit products by Tibetan artisans

Crafts bazaar to exhibit products by

Annual Dastkari Haat crafts bazaar is all set to showcase finest handicrafts from India as well as Tibet, says a PTI report. The  crafts bazaar will start from Jan 1, 2015, at Dilli Haat, this 29th edition of the fair will end

December 19, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Falling inflation may change in December: D&B

Falling inflation may change in

Dipping inflation is likely to overturn as the figures for the current month may show a rising trend, says a PTI report, citing a research report by Dun & Bradstreet. As per the study, though the WPI inflation stood at near zero during

December 19, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Fashion chain Gap in deal with online retailer Zalando

Fashion chain Gap in deal with online

Gap Inc has struck a deal with Europe's largest dedicated online fashion retailer Zalando to sell its core brand from next May, hoping to reach more consumers, particularly in markets where it has no physical stores. The US company already

December 16, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

China\'s e-tailing websites found selling fakes

China's e-tailing websites found

Some of China's e-commerce websites were found selling fakes in spot checks carried out by China's quality authorities. The spot checks were made on discounted goods sold on many sites on Nov. 11, a newly contrived shopping-fest,

December 12, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indian jewellery producers bullish on Russian diamond trade

Indian jewellery producers bullish on

India's Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) Saturday said it is banking on the upcoming World Diamond Conference, scheduled in New Delhi to gain a global edge in the diamond polishing and cutting segment with an

December 08, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  |