Healthcare & Fitness

Mobile companies are shifting from China to benefit India ...
17 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 229 Views

- Mobile companies are shifting focus from Beijing to India. - Moderate rate of internet penetration in India.- Slowdown in China to make smartphone companies forays in India’.- ‘Make in India’ initiative has pushed dreams into reality.- Smartphone manufacturing facilities are getting orders from mobile companies to deliver models in India.It will be called a ‘Mobile Revolution’ of India after the onset of Information Technology revolution started from Hyderabad.The expanding smartphon..

Dr Batra's on expansion spree, to open 20 clinics in FY17...
12 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 169 Views

Dr Batra's , the trusted brand in Homeopathy, is looking to add around 20 new homeopathy clinics across India and abroad by the end of this fiscal as part of its expansion plans."We plan to add 10 clinics in India and 10 abroad during the current financial year," Mukesh Batra , Founder Chairman, Dr Batra's .With India’s largest chain of Homeopathic, the company runs most of its clinics on company-owned model but in tier-III and tier-IV cities, the company has franchise partners.The group will..

Askme Group enters to new market with AskmeFresh and AskmeMeds...
12 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 231 Views

The online market places are expanding, so as their verticals to make wider reach to buyers. In serious business, Askme Group’s grocery marketplace AskmeGrocery is bringing in AskmeFresh, a grocery marketplace and AskmeMeds, an online health marketplace, to take on BigBasket, PepperTap and mChemist, respectively.The recent slowdown in online grocery has directed AskmeGrocery to expand in other segments to boost through other channels.  Both the verticals will go live in coming months acro..

Kohli’s fitness chain aims to score 100 branches by 2018...
08 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 227 Views

Virat Kohli, is known as the toughest guy in his business, has stretched his hands to some real business, with 30 p c stake in Bengaluru-based gym chain ‘Chisel Fitness’.   The fitness chain launched a year ago has announced major plans to set up 100 branches across India by 2018.The New Indian Express, reported, “each centre will see an expenditure of nearly Rs 2 crore for set up, as of now, they have two company-owned gym and expansion will be through franchises.”Satya Sinha,..

Future Group to acquire furniture store FabFurnish.com...
07 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 160 Views

The Future Group has added another portfolio in its diversifying business after it acquired online furniture store FabFurnish.com—first online store acquisition.The Group it owns a home and furnishing brand HomeTown, this move has strengthen its reach to online platform which is booming after e-marketplaces Pepperfry and Urban Ladder is offering robust segment with catchy offers.“We will leverage FabFurnish’s online platform and delivery model to grow our presence in markets where we do no..

FSSAI registration is must for selling food products online ...
06 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 155 Views

The growing need of assurance in food products available online has pressed government to ensure FSSAI registration must for e-commerce players in India. The authority manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.The govt has made clear to e-tailers that if selling food products that need to register under the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 with the FSSAI."These e-commerce players at their platforms are also s..

RIL extends JIO brand with fashion e-commerce portal Ajio...
03 Apr 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 276 Views

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the diversifying conglomerate, has expanded its presence in retail fashion with portal Ajio.com, focused on high-fashion brands. The new launched portal will showcase the largest collection of private labels for women online. According to company sources, some 60% of the merchandise it sells, including national and international brands and Indie (ethnic fusion) wear, will be exclusively available on the portal. The fashion will be aimed at 18-34-year groups.Th..

Govt allows 100 pc FDI in E-commerce but with conditions ...
31 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 180 Views

Traders wing call it 'unfortunate'May bar big discounts rolled by e-tailersDescribed capacity for vendorsIn a major decision, govt. allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces, paving smoother passage for international e-tailers in India. However, made it conditional, that FDI is not permitted in inventory based model of e-commerce.The government decision made industry react as clearly defined, ‘100 per cent FDI to the company provides a platform to act as a..

Virtual Reality – Utopia in progress!...
29 Mar 2016 Published by Karthik Manohar Pillai 186 Views

Last week I was strolling inside a mall, wherein I came across a virtual reality experience. I had read some news about virtual reality trying to take on the future of gaming experience. The game was really simple. Wearing a virtual reality headset you are enclosed in an arena filled with shock absorbing mattresses and bean bags. You just had to cross a 7-yard platform. I found it not worth investing my money because of the level of difficulty – it was too mainstream. However, I couldn’t hol..

Abraaj, poured $150 million in the grocery biggie BigBasket...
23 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 132 Views

 Amazon.com Inc , which is aggressively investing in India, also launched a grocery delivery pilot in Bengaluru late last year.Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/bigbasket-raises-36150-millionfunding-led-by-abraaOnline supermarket BigBasket has empowered with $150 million (about Rs 1,000 crore) funding by Dubai based Abraaj Group. The funding may strengthen grocery biggie’s express delivery service to take on competition from rival Grofers, LocalBanyaThe growing groce..

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