Daily Archives: June 19, 2013

Flipit enters India

Flipit, the online coupons site, after successful launch in six European countries has now entered India with launch of its India specific site.

Flipit with its Indian entry also partners with various online retailers including MakeMyTrip, Yebhi, Firstcry, Shopclues and chains such as Domino’s Pizza for nearly 1,100 offers and discounts. Continue reading Flipit enters India

TripAdvisor acquires GateGuru

The US based online trip advice firm TripAdvisor acquires GateGuru, a one of its kinds door-to-door travel solution provider. Known for giving real time information about flights and airports to travelers around the world on the mobile device, GateGuru has been acquired at an undisclosed amount. Continue reading TripAdvisor acquires GateGuru

Sony aims volumes from smaller towns

The electronic major, Sony India, now plans to tap smaller towns with a new range of Bravia TV with a starting price Rs 15,000. With a potential of volumes from tier II and tier III cities, the company will still focus on metros where sales of high-end products will push revenue margins.

The announcement came at a launch of  two new products in its high-end 4k technology series. The two TVs are priced at Rs 3.04 lakh and Rs 4.04 lakh. Continue reading Sony aims volumes from smaller towns

HomeShop18 enters F&G segment

Homeshop18, a one of its kinds retailer which operates in various formats of retail including TV and online, has now expanded its product offering to food and grocery. One of the leading names in ecommerce industry, Homeshop18 will become the first ever e-retailer to serve food and grocery products nationwide. Continue reading HomeShop18 enters F&G segment

Starbucks explores beyond shopping centres

Starbucks has become popular for reasons beyond coffee. With its first stint with Mumbaikars, the store was well received for its amazing decor and a complete Indianised look. Moving to Delhi, the store design continued to make Indians feel at home with a handicraft inspired store. Along with different design stores, keeping in mind the location it is opening, Starbucks has also been strategic with the locations it plans to opens stores.

Starbucks_Dellhi Flagship Store Picture_Connaught Place Continue reading Starbucks explores beyond shopping centres

V-Mart to hit a century by FY’14-end

The value fashion retailer, V-Mart, has unveiled its plans of opening up 28 new stores. The plan is a part of its expansion strategy post IPO launch in February 2013. The new stores will be opened in Tier II and Tier III cities in order to penetrate further in these cities. The expansion has begun with Dehradun where it opens its first store. Continue reading V-Mart to hit a century by FY’14-end