Showing posts from July, 2013


FMCG BATA UNVEILS ITS LARGEST STORE AT VIVIANA MALL, THANE-W The new store showcases the latest  winter 2013 collection from Bata Bata opened its largest store in India at Viviana Mall, Thane-W. The store was inaugurated by Bollywood sensation, Alia Bhatt, Mr. Jack Clemons, CEO, Bata Shoe Organization and Mr. Rajeev Gopalakrishnan, Group Managing Director, Bata India were also present during the ceremony which was followed by the grand launch of the upcoming Autumn Winter Collection.  Spread across 20,000 sq.ft, the store offers an extensive range of more than 2,500 styles of footwear and accessories like handbags, sunglasses, clutches, scarves.   Alia Bhatt along with other models unveiled the autumn winter collection with an exclusive ramp walk. Over 100 guests attended the fashion show which showcased this season’s latest looks and must-have pieces from Bata. Speaking at the opening, Alia Bhatt, said, “ I have always admired Bata as a brand and I


LIFESTYLE/WRITING INSTRUMENTS SHEAFFER CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF FINE WRITING ~Commemorates its legacy by launching limited edition collections 2013~ In 1913, a gentleman named Walter A. Sheaffer began a company in the backroom of his jewellery store in Fort Madison, Iowa, USA. He had an idea about “pen-filling apparatus” that would work on a lever system and wanted to create ‘the pen.’ A century later, Sheaffer Pens has expanded across the world and continues to produce some of the most exclusive and innovative pens the world has ever seen. William Penn, the largest distributor of Sheaffer pens in the world, celebrated the milestone of completing 100 years through the “ 100 Years & More - Sheaffer Centenary Celebration” at Shangrila Hotel, Mumbai. Sheaffer also launched two limited edition pens - the ‘ Legacy Heritage Centennial Limited Edition’ and the ‘ Centennial Limited Edition’ - to commemorate the occasion . These collections truly honor and celebra

Toshiba India Pvt. Ltd

GADGETS Toshiba transforms mobile computing  experience with the launch of its 2013 range of Stylish and  High Performance  laptops Toshiba creates new consumer categories  targ eting highfliers with the ultra-stylish P series,  the outgoing user with rugged S series and the  trendy youth with stylish L series  & value-for- money C series. ·           Satellite P Series: Featuring High Quality Smart Silver finish and harman/kardon® speakers, the new P series looks polished and sounds charming ·          Satellite S Series: Unmatched technology wrapped in a metallic build, the S series packs the looks and delivers the punch ·          Satellite L Series: Built with High Gloss Luxury finish and featuring Onkyo® speakers, L series is designed around today’s youth ·          Satellite C Series: Stylish looks and g reat performance within reach Translating the consumers’ aspirations into reality, Toshiba introduces new trend-setti

Corporation Bank

BANKING Corporation Bank reaches out to masses to open Savings Accounts           Corporation Bank, a premier Public Sector Bank, headquartered at Mangalore, organized a massive reaching-out-to-masses campaign in the city on Monday, the 29 th July 2013.  The door-to-door campaign for opening Savings Accounts of public is a part of the Bank’s recently launched drive, ‘ Hazaar Muskaane ’, meaning ‘Thousand Smiles’, which aims at opening 1,000 [one thousand] new accounts per branch in all its 1,737 branches across the country between the period 15 th July 2013 & 30 th September 2013.                The door-to-door campaign for reaching out to the customers was kick-started by Shri B K Srivastav, Executive Director of the Bank at the headquarters, in the presence of Shri K Giridhar Shenoy, General Manager, Dr. Kurian P Abraham, Deputy General Manager [Marketing & Publicity], Shri D M Mujumdar, Deputy General Manager & Zonal Head of Mangalore Zone, other executiv


HOSPITALITY Jonty Rhodes serves the first Debonairs Pizza to Mumbaikars at the brand’s first outlet in Andheri   South Africa ’s leading pizza chain, Debonairs Pizza opened its first outlet in Andheri with South Africa ’s best known cricketer Jonty Rhodes, launching him as the brand ambassador for the pizza chain today.   The legendary all-rounder launched his namesake – ‘Jonty’s special Durban Chicken Pizza’ whilst giving specially autographed Debonairs Pizzas and memorabilia to the first 50 customers who entered the outlet.   Present at the launch event were the biggies of South Africa that included the South African Consulate General in Mumbai, H.E. Pule Malefane, Famous Brand CEO Kevin Hedderwick, Diwa Hospitality and Parekh Group Director Yogesh Parekh and many other dignitaries.   Commenting on his association with Debonairs Pizza, Jonty Rhodes said, “Debonairs Pizza has always been a family favourite for us. It gives me immense pride to bring my favourite


BEAUTY/ NEW LAUNCH VLCC introduces revolutionary concept  DNA FIT TM Launches Asia’s 1 st DNA-based Weight Loss Program Premier wellness company VLCC unveiled a revolutionary new   concept in the wellness domain  with the introduction of DNA FIT TM – Asia’s first body shaping program tailored to the genetic make-up of individual customers.     DNA FIT TM marks a paradigm shift in the arena of weight management where conventional programs worldwide have so far focused on indicators such as BMI, BMR, BCA, and a Waist-to Hip ratio. DNA FIT TM goes a step beyond by factoring in the impact of one’s unique DNA in theweight loss process, for prescribing the most effective diet and exercise regime, keeping only you in mind.       Studies have shown that a customized approach to weight loss which factors in a person’s genetic make-up provides the best results. Stanford University research* reveals that individuals who opt for DNA-appropriate diets los

FireEye® Inc.

FireEye Uncovers Seven Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in First Half of 2013 Next-Generation Threat Protection Company Identifies Vulnerabilities Exploited by High-Profile Advanced Attacks FireEye ® , Inc . , the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber attacks, today announced that the company has discovered seven zero-day vulnerabilities during the first half of 2013. Each of the vulnerabilities uncovered by FireEye was exploited by advanced attacks across a number of applications, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, PDFs, Oracle, and Java, and highlight a growing trend of organizations seeing damage to their reputations and critical infrastructure due to highly publicized zero-day threats.  " The consistent discovery of flaws by FireEye demonstrates the power of our virtual-machine technology and the caliber of our research group ," said Zheng Bu , Senior Director of Research . " Our Multi-Vector Virtual Execution™ (M

Finolex Cables

CORPORATE Finolex Cables Expands its Operations Opens Office in Patna Finolex Cables, India’s largest and leading manufacturer of electrical and communication cables recently announced its entry into Patna. Headquartered in Pune, with several branches across Gujarat, Orissa, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Rajasthan, West Bengal to name a few, seeing increasing demands from Bihar, Finolex Cables would now be setting up office in the capital. Earlier, the Patna market was serviced from their Kolkata office and manufacturing plants. With this expansion, Finolex Cables would be able to strengthen their distribution network, achieve better operational efficency, sales and coordination not only in Patna but throughout the state of Bihar. The state of Bihar, which has emerged as the fastest growing state in the economy has vast opportunities for the company’s complete range of high quality Wires and Cables, Electrical Switches & Accessories, Lighting Products including

Private Hospital

Private Hospital sector will touch US$ 125  bln. by 2017: ASSOCHAM The Indian private hospitals segment estimated to reach a level of US$ 125 billion by 2017 with a CAGR of 20% against the present level of US$ 70 billion and have significantly increased their investments in Tier II and III cities, according to ASSOCHAM recent Study. Releasing the ASSOCHAM study on “Healthcare in India” Mr. D S Rawat Secretary General ASSOCHAM said, rising income levels and exposure to international standards of quality have led an increasing demand for quality private healthcare, reveals the ASSOCHAM study. The study brought out by the two institutions have also projected that the Indian diagnostic and pathology services contribution to healthcare industry shall touch US$ 5.2 billion by 2017 as against US$ 2.5 billion during 2012-13. The private sector accounts for 80 percent of India’s healthcare delivery market which is higher for India than in any other country in the wo