Showing posts from June, 2017

The 6th annual edition of HGH India starts from July 4-6 2017

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : HGH India 2017, the annual trade show for Home Textiles, Home Décor, Gifts & Houseware is all set to bring Indian & International brands, manufacturers and distribution partners together from 4 th -   6 th July for its 6 th edition at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India.   The trade show provides a focused marketing platform for designer, branded and mass produced goods, enabling the sellers reach out to retailers, distributors and institutional buyers across India. The sourcing options and innovations in home textiles, home décor, houseware and gifts category continue to grow at the HGH India 2017. The exhibition for the first time has added a new category of cleaning & hygiene products to their ever growing list of exhibitors. HGH India 2016 had over 400 brands and received 25,140 high potential trade buyers including retailers, wholesalers, distributors, importers from 422 cities and towns from all over India. These prof

Blue Square Consultants to represent Shandong Tourism in India

 by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, 30th June 2017: Shandong, a jewel nestled between Beijing and Shanghai and an eastern coastal province of People’s Republic of China is all set to make its mark in India by appointing Mumbai based Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as its sales and marketing representative in India with immediate effect. Shandong Tourism has diverse product categories and activities to offer that caters to family segments, business travelers on the move and adventurous plans for students. Mr. Zhang Mingchi, Deputy Director General of Shandong Tourism Development Commission commented, “India has immense potential and is one of our key markets. In last couple of years we have witnessed an increase in inquires to travel to Shandong and hence to further augment the growth we needed to partner with a representative company who has the expertise in the travel and tourism sector. We are excited at the prospect to associate with Blue Square consultants and hope we collecti

Midea Group to invest ₹800 Crore to setup manufacturing facility in Pune

        The Manufacturing facility will come up over an acquired area of 43 acres         To set up R&D Center to develop products for India         Plant will be operational by end 2018         To create employment opportunities for over 500 people over 5 years  by Shrutee K/DNS New Delhi : Midea Group, a Fortune 500 company, announced plans to invest ₹ 800 Crore to set up a manufacturing facility near Pune. The company will acquire 43 acres of land in Supa Parner Industrial Park II. Mr. Andy Gu, Vice President, Midea Group, made the announcement of a greenfield manufacturing facility for consumer Home Appliances and components. The products manufactured at the plant will cater to Midea Group’s operations in India as well as others. The facility will also evaluate export for Midea Group to other distribution locations. In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ vision, Midea Group has earmarked an investment of ₹ 800 Cro

Nova Eyewear Forays into The Vast Consumer Segment in India

by Shrutee K/DNS After having achieved a strong foothold in B2B segment internationally, Nova, the global eyewear brand from Vision Rx Lab, is about to create another new milestone as it forays into the vast consumer segment here in India. For wide and effective promotion in this digital age, this international brand has been introduced to the consumer segment through exclusive streaming of “Nova: Vision Meets Fashion” Film on YouTube masthead which has garnered over 5.9 million views in a short span since its launch on 7 th May, 2017. The brand Nova is exceptional in its category as it straddles the best of two domains where world-class vision correction technology lenses meets the fashionable frames and sunglasses. Hence the brand philosophy is perfectly summed up in the baseline Vision Meets Fashion. Nova eyewear has created an imagery that defines the brand world for Nova: A world where one can enjoy perfect vision with international style. This is expressed

Wipro Limited announced Locals now form over 50% of Wipro’s workforce in the U.S.

by Shrutee K/DNS East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India – June 30, 2017 : Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO ), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, announced that locals now form over 50% of its U.S. workforce. Over the past six months, Wipro hired over 1,600 employees by attracting and nurturing local talent to drive innovation and help transform clients’ businesses into digital enterprises. During the past decade, Wipro has invested over USD 2 billion in the United States.  The company has been focused on creating jobs in the U.S. underscoring its strategy to build a deep reservoir of local talent based out of centers close to its clients.  During FY16-17, over 3,000 locals joined Wipro and today, the company has a workforce of over 14,000 in the U.S.  The company will continue to recruit from top universities to build on the momentum of hiring locally in the United States. Wipro, whi

MSE to conduct mock trading session on July 1

by Shrutee K/DNS   New Facility to extend the trading hour for scrips in Equity segment to be tested Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Limited (MSE), the upcoming national level stock exchange, will conduct mock trading session in all the segments on Saturday, the 1 st  July 2017. During this monthly mock session, the Exchange plans to test a crucial aspect of extension of trading hour for a few / all scrips in the Equity Cash segment. This testing is in response to the feedback received from a multitude of trading members. The Exchange also plans to test a new version of trading software which provides for enhancements in the features of Self Trade Prevention Mechanism and Maximum Single Transaction Quantity / Value in the Currency Derivatives segment. It may be noted that these facilities provided by the Exchange support members in the risk management of their operations. All the members are encouraged to participate in the mock trading to test the system’s

MY FM exclusive music partners for "Jab Harry met Sejal"

 by Shrutee K/DNS June’17, Delhi : MY FM, the radio division of Dainik Bhaskar has associated with Imitiaz Ali’s direction, Jab Harry met Sejal, as exclusive music partners. Shah Rukh Khan released the first song, Radha, from the film in the presence of 7,000 women named Sejal in Ahmedabad with RJ Archana Jani. The makers of the movie had initiated a contest that would result in the actor visiting the city that has the majority of girls named Sejal - Anushka’s character in the film. While Ahmedabad emerged as the winner, Shah Rukh visited the city to meet the girls and to release the first track of the film. This song is a peppy number; the beat will force you to hit the dance floor ASAP and will urge you to listen on the loop. Commenting on the association, Viplov Gupte, Chief Programming Officer, MY FM, said, “ We take immense pride and honor in being exclusive music partners for the movie, Jab Harry met Sejal, a Imtiaz Ali directorial. Th


by Shrutee K/DNS Kolkata, June 30th, 2017 : P C Chandra Jewellers, a part of the business conglomerate PC Chandra Group, and one of the largest and most established jewellery brands in Eastern India has announced the launch of a new television campaign nationally. The new campaign is beautifully weaved around a Bengali wedding where a modern Bengali NRI girl gets married to a foreigner at a foreign location. The protagonist merges seamlessly with the story reflecting her traditional soul having a contemporary mind. The story revolves around how she gets ornamented with the newly launched Wedding Collection from P. C. Chandra Jewellers. While she gets decked up, the film brings out her ambition and showcases her ability to balance every aspect of life like her career, relationships, values and customs. The film has some heart touching moments where the girl is seen attending  an official call, but cutting it short to devote time to talk to her ailing grandmother over a v


   by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai . The all-new BMW 5 Series launched in India. Seventh generation of the premium sedan was unveiled by the legendary sportsman, Mr. Sachin Tendulkar. Locally produced at the BMW Plant Chennai , the all-new BMW 5 Series will be available in diesel and petrol variants at all BMW dealerships across India from 1 July 2017 onwards.   Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “With the all-new BMW 5 Series, expect nothing less. The unique combination of elegant and dynamic design, intelligent BMW technologies and innovative control concepts in the all-new BMW 5 Series, means you can absolutely enjoy your drive. Fuelled by top performers, it combines outstanding output with powerful athletics and reaches all destinations with efficiency and purpose. It is time to discover ultimate driving pleasure with a true business athlete: the all-new BMW 5 series.” The all-new BMW 5 Series adapts perfectly not only to an active lifestyle but also to pe


by Shrutee K/DNS India,29 June 2017 – Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), organisers of the Tour de France, and Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner of the Tour de France, today announced the introduction of machine learning technologies at this year’s Tour de France to give cycling fans across the globe an unprecedented experience of this year’s event. The race begins in Düsseldorf on Saturday and finishes at the Champs-Élysées in Paris on 23 July. This year, Dimension Data’s data analytics platform, which was developed in partnership with A.S.O., incorporates machine learning and complex algorithms that combine live and historical race data to provide even deeper levels of insight as the race unfolds. Fans will also benefit from rider profiles to understand more about environments and circumstances in which riders perform best. As part of a new pilot this year, A.S.O. and Dimension Data are exploring the role of predictive analytics technologies to asse