Naturals gets its show on the road

From being a regional brand in the highly unorganised beauty and hair care business, Naturals, the Chennai based chain of parlours is widening its arena. The Rs 350-crore-group, having set up 510 salons across the country, stepped into Dubai last... Read more

From penny stock to investors’ delight: Symphony’s turnaround story

In little over a decade, the 55-year old founder and chairman and managing director of Symphony, Achal Bakeri, has managed to spin a dream turnaround story. From a loss making company in 2002, named after the brand of coolers it... Read more

Gujarat govt lifts ban on sale of Maggi

Gujarat Food and Drug Control Authority (FDCA) said on Monday it lifted the ban on the sale of Nestle India’s ‘Maggi’ noodles after the Bombay High Court lifted the nationwide ban on it in August. The Karnataka government too allowed... Read more

Data Tracker: Amazon tops the advertising charts

Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Naaptol and a clutch of other e-commerce companies have been heavy advertisers across media, in regional as well as English language media, in the first nine months of 2015. A recent report by S-Group, TAM Media Research... Read more

In the name of the brand

In August this year Interglobe Aviation, the parent company of airline brand IndiGo, mentioned in its draft red herring prospectus that it faced ownership title risk. Tata Motors claimed that use of the Indigo trade name infringed the trademark for... Read more

Bajaj rides smart with the Avenger

Pune-based Bajaj Auto restyled its only cruiser bike, Avenger, and launched three variants of the model on Tuesday, raising the price marginally from Rs  81,300 to Rs   84,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It also launched a baby version of the Avenger priced... Read more

Foreign investors want govt to defer Coal India stake sale

Opposing an immediate stake sale in Coal India Ltd, foreign investors have told the Finance Ministry that further disinvestment in the coal miner should be put off as the current market valuation is low. Foreign investors such as Fidelity, Wellington... Read more

Govt may fix minimum import price for steel products this week

Ministries of Commerce and Steel are close to finalising the minimum import price of about 30-35 steel products, which is likely to be announced this week. The government wants to fix a minimum price for the in-bound shipment of certain... Read more

Kendriya Bhandar to sell imported tur dal in Delhi from Oct 15

To boost availability and check rising prices, state-run Kendriya Bhandar will start selling imported tur dal at its 100 locations in Delhi from October 15, while sale of the commodity at Mother Dairy’s 300 Safal outlets will begin from this... Read more

Kesoram invests Rs 800 cr for radial tyres

The BK Birla Group’s flagship company Kesoram Industries is restructuring its tyre business by selling one unit and investing Rs 300 crore to foray into radial tyres for cars. This investment over the next six months is in addition to... Read more