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H&M may soon take on Ikea, others to deck up your home

The company hasn't decided whether its furnishing-retail foray will be through a standalone format or existing stores would be leveraged to sell new product lines.

ASCI upholds complaints against 229 misleading advertisements

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) examined complaints against 344 advertisements, of which 74 advertisers ensured prompt corrective action.

Apple nurturing young Indian coders to create Next-Gen apps

Apple has taken another significant leap: nurturing young talent in coding across schools and colleges in India.

Phoenix buys back SEZ stakes from Embassy

Projects did not fit in with Embassy’s recent REIT and hence its exit from them; portfolio has 33 m sq ft of office space.

Flipkart plans offline grocery stores across India

While foreign investors are not allowed into the retail space, Flipkart is looking to tap the food retail business where 100% FDI is allowed.

Snapdeal inches closer to acquiring ShopClues

ShopClues shareholders may get 10% in the combined entity if all-stock deal goes through.

Vendors association challenge CCI clean chit to Flipkart

Flipkart was abusing its dominant position in the online retail space, AIOVA said.

Travellers headed toward Europe are facing a shortage of euros

According to Cox & Kings, about five lakh Indians travel to Europe between April and July – the peak summer holiday season at home.

GroupM names Prasanth Kumar as South Asia head, Sam Singh quits

Kumar will take up the new role with immediate effect, while Singh will leave GroupM at the end of next month.

IIIT-H announces artificial intelligence, machine learning programmes

IIIT-H said the rollout was in response to a demand for deep-tech expertise currently sweeping through knowledge professionals in all major technology hubs of the country.

Sterling Holidays appoints Ramesh Ramanathan as CMD

Currently, Ramesh Ramanathan is the managing director of the company, and will now lead the company as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD).

NCLAT to hear online vendors' plea against CCI order on Flipkart

NCLAT has also approved the delay of 12 days in filing appeal (by the association) against the order of the Competition Commission of India (CCI).

Reliance Retail set to disrupt Amazon, Walmart-Flipkart: Report

Reliance Retail operates 10,415 stores in more than 6,600 cities, with 500 million annual footfalls.

Cox & Kings owned Meininger Hotels signs pact to open fourth property in France

"Meininger's number of prospective beds in France grows to over 2,600," Cox & Kings said in a statement.

McDonald's drops several items from menu in reopened stores

The company has also taken Maaza beverage off the list, a fruit based drink brand from Coca-Cola.

Indian Terrain signs MS Dhoni as brand ambassador

"Our brand is represented by the ‘Spirit of Man’ logo and we believe that Mahendra Singh Dhoni truly exemplifies all the attributes that our brand stands for," company's Founder Chairman said.

UGC asks varsities to observe May 21 as Anti-Terrorism day

The activities suggested for the day include debates, discussions, symposium, pledge taking ceremony and screening of films.

Warburg Pincus, Runwal Ink JV to Form $1 Billion Retail Mall Platform

The platform will look to build large destination malls as well as smaller hypermarket and cinema anchored community malls.

GOQii sends legal notice to Flipkart against deep discounts

In a legal notice sent to the Walmart-owned online marketplace on Saturday, GOQii said such discounting of its products also violates the foreign investment policy in ecommerce.

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