Retail Newsletter - September 19 to 23, 2016

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 23, 201618:00 IST

This week saw Cafe Coffee Day's tie-up with O-Zone Networks among other developments. IIFL presents a weekly snapshot of all the major happenings in the Retail industry, nationally and internationally.

Top News
Future Group in discussion with Heritage Foods for acquiring its retail division
The ongoing talks between Kishore Biyani’s Future Group and Heritage Foods have reached advanced stage, since the former is keen to acquire the retail business of the latter, says an ET report. Read More
CoLife secures US$1mn Seed Fund
CoLife a network of shared living & working spaces and operating under the brands & respectively has announced securing $1 million in seed fund. Read More
News Infocus
Increased Health awareness likely to boost Colombian Oral Hygiene Market
Ken Research announced its latest publication on,“Consumer and Market Insights: Oral Hygiene in Colombia”, offer insights on the changing trends and key issues within the Colombia’s Oral Hygiene Retail Market. Read More
Tiny is the new cool: Top five tiny gadgets changing your life
The aesthetically beautiful home and air quality monitor includes Baby Monitor Mode with continuous alerts and monitoring, interactive push-to- talk, and LED-connected Lulla Light and music programs. These additional new features make it the most state-of-the-art video monitoring and environmental sensing device for the home and family. Read More
Boom in Clothing and Footwear Retailing in China
Ken Research recently announced its latest publication titled “Clothing & Footwear Retailing in China-Market Summary & Forecasts” which discusses detailed analysis of clothing and footwear retailing, leading players, distribution channels and consumer trends and the report sheds light on how the existing players can use this information to capture major share in the market. Read More
electronica India and productronica India 2016: Visitor attendance up by 9% on opening day
Messe München India officially opened the 17th edition of their leading trade fairs, electronica India and productronica India, scheduled for 21 – 23 September 2016 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru, India. Read More
Domestic News
Amazon announces biggest sale ‘Great Indian Festival-Tyohar Bade Dilwala’ announces the biggest sale in its history - Great Indian Festival – Tyohar Bade Dilwala! Get set to shop for thousands of blockbuster deals at attractive prices! Read More
ftcash launches UPI for merchants in association with ICICI Bank
Mobile payments and loans start-up ftcash, backed by IvyCap Ventures, is the first fintech startup to launch Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for merchants in association with ICICI Bank. Read More
ShopClues joins hands with Reliance Jio for its 'Jio Welcome Offer'
ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace has consistently been at the forefront of technology-driven initiatives for the benefit of its customers. In the same vein, it has now collaborated with Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd for its 'Jio Welcome Offer', becoming the first ecommerce player to do so. Read More
Cafe Coffee Day ties-up with O-Zone Networks to offer free Wi-Fi at its cafes
Café Coffee Day (CCD), India’s leading youth aggregator has tied up with leading and ‘neutral’ Wi-Fi service provider O-Zone Networks to provide free Wi-Fi access to customers at its cafes in select cities across the country. Read More
Practo and Ola partner for India-wide Mobility access to users visiting doctors
Practo, the world’s leading healthcare platform and Ola, India’s most popular app for mobile transportation have partnered to provide seamless and stress-free healthcare experience for their customers. Read More partners with Uber for a first-of-its kind in-app integration, one of the leading companies in the Indian online travel space, has launched a first-of-its kind in-app integration with Uber, the world’s largest on-demand smart mobility app to make road travel hassle free for its customers.  Read More
Paytm ties up with Indusind Bank to launch two wheeler financing
Paytm, India's largest mobile payment and commerce platform have announced the availability of financing options on two-wheelers booked on its platform.  Read More
Zopper announces pre-booking of much awaited iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Zopper has announced the pre-booking of the latest offering by Apple, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus at its online platform. Read More
Snapdeal announces Mayank Jain will lead Supply Chain function
Snapdeal, India's largest online marketplace, announced that Mayank Jain, Vice President (SCM) will lead the Supply Chain function at Snapdeal. Read More
SaleBhai unveils its Corporate Gifting Range announces the launch of its Corporate Gifting range for businesses, enabling them to demonstrate their gratitude towards all associates, employees, and clients. It will offer more than 1000 unique corporate gift items from across India, which will be delivered at multiple office locations. Read More
KIKO MILANO opens its first store in India
KIKO MILANO announces its entry into India with the opening of its first store in DLF Mall of India at Noida. With over 850 stores in 17 countries and an online presence in 35 nations, KIKO offers a range of more than 1400 high-quality products, including make-up, beauty accessories and state-of-the-art skincare products. Read More
ShopClues unveils its Deal Rush with exciting deals every four hours
ShopClues, India’s first and largest managed marketplace, has collaborated with its merchants to bring its customers ‘The Deal Rush’. Read More
Jashn unveils its new collection ‘Made with Love’
Jashn, the premium ethnic brand, recently launched its new collection of Kurtis, ‘Made with Love’. This latest collection under the Kurti segment – ‘Jashn Pret’ depicts a peppy & unconventional style, designed to appeal young working professionals as well as mature women with a penchant for style. Read More
Mellanox Technologies presents 100G Open Ethernet Switch ‘SPECTRUM’ in India
Mellanox Technologies, a world leader for data center Ethernet interconnect solutions, for the first time presented in the Indian market 10/25/40/50 and 100GbE solutions. Read More to drive Rs 300 crore in GMV this festive season
With India's biggest online marketplaces going head to head with their flagship sales events – India’s largest Cashback & Coupons site is expecting to drive Rs 500 crores worth of GMV this festive season (Oct-Dec). Read More
Zeta Gift Card: a new reason to smile this festive season
The Zeta Gift Card is a part of Zeta's portfolio of digital solutions in the Employee Tax Benefits and Rewards space for the Indian marketplace. It is a virtual card that can be instantly distributed, across locations, in just one click. It completely does away with logistical hassles like distribution, storage and delivery. Read More
MobiKwik partners with Truecaller to offer one step registration
MobiKwik, India’s largest independent payments company, trusted by over 35 million users, has announced its partnership with the popular smart calling app, ‘Truecaller’.  Read More
Intex Technologies unveils Aqua Strong 5.1 at price of Rs. 4,999
Intex Technologies has announced the launch of Aqua Strong 5.1 smartphone which has been designed to offer its users unmatched power and performance for everyday use.  Read More



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