Uflex launches pouch to extend shelf life for ghee

FMCG company Uflex said it launched new pouche for liquids like ghee or clarified butter for long shelf life. The pouch with sonically sealed spout has been offered to Paras Dairy for packing it’s ghee. Uflex, founded in 1983, is India’s largest end-to-end flexible packaging company. Jeevaraj Pillai, Joint President, Packaging and New Product Development, Uflex Limited said, “This is a sonically sealed spout offered to Paras Dairy for packing its Desi Ghee (clarified butter), which is currently in the process of reaching the market. Talks are on with some…

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India gold price jumps Rs 796 for 10 grams

Expect the unexpected is the case what we see in gold price today. The country saw a sudden hike in the gold price today as Rs 30,820 for 10 grams from yesterdays price of Rs 30,024. The price for 10 grams has rose by 796 rupees from yesterday in India. UPDATE: As of 1517 IST, the price of gold on MCX has fallen to 30,384, after touching a high of 31,079 intra-day. In the biggest market, Kerala, the price is 31,550, up from 30,695 yesterday. After Prime Minister Modi´s announcement…

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No, JIO has NOT EXTENDED its Welcome Offer to March

Despite media reports claiming that Reliance Jio has extended its free Welcome Offer to March, company sources indicate that such a decision has not been taken. The offer, which includes free voice and data usage, was unveiled on Sept 5 by Mukesh Ambani at Reliance Industries annual general meeting. At the time, Ambani had said that the company ‘may’ extend the offer if rival operators do not play nice with it. It has, since then, repeated this ‘threat’, most recently at the quarterly result announcements a week ago. It also…

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OnMobile launches new consumer brand ONMO

OnMobile Global Limited launched its new consumer brand, ONMO, and showcased some of its other new products. “The company has been working towards this change for over two years now. It has made significant investments in core technology, product development, processes and people to get ready to serve consumers directly,” said the company. Onmobile has a base of more than 1.5 billion mobile users globally. It started out as a provider of caller tunes to telecom operators, and diversified into similar on-deck value added services. However, with the explosion of…

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V2 Retail opens its 32nd store in Sitamarhi, Bihar

Value retailer V2 Retail Ltd. said it has opened a new retail store at Sitamarhi, Bihar. By this launch V2 retail currently has 32 operational retail stores across the country. V2 Retail Limited is a retail company in India. It offers more than 70,000 products including ready made, apparels, household merchandise and other consumer goods like footwear, cosmetics, home furnishing, décor product & sports items. Ram Chandra Agarwal founded the company as Vishal Garments store in Kolkata in 1994. V2 stands for ‘value and variety’ and has stores in Delhi-NCR,…

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FujiFilm offers discounts on Instax instant photo maker

As the festive season is approaching many brands and online sites are offering huge discount sales and gifts on products to attract consumers in a wide range. And adding more color and to capture each moment of happiness FujiFilm India Pvt Ltd has introduced its new and exciting offers on its popular Instax Mini 8 cameras. The company has lined up 3 new offers for its customers this season – the Mini 8 Bundle Pack, Mini 8 Festival Box and the Mini 8 Party Box. Fujifilm had launched its Instax range…

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Zebronics launches bluetooth speaker + radio at just Rs 1,111

IT brand Zebronics India Pvt. Ltd said it launched its latest portable bluetooth speaker ‘ZEB-PK’at a price of Rs 1,111, making the model among the most affordable. ZEB PK has a rubber grip for easy carry and color changing lights inside the dual cone speaker. The audio power enhances with dual 7.62cms drivers and 10w RMS power. Pradeep Doshi – Director, Zebronics India said, “With dynamic colors, pulsating design and maximized audio experience ZEB PK shall truly strike a chord with the consumers. Its an ideal gifting solution for Diwali…

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itel launches VoLTE phone with Iris scanner @ Rs 8,490

itel Mobile said it has launched its s flagship selfie phone, ´it1520´ at Rs 8,490 in India. it520 is equipped with wide angle 13 MP front and back cameras, Iris scanner, 4G-VoLTE connectivity and a Reliance Jio connection. The model runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. “The latest launch from itel is the perfect smartphone companion for the selfie-loving, mobile-first Indian consumer!,” says the mobile company. The SelfiePro it1520 comes with a 5-inch HD IPS On-cell display with a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It houses a 1.3 GHz MediaTek quad-core…

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Ruchi Soya to plant oil palm in 25,000 hectares in Arunachal Pradesh

Agri and Food FMCG company Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd. said it signed an agreement with the Government of Arunachal Pradesh to boost palm oil production through development of quality palm plantations and human capacity building. With this agreement, Ruchi Soya Industries Limited now has obtained permission for oil palm development in 45,000 hectares, covering 5 districts in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Through an MOU signed last year, the company obtained access of 20,000 hectares in Zone III – EastSiang District. Under the memorandum of understanding (MOU) Ruchi Soya will promote…

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Noble Skiodo launches washing machines at Rs 5,999 on Amazon

After establishing its presence in smart TV business with Amazon India, Noble Skiodo, has launched its washing machines on the website with a starting price at just Rs 5999 ahead of the upcoming festive season. Noble Skiodo is offering three price points — Rs 5,999, 7,999 & 9,999. The company is a new-generation TV brand that has launched all its models on Amazon so far, keeping its marketing and advertising costs close to zero. This in turn has helped the company keep its prices among the lowest in the country….

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NewU launches new beauty brand Jaquline USA

Dabur India Ltd’s beauty retail venture, NewU said it was bringing the make-up and beauty brand — Jaquline USA — to India. The new brand Jaquline USA will feature a range of make-up & beauty products. “NewU is the first Indian company to enter the Nail Care and Styling market with a range of products. The brand’s first collection will include a range of affordable high performing Nail Care & Styling products along with a line of top quality gel finish nail enamels in both matte and glossy shades,” NewU…

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Shoppers Stop opens new MAC, Mothercare outlets

Indian retailing company Shoppers Stop Ltd. said it has opened one ´M.A.C´ door at New Delhi International Airport and one shop-in-shop ´Mothercare´ store at Orion Mall, Brigade Gateway Bengaluru. “By opening these stores the company has now 40 M.A.C doors and 41 Mothercare stores under its operations,” said the company. The company said its 51% subsidiary company Hypercity Retail (India) Pvt Ltd has opened a ´Hypercity´store at Orion mall at Brigade Gateway, Bengaluru. And by this it has 20 Hypercity stores in India. M.A.C. Cosmetics stores are operated under license…

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Blue Star enters water purifier business with 13 models

Air conditioning and Refrigeration manufacturer Blue Star Limited entered the residential water purifier business with a range of 13 models. Out of the 13 models, 11 of them offer both RO and UV protection. The models are priced between Rs 14,900 and Rs 44,900. The offering comprises four series called the Stella, Prisma, Edge and Majesto. “Blue Star will initially offer residential water purifiers, and will gradually enhance its range to cover commercial water purification systems as well,” said the company. B Thiagarajan, Joint Managing Director, Blue Star said, “We…

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Tata CLiQ ecommerce website starts Diwali discounts and offers

Tata group’s ecommerce venture CLiQ has announced its first festive season offers by providing exciting deals, new launches, flash sales, best price offers and bumper prizes for its customers. “Tata CLiQ has earmarked 50% of its marketing budget for the one month long festive offer named ´Festober´ celebrations,” said the e-commerce website. Tata CLiQ will be running offers with its partners Croma, Westside and Bestseller to provide exciting and exclusive deals for the consumers. “We have witnessed a 3X growth since our launch with a 15% repeat rate amongst customers…

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LAVA launches A97 smartphone with 4G VoLTE @ Rs 5,949

Mobile handset manufacturer LAVA International Ltd launched its new LAVA A97 with 4G access and 5 MP selfie camera at Rs 5,949. Lava A97´s wide range of specifications includes 5 inch screen of FWVGA resolution, 5MP rear and ‘selfie’ camera (both with LED flash), 4G VoLTE connectivity, etc. The smartphone is packed with new camera features such as ‘Face Beauty’ to beautify selfies, ‘GIF mode’ to capture video images, ‘Audio Picture’ to save images with an audio note and ‘Panorama’ to capture wide view images. The full HD smartphone is…

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Nandan Denim to issue 50 lakh warrants at Rs 200 each

Nandan Denim Limited (NDL), a Gujarat- based fabric manufacturer, said it is planning to issue 50 lakh convertible warrants to foreign investors at Rs 200 each, aggregating to Rs 100 cr. “The company will be issuing 25 lakh fully convertible warrants each to Foreign Portfolio Investors, LTS Investment Fund Ltd and LGOF Global Opportunities Ltd at Rs 200 each,” said the denim company. LTS Investment Fund Ltd currently holds 11.64 lakh shares (2.42%) which post issue will increase to 36.64 lakh shares (6.91%). This warrants include a premium of Rs 190…

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Mahindra invests in online agri-retail start-up Merakisan.com

Mahindra & Mahindra´s agri solutions company Mahindra Univeg Pvt Ltd. said it has invested in Merakisan PVt. Ltd., an agri e-commerce start-up. Mahindra Univeg Pvt Ltd. is a 60:40 joint venture between Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. and and Belgium based Univeg (Greenyard Foods). It focuses on developing fresh fruit supply chain in India and imports fruits to make high quality produce available to domestic consumers. “Merakisan’s business model augments disintermediation at various levels in the fruits and vegetables delivery value chain, directly benefitting the farmer and the end consumer,” the…

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Noble Skiodo launches 55 inch LED smart TV at Rs 45k on Amazon

Noble Skiodo launched one of the cheapest 55-inch smart TVs in India. Priced at Rs 44,999, the 55MS55N01 comes with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080 (full HD) and is exclusively available at www.amazon.in. Noble Skiodo is a new-generation TV brand that has launched all its models on Amazon so far, keeping its marketing and advertising costs close to zero. This in turn has helped the company keep its prices among the lowest in the country. Typically, a 55-inch TV in India costs above Rs 50,000, while those from brands such as Samsung are priced at…

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Finolex to enter water heater market on Sunday

Finolex Group, one of the largest cable manufacturers in India, said it will introduce electric water heaters into its product line-up on Sunday. This new product will compete against famous water heater brands such as AO Smith, Bajaj, Racold etc. “At present the product is set to launch only in the domestic market,” said the company. Finolex Group is a private sector conglomerate based in Pune, comprising Finolex Cables Ltd., Finolex Industries Ltd., Finolex J-Power Systems Ltd. and Finolex Plasson Industries Ltd. It has recently started diversifying into related markets such as…

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Ricoh printers to come with Android and 10-inch display panels

Ricoh India Ltd., an Imaging Solutions & IT Services company, launched an Android-based printers in India with support for apps, video and audio. The first such device will be the MP C306ZSP, which will come with a 10.1-inch panel. All future models will come with smart Android panels, the company said. Additionally, the existing device can be upgraded with the smart operation panel by replacing the current panel with the similar operational experience, it added. The system runs on Android 4.2 OS and allows the user to capture and generate…

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