User: rohan Topic: Foreign Direct Investment in Retail
Category: Big Box Retailers :: Big Bazaar
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Spirituality in a bottle: Indian guru builds empire on ‘holy’ bodywash for the faithful 10.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest
Yoga teacher Baba Ramdev is now a key political figure as his retail empire takes £530m in past year

It is an advert that will be familiar to most Indians. Baba Ramdev, dressed in the saffron robes of a Hindu saint, sits upright, cross-legged, breathing rapidly to move his diaphragm with all the skill of a yoga master. In the background, a voice lists the benefits of the swami’s Hindu lifestyle. Then the scene changes to a boy bathing with bodywash from the swami’s Patanjali range of bathroom products, which includes shampoos, toothpaste and hair oil.

Ramdev’s endorsement means big bucks in contemporary India. His brand of bodywash is in stores nationwide and has quickly come to compete with long-established brands such as Dove and Nivea. The swami regularly appears on billboards and television shows to recommend his products to his millions of followers.

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Future Retail rises up to 5.8 pct, offloads 14 pct stake in unit 7.4.2016 Sify Finance
** Shares of Future Retail, which operates Big Bazaar and Home Town retail chains, rise as much as 5.8 pct
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Zero discounts on Patanjali products 5.4.2016 Hindu: News
Company relies on brand loyalty, says most of its goods are cheaper than those of other FMCGs
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Corporation imposes fine on Big Bazaar 31.3.2016 Hindu: News
Loads of waste, collected as part of a scheme, dumped near Mudavanmugal
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MVNO: Biyani plans to partner Tata Tele 29.3.2016 HBL: Gaming
Will seek virtual network licence for Future Group; expand existing tie-up for T24 brand
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Philips, Smile Foundation launch Skill India programmes 21.3.2016 New Kerala: India News
Bengaluru, March 21 : Philips Innovation Campus (PIC) and Smile Foundation NGO on Monday announced a long term partnership to reach out to the underprivileged sections of society to skill and facilitate employment.
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Mobikwik goes hyperlocal, launches 'Explore Nearby’ 17.3.2016 ET: Retailing
Available on the MobiKwik app, the feature enables discovery of neighborhood stores, restaurants, cafes, etc. that accept wallet payments.
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DLF Mall starts operation of over 150 stores 11.3.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Noida, March 11 : More than 150 stores -- ranging from apparels, hospitality and entertainment -- have commenced operations at the DLF Group-owned DLF Mall of India here, a company official said on Friday.
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Giant rivals join forces 4.3.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Giant rivals join forces
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Future Group to sell few of its brands at rival Star Bazaar outlets, too 4.3.2016 ET: Retailing
Star Bazaar competes with Future Group’s Big Bazaar in a market that’s estimated by the Retailers’ Association of India at $600 billion.
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Giant rivals join forces 4.3.2016 Hindu: Home
Tata’s Star Bazaar to retail Future Group’s FMCG brands
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Kishore Biyani ties up with Trent Hypermarket 3.3.2016 Forbes India

  Move assumes significance as it gives retailers another avenue to source quality consumer products Read more

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Future Group eyes Rs 20,000 crore revenue this year 23.2.2016 ET: Retailing
Future Group expects to clock revenue of Rs 20,000 crore this year and be present in over 300 cities and towns in the next five years, a top official said.
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Future Group to open 20 Big Bazaars in next three months 23.2.2016 All Companies Stories
The company wants to be present in about 300 towns and 6,500 pin codes across the country
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Have Biyani and friends slowed e-retailers? 23.2.2016 Rediff: Business
'For how long can investors fund loss-making companies?'
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Have Biyani and friends slowed e-retailers? 22.2.2016 All Companies Stories
Offline retailers have reported strong earnings in the Dec-ended quarter, while online retailers continue to bleed. But the business case for e-retail remains strong
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Oxigen announces tie up with Big Bazaar 17.2.2016 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, Feb. 17 : Future Group's assisted e-Commerce business, Big Bazaar Direct, has announced its tie-up with payment service provider Oxigen Services, which would enable Oxigen's retailers to sell the wide assortment of Big Bazaar Direct through its network to its end customers.
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Oxigen announces tie up with Big Bazaar 17.2.2016 News
Future Group's assisted e-Commerce business, Big Bazaar Direct, has announced its tie-up with payment service provider Oxigen Services, which would enable Oxigen's retailers to sell the wide assortment of Big Bazaar Direct through its network to its ...
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Oxigen announces tie up with Big Bazaar 17.2.2016 Sify Finance
Future Group's assisted e-Commerce business, Big Bazaar Direct, has announced its tie-up with payment service provider Oxigen Services, which would enable Oxigen's retailers to sell the wide
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Future group ties up with Oxigen for its e-comm venture 17.2.2016 All Companies Stories
The association will allow Oxigen's retailers to sell the assortment of Big Bazaar Direct through its network to end customers
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