Britannia says Cheese. Brings in partner into the business

Britannia has entered into a JV with Bel SA, France (Bel) to undertake the development, manufacturing, marketing, distribution, trading and selling, etc., of cheese products in India and certain other countries. Bel Group is a world leader in branded cheese and a significant player in the healthy snacking segment with brands like The Laughing Cow, … Read more

Some notable highlights by Shriram Housing Finance’s MD

Shriram Housing finance (SHF) is a 85% subsidiary of Shriram City Union Finance (SCUF). SHF’s MD & CEO, Ravi Subramanian has informed the following – They are looking to grow both organically and inorganically Organically, the Company clocked a 54% year-on-year loan asset growth to Rs 6,546 crore at the end of September 2022 and … Read more

Dabur acquires Badshah Masala

Dabur India has announced acquisition of one of the oldest and very well established spice maker, Badshah Masala Private Limited. Key points to note – Badshah, established in 1958 has a strong brand recall across India. It was founded by Shri Jawaharlal J. Jhaveri and Indiraben Jhaveri and is currently managed by the second generation … Read more

Nestle launches its own ecommerce website

It has launched Direct to Consumer (D2C) website mynestle.in to sell its own products. For now the platform is only servicing the Delhi-NCR customers. Gradually it will be ramped up into other cities. The platform is targeting to value add by providing curated product bundles, personalised gifting, subscriptions, discounts etc. Consumer engagement is targeted through … Read more

Aster DM forms JV to expand operations into Saudi Arabia

JV has been formed between – Aster Pharmacies Group LLC (APG) – a company registered in Dubai and a material subsidiary of Aster DM Healthcare Limited (ADHL). and Abdulmohsen Al Hokair Holding Group (AAH) – the group was started in 1975 to invest in the sectors of entertainment and hospitality. Group’s projects include 92 entertainment … Read more

V-Mart acquires Limeroad in distress sale. A worthy experiment.

Value merchandise retailer, V-Mart has announced acquisition of once fancied ecommerce start-up Limeroad on a slump sale basis. Total consideration is Rs 67 crore Rs 31 crore cash payout Rs 36 crore liabilities takeover Limeroad will operate as a separate business unit under V-Mart and will continue to be run by the existing key team … Read more

Hero finally launches VIDA Electric Scooter

After consistent delays over the last few months, Hero has kept up with the festival period launch of it’s much awaited VIDA Electric Scooter. The model is called VIDA V1 and is being offered in two variants – V1 Pro and V1 Plus. Top speed is 80 kmph, running range is indicated at 143 and … Read more

Mahindra and Actis partner to develop industrial and warehousing facilities

Mahindra Lifespaces (ML), a 51.33% subsidiary of M&M is partnering with Actis to own and operate industrial and warehousing real estate facilities in India. Partners will jointly invest in Asset Owning SPVs (SPVs) as well as Operating Company which will provide service to those Asset Owning SPVs. In both kinds of entities, ML plans to … Read more