Mahindra announces mileage guarantee on BS6 trucks. Marketing gimmick?

In case a customer chooses to return the truck, the ex-showroom price of the truck will be refunded after all the requirements are fulfilled as per the terms and conditions. Key points to note – Mileage guarantee is being offered on the entire BS6 truck range from 3.5 tonne till 55 tonne, including Blazo X … Read more

JSW to spend Rs 15,000 crore to increase capacity by 50% at Vijayanagar

JSW Steel is targeting to increase the capacity from 12 Million Tonne Per Annum (MTPA) to 18 MTPA by FY 24. Key points to note JSW Steel Vijayanagar Works is the largest single-location integrated steel-making facility in India with a current capacity of 12 MTPA. 18 MTPA target is through – 5 MTPA brownfield expansion … Read more

Lodha predicts significant debt reduction by March 2023

Lodha has indicated the following – Complete repayment of $225 mn bonds in the next 4 months. These were raised against it’s UK projects in March 2020 and are originally scheduled to be repaid by March 2023. However, they would be prepaid due to strong sales from UK projects during the last 2 quarters. Target … Read more

Gati targets to double it’s revenues in 3 years

Gati is targeting to become a Rs 3,000 crore revenue company in the next three years – it’s Chief Executive Officer Pirojshaw Sarkari has said. Key points to note – Company reported revenues of Rs 1,488 crore during trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2021. The target therefore implies doubling of this number in 3 … Read more

Minda updates on various ongoing expansions. All seem to be in the right direction.

The Company has updated on the following – JV with FRIWO Group to expand component offerings to the electric vehicles Technology Licence Agreement with Dhama Innovations for Temperature Controlled Automotive Seats¬† (TCAS) Expansion of alloy capacities both for 4 wheelers and 2 wheelers All the above expansions definitely seem to be in the emerging areas … Read more

Nykaa targets to triple offline store count

Nykaa, started as an online beauty retailing venture has plans to go aggressive on the offline ramp-up. It targets to reach 300 stores across 100 cities as against 84 stores across 40 cities currently. The Promoter CEO, Ms Falguni Nayar, however, declined to provide any specific timelines to achieve this target. It’s interesting that initially … Read more

Finally Raymond promises to professionalise the management

Whether you call it self realisation or market compulsions, Gautam Singhania (Chairman) announces what market wanted to hear – Raymond group will be reorganised in five core focus areas – textile, fmcg, real estate, education and engineering. All businesses will be managed by boards that will be made completely professional in the next 12 months. … Read more