Colgate India: Global brands like Unilever, Colgate in India have mutiny at hand

From Plc to Colgate-Palmolive Co., consumer goods makers in India are facing distribution blues that have nothing to do with pandemic-induced shortages and bottlenecks. The trusted middlemen that brands have traditionally relied on to reach millions of small neighborhood stores in 8,000 towns and 660,000 villages are in revolt. It’s a mutiny that the multinationals … Read more

Zomato does an Info edge. Gets into start-up investing

Zomato along with it’s Q2 FY 22 results also announced that it has committed $275 mn across four start-ups in the last 6 months and will deploy another $1 billion over the next one to two years. Four investments of $275 mn – $100 mn for 9.3% stake in Grofers $50 mn in Curefit along … Read more

Amazon moves Supreme Court against Future Group shareholders’ meet

American retail giant Amazon has moved the Supreme Court, appealing against a National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order that had allowed the Future Group’s listed companies to hold shareholders’ and creditors’ meetings to clear its proposed transaction with Reliance Retail Ventures. In its application, Amazon has urged the Supreme Court to pass an order to … Read more

Online shopping will thrive, but malls are here to stay: M.A. Yusuff Ali

Abu Dhabi-based Lulu Group International has opened a shopping mall in Bengaluru after the pandemic somewhat delayed its mall development pipeline in India. Global Malls, an 800,000 sq. ft property in Rajajinagar, opened on Monday and is spread across 14 acres. The mall has a 200,000 sq. ft Lulu Hypermarket and a 60,000 sq. ft … Read more