Nestle India firms up plans to launch NESPRESSO

Nestle has announced to launch it’s premium offering NESPRESSO in India by the end of 2024. The range will be available in both original and professional systems, to serve domestic and professional consumers. The first NESPRESSO boutique is intended to be opened in Delhi, before expanding to other key cities. It will also be sold … Read more

Promoter funds continue to sell from Sapphire Foods

Promoters (funds) owned 41.69% of Sapphire Foods at at September 30, 2023. This was almost 10% lower than 51.26% they held post IPO in November 2021. Two promoter entities have now further sold 5.9%  stake in the restaurant operator for Rs 530 crore through open market transactions. Earlier this month, another promoter entity had offloaded … Read more

Byke announces preferential allotment

The Company has announced – Up to 1,25,00,000 (One crore twenty five lakhs) fully convertible equity warrants convertible into equivalent number of Equity Shares of the Company having face value of Rs. 10/- each, at a Premium of Rs 35/- per Warrant, aggregating up to Rs. 56.25 cr 25% of the consideration shall be payable … Read more

Zomato brings back Gold. Tussle with restaurants restarts.

Zomato Gold is a periodic subscription based membership, whereby the subscribing customers get significant discounts and free deliveries from the member restaurants. Initially, it was mainly available on offline eating. However, later Zomato extended it to deliveries and that’s when member restaurants put up a significant protest because of which the scheme was altogether stopped … Read more

Hotels, restaurants can’t force consumers to pay service charge, orders CCPA

The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) on Monday barred hotels and restaurants from levying service charge automatically or by default in bills. It will be completely up to the customers to pay any amount as tip and eateries cannot directly or indirectly levy any charge more than the rate of food items. “Hotels, restaurants can’t … Read more