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

Reliance invests $29 mn into Germany’s NexWafe. 4th strategic move in renewable space

Reliance’s solar unit Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd (RNESL) will buy preferred shares of German firm NexWafe worth 25 million euros ($28.82 million). NexWafe is developing and producing monocrystalline silicon wafers grown directly from inexpensive raw materials, going directly from the gas phase to finished wafers. This is expected to give solar manufacturers a significant … Read more

Reliance is top Indian Corporate in World’s Best Employers ranking 2021

The rankings are published by Forbes and covers 750 corporates globally. Key points to note – No. 1 position went to Samsung Electronics followed by US giants IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Dell Reliance is placed at 52nd position – the highest for any Indian Corporate ICICI Bank is placed at 65 and HDFC … Read more

Reliance Retail to launch 7-Eleven Convenience stores in India starting October 9th

Immediately after Future Retail announced the termination of agreement with 7-eleven, Reliance Retail announced a similar Master Franchise Agreement to launch 7-Eleven Convenience stores in India. Further interesting is the fact, that the 1st store is getting opened within the next 2 days, i.e., October 9, 2021 in Andheri East, Mumbai. Sequence of events clearly … Read more

Future Retail mutually terminates agreement with 7-Eleven

Future Retail had signed the Master Franchise Agreement with 7-Eleven in February 2019 to develop and operate 7-Eleven stores within India. However, given Future group’s struggle over the last few years nothing material could be done and plans remained on paper. Future Group’s merger with Reliance Retail is also saddled with legal complications initiated by … Read more

SC rules in favour of Amazon against Future-Reliance merger deal

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favour of e-commerce giant Amazon against the proposed ₹24,713-crore merger deal between Future Retail Limited (FRL)and Reliance Retail. A Bench of Justices Rohinton F. Nariman and B.R. Gavai upheld the validity and enforceability of a Singapore-based Emergency Arbitrator (EA) award, which restrained Future Retail Limited (FRL), India’s second … Read more