• COUPONS
    Follow traffic rules, get discount coupons in return

    We’ve seen an array of brands trying to educate commuters on road safety in their respective communications in the past. Be it Mumbai Police’s quirky tweets to mark Road Safety week or Hyundai’s Shah Rukh Khan -starrer #BeTheBetterGuycampaign, the brands tend to invest a fortune on such communications. Here’s something a little different from what all we’ve seen […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    InnoVen Capital invests in consumer electronics firm boAt

    InnoVen Capital has invested Rs 16 crore (approximately $2.31 million at current exchange rates) in consumer electronics technology startup boAt, the venture debt firm said in a statement. InnoVen, which had earlier invested in other consumer-focused startups, said the move is in line with its strategy of capitalising on rising consumer spending in India. boAt […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Home & Garden TV Germany launches in HD at Vodafone

    Discovery Deutschland will launch an HD version of its new free-to-air TV channel Home & Garden TV (HGTV) on July 11, 2019. The first distribution partner is Vodafone Deutschland: All GigaTV customers can receive the HD service on the cable network on channel slot 92. With the move, the partners respond to the request of […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics Bashed in South Korea and Japan Alike

    Samsung Electronics is facing difficulties in an array of industries, ranging from memory chip, smartphone and consumer electronics to non-memory chip and biotech. Samsung Electronics is concerned over how to operate its foundry facilities, which are the core of its non-memory chip business, with the Japanese government restricting exports of photoresists for use in extreme […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Trade winds: Big jump in electronics exports allays deficit fears

    Analysts have pointed out that the nature of electronics imports, especially in the mobile phone segment, is changing. Massive electronics imports and their debilitating impact on trade balance have long pressured the country’s current account, but a spurt in electronics exports since last year has pleasantly surprised policymakers. Having jumped 39% year-on-year to a record […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Flash Electronics files patent case against Royal Enfield in US court

    Flash Electronics India Ltd, a New Delhi Based automobile component manufacturer, has filed a law suit against country’s largest premium motorcycle manufacturer, Royal Enfield, in the US regarding a patent infringement of a component known as regulator-rectifier. Flash will subsequently file similar law suits against the motorcycle manufacturer in the Europe and Asia-Pacific, including India. A […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Share of electronics dip in e-tail pie as groceries grow

    (Representative image) CHENNAI: E-tailing market is moving away slowly from just selling mobile phones and electronics to grocery and fashion products. A study by management consulting firm RedSeer said that the share of mobiles and electronics has dropped to 38% in the January-March quarter of 2019 from 45% in the same time last year. It has been steadily dropping since then. […]

  • CLOTHING
    Tchibo expands online clothing rental programme in sustainability push

    Tchibo has extended its clothing rental programme to new products after a successful year-long trial. The German clothing retailer said that the first year of Tchibo Share had shown the size of shopping carts and conversion rates “rising steadily”. Launched in January 2018, the programme allows customers to rent clothing online in order to cater […]