Narayan Seva Sansthan emerges as a big brand

Narayan Seva Sansthan, that began its operation modestly in 1985 with a small hospital in Udaipur with the help of a donation from a Kolkata-based individual and currently runs two hospitals (800 beds and 300 beds each), 30 centres, 20 physiotherapy centres, 49 branches abroad, is now aspiring to emerge as one of the leading healthcare brands, that stands for ‘service’ and ‘care’.

Temi Tea taps US market

Temi Tea, from the stable of The Temi Tea Estate located in the southern parts of Sikkim in the north east India, the only tea garden in the state established in 1969 which still owned by the state government, seems well set to tap the US tea market with its range of offerings.

Chota Bheem sells Rs 200 crore merchandise

Chota Bheem has become the first Indian cartoon character to sell merchandise worth Rs 200 crore. Unseasonal nature of the sales across big cities and small towns alike and a large portfolio of products at different price points have been helping steady growth of Chota Bheem merchandise sales year-after-year.

Chota Bheem the cartoon series is being aired through Pogo TV for the past 10 years. Green Gold Animation, the owner of Chota Bheem has been licensing the Intellectual Property to different manufacturers and has been associating with retailers since 2010.

Jaguar launches new F-Type SVR Coupe, Convertible sports car

Tata Motors-owned British luxury sports car maker, Jaguar Land Rover on Wednesday introduced the Jaguar F-Type SVR both in Coupe and Convertible form, priced at Rs 2.65 crore and Rs 2.80 crore respectively at pan India showroom.

The F-Type SVR sports car is the fastest production Jaguar car till date and packs a 575 hp supercharged V8 engine.

The F-Type SVR has been developed by the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) team at Jaguar Land Rover, and what's pushed to the maximum is the performance of the car.

Vahdam Teas: Takes ‘Teach Me’ Initiative

Vahdam Teas, an upcoming online tea brand, funded by Fireside Ventures, Mumbai Angels, Singapore Angel Network and a few undisclosed investors, is working on to promote itself as an iconic made in India tea brand in the global market on the basis of efficiency of its disruptive supply chain. The brand concerns for the farmers and their families and patronisation of a truly ethical and fair trade product, said Bala Sarda, founder, Vahdam Teas.

Quora rolls out vernacular platforms

Knowledge sharing platform Quora recently launched its hindi version and promised to roll out its platform for other Indian languages soon. 

Bentley drives in Bentayga V8 at Rs 3.78 crore

Bentley, the British ultra-luxury carmaker, has launched the new Bentayga V8 in the Indian market at a staggering price starting at Rs 3.78 crore at Mumbai showroom.

The imported luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be sold via Exclusive Motors, the official Bentley Motors partner in the country.

The Bentayga V8’s closest rival will be the soon-to-be-launched 2018 Range Rover SV Autobiography facelift, and the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, which will also be launched in India later in 2018.

The new model would be available on order in the country.

Comio’s all new branding

Bond with the youth’ seems to be the mantra at Comio Smartphones, the upcoming mid-segment smartphone brand from the stable of Topwise Communication, one of the leading original device manufacturers (ODM) from China. And with this in view, the brand managers at Comio are working on to create an ecosystem and a community—aptly called, Comionity –  that will engage with its target group on an one-to-one level. And to take this mantra forward meaningfully, the company has got associated with YouTube stars- Shraddha Sharma (actor and singer), Darshan Rawal (of India's no.

India Inc turns eco-friendly

Termed as ‘peoples day’, World Environment Day is most important day for the United Nations (UN) to encourage people to do something to take care of the earth and also for creating worldwide awareness and encouraging action for the protection of our environment. “Our traditions emphasise on living in harmony with nature. We are committed to raising standards of living of people, in a sustainable and green manner,” said prime minister Narendra Modi on the occasion.

UB gets ready for AMSTEL’s pan India launch

United Breweries Ltd, a leader in the alco-bev segment in India, which recently rolled out the iconic Dutch beer brand, Amstel in the markets of Bangalore, Pondicherry and parts of Telangana, has already lined up its pan India launch over the next 18 to 24 months, said Samar Singh Sheikhawat, senior vice president, marketing, United Breweries Ltd.

Interestingly, the super – premium strong beer segment in the country is nearly 10 million cases, growing at a CAGR of 40 per cent. The other key brands in this segment are Carlsberg Elephant, Budweiser Magnum and Kingfisher Ultra Max.