Chinese auto players stare at uncertain times in Indian market

Industry experts have told ET that car consumers will rethink on buying vehicles which have a Chinese connection including investments from Chinese companies or a technology tie-up. Such a scenario will give players like MG Motors, Great Wall Motors, Foton, Changan and BYD Motors much to think about in times to come. MG Motors is […]

Ryan Reynolds on ‘Deadpool,’ diversity, and the secrets of successful marketing

Reynolds invested in Aviation, which was originally founded by a bartender and distiller duo in the Pacific Northwest, mostly because he liked it so much that he couldn’t stop thinking of ways to help it succeed. Which is pretty much the same reason he purchased a significant ownership stake in four-year-old Mint Mobile last year. […]

Here’s when the Pixel 4a is launching in every market

The Pixel 4a is available in a single variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, and there is a single 12.2MP camera with OIS at the back. That camera is on par with the full-fledged Pixel 4, making the Pixel 4a the best camera in the sub-$500 segment. Google is launching […]

‘Unhinged’ Drives To No. 1 In Several Offshore Debuts; Markets Hunger For Fresh Fare While China Embraces ‘Interstellar’ Reissue – International Box Office

As one international exec recently told me, “We are definitely in need of new and attractive content.” That’s been the refrain across the past several weeks as cinemas in Asia and Europe have reopened, and it’s been borne out by the performances of fresh fare. While numbers may seem meager, they are significantly affected by […]

Saurabh Mukherjea’s investment mantra to navigate through a crisis: Part-2

- Phase 3 (2014 to 2019) – Successful domestic acquisitions: Having learned from its mistakes made in the preceding phase of international acquisitions, Pidilite resumed its focus on frequently acquiring smaller domestic competitors in its core business. For example, Bluecoat has been acquired for ~Rs 260 crores (6% of FY14-19 operating cash flows) and Suparshva for an undisclosed […]

Poundland to roll out frozen and chilled food to 60 shops – and it’s launching a delivery service next year

Newcastle (Gateshead Trinity Square) Newcastle (Gateshead Team Valley Retail World) Hartlepoole (Middleton Grange) Sunderland (High Street West) Nottingham (Castle Retail Park) Nottingham (East Point Retail Park) Nottingham (Chilwell Retail Park) Blackburn (The Mall) Bradford (Kirkgate Shopping Centre) Rotherham (Parkgate Shopping Centre) Nottingham (Wheeler Gate) Leeds (Crown Point Shopping Park) Chesterfield (Ravenside Retail Park) Bradford (Enterprise […]

Poundland launches chilled and frozen food range in 27 more stores – see the full list

Greenford Westway Cross Shopping Park Greenwich Retail Park, London Crayford, Tower Retail Park, Uxbridge High Street, London Great Bridge Retail Park, West Bromwich Erdington, 152 High Street Sutton Coldfield Princess Alice Retail Park Wednesbury, Union Street Willenhall, New Road Hanley, Market Square Walsall, Park Street Mere Green, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield Newcastle, Gateshead Trinity Square […]

Chinaplas 2018: must-see exhibition for plastics and rubber providers

Chinaplas 2018 will run on April 24-27, 2018. For walk-in visitors, RMB50 and RMB80 will be charged for a one-day pass and a four-day pass, respectively. Visitors can enjoy admission discounts through online pre-registration from now till April 18, 2018, at an early-bird rate of RMB50 for a four-day pass.

‘Devastated’ Hays Travel owners reveal they were forced to axe 878 staff after Spain travel quarantine brought holiday bookings to a halt

The Guardian – 180 at risk BBC - 520 Harrods – 700Harveys – 240 Links – 350 Mothercare – 2,500 Oasis Warehouse – 1,800 P&O Ferries – 1,100 Pret a Manger – 1,330 Ryanair – 3,000 Skyscanner – 300 (84 in Edinburgh) SSP Group (Upper Crust, Caffe Ritazza) – 5,000Ted Baker – 160 TM Lewin – 600Tui – 8,000 Victoria’s Secret – 800 at risk M&S – 950DW – […]

Ryan Reynolds ‘Deeply and Unreservedly Sorry’ for Having a Plantation Wedding

Reynolds married Lively at Boone Hall and Gardens in 2012. The plantation is one of America’s oldest working plantations, has continually raised crops for more than 320 years, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. But now, the Deadpool star is profusely apologizing for having held his wedding at a facility that once employed […]