Great Indian Festival is Bharat’s biggest “sellerbration” on Amazon ever!
Amazon organised that its Great Indian festival - the biggest opening for its sellers and brand partners. Manish Tiwary, Vice President, Amazon India commented, “Over 1.1 lakh sellers receiving orders, 66% sellers, 91% of new customers and 66% of new Prime sign-ups from small towns, shopping in 5 Indian languages and orders from over 98.4% of India’s pin-codes in just 48 hours - it’s truly Bharat’s biggest celebration on Amazon ever.” Top sold categories were smartphones, large appliances and consumer electronics with leading brands like OnePlus, Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi making record sales.
Venugopal G Nair appointed as the MD & CEO of Shoppers Stop
Shoppers Stop Ltd has announced the appointment of Venu Nair as the MD & CEO of the Company. BS Nagesh, Chairman of the company said, “I am delighted to welcome Venu. He has an exceptional leadership track record, strong international exposure, deep strategic expertise, and proven experience of driving transformation and managing technological disruption, which is the need of the hour. We believe that Venu is the right person to lead Shoppers in this critical phase and its next phase of growth.” Venu Nair is an international retail leader with 27 years of rich and varied experience in the Retail and Apparel Industry across South Asia and Europe.
P. C. Chandra Jewellers unveiled 53rd showroom in West Midnapore
P. C. Chandra Jewellers opened the doors of their second showroom in Midnapore and the 53rd showroom in the country. The collection which are available: Wedding Collection, exquisite Diamond Jewellery along with Goldlites Collection - a range of jewellery for everyday fashion. Mugdhaa, Amazea, Rihi, Little Jewels and 14KT gold jewellery will also be available. Uday Kumar Chandra, MD, P C Chandra Jewellers said, “The first Midnapore showroom has contributed a lot in our present growth, which leads us to add the second store in this region. I feel this showroom is also going to make an impact on the lives of our valued customers, like the first one.”
‘Swiss Military’ brand licensed to Torero Corporation
Global powerhouse ‘Swiss Military’ brand has licensed to Torero Corporation by Promoshirt SM S.A. for exclusive leather goods and bags for the Indian Market. Anuj Sawhney, MD, Swiss Military and Yashovardhan Gupta, MD, Torero Corporation announced their association. Sawhney said, “We felt this is the right time to bring in premium Leather goods, accessories and gifts to cater to the rising demand of consumers and hence signed on a young, but extremely fast-growing fashion house.” Gupta commented, “We are grateful to have been chosen. It is our honour to partner with Promoshirt in their journey to make Swiss Military a `1000 Crore Brand in India.”
The Great Khali joins Maithan Steel as brand ambassador
Maithan Steel has unveiled its revamped identity of ‘Nirmaan ka Maandand’ with the launch of new advertising campaign starring The Great Khali, the Indian wrestler. On its completion of almost two decades in venturing into iron and steel industry, Maithan Steel has taken an initiative to educate the consumers about today’s market with the new TVC. Madhur Agarwalla, Director, Maithan Steel said, “We have a series of 7 TVCs for this campaign, that has been skillfully created, serving both purpose of giving consumers a light note of fun and educating them along with about the brand and its key message.”
NABARD's sanitation literacy campaign
NABARD has sanctioned and disbursed `15,000 crore and `12,298 crore respectively for construction of 3.29 crore toilets in rural areas. With this, they have moved on to the ODF+ phase where sustenance of the sanitation objectives is of prime importance. With the above objectives in mind, NABARD has embarked upon a Pan-India Sanitation Literacy Campaign to promote literacy on WASH products (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene). The campaign in West Bengal was launched by H.K.Dwivedi, IAS, ACS, Home, Hill Affairs and others, Government of West Bengal in the presence of Subrata Mandal, CGM, NABARD, West Bengal and Sandeep J Gaware took over as the Chief General Manager (CGM) of Canara Bank, Circle Office, Kolkata. In the state, there will be 100 such village level programmes covering all the districts.