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Reliance, Essar triple petrol outlets in 2 yr, continue to expand fast – India Ratings

Private players such as Reliance Industries and Essar -- owned by Russia's Rosneft -- have tripled the number of petrol and diesel outlets in India in the last two years, and could double their market share by implementing their ongoing expansion plans, India Ratings said.From practically nothing in 2014, private

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PC Jeweller signs Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna for pan-India expansion

PC Jeweller, the Delhi-based jewellery chain, said it signed up Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna as it gets ready for a pan-India expansion.The brand, which started 12 years ago with a single shop in Karol Bagh in New Delhi, today has close to 80 outlets. Most, however,

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India sees record-breaking Private Equity inflows in 2017 – Study

The amount of money invested or committed by private equity firms in India reached an all time high in the first nine months of this year, said Venture Intelligence, a research firm tracking unlisted company financials, transactions and valuations.PE firms invested about $17.6 billion in Indian companies as of

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Worth Rs 70,000 cr, Patanjali’s Acharya Balkrishna named to India’s richest

Acharya Balkrishna of Patanjali has emerged as the latest addition to the list of the top ten richest people in India, which is still headed by Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries.Haridwar-based Acharya Balkrishna, age 45, rose to 8th position from 25th last year after seeing his wealth grow by

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Uflex develops pack to preserve a sandwich for 8 days in room temperature

Uflex, one of the world's largest food packaging manufacturers, said it has developed an 'active' packaging material that can double the unrefrigerated shelf life of food items such as sandwiches."The special properties of the FDA approved packaging material keep the pouch active by scavenging microbial growth thereby enhancing the

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SpiceJet enters e-commerce business with Amazon

SpiceJet, arguably the most aggressive low-cost carrier in India, has entered the e-commerce business with a new venture named 'SpiceStyle!' and also tied up with online giant Amazon.Products from the company will be available via the eponymous website, as well as on Amazon.The unit has been created as a subsidiary

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Vodafone customers to get Rs 250 cashback on Amazon Prime subscripton

Vodafone said any of its subscribers that uses its website or app to subscribe to Amazon Prime service in India will get Rs 250 cash back in the form of payment balance in their Amazon account.Technically, operators in India are forbidden from giving cheaper data access to any particular website

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