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SAYING IT WITH A SMILEY!

From being an added element to a conversation, emojis have now transformed into a lingua franca for the digital age. Emoji Company – with over 20,000 brand icons and designs – ranks amongst the top 150 global licensors. In this interview, Marco Huesges, CEO, Emoji Company, elaborates on achievements, emerging trends and strategies.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

VEDANT'S PUSH FOR ‘EDUPRENEURS'

Ahmedabad-based Vedant International Preschool has ambitious plans to expand across Gujarat by creating a pool of ‘edupreneurs’ interested in providing quality education with fun to young children

3 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

MARCO PIERRE WHITE TO CAPTURE INDIA RESTAURANT SCENE

Dubbed the godfather of modern cooking, Marco Pierre White is a renowned chef, restaurateur and TV personality who has led the UK restaurant scene for over 30 years. With Black and White Hospitality, he is set to roll out his restaurant concepts across the globe. Elias Madbak, Managing Director, RMAL Hospitality, holder of worldwide rights for this chain, speaks about the brand’s global expansion plans and franchise strategy for India.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

LITTLE CAESARS PLANS BIG FOR INDIA

The world’s third-largest pizza chain is targeting 100 stores in 2-3 years with its value-for-money pizza and Indianised menu

2 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

THE REVOLUTIONARY BURGER

With its specialty burger offering, Burger Revolution has posted aggressive franchise growth in Hyderabad and aims to replicate the same momentum across India

4 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

FIRST CHOICE IN USED-CARS

Mahindra First Choice, a leading brand in the used-car industry in India, aims to increase its market share by 10 per cent in the next four years, as stated by Ashutosh Pandey, CEO, Mahindra First Choice.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

Raymond: The Right Choice

Vapi in Gujarat can boast of an aspirational lifestyle and here JA Syed’s The Raymond Shop matches demand and supply in style

2 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

Making ‘Green' Profits – A New Trend

Urban lifestyle choices most often revolve around all that’s healthy and sustainable. As more people choose for an eco-friendly life, there are some unique emerging business concepts that are making investors happy

4 mins read
The Franchising World
March - April 2020

“RAYMOND HAS ENABLED US TO GROW BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS”

Being associated with the Raymond brand for over 30 years in the Marathwada region, Dharmendra Deoda recalls his inspirational and profitable journey.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

GREAT GROWTH WITH THE GREEN MANTRA

Going green has transformed from a preference into a viable business strategy. With the Indian consumers gravitating toward eco-friendly products, Nature Care Innovation Services is taking the lead by offering innovative products coupled with an impressive business model and high profitability

4 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

SANISERVICE MOVES IN TO DISINFECT INDIA

Given the increasing pollution levels in Indian cities, Saniservice, a Swiss concept UAE-based sanitisation brand, is all set to offer elite services and tap opportunity in the $60 billion industry.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

DENIM HUT SET TO TREAD THE EXTRA MILE

Men’s apparel brand Denim Hut is taking a big leap by aggressively expanding its base of franchise outlets across the country

1 min read
The Franchising World
January 2020

SHOEMAKERS OF THE WORLD

A trusted name in every Indian household, Bata is often ‘perceived’ as an Indian brand although it has its roots in Europe. In this interview, Sandeep Kataria, CEO, Bata India, shares details about the company’s ambitious expansion plans

2 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

BRIGHT FUTURE FOR DARK KITCHENS

The 9th edition of Indian Restaurant Congress-South hosted a conglomeration of stalwarts from the restaurant industry to share their ideas on the future of restaurant business in India. The conference themed on ‘Dark Kitchen and Delivery,’ held at Ritz Carlton in Bengaluru, discussed how dark kitchens were changing the way people consume and experience food.

3 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

Taking The Lead In Early Education

With a vision to establish 500 preschools in the next three years, Iris Florets is embarking on an academic journey of excellence

2 mins read
The Franchising World
January 2020

Game-Changer In Early Education

As India’s first Emotional Quotient (EQ)-focused early learning centre, Kennis is changing the way young kids learn, speak, empathize and be ready for the challenges of the future.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
October - December 2019

Charging Stations: Powering Up Indian EV Market

The idea which took shape during a motorcycle trip to Himalayas a year back is revolutionizing the electric vehicle segment with a wide range of charging station solutions and franchise expansion plans across the country

3 mins read
The Franchising World
October - December 2019

‘Fashionably' Profitable With Raymond

It was the eagerness to diversify his family’s jewellery business in Kolar that made Narendra Bohra migrate to Bengaluru and foray into the sector of fashion retail in 1990. In this interview, he highlights how his venture with Raymond has shaped up over the years

2 mins read
The Franchising World
October - December 2019

Treasure Trove Of Lifetime Memories

In a short span of 14 years, PCJ has grown from one store to 87. A pioneer in designer jewellery crafted for perfection, the brand owes its success to customer-friendly policies, superior quality and affordable collections

3 mins read
The Franchising World
October - December 2019

Revolutionizing NEO-India's Fashion Retail

With a mission to make aspirations affordable for the full family, Easybuy has successfully met the fashion needs of Neo-India. The fastest growing value retailer is poised to cross the milestone of fastest 100 stores by 2020.

4 mins read
The Franchising World
October - December 2019

Fashion On A Fast Forward Track

The fashion retail boom across the country is all too visible with estimates indicating that spending on clothes has grown about 181% during 2010 to 2018.

1 min read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Wok The Talk

Gaurav Sabharwal, Co-Founder and CEO, Wok Boyz, firmly believes that ‘everything happens for a reason,’ a mantra that serves him well as he heads to India after diversifying the street food scene in Dubai.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Online To Offline: Fashion Retailers Take A New Turn

Online retail seems to be trapped in an identity crisis. While the growth of e-commerce is blamed for lowering sales of many of the brick-and-mortar stores, over a dozen pure-play e-commerce brands are establishing their offline presence in a bid to chase profitability and build trust among consumers. So what is it that has spurred this change in tracks?

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Movers And Skechers

In the wake of its phenomenal retail growth in the domestic market, American lifestyle and footwear brand Skechers wants to aggressively scale the brand and take the offline store count to 500. Excerpts from an interesting conversation with Manish Chandra, Head, Retail Operations (India), Skechers

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Men's Fashion Making Waves

Men’s fashion is taking a big leap in recent times. With gents opting for semi formal and customised clothing in selective fits and styles, the basket size is growing.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Global Fashion Fiesta

As global distances blur, India remains a top market for international apparel and lifestyle brands. More so they have an interesting business proposition to offer.

3 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Emergence Of Value Fashion Retail

Brands are leaving no stone unturned to address high fashion aspirations of customers from metros to Tier IV locations. Being large format retail, investments are on the higher side; however, returns are interesting enough to capture the senses.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Creating Happy Workforces

With operations in 80 countries worldwide and over 200 licensed coaches, Engage and Grow is now recognised as a leader in the employee engagement segment. In an exclusive interview, Richard Maloney, the company’s founder and CEO, reveals how the company wants to challenge the mind mentoring and coaching scenario with its entry into India.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Bridging The Rural-Digital Divide

Vakrangee makes life comfortable for those staying away from metros and cities through its digital services. Its business model makes for a perfect case study.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

Being Indian, Being Ethnic

Global trends notwithstanding, Indians are still traditionalists at heart when it comes to dressing up for festivals and weddings. So, ethnic wear retail demands some serious business thought.

2 mins read
The Franchising World
July - September 2019

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