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NASSCOM CoE (IoT) to Co-organize “THE AEONIAN 2018”

by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: NASSCOM CoE – IoT, announced that it has partnered to co-organize “The Aeonian 2018”, India’s premier start-up expo and conference which will be held at the World Trade Center, Mumbai between 15-17th May 2018. NASSCOM Center of Excellence – IoT is the largest platform of its kind that focuses on innovation in emerging technologies like IoT, Analytics, AI/ML, AR/VR and Robotics for Digital Transformation. The platform focuses on connecting with various startups, exploring possibilities, providing tools and technology solutions for building a more collaborative innovation ecosystem in India.Deloitte India is the knowledge partner for the event validating the summit.
Commenting on the partnership, Sanjeev Malhotra, CEO, NASSCOM Center of Excellence – IoT, said, “IoT (Intelligence of Things) is set to transform and redefine the future of Automotive, Agriculture, Healthcare & Manufacturing among other industries. “The Aeonian 2018” as a platform allows us access…

Sports, Fitness and Wellness (SFW) market to grow from USD 35 billion to USD 90 billion by 2022

Praxis Global Alliance Report with YourNest as Thought Partners Sized at $35 billion in 2016, SFW sector to grow at a CAGR of 17% to reach $90 billion by 2022Report highlights that demand for SFW products and services globally grows exponentially at per capita income of $4K, Indian market is at the cusp of a rapid growth with per capita income of USD 1.7KGrowing awareness about healthy life style with 45% people thinking of leading a healthy life as a priority, 60% and 21% disapproving ofsmoking & drinking simultaneouslySFW opportunity from merchandizing, branding, product varianting is >2.5 times larger than the sports gear and equipment itself. by Sana Shaikh New Delhi, April, 2018: Praxis Global Alliance, a global business research and solutions firm, along with its thought partner YourNest, an early stage venture capital fund todayunveiled a global report on the emerging market of Sports, Fitness and Wellness (SFW) market in India. The report highlights the potential of SFW …

Scooters drive two-wheelers growth strongly supported by revived demand and double digit growth in motorcycle: ICRA

by Sana Shaikh
The two-wheeler volumes in domestic market grew at a healthy rate of 14.8% Y-o-Y during FY2018 – the highest growth since FY2011, with multiple factors influencing the growth trends as the year progressed. The highlight of the growth during the current year was a robust demand in the scooters segment that outpaced the industry growth and also a strong recovery in rural demand, which reflected in a pick-up in motorcycle volumes, especially at the entry level.
Says Ms. Anupama Arora, Vice President and Sector Head- Corporate ratings, ICRA, “the year was marked by sharp fluctuations in the wholesale volumes, with multiple one-time events unfolding. Channel-filling and inventory correction by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to replenish dealerships with BS IV compliant stock post massive discounting in March 2017 (just prior to the transition), supported wholesale volumes during the first two months of the fiscal. Subsequently, the growth slowed down in June 2017 as t…

Usha Striker fans and Mumbai Indians up the game this IPL season

by Sana Shaikh

New Delhi, April, 2018: Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durable companies, continues its association with the Mumbai Indians IPL team for the fifth consecutive year. Launching a nation-wide integrated campaign that connects Usha Striker fans with Mumbai Indian players who are strikers in their own league, Usha is all set to enhance engagement through a host of activities for all cricket lovers, and its trade partners, distributors, dealers, retailers, and customers, pan India. While the Usha logo will be seen on the leading side of helmets and caps of MI players as part of the association, the company will also have significant brand exposure at the Mumbai Indian’s home ground, Wankhede stadium. Commenting on the collaboration,Manish Kapoor, Marketing Head Fans, Usha International said, “Usha and Mumbai Indians have always come together to create great cricket moments and memories for cricket fans. This year too, we have a treat in store for lovers of t…

CoWrks Establishes its Footprint in Mumbai with Birla Centurion for Premium Workspace in Worli

by Sana Shaikh Mumbai, April 5, 2018: India’s fastest growing premium coworking space provider, CoWrks, entered Mumbai by partnering with Birla Centurion, to lease the largest coworking space in Worli. Spread across 95,000 sq. ft. to accommodate over 1,200 members, CoWrks Worli is the seventh shared workspace of CoWrks in India. Located within the 300-acre campus of Century Mills, the workspace has the advantage of being located opposite Kamala Mills – which houses over 40 of the city’s top restaurants, bars and lounges. The centre provides an unparalleled global workspace experience as it is surrounded by state-of-the-art social infrastructure and equipped with a range of premium amenities, such as a spacious yoga & dance studio, a state-of-the-art gym, a banquet hall and a unique F&B experience. Supporting CoWrks in its endeavour to create the largest coworking space at Birla Centurion is JLL, India’s largest real estate services firm, has played an integral role in advising t…

STAR SPORTS UNVEILS THE #SELECTDUGOUT FOR VIVO IPL 2018 TO KEEP FANS AHEAD OF THE GAME!

#SelectDugout is a curated offering tailored for the core cricket fan with in-depth analysis, augmented reality, interesting statistics presented by a panel of Select experts  by Sana Shaikh MUMBAI, April 06, 2018: Star Sports, the official broadcaster for VIVO IPL 2018, today introduced Star Sports Select: The Dugout, a hyper-personalised curated offering this VIVO IPL season for the cricket fan who wants more. The Select Experience, on Star Sports Select will provide fans with richer analytical experience coupled with a stimulating narrative during and post matches for a fan who would like to stay ahead of the Game. Hosting and debating these - is an exclusive and illustrious panel of experts including former captains’ coaches’ and mentors such as, Brad Hogg, David Hussey, Damien Fleming, Scott Styris, Anil Kumble, Dean Jones, Mike Hesson, Mark Waugh,Darren Sammy including Nasser Hussain, Brett Lee, Michael Clarke, Kevin Pietersen, Michael Vaughan and Graeme Smith who are also part of …

EsselWorld unveils FIRST Virtual Reality Coaster Ride TUNNEL TWISTER with VR Headgear

by Najuka G April, 2018 - Mumbai: One of the largest & leading amusement parks in the country, EsselWorld has launched India’s First roller coaster ride with virtual reality on 5th April, 2018. The Virtual Reality (VR) Coaster Ride – Tunnel Twisterwas unveiled by Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO – Essel World & Water Kingdom and the well-known Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan who was recently starred in a Hindi movie - Sonu ki Titu Ki Sweety. EsselWorld has been always responsible for setting a benchmark in the amusement park industry in India.
The Tunnel Twister ride has been enhanced to blend the physical sensations with digital world. With VR Headgears, this ride takes you into a virtual world of roller coaster fun and is a family ride so adults and children can enjoy it together. The combination of virtual reality headgear and the roller coaster, transforms the thriller ride into a unique VR experience, thus incorporates ultimate family experience. The Virtual Reality film of the ride …

Malabar Gold & Diamonds signs up Miss World Manushi Chhillar as Brand Ambassador

by Sana Shaikh

Mumbai,April: Miss World Manushi Chhillar, who made billion-plus Indians proud with her beauty and brain and continues to win billions of hearts across the globe through her humanitarian causes, will now be the face of world’s leading jewellery group – Malabar Gold & Diamonds.
The Haryana-born beauty queen, who brought home the world crown after 17 years, has signed an agreement to be the brand ambassador of Malabar Gold & Diamonds, which has 214 showrooms spread across nine countries. 21-year-old Manushi, then a medical student, was crowned Miss World 2017 in November, trumping participants from 108 countries. She is the sixth Indian woman to win this coveted crown. Among the many accolades, recognitions and global events that followed the crown, she was elected as the most trending personality of the year 2017.
“Miss Manushi is immensely talented as we all know. First, the world was bowled over by her intelligence in the Miss World contest where she said mother’s …

Streax Professional introduces Marigold collection to spice up your Summer looks at its mega hair show ‘Hair & Beyond’ with International Celebrity Hair Stylists

by Sana Shaikh 
‘The King of Hair’ International Celebrity Stylist Joakim Roos unveiled the latest collection at ‘Hair & Beyond’, the mega hair show in Mumbai Hina Khan looked her fashionable best as the showstopper for the event Mumbai, April, 2018: Summer is almost upon us and it’s time for fashionistas toembrace the season with style and sparkle. Bringing vibrancy and elegance to the hair styling trends this season, Streax Professional, thepremium hair colour range specially crafted for salon professionals and technicians today launched its Spring Summer 2018 Collection ‘Marigold’. Ruled by the shades of golden, copper and blondes, the Marigold collection signifies the celebratory mood that the season brings in. Along with the new collection, Streax Professional also kicked off its campaign ‘Hair & Beyond’, providing beauty technicians an opportunity to enhance their hairstyling skills. The first exclusive seminar and styling event under the campaign was organized today in M…