Date-wise News
They want more?blur=25

According to the study Consumer Outlook 2004, conducted by research firm KSA Technopak, consumer spending by Indians is up 16 per cent over last year, the GDP per capita is expected to double by 2010 and with the ever-increasing availability of lifestyle-spending options, more and more people are spending on what is known as `status' acquisition.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:45 AM

Cable TV operators' strike called off?blur=25

Cable network companies, protesting the 10 per cent service tax imposed on them, have called off their indefinite strike. This has come in the wake of the forthcoming busy sports season and a section of cable operators deciding not to support the strike.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:45 AM

Microsoft India adopts social initiative to help building brand image?blur=25

In a significant corporate social initiative aiming at building brand image, Microsoft India has announced the launch of Unlimited Potential - a comprehensive programme aimed at empowering women through the use of technology in rural India. The programme is planned to create sustainable socio-economic opportunities for women.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:44 AM

Zee Network spreads further in South East Asia?blur=25

After the successful launch of its dedicated beam of Zee TV for Singapore, Zee Network is now extending this customised feed to Honkong, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Japan, informs an official release.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:43 AM

ESPN to match Zee bid?blur=25

ESPN-Star Sports is willing to match Zee Telelfilms’ bid of $260 million for the rights to telecast cricket matches conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the country for the next four years.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:42 AM

Fifth CII Marketing Summit takes off?blur=25

The fifth Marketing Summit of the CII took off today. Minister of State (Independent Charge) Praful Patel inaugurated the summit. The panellists for the sessions included the veterans from the marketing and advertising world.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:41 AM

STAR affiliate acquires 25% stake in Balaji Telefilms?blur=25

STAR Network’s affiliate Asian Broadcasting FZ-LLC (ABF) and Balaji Telefilms announced a definitive agreement under which ABF would issue approximately 13.694 million shares at Rs 90 per share to clinch a 25 per cent stake in Balaji Telefilms with a total investment of Rs 1.23 billion.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:41 AM

The big screen beckons brand builders?blur=25

A company needs its brand to stay uppermost in the people's minds, its products in their homes, and the buyers' money in its bank account. As brands evolve they need to look beyond the conventional forms of communication. And 'in-film branding' is among the in-things.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:40 AM

New 24-hr Capital-centric infotainment channel expected by year-end?blur=25

A new city specific channel for Delhi and NCR – Total TV is expected to hit the tube by the end of the year. This proposed 24-hour free-to-air Hindi infotainment channel is jointly promoted by Vinod Mehta, a journalist and former media advisor to Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, and Anil Gaba – a Haryana businessman.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:39 AM

Electrolux launches Side-by-side Double-door Refrigerator In Ozone Range?blur=25

Strengthening its presence in the refrigerator market in the country. Electrolux Kelvinator Limited (EKL), a subsidiary of Electrolux Group has launched a new refrigerator model Side by Side in the Ozone range of the frost-free refrigerators.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:38 AM

Businessworld hikes price: From predatory pricing to value correction?blur=25

ABP Group’s business magazine, Businessworld, has just effected a “value correction”. Five years ago, Businessworld successfully broke through the clutter in the business magazine segment by turning itself into a weekly at a throwaway price of Rs 5. Now, a fortnight ago, it has pushed itself back to the Rs 10 level.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:37 AM

Indian Marketing Awards instituted?blur=25

A first of its kind national-level marketing award has been instituted by a group of marketing professionals to recognize excellence in the marketing and its various dimensions.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:37 AM

Lodestar & GroupM to handle Rs 60-70-cr Tata Motors media?blur=25

Tata Motors’ Rs 60-70 crore media business have been the talk of the town now. As was reported by exchange4media, Tata Motors had decided to part ways with the Tata group to look after its exclusive media needs. This has put in question the buying part of the business as creative and media planning are handled by Lodestar and GroupM's Maxus.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:36 AM

STAR India overhauls marketing setup?blur=25

STAR India workforce sees some more changes. After the recent changes in the sales structure, this time it’s the marketing department that is witnessing action.

exchange4media Staff Aug 19, 2004 8:35 AM