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Faster, Higher, Stronger...and Richer : London wins Olympics 2012?blur=25

London wins the bid for the 2012 Olympic Games, bolstered by the show of strength with the presence of David and Victoria Beckham, Lord Sebastian Coe and PM Tony Blair. This will be the most expensive Olympics, made possible by sponsors including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Kodak, Visa, Omega, Panasonic and Samsung. What do sponsors get out of such an involvement? Is it worth it?

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 2:19 PM

Consumers crown Colgate, Hero is hero?blur=25

India’s first consumer awards by Awaaz (part of CNBC TV18) based on a survey by AC Neilsen ORG Marg were presented at Delhi. Winners included Life Insurance Corporation, Maruti, Colgate, Hero, Videocon, Rin, Lux, Titan, LG, Godrej, ICICI Bank, Nokia, Airtel, Tata Group, UTI, National Insurance, Lee and Sharekhan.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 2:16 PM

Deepak Rajan?blur=25

Deepak Rajan has been appointed National Ad Sales Head of B4U Television Network.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 11:33 AM

Rohit Suri?blur=25

Turner India has appointed Rohit Suri as Human Resources Director. He will be based in Mumbai, and brings a wealth of HR experience in the IT and media industries

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 11:28 AM

Ramesh Chandran?blur=25

Ramesh Chandran, ex-Euro RSCG, is joining Apocalypso Now. He left the agency in March this year, where he was the AVP, Buying, for Delhi Branch.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 11:20 AM

Titan plans to strap on rural market?blur=25

Watch maker Titan Industries intends to focus on rural and semi-urban markets to tap first-time watch owners. “Our agenda is to expand the market over three to five years and increase market share,” said Bijou Kurien, CEO-watches, Titan Industries.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:52 AM

Abraca (Jabra), Danish player out to charm Indian mobile market?blur=25

Jabra, the Danish international market leader in hands-free mobile communication products, is the latest telecom player to foray into India. Jabra is unleashing a slew of products in the hands-free headsets category with pocket-friendly prices ranging from Rs 2,800 to Rs 7,500.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:51 AM

Consumer loyalty expert Dr Lawrence Crosby to address Indian CEOs?blur=25

Customer satisfaction and loyalty are increasingly becoming a major part of market research by corporates. Given the growing interest in consumer behaviour, India Inc is logging on to the vast knowledge pool of world experts on the subject. In this context, internationally acclaimed customer loyalty expert Dr Lawrence Crosby will be addressing a select group of senior honchos in the Capital on July 12.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:50 AM

Raj TV ties up for another mega event?blur=25

Raj TV is keen on taking its events agenda forward. With events turning out to be a surefire way to success for attracting viewers, audience and hype, the channel will be featuring another felicitation, this time it is the doyen of Tamil film industry, poet and lyricist, Vairamuthu.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:49 AM

WorldSpace to create right ‘noise’ with promotions, branding?blur=25

WorldSpace radio, which has been available as a service across India for the last two years, is now re-launching itself in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities with some amount of promotional exercise and lots of branding initiatives. Currently, the satellite radio claims to have 60,000 subscribers.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:48 AM

Videocon acquires Electrolux India?blur=25

Videocon Industries today signed an agreement to acquire the entire 91.25 per cent stake in Swedish major AB Electrolux’s Indian subsidiary Electrolux Kelvinator Ltd (EKL). The deal involved the sale and marketing rights of all three Swedish brands — Kelvinator, Allwyn and Electrolux. In return, AB Electrolux will receive 5 per cent stake in Videocon Industries at $94 million (Rs 410 crore).

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:47 AM

Outlook to launch city magazine ‘City Limits’ in October?blur=25

The Outlook Group is all set to launch a Delhi-centric magazine, ‘City Limits’. The lifestyle magazine will not essentially be about Page3. The marketing brochure of the magazine says it all: ‘Page3 is for age three, for grown-ups there is City Limits’.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:46 AM

Consumers’ Awaaz heard: The most preferred brands of India?blur=25

The Awaaz Consumer Awards 2005 ceremony held in New Delhi on Thursday evening felicitated top brands voted for by Indian consumers. As Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel pointed out, “The consumer today is the king driving business, and this is a great platform to recognise and honour that consumer.”that consumer.”

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:45 AM

Frank Brown sketches high growth plans for MTV?blur=25

MTV Networks may be looking for a CEO and a COO in India, yet this has not hampered its growth plans. In fact, Frank Brown, president, MTV Networks, Asia Pacific, has several ambitious plans up his sleeve, which include venturing into consumer products, digital media and DTH space.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:44 AM

TATA-STAR DTH venture announces T-Sky as the brand name for its DTH service?blur=25

The TATA-STAR DTH joint venture announced that their DTH service would be named T-Sky. Simultaneously, the joint venture indicated that its proposed company name is Tata Sky Limited, to replace its working name, Space TV Ltd.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:43 AM

Triton wins Shalimar Paints Rs 8 cr advertising account?blur=25

Triton Communications has bagged the Shalimar Paint creative and media account worth Rs 8 crore. The two-month-long multi-agency pitch saw agencies like Percept, Publicis India and Grey India competing for the business.

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 7:42 AM

<b>Neville Taraporewalla</b>, Country General Manager, Yahoo! India?blur=25

<p align=justify>“Actually our objective is to play an important role in everyone’s daily life. The Internet is touching the social fabric of communities and Yahoo! is playing an integrated role by enabling its communities to grow, communicate and connect over the web and now the mobile.”

exchange4media Staff Jul 8, 2005 12:00 AM