WoodenStreet to carry out 200 recruitments by the end of 2020 after USD 3 Mn funding

After a USD 3 Million investment in Q2 of FY21, Jaipur-based customfurniture brand WoodenStreet has racked up its expansion game that entailsmultiple store openings, followed by 200 fresh recruitments in its firsthiring phase before the end of FY21. Despite the pandemic, the companycompleted its round of salary hikes and launched two new experience storeswithin Kolkata and Kochi, continuing its domestic brick-and-mortarexpansion. “At least 10 more stores are in the planning-phase, and we plan to hireabout 200 new personnel to meet the demands of our expansion management andsales”, said Lokendra Ranawat,…

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● Fliplearn ‘Hackathon 2020’ receives overwhelming response across India.

New Delhi, 29th October: India’s first-ever virtual 24 hour EdTech Hackathon competition was organized by leading e-learning platform-Fliplearn to challenge the technology prowess of students and Engineers and showcase their creativity with an aim to develop original and  innovative solutions in the education domain. The virtual event took place on October 17th and 18th 2020. All admitted teams had 24 hours to build creative solutions to the problems through coding, programming, design, data etc. The goal of the event was to build the future of education using technology.The competition was…

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WoodenStreet spends USD 1 Million for brick-and-mortar expansion in Kolkata

With USD 1 Million in investments, custom furniture startup WoodenStreet is expanding into the markets of West Bengal by opening two new Experience Stores in the city of Kolkata – beginning with the launch of the first-ever store in the high-end residential area of Salt Lake. This will later be followed by another store in the next 6 months. This newly-launched store has a carpet area of around 5,000 sqft, and is a one-stop shop for furniture, furnishings and décor accessories. Furthermore, the company plans to take its expansion further…

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Government of Thailand SME Promotion Bodies to host Thailand-India Business Matching Week to boost business between the two countries

New Delhi, Sept 18, 2020: The Office of SMEs Promotion (OSMEP) under the Office of the Prime Minister, Thailand and The Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (ISMED) will be organising ‘The Thailand-India Business Matching Week (Lifestyle Products)’ from 21-25 September 2020, with the support and endorsement from Retailers Association of India (RAI) and The Small & Medium Business Development Chamber of India (SME Chamber of India). The Thailand-India Business Matching Week will provide an excellent opportunity for 32 Thailand Lifestyle Brands, SMEs, OEMs & suppliers to showcase &…

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Fliplearn Edge on-boards over 200 schools, 2 lakh students across India in lockdown period

New Delhi, 17th September 2020: With the lockdown in place and schools remaining shut across the country till further notice due to the spread of the virus, education apps have seen exponential growth in their subscription and usage rates. Fliplearn Edge, launched in March 2020 by Fliplearn, is a platform for seamless communication, automated homework, and class assessment solution for school administration and teachers. It offers a streamlined curriculum through well designed integrated components which include 2D and 3D videos, practice tests, real life application, topic synopsis, diagram maker, mind…

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FICCI announces its annual healthcare conference, FICCI HEAL 2020

New Delhi, 16TH September 2020 – FICCI recently announced its annual healthcare conference – FICCI HEAL 2020 from 29th September 2020 to 1st October 2020. The 14th edition of FICCI HEAL on the theme, “Post-COVID Healthcare World – The New Beginning” is scheduled on a virtual platform and will include Keynote Addresses, Panel Discussions as well as Plenary Sessions covering the entire spectrum of healthcare- public health, care delivery, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, integration of traditional medicine as well as digital health. FICCI HEAL 2020 will be inaugurated byShri M…

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Customer footfall in Retail outlets post COVID-19

The beginning of the year 2020 started with the pandemic  Covid -19, not only causing health emergency, but also moving the economic structure worldwide. It has been like a vicious circle effecting every sector of business including retail. As every coin has two sides, this adversity has led India towards being ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ in actual means, specifically the retail market. With unlock 3.0 already implemented by government  customers have started slowly gradually visiting Retail outlets for their shopping needs. As per Mr Girish Sanghwani,  owner of Paris Gift Gallery retail shop…

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Opportunities for Startups in Uttar Pradesh

Aditi Srivastava With an aim to boost entrepreneurship and increase employment generation in the state, Uttar Pradesh government has recently updated Uttar Pradesh Startup Policy . The startup policy aims to setup and support 100 incubators, at least one in each district and create an ecosystem for at least 10,000 startups in the state. The new startup policy is sector agnostic and would help become the youth from mere job seekers to empowered job providers. The Yogi Adityanath government aspires to put Uttar Pradesh among top three states on the…

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How Indian economy is getting back on track post unlock..

Indians just refuse to give in to the havoc COVID 19 has wrecked. The deadly coronavirus has changed mostly everything about being outdoors but what it couldn’t beat is the might and courage of people of this country to fight and survive, come what may.  With Rs 20 lakh stimulus package under ‘Atmnirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’, the government has unleashed a plethora of schemes including subsidies and loans for almost every sector one can think of. Yes, there are sectors that got crippled by the harsh blow of the pandemic, India…

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The Work From Home and Productivity Equation

Productivity is not mere grinding with a set of skills to produce desirable, palpable, or material results not without an ideal state of body and mind.COVID time has brought unprecedented changes in almost every sphere of our lives. Be it personal or professional, we all are overwhelmed and grappling to balance ourselves through this tightrope walk.Everyone around is struggling to be in a state of consonance of productivity and trying to come up with ways to achieve that while they work from home. Companies and professionals are trying interesting ideas…

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