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India News Today- From Pop to Turning Food Fashion and How Hike Dials

in News and Society / Journalism by Terrence Paul on 07/26/2016

Hello Everyone! We are very sure that you must be looking for some Odisha Today news. Well, we understand your passion and likeness towards us and related to Odisha News Today, but right now we have come up with something huge and big. OdishaSamaya brings - India news today that covers some of the hottest topics that you ever come across. As per today‘s India news are concerned, here below are the three major topics.

Proof or performance Data Services (PoP), an outdoor advertising monitoring firm that the Bharatiya Janata Party hired last year to audit its Lok Sabha campaign, is looking to raise some bridge fund to support its expansion in Indonesia and Africa. The company is also looking at a Series A funding – which is the first round of funding after seed capital where for the first time company stake is offered to venture capital investors in the form of preferred stock – in the next ten months. Its international foray is part of this move. While the outdoor sector is ranked at number three or four in India, in Africa it is the second biggest medium after TV.  

Now let‘s find out India news today on how fashion brands turn to food for route to shoppers hearts. High end fashion and lifestyle retailers in India are adding food to their core offering to get shoppers spend more time and money at the stores by opening in-house cafes and wine bars. When Good earth opens its new flagstrip store in Bangalore this year; it will also house a restaurant serving fresh and organic food. Similarly, fashion designers are re-doing the food section in-side his clothing store in with a focus on wine. Like Good Earth and Bajaj, a host of premium retailers, including Oggan, Kitsch, Moonriver, Amethyst and more, are banking on food to get foodies spend on shopping and vice-versa. The concept, common internationally; is also catching up in India that target sales of at least Rupees 60 lakh a month from the café-cum-restaurant that was launched on February 2015.

Certainly, the online software and the mobile brands are almost moving parallel. As per India news today- Hike messenger made its first acquisition, buying free voice calling company Zip Phone, which will allow it to launch free app-based calling services that are emerging as a key draw for users. Founded by Anuj Jain in the US, Zip Phone has developed a voice-calling app that works globally. Zip Phone‘s technology will allow free voice calling to the market must faster. Hike, which is so-called over the top (OTT) service, is backed by Bharti Softbank, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Japan‘s Softbank Corp. Bharti Enterprises is chaired by a billionaire businessman Sunil Mittal. Launched in December 2012, Hike has more than thirty five million users and has raised dollar eighty-six million from Tiger Global and Bharti Softbank till date. Its competitors include Whatsapp, Viber, We chat and Line.

Analysts say instant messaging companies will have to integrate features such sa voice calling into their services as the next logical step. IM rival Viber already has voice calling and whatsapp is also planning to launch feature, which could be in addition to the audio messages. Thank you everyone! We hope to bring you latest topics on India news on our upcoming post. Have a Good day!

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