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Amazon India Launches Multi-brand Gift Cards Store

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The Gift Card Store adds a world of choices to your gifting options from more than 70 brands across a plethora of products & services.

Amazon announced the launch of its Gift Cards Store, offering a simple, easy and convenient option to buy -Gift Cards from over 70 brands across a wide range of products & services from sports gear to clothing & accessories; from restaurants to spa & wellness services and everything in between.

Srinivas Rao, General Manager Payments, Amazon India, said, “The launch of the Gifts Cards Store is a step further in providing an exciting opportunity for our customers to select interesting, unique gifts at their convenience and make the process of gifting and shopping easy, convenient and enjoyable. This launch makes a one-stop gifting destination in India that offers various typed of gifting solutions for all occasions and for any amount.  This is in line with our vision to offer our customers a place to find, discover & buy anything that they desire to buy online”

Customers can buy Gift Cards from over 70+ brands that include Pantaloons, Shoppers Stop, Lifestyle, Domino’s Pizza, Café Coffee Day, E-Zone, Nike, Landmark Stores, Spencer’s, Titan, O2 Spa, YLG Beauty Salon, Lakme Salon, etc. using standard payment options like Credit/Debit Cards and Net Banking. Cash on Delivery is not valid for this category.  These cards can be redeemed only in the respective brand stores. The orders for these cards will be fulfilled within 4 working days from the date of order for metro locations and 6 working days for non-metro locations.

Delhivery Partners With Paper Boat To Provide Omni-Channel Solutions
Delhivery, India’s fastest growing e-commerce platform announces its alliance with Paper Boat,the leading brand of authentic Indian drinks. This partnership is driven by Delhivery's commitment to provide complete end-to-end omni-channel solutions and integration services to its customers.

Delhivery’s strive to innovation and cutting edge technology combined with Paper Boat’s growing market presence will help consumers to get Paper Boat at their doorsteps with just a few clicks. Hector Beverage’s move to online space helps them increase their target audience and the end consumer gets an outstanding shopping experience, keeping in line with the company’s vision. As part of the partnership, Delhivery will power Paper Boat’s entire supply chain technology and operations including the website, fulfillment and shipping to end customer along with payments.

Whirlpool Of India Q1 Pat Up 67%
Whirlpool of India, subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation, a leading home appliance company, announced strong financial results for its first quarter of 2014-15. Total income of Rs 1,052 crore, grew by 19 per cent on a year-over-year basis with record EBITDA margin at 13.1 per cent, better by 3.1 points, over the same quarter last year and 2.9 points better than the previous quarter.

First quarter Profit after Tax was at Rs 83.0 crore compared to Rs 49.6 crore in Q1 of fiscal 2013 and Rs 35.6 crore in Q4 of fiscal 2013-14, a growth of 67 per cent over last year.

Arvind Uppal, Chairman and Managing Director, Whirlpool of India Limited and President South Asia and Asia Pacific, Whirlpool Corporation said, “We have delivered a very strong operating performance, which combined with an improvement in consumer demand has resulted in significant increase in our operating profits. We remain optimistic about our performance in the future.”

The company is on track with its plans to introduce over 200 new models in 2014 and has already put into market a new range of Air Conditioners, Refrigerators and Washing Machines. The focus on enlarging its category footprint by aggressively expanding its high-end Built In range of kitchen appliances, including refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers and coffee makers, and its water purifier business continued.

UC Browser Releases New & Improved Version 9.9.2
UC Browser officially released the latest version for Android which offers an enhanced user interface along with a host of new features to provide an improved user experience. The version 9.9.2 comes equipped with a powerful built-in ad blocker that allows you to securely surf the internet without fearing unsolicited, and sometimes malicious, advertisements that slow down your browsing experience. The feature makes UC Browser the first ever mobile browser with a default ad blocking functionality.

No one enjoys looking at websites cramped with banner advertising. In fact, studies show that about 86% of consumers experience banner blindness. People simply don’t look at online ads, and yet ads are still there cluttering and slowing down web pages.

Not only that, users will be delighted to see a new navigation page with this update and also get the option to change the background color of any web page to suit their personal preference.

Dalimia Bharat Launches Corporate Compaign 'Mera Bharat BadaHoRahaHai'

Dalmia Bharat Group, ( a 75 year old Indian conglomerate, launched its first-ever integrated television and multimedia brand campaign. The campaign, which coincides with the its platinum year, underlines continued commitment to nation-building with Dalmia Bharat's demonstrated philosophy of 'newthink', which leverages its proposition of wise and young.With the tagline 'Mera Bharat BadaHoRaha Hai', projecting a self-actualizing India, Dalmia Bharat reiterates its position as a brand which has been intrinsic to the India story through its pre and post-Independence phases.

B. K. Singh, Senior Executive Director and Group Head Marketing & Corporate Communications, said "For over 5000 years India has devised uniquely Indian answers to Indian problems, many of which have found global application. The campaign underlines our confidence in, and celebration of, this intrinsic genius of India and reflects our abiding faith in Bharat, tinged with pride."

2K Unveils WWE SuperCard for Mobile Devices
2K announced the larger-than-life, action-packed entertainment of WWE will arive on mobile devices with WWE SuperCard, a brand new collectible card game. WWE SuperCard is available now for download on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad® and iPod touch, as well as the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android devices.

WWE SuperCard challenges players to build teams of WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends, train them to their full potential, battle in various match types and test their luck in high stakes tournament action. Featuring more than 400 cards in active play, with each card representing one of seven different rarity levels, WWE SuperCard delivers an extensive array of collectible content with high replay value. In addition, WWE SuperCard enables players to enhance their experience through the purchase of individual card packs.