Saw more merit in holding Raymond brand in the new lifestyle co, says CMD Gautam Singhania

A month after announcing demerger plans, Raymond has decided to modify its brand royalty policy and do away with any inter-company brand royalty contracts. “Originally the plan was that the new company, the lifestyle company would pay a royalty to the old company for the use of the brand name. However, we got feedback from investors and from various well-wishers that if we let the new company own the Raymond brand for its product categories, in perpetuity it would be more better for the new company,” said Gautam Singhania, CMD,…

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TVS Motor launches racing gear and lifestyle products

Chennai-based TVS Motor Co, today at its maiden annual event for racing enthusiasts – MotoSoul 2019 launched the TVS Racing performance gear. MotoSoul 2019, a two-day event, was attended by over 2,500 people, is a congregation of Apache Owners Groups (AOGs) as well as riding enthusiasts from across the globe, which the company says makes it an ideal platform to launch the TVS Racing performance gear. The company says MotoSoul will be an annual event with this year being the first edition. Speaking at the launch, Sudarshan Venu, joint MD, TVS…

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Tracking behaviors is the first step to lifestyle hacking

As the medical community increasingly researches the dangers of screen time, many Americans say they are looking to unplug and engage in digital detoxes. However, Chris Dancy, health and wellness consultant and author of “The World’s Most Connected Human,” tapped into digital devices to hack his unhealthy behaviors. “About 12 years ago I was 320 pounds, I smoked 2 packs of cigarettes a day, I had been on antidepressants since I was 18 and I was about to turn 40. I drank 36 cans of diet coke a day and things were…

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Healthy food, lifestyle can prevent heart disease: Dr Yadvinder

STATE TIMES NEWS AMRITSAR: Amandeep Medicity organised an awareness programme on the occasion of World Heart Day here. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Yadvinder Singh, Director and Head, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Amandeep Medicity, said “Due to our wrong habits, we have filled so much stress in our life that diseases have surrounded us all around.” While enumerating the reasons for growth of heart diseases among people, he said that people have reduced physical work, do not exercise, eating outside junk food, fried and oily food, smoking, sedentary lifestyle etc.…

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Here Are Seven Interesting Startups That Deliver Lifestyle Gains In The Residential Space

We’ve discussed the topic of real estate-as-a-service in this column enough that all readers will by now know what I’m talking about. Providing the right services to end users of real estate (be they residential tenants, office workers, or shoppers) has two very positive outcomes: greater customer satisfaction which increases their retention rates and possibly also the asset’s rent roll, as well as the possibility to tap into new revenue streams by bringing other services the customers also desire in situ. In the past, we looked at a few ways successful startups are leveraging…

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Conclave 2019: Genetics loads the gun lifestyle pulls the trigger, says Murali Doraiswamy

The second day of India Today Conclave 2019 Mumbai! On the second day of India Today Conclave 2019 Mumbai, Dr Murali Doraiswamy, who is a Physician and Futurist at the Duke University School of Medicine discussed the discoveries of the human brain and also gave a brief discussion about the genome and why it is the new gold. “There is an old saying about genetics. Genetics loads the gun lifestyle pulls the trigger all of us are different because of our different genes. We have 23 pairs of Chromosomes and…

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