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Uber launches special cabs in Bengaluru for differently-abled and elders

Uber launches special cabs in Bengaluru for differently-abled and elders

The ride-sharing company Uber has launched special cabs in Bengaluru to assist differently-abled and elderly people, which is a first of its kind initiative in India. This special program called Uber Access and Uber Assist, the cabs come with an in-built ramp and extra legs space for those who use wheel chairs. Uber launched these […]

Novartis to buy nuclear medicine company Advanced Accelerator Applications

Novartis to buy nuclear medicine company Advanced Accelerator Applications

Pharma acquisition news : Novartis, the Switzerland-based global healthcare company will acquire Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a French radiopharmaceutical company for a sum of $3.9 billion, in a move to bolster its oncology platform. What Novartis expects from the acquisition of the nuclear medicine company is product launches in the near term and the addition […]

Canadian dairy Saputo to acquire Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn

Canadian dairy Saputo to acquire Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn

Saputo Murray Goulburn deal : Canadian dairy company Saputo will acquire Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn Co-Operative for a price of $1.01 billion to consolidate its footprint in the Australian market. Saputo Acquisition of Murray Goulburn The acquisition of Murray Goulburn adds to the recent take over by Saputo of the Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB) earlier in the […]

Lupin acquires Symbiomix to strengthen women’s health specialty business

Lupin acquires Symbiomix to strengthen women’s health specialty business

Lupin acquires Symbiomix Therapeutics : Generics pharma company Lupin based in Mumbai has announced the acquisition of Symbiomix Therapeutics through its US subsidiary in a $150 million deal to grow its women’s health specialty business further. Symbiomix Therapeutics, which was established in 2012 is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey and was backed by three healthcare […]

New York style pizza chain Sbarro opens new pizza restaurants in Dhaka

New York style pizza chain Sbarro opens new pizza restaurants in Dhaka

Sbarro pizza outlets opening : New York style pizza chain Sbarro has partnered with Khan Bahadur Foods, its franchise partner to inaugurate eight new pizza restaurants in Dhaka, Bangladesh. All the Sbarro pizza outlets were inaugurated simultaneously in Bangladesh capital city as per the latest restaurant industry news. Sbarro became the first New York style […]

World’s richest woman and L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94

World’s richest woman and L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94

Liliane Bettencourt Death : The world’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt with a net worth of $44.3 billion and also heiress to French cosmetics company L’Oreal, passed away aged 94 in Paris on Thursday. She had a peaceful death at her Paris home and on 21 October would have turned 95 years old according to a […]

Uber ban in London : Transport regulator says Uber is “unfit” for private hire operator licence

Uber ban in London : Transport regulator says Uber is “unfit” for private hire operator licence

Uber ban in London : In a massive blow to US-based Uber, the taxi services company’s five-year operating license in London will not be renewed after this month as it has been deemed to be unfit by the Transport for London (TfL). The decision from the Greater London transport regulator puts the future of 40,000 […]

Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky launches 15 Years Old expression in US

Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky launches 15 Years Old expression in US

Beverage industry news : Speyburn Distillery, owned by International Beverage Holdings has launched the 15 Years Old Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky for whisky enthusiasts in the US to give them unique rich taste and aroma to whisky enthusiasts. The 15 Years Old Speyburn Single Malt Scotch Whisky will have a limited edition launch with […]

Nestle acquires majority stake in coffee roaster Blue Bottle Coffee

Nestle acquires majority stake in coffee roaster Blue Bottle Coffee

Food and beverage giant Nestle has agreed to buy a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee, a California-based specialty coffee roaster and retailer for an undisclosed price to foray into the rapid-growing, super premium coffee shop segment. Management of Blue Bottle Coffee will keep a stake of 32% following the transaction which is expected to […]

US fast casual restaurant chain Cafe Rio acquired by Freeman Spogli

US fast casual restaurant chain Cafe Rio acquired by Freeman Spogli

Restaurant industry news : Los Angeles-based private equity firm Freeman Spogli & Co has acquired a majority stake in Utah-headquartered US fast casual restaurant chain Cafe Rio Mexican Grill. Neither the stake nor the acquisition amount was disclosed by the concerned parties. However, Café Rio will be continued to be led by its existing management […]

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