Biocon enters into pact with CMS to sell 3 generic products in China

Biocon on September 12 said it has signed a license and supply agreement with a subsidiary of China Medical System Holdings (CMS) for three generic formulation products in Greater China. Biocon, however, has not specified which products are going to be part of this deal. Under the terms of the agreement, Biocon will be responsible for the development, manufacturing and supply of the products while CMS will be responsible for registration and commercialisation of the products in China. The initial term of the agreement shall be for 10 years from the date…

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Viacom18 Consumer Products partners with Jack & Jones

Viacom18 Consumer Products announced the release of their new Jack & Jones X Peanuts range earlier this month. This new range of t-shirts will feature Peanuts characters Snoopy, Woodstock, Sally and Charlie Brown. Viacom18 Consumer Products has been the Peanuts master licensee in India since 2014 and has built a program that includes over 14 licensees in more than 15 categories with an exciting range of products that cater to kids, teens, and tweens. Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2020, Peanuts continues to make its mark on pop culture with…

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The Best Products That Work With Google Assistant

There are a lot of smart home options out there. Before Amazon, Google and Apple got their acts together and created a connected Internet of Things network, Nest was leading the way. Nest was responsible for offering a standard that other companies could build off, creating a way to link multiple home devices. It’s so pervasive, so popular, that when Google tried to effectively end its Works With Nest (WWN) program earlier this year, it had to quickly issue a new statement that better clarified that it would be transitioning WWN devices…

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Interaction with Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Center for Economics of the Internet, Hudson Institute

Harold Furchtgott-Roth founded Furchtgott-Roth Economic Enterprises in 2003. He frequently comments on issues related to the communications sector of the economy. From 2001-2003, Mr. Furchtgott-Roth was a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute where he completed the writing of A Tough Act to Follow, a book about the difficulties implementing the Telecommunications Act of 1996. From 1997 through 2001, Mr Furchtgott-Roth served as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission. In that capacity, he served on the Joint Board on Universal Service. He is one of the few economists…

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Senior citizens with ailments can look at products of different companies

I am a 30-year old working professional. My mother is 58 and father is 65. I had been trying to get a joint health cover for them. However, due to overweight, 2 to 3 insurers rejected a cover for my mother. She also suffers from diabetes. For her, I am ready to pay an extra premium, if required. Please guide. – Rajesh Chaturvedi Insurance companies follow specific underwriting guidelines to decide whether to offer the policy and the terms on which the offer is made. These guidelines are as per the…

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Beating slowdown blues with new car launches

Since the beginning of 2019, India’s automobile market has been faced with a slowdown. In May, passenger vehicle sales fell by 20.6 percent to 239,347 cars compared to a year earlier, according to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. It was the biggest fall since a 22 percent decline in September 2001. In April, sales fell by 17 percent. Yet, in June, auto makers launched at least four new vehicles: Renault’s Triber (a budget MPV), Kia’s Seltos (a subcompact SUV), Toyota’s Glanza (a premium hatchback), and MG Motors’ Hector (a…

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Chiara Ferragni Partners With Lancôme for Makeup Capsule Collection

MILAN — It eventually happened. As teased during one of her Beauty Bites masterclass in February, Chiara Ferragnihas launched her first makeup capsule collection in partnership with Lancôme. The collaboration made its social debut on Ferragni’s Instagram account on Monday. The influencer and entrepreneur behind The Blonde Salad digital platform and the Chiara Ferragni Collection label posted a video teaser showing makeup palettes, mascaras and a range of lipsticks, all in shiny pink packaging bearing her signature blue eye logo. “I wanted to create a makeup collection that is 100 percent my style. This is the reason why I…

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FIR Against Amazon Over Products With Hindu God Images

New Delhi : The Noida Police on Friday registered a case against e-commerce giant Amazon for allegedly hurting “Hindu sentiments” after rugs and toilet seat covers with pictures of Hindu gods were available for sale on its US website. An online campaign to “boycott Amazon” was initiated by several social media users Thursday over the issue, with an Amazon spokesperson saying all sellers must follow the company’s selling guidelines and those who do not comply will be subject to action, including potential removal of their account. “The products in question…

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