IRCTC connect, a mobile application employed by IRCTC to enable users to view, book and cancel tickets has been doing fairly well since its release nearly 2 years ago, receiving more than 50 Lakh installs from the google play store. The end of 2015 saw MobiKwik partnering up with IRCTC to be the in-app payment option for consumers. In December 2015, IRCTC renamed their IRCTC Catering application … [Read more...] about MobiKwik Becomes the Exclusive E-Cash Payment Partner for IRCTC App
Since the beginning of 2015, Quick Service Restaurants have witnessed a diminishing same-store sale and that has led to the end of almost 100 stores across the country. The chains have not been able to keep up with the increasing pressure to boost their numbers and have been forced to get shut down. Even though the Quick Service restaurants such as McDonald’s, Domino’s, Pizza Hut and many more … [Read more...] about Quick Service Restaurants- The Biggest Segment Of The Indian Chained Restaurant Market.
India is booming with food joints with a new restaurant coming up every now and then. Consumers now have their choice of food right at their doorstep. Online ordering and home delivery, cashback, reward points and heavy discounts summarize the current delights that restaurants offer to the consumers. Customers are also accepting the offers that restaurants put on their plate and rewarding them … [Read more...] about India’s Food Services Market worth over Rs 3.09 Lakh Crore: NRAI Food Services Report
It was only last week that the excise commissioner extended the business hours for pubs and bars in Bengaluru, setting the closing deadline to 1 AM for all days of the week. The order was well received by the crowd as well as the pubs and bars owners and Social Media was flooded with updates from happy Bengalureans. In a matter of days, the liquor license demand has skyrocketed, and … [Read more...] about Liquor Licence Demand Hits a High in Bengaluru
Adding more worries to the Quick Service Restaurants industry, Kerela Government has proposed a 14.5% ‘Fat Tax’ on burgers, pizza and donuts sold in upscale restaurants to curb obesity. The tax has singled out big multinational fast food chains, while the local eateries selling traditional savories have been spared. This move would hamper the already slow sales of the QSR … [Read more...] about Fat Tax Adding to the Woes of QSR Chains
In a progressive move, The Union Cabinet passed The Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Bill, 2016, that gives restaurants, cinemas and shops the flexibility to operate round the clock. In a press meeting conducted on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "The motive of the bill was to increase employment opportunities in the … [Read more...] about Cabinet Approves The Model Shops and Establishment Bill; Restaurants Can Operate 24X7