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Zesta promotes innovation through partnership with AOD

* Sunshine Holdings’ group company, Watawala Tea Ceylon engages with Academy of Design students to develop new tea packaging      July 15th 2015; Sri Lanka’s number one branded Tea Company and member of diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings PLC, Watawala Tea Ceylon (WTC), has extended an opportunity for the students of the Academy of Design…

(0)Comments | July 20, 2015 1:20 pm

Maliban Biscuit Manufactories elects SAP S/4HANA® to Simplify and Amplify Business

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), announced that Sri Lanka’s award-winning biscuit manufacturer Maliban Biscuit Manufactories elected Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), the next generation business suite from SAP, to improve productivity and streamline business operations in real time. With this deployment, Maliban will become Sri Lanka’s first company to implement SAP S/4HANA. Maliban, a…

(0)Comments | July 20, 2015 1:11 pm

Lafarge Mahaweli celebrates Safety Month

Lafarge Mahaweli Cement concluded their Health & Safety month 2015, with a number of activities held at their factory premises located within the Colombo port.  The theme of this year’s safety month, which was in line with Lafarge’s global best practices on secure operations was KEEP LEARNING – COMMITTED, OPEN , UNCOMPROMISING’ with special emphasis…

(0)Comments | July 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Barista Lavazza encourages investors to venture into franchising

Barista Lavazza, Sri Lanka’s premier coffee house chain is opening up opportunities for investors to its successful franchising model. With seven outlets in the city of Colombo, and 4 more at the Bandaranayake International Airport, Galle Fort, Mirissa and the latest in Mount Lavinia, Barista Lavazza has steadily grown its business to a chain of…

(0)Comments | July 20, 2015 12:59 pm

Ceylinco third party insurance through Sri Lanka Postal Service

Ceylinco General Insurance announced that it has partnered with the Sri Lanka Postal Service to offer third party insurance policies to customers through the country’s postal network. In a bid to create ease of access for customers, the third party insurance policies will be available from over 4,610 post offices and sub post offices around…

(0)Comments | July 20, 2015 12:50 pm

Hitachi Data Systems introduces new solutions and services to make societies safer, smarter and healthier

* Acquisitions and innovations in Big Data Analytics and Internet of Things advances social innovation strategy, positions company for market leadership  Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), unveiled the next phase of its Social Innovation business strategy in conjunction with new solutions and services, which include Hitachi…

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015 3:05 pm

BBDO takes home inaugural Glass Lion Grand Prix at Cannes

* Rules gender equality space with 3 of 8 Glass Lions  BBDO Worldwide affiliate BBDO India, Mumbai won the Grand Prix in the inaugural Glass Lion category at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2015 held in Cannes, France recently for its ‘Touch the Pickle’ campaign for sanitary protection brand Whisper. BBDO agencies also…

(0)Comments | July 14, 2015 12:28 pm

Asia Capital PLC successfully holds Blood Donation Drive at WTC

Asia Capital PLC recently held a blood donation drive at the World Trade Centre as part of its commitment towards being a responsible corporate citizen. The event, which was open to anyone, saw the participation of over 100 people representing 15 companies.  Held in partnership with the National Blood Transfusion Service of Sri Lanka over…

(0)Comments | July 14, 2015 11:15 am

Odel goes for “Think Big” theme with colourful Pre-Fall 2015 collection

With the Pre-Fall fashion season in full swing, Odel is gravitating towards the simple but chic colourful solid block patterns and geometric designs that are the current rage on global runways, offering fashionistas in Sri Lanka an opportunity to update their wardrobes. Combining the latest trends with the store’s own aspirations for the future, Odel…

(0)Comments | July 13, 2015 11:41 am

Cinnamon presents Nigel Barker Workshop for the Sri Lankan Fashion Industry

* Powered by Raffles Design Institute  Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is gearing up to host the internationally reputed photographer Nigel Barker in Sri Lanka from the 15th to the 23rd of July 2015. During his tour, the celebrity photographer, reality TV host, author and model will conduct a half-day workshop for Sri Lanka’s fashion industry…

(0)Comments | July 12, 2015 12:40 pm