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Haycarb records turnover of Rs. 5.2 billion and PBT of Rs. 362 million for 1H 2014/15

The Sri Lankan multinational Haycarb PLC reported a turnover of Rs. 5.2 billion and profit before tax of Rs. 362 million for six months ending 30th September 2014. The profit after tax stood at Rs. 304 million. Haycarb PLC Managing Director, Mr. Rajitha Kariyawasan said, “The continuing trend of high raw material prices in Sri…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:54 pm

Planters’ Association says sustainability of tea industry in the hands of workers

A 2kg increase in daily plucking average of tea can provide win-win solution A marginal increase of at least 2kg in the daily plucking average of each tea plucker can significantly boost Sri Lanka’s entire plantation industry and benefit all stakeholders by bringing down the skyrocketing unit cost of production of tea by nearly seven…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:51 pm

Mobitel’s ‘ONE’ Fuel Card Solution at LAUGFS sheds island-wide

Mobitel tied up with LAUGFS Holdings recently in an initiative to introduce an efficient Near Field Communication (NFC)-based ‘ONE’ fuel card solution that could be utilised at all LAUGFS filling stations islandwide.  The ‘ONE’ fuel card is a direct replacement for the manual fuel books and receipts, and comes with a unique transaction administration platform…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:45 pm

zMessenger to host Sri Lanka’s first Mobile Marketing Roundtable

zMessenger, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile marketing solutions provider will bring together top brand leaders from FMCG, hospitality, banking and financial services to the Island’s first roundtable on mobile marketing scheduled for Thursday, 30th October, 2014 The event titled Embracing Mobile Mind Shift – Mobile Moments are the Frontline of Customer Experience will look at the…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 3:49 pm

Looking for Business Prosperity with Referral Marketing?

The Synergy chapter of Business Network International will be launched on Wednesday the 29th of October 2014, from 5 pm to 7 pm at the 4th level of Access Towers, 278, Union Place, Colombo 02. This is the second successful Sri Lankan chapter representing BNI worldwide with a representation from a diverse field of industries….

(0)Comments | October 28, 2014 2:23 pm

Hemas Holdings Chooses SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud to Drive BusinessTransformation

First Enterprise in Sri Lanka to implement SAP’s cloud-based offering across entire group SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced that Hemas Holdings PLC has partnered with SAP to deploy SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, a world-class cloud hosting service for applications, platform, and maintenance across its entire group to improve large scale business transformation. With SAP HANA®…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 1:06 pm

Renuka Shaw Wallace rebrands as Renuka Foods

Renuka Shaw Wallace PLC, subsidiary of diversified conglomerate Renuka Holdings PLC, rebranded its identity as Renuka Foods PLC, to better reflect the Food and Beverage category it operates in, locally and internationally.  Renuka Foods PLC is the parent company for the Group’s food and beverage entities, namely; Renuka Agri Foods PLC, Renuka Organics (Pvt) Ltd,…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 1:00 pm

Logiwiz – The best B2B Brand at SLIM Brand Excellence 2014

Historical win as the first logistics company to win gold Participating in the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards for the first time, Logiwiz was recognized as the B2B Brand of the Year at the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Ceremony held recently at the BMICH. A fully-owned subsidiary of the Hayleys Advantis Group, Logiwiz is the Third…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 12:57 pm

George Steuart Travels Ranked No. 1 by Singapore Airlines for second consecutive year

George Steuart Travels, the 34 year old travel arm of diversified conglomerate George Steuart and Co., today announced that it has been ranked the Number One Travel Agent for 2013/14 by one of the most prestigious Airlines. The company was recognised with the Gold Award for Best Passenger Sales at the Annual Passenger Sales Award…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 12:53 pm

Lanka Hospitals awarded the prestigious JCI Accreditation

~ Joins an exclusive group of healthcare organizations worldwide to be accredited by JCI, the leader in healthcare accreditation ~  Lanka Hospitals today announced that it has received the highly prestigious JCI accreditation and its gold seal of approval after a rigorous onsite evaluation by an international surveyor team of most experienced and skilled healthcare…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 12:41 pm