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‘Goa is an untapped market for luxury hardware designer fixtures’

Amazed at the potential of the luxury hardware market, Prakash Solanki decided to set up a retail store ‘Solitaire Hardware and Kitchen’ in Panaji two years ago. He succeeded in cracking three major deals and today owns two retail outlets with plans to open three more What made you opt to start a business in Goa?

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Dreaming big

Ex-hoteliers Avinash Parmar and Dinesh Singh have joined hands to establish Verda Group, a hotel management company. Their ambition is to have their own chain

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GOA’S SPA INDUSTRY: Out of the woods

Spa and salons are an integral part of the wellness industry – one of the fastest growing sectors globally. In Goa, the spa industry plays a big role in tourism and local economy, generating a revenue of Rs 15-18 crore for the state. Unfortunately, the industry has been attracting too much of adverse publicity, primarily due to dubious fly-by-night operators. …

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Supermarket at your fingertips

Urbanration.com, Goa’s first online shopping supermarket, aims to replicate the success of bigger brands operating in metros

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Ample trading opportunities in specific scrips

In coming week, we expect Nifty to extend its prevailing consolidate phase and trade within a broader range of 7950-8250. Meanwhile, traders would continue to find ample trading opportunities on stock specific front. We maintain our positive bias on banking counters alongside with media and selective counters from energy space during the coming week.

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‘Pharma industry has boosted industrial printing’

Suresh Borkar’s passion in printing technology began right from schooldays. When he started working, he realised that there was a vast potential for entrepreneurship in the field as commercial printing was on a surge and there were many developments happening in the industry. With hands-on experience he was confident of success and started his own press in December 1974 How …

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Adding value to farm produce

Organic farm produce commands premium value in markets around the world and the government’s decision to encourage this mode of farming in three talukas is aimed at raising the value of grain, vegetables and fruits grown in Goa. MICHAEL FISHER talks to farmers and entrepreneurs who have shunned chemical fertilisers for natural nutrients in order to move up the value …

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