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The  great  retail race

Retail is in a race to expand in Goa as shops turn to stores and in turn into supermarkets. The searing pace will continue as new players enter the fray and existing players continue to invest in new outlets, reports SHOMA PATNAIK

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During his lifelong career, Thaddeus Alemao has donned hats of a newspaper deliveryman, salesman, investment banker and inventor in the US. Now, he is on a mission to eradicate mosquitoes in Goa, writes MICHAEL FISHER

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Bank directed to compensate consumer for deficiency in service

BY JATIN RAMAIYA Brisco Sequeira had approached the Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum at Margao complaining against Bank of India. He claimed that he had invested in the name of his minor daughters – Rs 56,521.53 and Rs 56,521.53 for Eldora A Sequeira and Enrique A Sequeira respectively – with the said bank and was given two certificates in the name …

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Making ideas happen

UPCOMING EVENTS Business Opportunity & Franchise Expo Wild Orchid Entertainments is organising a ‘Business Opportunity & Franchise Expo’ in Panaji from February 26 – 27. This expo offers a platform to establish business networks in Goa: recruiting  –  dealer, distributor and C&F agents, franchise, brokers, agents, business partners, joint ventures, product launch & business promotions, etc. Every business community is invited to participate; stall bookings …

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Expanding Goa’s industrial base

A robust industrial policy and plans to open six new estates devoted to manufacturing means Goa is on the threshold of an industrial expansion. However, speculation over vacant plots in industrial estates and difficulties in freeing large tracts of land locked in SEZs continue to keep the government occupied, writes Michael Fisher Goa has a splendid economic growth, one of …

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‘We will maintain transparency in plot allotments’

Give us a glimpse of the proposed industrial estates planned? GIDC is planning to develop two world class industrial estate with 5-star amenities one each in North and South Goa. The place has been identified and the process to acquire land is going on.  It is being built to attract elite multinationals. Panchwadi and Quittol industrial estates are yet to …

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An eye to the future

Equipped with the latest technology, Keshor R Sarsolkar of Mukta Opticians is on a mission to provide quality eye care, especially in the neglected and untapped hinterland villages By team B&C When it comes to eye care, there are many who still don’t have access to quality treatment. Various factors such as lack of awareness, inadequate facilities, and above all, …

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Making the cut

BY MICHAEL FISHER | B&C To be tomorrow’s leader, Santana Menezes in the 1990s worked as a front office supervisor at Leela Hotel and decided that he must learn how to identify challenges and opportunities in the future if he has to move out of the employee circuit and learn to develop ways to meet those challenges and capitalize on …

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