Bangladesh’s bicycle exports to EU countries are on the rise amid the epidemic

October 24, 2021

Manufacturers seek cash incentive for market diversification
The country’s bicycle manufacturers see additional export prospects in European countries amid the coronavirus outbreak as a rising number people on the market have started using bicycles as an alternative to public transport to maintain social distancing.
Exporters said that although the country’s exports had been dismal on the Read more

Fresh makes The Economic Times Best Brands 2021 list

October 7, 2021

Leading Indian daily The Economic Times has recognised Fresh from Meghna Group of Industries as the best brand, said a press release.
Fresh was recognised with the award in an online event titled ‘The Economic Times Best Brands 2021- Bangladesh Edition’ held on September Read more

Walton starts exporting microwave ovens to Europe

September 29, 2021

The Bangladeshi electronics company Walton has started microwave oven export to Romania and Hungary.
Tahmina Afrose Tanna, director of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited, officially inaugurated the microwave oven exports through cutting a giant cake at Walton’s corporate office in Dhaka on Monday.
Two renowned electronics and home appliance marketing Read more

StanChart brings “Smartcard” onto the market to facilitate digital payments

September 28, 2021

Standard Chartered Bangladesh recently introduced a new credit card that offers discounts on the purchase of digital products and services, such as accounting solutions for Netflix users or concluding grocery transactions through Foodpanda.
With the changed spending habits due to Covid-19, StanChart Read more

Samsung opens Authorised Service Centre in Banasree

September 24, 2021

Samsung Bangladesh has opened a new service centre at Banasree in Dhaka recently.
Hwansung Woo, country manager of Samsung Bangladesh, and Arshad Huq, managing director and CEO of Transcom Electronics Limited, inaugurated the centre, according to a press release.
Speaking on the occasion, Hwansung Woo said, “Samsung Read more

Huawei Connect 2021 begins

September 24, 2021

Huawei’s annual flagship event for the global ICT industry — Huawei Connect 2021 — began on Thursday, said a press release. Huawei rotating chairman Eric Xu opened the event with a keynote speech titled ‘Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalisation’.
This year’s event, themed ‘Dive into Digital’, explores how digital Read more

realme makes it to top 6 global smartphone brands

September 24, 2021

Smartphone brand realme has recently made its place among the top 6 smartphone brands globally, said a press release issued on Thursday. According to the latest market report by Counterpoint Research, realme has become the Top 6 smartphone vendor in the global rankings.
realme, the world’s fastest growing smartphone brand, has Read more

Dabur Launched their new Hair Oil

September 24, 2021

Dabur has launched a new hair oil brand named Dabur Gold Beliphool Coconut Hair Oil in its’ Annual Business Meet-2021 held recently at a hotel in Dhaka. Actress Puja Cherry unveiled the product along with Mr BK Das, The Country Director of Dabur Bangladesh, Talat Rahim, Head of Marketing, and Abu Obaida Imon, Group Product Manager in presence of other employees Read more

Anup Kumar Saha joined Nabil Group as Group COO

September 24, 2021

Anup Kumar Saha has joined Nabil Group, an agro-processing industry in Bangladesh, as Group COO.
Nabil Group is engaged in the business of processing agricultural and food products including two international standard rice mills, 2 flour mills, 2 feed mills, pulse processing mills, poultry farms, cattle farms, dairy farms, fruits and vegetables cold storage, real Read more

Shwapno launches new outlet in Sylhet

September 19, 2021

Shwapno, one of the largest retail chain shops in the country, has inaugurated its new outlet at Bishwnath in Sylhet city on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Investor Humayon kabir, Saiful islam, Abdullah al Mahmud, head of operation regional, Razibul Hasan, head of business development (Franchise), attended Read more

vivo launches Y21 with Tk 10 lakh prize offer

September 18, 2021

Chinese technology company vivo has launched the vivo millionaire activity in Bangladesh that gives users a chance to win exciting cash prizes worth Tk 10 lakh, said a press release.
This activity will be applicable for pre-order and first-sales week customers who will purchase Y21 from any vivo authorised outlets at the official Read more

Dr Md. Sabur Khan honored as a Board Member of Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS)

September 14, 2021

Founder & Chairman of Daffodil International University (DIU) Bangladesh, Dr Md. Sabur Khan has been honoured as a Board Member of Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS); announced in the recent Annual General Assembly held in Istanbul, Turkey. Being the Board Member of EURAS, Dr Khan will contribute to the advancement of the mission of EURAS by setting futuristic Read more

A Milestone in the Economic Empowerment of Human Trafficking Survivors

September 14, 2021

On 12 September 2021, ACI Limited and Winrock International’s Ashshash project formally signed a pivotal ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) that will extend support for skill-based employment opportunities and self-employment prospects for human trafficking survivors. ACI Limited will be able to widen the coverage and geographical footprints of their products via adept Read more

New Bangladeshi airways set to spread its wings from January 2022

September 8, 2021

A new Bangladeshi private airline naming ‘Air Astra’, is set to start its operation from January next year. Besides, Biman Bangladesh Airlines – the national flag carrier, two other private airlines namely US-Bangla and Novoair are currently operating flights. Air Astra will be the third private airline in Bangladesh.
“We are hoping to launch flight in different domestic destinations from Read more

Horlicks raises awareness on breastfeeding

September 8, 2021

Horlicks Mother’s Plus completed its month-long campaign by raising awareness among mass people on the importance of breastfeeding and the benefits of better nutrition for lactating mothers.
This year, World Breastfeeding Week 2021 theme is: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.
In line with the theme, Horlicks Mother’s Plus Read more

Brac, Dettol team up to provide hygiene services to vulnerable pregnant women

September 7, 2021

Brac and Dettol have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide hygiene services to vulnerable pregnant women in Bangladesh.
Under this collaboration, Brac and Dettol will raise hygiene awareness among underprivileged expecting mothers living in remote areas in the country and Read more

Mediacom signs deal with Banglalink’s video streaming app Toffee

September 7, 2021

Mediacom Limited has signed a contract with mobile operator Banglalink’s video streaming app Toffee.
Erik Aas, chief executive officer of Banglalink, and Anjan Chowdhury, managing director of Mediacom Limited, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations recently.
Under the deal, Mediacom will provide content Read more

Nagad Ltd barred from opening trust-cum settlement account without approval

September 7, 2021

The Bangladesh Bank has asked banks not to open any trust-cum settlement account (TCSAs) under the name of Nagad Ltd. The central bank issued a letter to banks on September 2 asking them not to open such accounts in the name of Nagad Ltd without its prior approval and the Bangladesh Post Office (BPO). Nagad is the brand name of the BPO’s mobile financial service Read more

SME Foundation to lend 30% of Tk 200cr incentive package to women

September 5, 2021

The SME Foundation is aiming to lend more than 30% of the Tk200 crore incentive package allocated for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to women entrepreneurs.
They also plan to start the distribution of the loans from the third week of September, Dr Md Mafizur Rahman, managing director of SME Foundation, announced at Read more

Padma now seeks saviours abroad

September 5, 2021

Padma Bank has started looking for potential foreign investors, in keeping with its earlier wish to merge with a state lender to prevent its financial health from deteriorating further.
As a part of the move, the lender signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based investment bank DelMorgan & Co on September 2, according Read more

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