Kim Kardashian West is selling a stake in her beauty brand for $200 million, in a deal that values the TV reality star’s three-year-old business at $1 billion.

Italian fashion officials on Tuesday forecast a nearly 2% drop in first-half revenues due to the virus emerging from China, which also is preventing three Chinese fashion houses from traveling to Milan Fashion Week later this month.

Samsung Mobile Nepal has launched two new models, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+, in Nepal on Monday.

Founded by Arun Bhagat and Sushil Sainju, White Tara is a Nepali clothing brand that caters exclusively to the male population. Unlike many business ventures that cater to the female demographic, White Tara manufactures clothing and accessories for men, and that’s proven to be a good thing – for both the founders as well as the businesses’ clientele – as there aren’t many fashion brands that focus on men.

The taste of fine chocolate

May 3, 2019 10:00 am

Who doesn’t love chocolates? And, of late, there have been quite a few locally owned businesses that manufacture really good quality chocolates that can rival international brands. Shreistee Adhikari, one of the founders and manufacturers of Ecstasy Chocolates, says that they focus on great taste and smooth quality while making chocolates and claims that a taste of their chocolate will have chocoholics hooked to it.

A brand with a conscience

January 4, 2019 09:45 am

Nepali fabrics aren’t just a cultural representation of our diverse ethnicity but they are also reliable and durable than most fabrics in general. In the last decade or so, Nepali producers have largely ignored these wonderful materials but in the recent years various new companies have shown a renewed interest in them. One of these companies is Dochaa Nepal.

WASHINGTON, June 7: He hectored Mexico’s leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia’s head of state on a whim. Bonded with France’s prime minister over military parades.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Ahead of Prime Minister KP Oli's state visit to China in mid-June, Nepal looks to brand the country as an attractive destination for tourism and investment.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal national cricket team’s vice-captain Gyanendra Malla has been appointed as brand ambassador of eSewa, an online payment service provider. The one-year agreement was signed by president of F1 Soft International (promoter of eSewa) Bishwas Dhakal and cricketer Malla in Kathmandu on Monday.

Actor Pradeep Khadka has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Bradford Education Consultancy situated at New Baneshwar in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 12: TCL Air-con, the Chinese air conditioner brand, has appointed footballer Neymar Jr as its global brand ambassador.

Nepali fashion choreographer Rojin Shakya received the title of Multi Task Personality of the Year 2018 in the category Best Entrepreneur of the Year, at International Prestige Brand Award held on in Malaysia on April 7.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Targeting the New Year, Sensei LED TV has brought a special offer named 'Hernuma Kaaida, Paisama Faida'.

Manish Khadgi had been working as a photographer for the past six years – a fashion photographer for the last few years at that – when he decided to launch his own fashion brand. The driving force behind this was the fact that Khadgi saw a lack of quality fashion clothing for men in the country. And so, Ramp was born. Though the clothing brand, Ramp, was initially focused on catering to men and bringing about some much-needed change in men’s fashion, Khadgi quickly decided not to cater exclusively to men and included clothes for women in their fashion line as well.

DHANKUTA, Feb 26: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) has started research on production of Nepali variety of tea.

DHANKUTA, Feb 26: The National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) has started research on production of Nepali variety of tea.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Honda Nepal has introduced new XR 190L in the Nepali market, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Popular hair stylist Neel Davi has been appointed as brand ambassador of Brillare Science of Nepal, the authorized dealer of Brillare Science of India that sells and promotes vegan natural cosmetics.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28:  Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. announced its premium menswear brand, Louis Philippe’s foray into Nepal with the launch of its first exclusive brand outlet at Labim Mall, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Officials of LG claim that the sale of popular electronics brand through its authorized showrooms have increased in the past year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: NIBL Capital Markets Limited has won the Nepal Best Brand Awards, 2017 – Under the title ‘Award for Brand Excellence in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Sectors’.

MetLife launches new brand platform

December 11, 2017 02:58 am

MetLife Nepal has announced the launch of its new brand platform with the slogan 'MetLife Navigating Life Together'.

HYDERABAD, Nov 28: Ivanka Trump is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26:  Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya popularly known as 'MaHa' are appointed as brand ambassador of Citizen Life Insurance Company.

Kathmandu: The clothing store Forever 21 Nepal was officially launched with a runway show at Hyatt Regency, Boudha on Sunday. The event was produced and managed by JST Productions.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Four branded stores -- Nike, Puma, Bentley and Store One -- in Durbar Marg, which were raided by the government in early September, have failed to furnish proof of 'brand authorization' of the products that they were selling, according to officials of the Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumer Interest (DoSMPCI). “

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: In view of the winter season, CG Brand has introduced household appliances to keep people warm.

SRK to endorse deodorant brand

August 22, 2017 11:33 am

MUMBAI, August 22: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in to endorse deodorant brand Denver.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Sahas Sports Private Limited has announced domestic volleyball star Pratibha Mali as its brand ambassador on Tuesday.

Regardless of the plethora of items on a menu, a true Nepali would always go for momos when given a chance. It’s this thought that fueled Niven Amatya’s idea for Bota.There must be hardly any place in Kathmandu where momo shops are not present. But despite of the many other options for good momos, people tend to throng to Bota. Within a year of establishment, Amatya has already set up three outlets inside the Kathmandu valley that are all doing equally well.

Renault Nepal has launched a new variant of Renault KWID hatchback in the Nepali market. The car with powerful 1.0 liter Smart Control Efficiency (SCe) engine was launched amid a function in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Republica talked to Nikunj Agrawal, the managing director of Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd - the authorized distributor of Renault in Nepal, to know more about Renault and its performance in Nepal. Excerpts:

OPPO launched its latest offering -- Selfie Expert F3 -- amid a function in Kathmandu on Friday. According to the company, the F3 is targeted at ‘Group Selfie’ generation. The smartphone has features like 5.5-inch screen, 13 MP rear camera, 16 MP front camera, 4GB RAM, 64 GB ROM and 3,200 mAh battery, among others.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration declined Friday to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office.

MAHOTTARI, April 11: “We will have a house, a water tap, electricity, a toilet, a playground, and a school for children!” Manju Kumari Sada, 19, shares happily. “We never thought we would ever get all this in our lifetime,” she adds.

Actor Russell Brand, who is re-evaluating his thoughts on gender ever since he has had a daughter, says he will dress his daughter in gender neutral clothing.

SBL appoints brand ambassadors

December 6, 2016 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:  Siddhartha Bank Ltd has appointed Jeetu Nepal and Daman Rupakheti as its brand ambassadors. Issuing a statement, the bank said that the duo will work to promote the bank’s brand as well as its products and services.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Oppo has won the Emerging Brand Award at World Marketing Congress Global Brand Excellence Awards 2016.

Authenticity creates brand: De

November 17, 2016 21:25 pm

Renowned Indian columnist and novelist Shobhaa De has said that it’s the authenticity of a product, not advertising, that helps it become a brand. Speaking at GrowthWays, a media and entrepreneurship convention organized by Nepal Republic Media (NRM) at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza in the capital on Thursday, De said that entrepreneurs should focus on the authenticity of a product rather than taking to advertising for growth and development.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: CBIL Capital Ltd has appointed Bijaya Lama as its brand ambassador.

MUMBAI, Oct 3: From rocking the baby bump at Lakme Fashion Week, to shining in some fabulous magazine covers, mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor Khan is inspiring women worldwide.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Kathmandu based fashion and textile designer Anu Shrestha has spent nearly 18 years refining her craft of hand painting silk pieces. Now her designs are set to get a new home under ‘Kallisto Designs’, Shrestha’s recently launched – and very first – clothing and accessories brand.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Ncell officially unveiled its new brand identity, expressing commitment to affordability and innovation.

Ncell unveils new brand identity

August 16, 2016 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Ncell has unveiled its new brand logo, incorporating the name of Axiata within the logo itself.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) has won the 'Asia Best Employer Brand Awards 2016'.

Bimal named Xtep brand ambassador

August 4, 2016 20:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The authorized distributor of Chinese sports brand Xtep for Nepal, Rainbow Private Limited, has made footballer Bimal Gharti Magar its brand ambassador.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Bhat Bhateni Supermarket and Departmental Store (BBSM) has appointed swimmer Sirish Gurung as its brand ambassador.

A recent study conducted by Jobvite, a software and recruiting corporation based in California, USA, revealed that 92% of recruiters are likely to look at a candidate’s social media profile. But while most job seekers (83%) flock to Facebook for career leads, a whopping 87% of recruiters are active on LinkedIn.

KATHMANDU, June 17: City Express Money Transfer announced Thursday that Sita Ram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who play the characters Dhurmus and Suntali in the comedy series Meri Bassai, have been roped in as its brand ambassadors.