News Roundup: Nikon India Removes Flipkart and Snapdeal from its Authorised Partners; CouponDunia Expands Globally

Nikon India Removes and from Its Authorised Partners

Nikon India, part of the Nikon Corporation, has removed Indian etailers Flipkart and Snapdeal from its list of authorised sellers. As per the announcement by company, Flipkart.com and Snapdeal.com are no more authorised partners/dealers for Nikon products in India.

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The announcement was made last week, though both the portals are still selling Nikon products, probably it will take some time to reflect the change.

CouponDunia Expands Globally, Now present in Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey and Poland

Coupondunia.in, an online portal for availing coupons and deals, has expanded internationally.

The company has made its services available in Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, and Poland. It has launched dedicated websites for each respective country,  cupomworld.com.br (Brazil), kupondunya.com (Turkey), coupondunia.co.id (Indonesia), kodybony.pl (Poland). The Indian portal features more than 1200 stores.

Other players in the space includes 27coupons, DesiDime, CouponNation, CuponHero. The portal was having over 1 million visits in Dec 2012. Notably, there are more than 150 sites in the coupon business arena. These coupon portals contribute to a large sales of ecommerce websites.

Ogilvy & Mather Acquires Majority Stake in PennyWise Solutions

US based advertising firm, Ogilvy & Mather, has acquired a majority stake in PennyWise Solutions, a Hyderabad based digital technology firm. The amount and details of the deal are not disclosed.

As per the deal, PennyWise will act as the digital technology and production centre for Ogilvy & Mather in India.It will take care of the agency’s India network as well as the O&M APAC network.

Ogilvy & Mather, is one of the leading marketing solutions entity globally and specializes in advertisements, digital marketing, customer engagement etc.

Founded in 2003, by Anand Morzaria, PennyWise Solutions, offers a bouquet of services on web and mobile. It includes developing enterprise content management solutions, development of custom applications and online commerce & ecommerce applications, SEO and SEM services, data analytics and BI solutions.