Marketing

Hashan Haputhanthri speaks on brand entrepreneurship in India

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

Hashan Travis Haputhanthri – Master of Science in Marketing/a successful marketing/brand strategist, eminent author cum philosopher of Travis...


World Marketing Congress 2016 recognises MyDeal’s Mehraj Sally amongst ‘50 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders’

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

MyDeal.lk Ltd. Group Director/CMO Mehraj Sally was recognised as one of the ‘50 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders’ by the World...


SLT Rainbow Pages wins 3 awards at SLIM-NASCO 2016

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

SLT Rainbow Pages has once again shown its excellence in the sphere of sales, grabbing three awards at the 2016 National Sales Congress (N...


SLID presents ‘Brand in the Boardroom’

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

Continuing in its Power evenings, the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) on 22 November at the Cinnamon Grand presented ‘The B...


Growth in income levels to drive Consumer and Retail industry despite near-term headwinds

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

Asia Securities, Sri Lanka’s leading independent stockbroking and research firm, hosted the fifth instalment of its ‘Wealth I...


Direct2Door delivers big benefits for online grocery customers

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

Direct2Door co-founders Thibadharshan Kandiah (left) and Prashanth Premakumar Already firmly established with a rapidly-growing customer ba...


Asian Marketing Federation President meets SLIM CPM fraternity at SLIM home

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

  The senior holders of the status of ‘SLIM Certified Professional Marketer’ (CPM) engaged in an open discussion ...


M. Asiff Shah Jehan wins Marketing Professional of the Year (Automobiles)

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

  Carmart Ltd. Manager Sales and Marketing M Asiff Shah Jehan added another award to his closet when he was awarded as the &l...


Vindya Vithana among ‘50 Most Influential Global Digital Marketing Leaders’

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

  Vindya Vithana, Chief Editor and Director of PR and Marketing at Xtream Youth Ltd., has been named one of the ‘50 Mos...


CB Governor speaks on Sri Lanka’s new development framework at CIM SL CEO Breakfast Forum

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

  Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy addressed a recent Breakfast Forum organised by the Chartered Institute of...


Dwellings Group picks up ‘Regional Brand Excellence’ award at SLIM Awards 2016

/ Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:01

From left: Bandu De Silva from Dwellings Group, Dwellings Group  Director Theekshana Somaratne and Dwellings Group Director –...


Hemas signs up Emojot for breakthrough audience engagement strategy

/ Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:01

San Jose, California: Hemas Holdings PLC, a publicly listed Sri Lankan company with over 40 subsidiaries and 5,000 employees, has teamed up with Em...


Campaign Brief Asia ranks Leo Burnett Sri Lanka at No. 27 in region; undisputed creative leader in SL

/ Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:01

From left: Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. Managing Director Ranil De Silva, Leo Burnett Solutions Inc. Chief Creative Officer Trevor Kennedy, Leo Burne...


Sanjiv now Fellow of CIM UK

/ Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:01

Sanjiv Keerthiratne recently became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom (UK). He is the 68th to become a Fellow ...


Facebook makes more money with ads than Comcast, Disney

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Los Angeles (Variety.com): Facebook’s North American ad revenue has overtaken the money traditional media companies like CBS, Disney and Comc...


Rohanthi from Quebee Den wins Best Entrepreneur Award at Entrepreneur Awards 2016

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Quebee Den Founder/CEO Rohanthi Wijewickrama was awarded the highly coveted ‘Industry/Manufacturing Sector Award: Best Entrepreneur – M...


Galaxy Note 7 recall did not damage Samsung brand in US: Poll

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

Reuters: A global recall of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones did not appear to hurt US consumers’ willingness to buy Samsung Electronics ...


“SLIM is about creating business leaders”

/ Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:01

One of the main objectives of SLIM is to turn marketers into business leaders, by being strategic and maintaining a holistic view of their...


Kelani Cables honoured with 4 awards at SLIM-NASCO 2016

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

Kelani Cables PLC Sri Lanka’s number one brand in secure electrical and communication cables bagged three Silver awards and a Bronze award at...


CBL wins highest number of awards yet again at SLIM Brand Excellence Awards

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

  Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. (CBL) triumphed at the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2016, held at the BMICH, on 8 November, walking aw...


Today's Columnists

Researchers and elephants – we have a problem!

8 December 2016

 John Dewey said that “every great advance in science has come from a new audacity of imagination” and these acts of imagination have to come from researchers. The numbers for Sri Lanka appear to be really worrying as the critica...


CEB Engineers, back to old practices

7 December 2016

   Considering the low reliability of the Norochcholai coal-fired power plant, Sri Lanka could face energy and capacity shortages in 2018-2019 and under drought  conditions even with planned plant additions   ...


Policy contradictions hold back economic prospects

7 December 2016

   Whilst fiscal adjustments are in disarray, the Central Bank which is supposed to conduct the country’s monetary policy independently is being increasingly subject to political influence, according to recent newspaper rep...


Why agricultural value chains fail – Part (2): A principal-agent-problem

7 December 2016

  A tea cultivation in Nuwara Eliya – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara   It is time to move away from traditional subsidy based agricultural value chains and look for more efficient methods. Some organisations are a...


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