Lifestyle Express store makes switch to Spar

The leasehold shop, in the village of Winscombe, had recently been refitted, but L&F Jones decided to sell it off as part of a “strategic review”. The successful buyer is Aruna Gamage, who previously ran Crossroads Filling Station in nearby Cheddar on behalf of the MRH petrol station group. Gamage has entered into a new agreement with Spar wholesaler Appleby Westward , which has already helped re-merchandise the store. He said: “I have been looking for a convenience store in the local area, so I could run my own business…

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The Lotus Seven Isn’t Just a Car, It’s a Lifestyle

When it comes to cars, some are more involved than others. The original Lotus Seven isn’t one of those cars you can just get in anytime you want and go to the grocery store—there’s an entire lifestyle around it you have to commit to. Maxime Gransart, subject of this latest Petrolicious video starring a Lotus Seven, explains this lifestyle well. It provides an experience that no other cars can, at the cost of being extremely minimalistic—there’s no roof, no climate control, and barely any room in the cockpit. While some…

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Reinventing banks as lifestyle advisers

Banks are facing increasing pressure for growing their business in the face of the emergence of new competition across all their service areas. The profound changes in consumer behaviour, technological innovations, the availability of a massive amount of data and the connected lifestyle of customers has led to a blurring of industry boundaries. Now we have a situation where a bank is competing with not only other banks but also the e-commerce players, digital wallets, postal services, retailers and technology players. The level of consumer engagement with the brand will be the…

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Healthy Lifestyle Could Reduce Stroke Risk: Try These Heart-Healthy Fruits Too

It has been emphasized time and again that an unhealthy lifestyle paves way to a host of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. A latest Cambridge-based study has revealed that a healthy lifestyle which includes quitting smoking and reducing weight, could help people at high genetic risk to significantly decrease their chance of suffering a stroke. The study, showed that the risk of stroke was 35 per cent higher among those at high genetic risk compared with those at low genetic risk, irrespective of lifestyle. However, the scientists revealed that unfavourable lifestyle…

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Buy Future Lifestyle Fashion; target of Rs 536: Edelweiss

Future Lifestyle Fashion’s (FLF) Q4FY18 revenue, EBITDA and PAT came in line with our estimates. Key highlights: i) 4.8% YoY SSSG came on a strong base of 19.7% (versus -1% and -6% SSSG for Shoppers Stop and Pantaloons, respectively), aided by 13.7% SSSG in Brand Factory; ii) SSSG for Central came at 1% YoY, partially owing to strong base of 23.3% and strategy to have lower sale days of ~4 weeks vs. Outlook On account of sharpened focus on power brands, strong SSSG and margin expansion trajectory, we increase target…

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Do you use a pedometer while walking? Chances are you have an active, healthy lifestyle

LONDON: Researchers have found that people who use pedometers to count their steps as part of a 12-week walking programme, can have a healthier, more active lifestyle later. According to the researchers, brisk walking for 30 minutes or more daily on most days of the week can help adultsand older adults achieve important health benefits. “We knew that pedometers could improve physical activity levels in the population in the short-term, but long-term health benefits require sustained increases in physical activity levels,” said co-author of the study, Tess Harris, Professor of Primary Care Research at St George’s, University…

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Artificial Grass is Perfect for a Busy Lifestyle

PHOENIX, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Whether it’s going to work, cooking, cleaning, or driving the kids around, there’s a lot to accomplish in a day that prevents homeowners from taking care of their lawns. Artificial grass manufacturers like Synthetic Grass Warehouse and installers like USA Turf Guy have found that turf is the perfect pairing for a busy lifestyle. Artificial Grass is Perfect for a Busy Lifestyle USA Turf Guy recently converted a natural grass lawn to artificial grass for a Phoenix resident, using 2,580 square feet of TigerTurf’s Everglade Spring for the front yard and an…

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Very Few People Engage in Lifestyle Behavior Changes to Reduce T2D Risk

HealthDay News — A small proportion of US adults engage in lifestyle behaviors known to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the March issue of Diabetes Care. Karen R. Siegel, PhD, MPH, from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional analysis of 3679 non-pregnant, non-lactating individuals aged 20 years or older without diabetes. Participants provided 2 days of reliable dietary data in the 2007 to 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. The average of 2…

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From wearables to AI-based diet app: What entrepreneurs can do for a healthy lifestyle

Entrepreneurs should focus on their diet and exercise. In India, with so many options for delicious food, entrepreneurs tend to blame stress for their poor food habits, but won’t make active lifestyle changes. The entrepreneurs who take pride in their health and wellness, ensure that they get enough exercise and have fruits, salads regularly. It is with this same passion and conviction that Vishal Gondal started GOQii, which is a wearable device that helps people stay fit. One of his prized accomplishments is completing the 100 km Oxfam Trailwalk in…

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Kabir Lumba on how he grew Lifestyle into one of the largest department stores in India

Kabir Lumba has been managing director of Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd since 2009 and moves to the parent company in May I joined the Landmark Group in 2004 and almost immediately noticed the culture difference. I had worked in what were then larger companies–Pantaloons and Proline. At the time, Lifestyle was a lot smaller and I believed that the retail opportunity was huge. Most importantly, the Landmark Group had run retail operations overseas and knew it was a business that required tremendous patience. For what was then a ₹200-300 crore…

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