Monthly Archives: November 2007

Fokus di Luar Jabotabek

Ketatnya kompetisi bisnis retail di Jabotabek, sepertinya mulai membawa korban. Yakni dengan ditutupnya sekitar 20 outlet Ramayana di sekitar Jabotabek.

Dan sebagai langkah antisipasi penurunan bisnisnya Ramayan, akan menggarap kota-kota diluar Jabotabek, terutama kota-kota kedua seperti Dumai, Duri, Kerinci Jambi. Continue reading Fokus di Luar Jabotabek

Ace Hardware gain Rp. 60 Billion; predicted

 

Quoted from Bisnis Indonesia, PT. Ace Hardware Tbk commissioner, Tjiptono Darmadji, said that they succeed reaching profits margin which is targeted this year. Previously, they estimate 53 billion rupiah profit margin in 2007.

If they can reach 118 billion profit in 2008, Ace Hardware will give devidend 10% from the profits. Currently they have 24 outlets with total space 64.570 m2.

Carrefour VS Pedagang Pasar Tradisional

Kehadiran Carrefour di beberapa tempat, mendapat tentangan yang cukup keras dari pedagang tradisional setempat.

 

Umumnya mereka menolak kehadiran Carrefour dengan alasan jarak yang terlalu dekat dengan lokasi mereka berdagang, sehingga ditakutkan mereka tidak dapat bersaing dengan segala yang ditawarkan oleh Carrefour. Baik itu dalam hal tempat yang lebih nyaman, harga murah, produk yang lebih variatif. Continue reading Carrefour VS Pedagang Pasar Tradisional

Bank Indonesia Rate Steady at 8.25%

Macroeconomic and Financial System Stability Firm : BI Rate Unchanged at 8.25%

The Board of Governors’ Meeting at Bank Indonesia at November 6, 2007 decided to keep the BI Rate steady at 8.25%. The decision is based on a comprehensive discussion and evaluation of economic projections and developments, the outlook for achievement of the inflation target for 2007 and 2008 and identification of risks. Continue reading Bank Indonesia Rate Steady at 8.25%

Ace Hardware gain 19.5% on IPO

PT. Ace Hardware Indonesia Tbk listed in Jakarta Stock Exchange.

PT. Ace Hardware Indonesia Tbk, ritel company which focusing on DIY (Do It Yourself) tools offering 1.7 mill shares in JSX started on 6 Nov 2007. In the first day, investor who hold this stocks gain 19.5%. Opening with 820, and closed in 980. Continue reading Ace Hardware gain 19.5% on IPO

Franchising, Licensing, and Business Opportunity

Franchise and License Expo Indonesia 2007 di Jakarta Convention Center.

Acara yang akan berlangsung dari tanggal 9-11 November 2007 ini akan diikuti sekitar 180 merek waralaba baik lokal maupun internasional. Di pameran ini pula akan ada konferensi dan workshop selama 2 hari yang akan membahas prospek dan perkembangan industri waralaba di Indonesia. Continue reading Franchising, Licensing, and Business Opportunity

Inflation on October 2007: 0.79%

Inflation on October 2007 mostly coming from group of foods (1.87%) which driven by Fasting and Lebaran during September – October 2007. Continue reading Inflation on October 2007: 0.79%

MAP sales increased 15% for YTD 2007

PT Mitra Adiperkasa Tbk (MAP) announced on 31 October 2007 that its net sales for nine month 2007 has increased by 15% – up from Rp 2.4 trillion in 2006 to Rp 2.7 trillion. Gross profit jumped by an impressive 17% from Rp 884 billion to Rp 1,031 billion while operating income rose by 6% from Rp 155 billion to Rp 165 billion. Net profit also surged from Rp 73 billion to Rp 80 billion – representing an increase of 10% over the corresponding period. Continue reading MAP sales increased 15% for YTD 2007