John Keells Holdings PLC Terminates Fitch Ratings for John Keells Holdings

John Keells Holdings PLC stated to the Colombo Stock Exchange that the Company has informed Fitch Ratings Lanka Limited (“Fitch”) that it wishes to terminate its Mandate with effect from 27 March 2015.

The Company believes that a local rating is not warranted at this juncture of time considering the Company’s current debt funding sources which are predominantly in foreign currency. However, if and when the need arises, the Company will consider obtaining an international credit rating.

Srilanka Waterfront Project continue as Cinnamon Life

John Keells Holding PLC’s subsidiary project of Waterfront has been renamed  as “Cinnamon Life” and continue their project as planned.

The project is expected to restrict the ability to rent space for gaming activities but it is to developed as both residential and commercial space with iconic design which believes would transform the landscape of Colombo

Keells Super launches the first ever supermarket Mobile App in Sri Lanka!

Keells Super, which has always been the most dynamic and technologically advanced supermarket in Sri Lanka, has introduced yet another technological first by launching the first Mobile App by a supermarket in Sri Lanka. Available on both iOS and Android platforms, the App was well received by Keells Super customers, with over 3000 downloads recorded to date since its release recently.

The Mobile App can be downloaded from the iTunes App store by visiting http://goo.gl/LQCHbM  and the Google Play Store by visiting http://goo.gl/8XBnAX.

With this new App, customers can order goods via www.keellssuper.com, view ongoing Nexus and Super Saver promotions as well as Cyber Weekend promotions, get directions to the nearest Keells Super outlet via Google Maps, contact any Keells Super outlet with the touch of a button as well as send in any comments or suggestions they may have.

Since its inception, Keells Super has been continuously ahead of the technology curve in the Retail industry in Sri Lanka and claims a long list of technological firsts. For instance in 1996 Keells Super was the first to use Barcodes in Sri Lanka, the first to use business intranets in 2001 and launched e-commerce enabled Internet shopping in 2002 for the first time. Keells Super was also the first supermarket to use handheld devices for online tracking of stocks in 2006 which was recognised by Motorola as a case study.

Keells Super was also the pioneer of mobile point-of-sale terminals in 2007, Retail Radio in 2008 and was the first supermarket to launch an M-commerce enabled website in 2013.

Keells Super currently has 54 supermarkets situated in Colombo, suburbs and key towns in Sri Lanka and offers Super Savings, Super Quality and Freshness, Super Value for money and overall Super Service to customers and thus provides a “Super Happy” shopping experience.

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John Keells Hotels looking forward to starts up a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya

John Keells Hotels is currently looking forward an options of opening a property in Nuwara Eliya. It was pointed out that they were looking for expansion into the hills with a hotel project but there were no more details has been released. The hotels sector of the Keells group has no presence at present in the Nuwara Eliya area but the group of companies conducting charter operations of its Cinnamon Air flights to the area as well.

Therefore it is hope that JKH is looking forward a gradual growth of tourist arrivals in Nuwara Elia and establish a star class hotel sooner as possible.

Print Now Pay Later Scheme by John Keells Office Automation

The John Keells Office Automation introduces the most economical solution to their colour printing needs with our colour Print Now Pay Later (PNPL) plan. Sign up for a PNPL plan with us and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Focus on your core business while we focus on your printing needs
  • Additional toners and service are provided free of charge
  • Enjoy Zero Capital Expenditure and upgrade to a new e-Studlo colour copier In 3 years

It’s time to make affordable colour copying a reality.

Contact us today on 0777 866 534 or 0777 766 484 to find out how we can tailor a PNPL plan to suit your budget and copying needs.

For more information see below image

Print Now Pay Later Scheme by John Keells Office Automation
Print Now Pay Later Scheme by John Keells Office Automation

John Keells Holding Water front Properties Project

The John keells Holdings (JKH) have announced that the company held the meetings with international fund managers over the past month in a bid to raise funds for its mega US$820 million integrated development project on the Waterfront bordering its former head quarters.

The project is undertaken by waterfront properties (Pvt) Ltd which includes a Hotel, casino and other developments. The JKH officials met with fund managers in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and US.

The Group of company is looking forward to develop is it as a better business Hub in Colombo and Entertainment arena for the leisure activities and spending times.

These projects will be attract more tourist for the shopping tourism added to eco tourism of Sri Lanka

NEXUS Offers in Srilanka from 15th July to 15th August 2012

The NEXUS made an offer of Burn your Points and Enjoy your Dine with Special Discount on payments.

The current offers are valid on 6 different dine in offers from

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 20% Off on Buffets onlyon Dinning Room
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 20% Off on Lunch & Dinner at Long Fang
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 15% Off on beverages on Non promotional items

at Seven Degree North.

Barista Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 15% Off on Beverages
Chee Lov Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 20% Off on the Milk shake range
Global Tower Burn your 100 Points Enjoy 20% Off on the transporter restaurant

 

All the above offers are valid only from 15th July to 15th August 2012, for more information see below

 

NEXUS Offers in Srilanka from 15th July to 15th August 2012
NEXUS Offers in Srilanka from 15th July to 15th August 2012

20% off for Nexus Card Holders at Keells Super

Keells Super made a Special offer for their loyalty card of NEXUS for 20% from MRP Prices on Selected goods. You can purchases the following essential items on Special Discounts

Product

MRP

Discounted Price

Rice Supiri Keeri Samba

112.50

90.00

Seven Start Wheat Flour

107.00

85.00

Delmege Mackerel

240.00

192.00

Elephant House Lemonade

190.00

152.00

Mas unroasted curry powder

90.00

72.00

Nestle koko krunch 330g

455.00

364.00

Nescafe Classic 200g

1040.00

832.00

K Choice Soya

160.00

128.00

Arunalu Dry fish

180.00

144.00

Baby Cheramy siap 75g

37.00

29.80

K Choice Detergent Powder 500g

60.00

48.00

Comfort Fabric Canditioner bule 800 ml

495.00

396.00

 

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20% off for Nexus Card Holders at Keells Super
20% off for Nexus Card Holders at Keells Super

 

Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook Now Available in Srilanka – Rs. 216,500.00 Only

Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook Now Available in Srilanka – Rs. 216,500.00 Only
Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook Now Available in Srilanka – Rs. 216,500.00 Only

Toshiba Introduced world’s lightest 13” Ultrabook range of Protégé Z830. The Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook is weight of 1.12 Kg with 8.3 mm.

The Special Features of Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook

  • Intel Core i7-2677M Processor (with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.9GHz, 1,8Hz, 4M Cache)
  • 128GB Solid State Drive
  • 61 44MB DDR3 1333 MHz SDRAM Expandable to 8192 MB
  • 3 year carry in international limited Warranty (Parts & Labor), 1 Year Battery (carry in)
  • Hi-Speed Starts
  • Long Battery Life
  • High Durability with easyguard

Price: LKR. 216,500.00

Srilanka Toshiba Protégé Z830 Ultrabook Distribution partner:

John Keells Office Automation (Pvt) Ltd.

No 90, Union Place,

Colombo 02.

Tel: 011 2 313000

Or call Prasanna on 0777 275249 or Aleem on 0777 278472

John Keels Holdings PLC Employee Share Options Scheme

 

John Keells Holdings PLC
John Keells Holdings PLC

 

3rd November the John Keels Holdings PLC Announced to Colombo Stock Exchange that the Board of Directors has decided to issue shares under the Employee Share Options Scheme.

No of Shares to Be Issue: Upto a Maximum of 0.75% of the Issued Shares of JKH on the Date of Offer
Consideration: the Price at which the shares are offered shall be the weighted average Closing Prices of an ordinary share as at date of offer
Current Stated Capital of JKH: LKR 24,724,672,671.97

The Above Employee share Option Scheme is subject to the Approvals of Exchange Commission and the General Meeting.

John Keels declares the Interim Dividend of Rs.1.00 per share

John Keells Holdings PLC
John Keells Holdings PLC

The John Keels Holdings PLC announced the Interim Dividend of Rs. 1.00 per Share for the financial year of 2012/2012.

The Ex Dividend date will be 16th November 2011 and the payment will be on 24th November 2011.

Sanken and JKH to build a Business Hotel in Colombo Srilanka

John Keells Holdings PLC
John Keells Holdings PLC

The JKH made a corporate Disclosure to Colombo Stock Exchange that the John Keells Holdings PLC and Sanken Lanka (Pvt) Ltd joint venture to Build 25 Storey, 240 Rooms  Business Hotel in Colombo, Srilanka.

The Sanken Lanka (Pvt) Ltd will be a Major Shareholder and JKH will take Minority Stakes of the project. And the Sanken Lanka will be the main contractor for the project with Design Team 3 of Singapore.

The Contraction would take Approximately 33 Months and the Joint ventures will Investment Rs. 2.90 Billion in this project.

The JKH Will launch a new Brand in 6 month time and the hotel Management will be taken by Hotels Management services of JKH once the project is completed.

John Keells Holdings PLC released interim Financial Statement for 30th June 2011

John Keells Holdings PLC
John Keells Holdings PLC

27th July 2011, the John Keells Holdings PLC released their Interim Financial statement for period of 30th June 2011.

The interested investors can obtain the Interim Financial Statement from http://www.cse.lk/cmt/upload_report_file/508_1311756863787.pdf

Source: www.cse.lk