Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicIndian retail

Topic: Indian retail

Clothes, cars & travel: Festive season spending surge despite inflation woes, global slowdown

Early data indicate sales would include nearly $15.2 billion offline sales & $11.8 billion online sales on platforms like Amazon, based on Redseer, a market consultancy.

Forget Mukesh Ambani vs Bezos, kirana king Udaan is the new kid to beat in India’s retail war

Udaan has taken 80% of B2B e-commerce market, delivering goods it stocks in 200 warehouses to more than 17 lakh retail stores in 900 cities every day.

Indian economy began stabilising in November as retail demand picked up

The pace of activity was enough for the RBI to revise its forecast for the economy, which it now expects to exit a recession in the current quarter to December.

Fat tax — What you didn’t know clothing brands are charging you for

After being called out by fashion watchdog Diet Sabya, brands like Gauri and Nainika and Fuel are now owning up to the practice of discriminatory pricing.

Fears about largescale retail loan defaults in India overblown, Macquarie analysts say

The RBI has allowed borrowers to delay monthly payments on their loans until the end of August, to provide some relief from a prolonged lockdown.

Lipstick effect helped brands survive crises before. It can now aid Covid-hit companies

A lipstick is not an inferior or trivial good, but a significant economic barometer that can indicate how consumers might behave amid a bruised economy.

Mukesh Ambani is a man on a mission and even a pandemic or lockdown can’t stop him

Mukesh Ambani has raised $8 billion with 3 deals in 3 weeks as he races to transform his oil-and-petrochemicals empire into a tech-driven, e-commerce force.

Amazon close to acquiring 10% stake in Future Retail, which runs Big Bazaar chain

Amazon's deal with Future Retail will enable it to tap into India’s rising demand for household products and home-delivered fresh produce.

India’s retail market may not be as attractive as it appears

Global companies must understand consumer needs and let govt regulations settle down before investing in India’s attractive retail market.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.