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Tata, Reliance, DMart in talks to acquire 24Seven from Godfrey Phillips

Godfrey Phillips India had on April 12 announced its plan to sell the loss-making 24Seven convenience store chain after a review of its retail business division

Tata, Reliance, DMart in talks to acquire 24Seven from Godfrey Phillips
Updated On : 17 Apr 2024 | 9:34 AM IST

Demand threads a delicate weave for most apparel retail companies

Sean Stress: Retail majors stitch through low single-digit growth or same-store sales decline

Demand threads a delicate weave for most apparel retail companies
Updated On : 04 Mar 2024 | 12:10 AM IST

Result preview: Subdued festival sales may reflect in Q3 retail numbers

The third quarter of the financial year typically witnesses higher sales since it coincides with the festival season

Result preview: Subdued festival sales may reflect in Q3 retail numbers
Updated On : 07 Jan 2024 | 10:19 PM IST

CMS Info Systems reports 9.3% growth in retail consumption trends

In data shared with Business Standard, the company said the Y-o-Y growth in the October and November period has been at 12.5 per cent, pointing at robust growth in the third quarter as well

CMS Info Systems reports 9.3% growth in retail consumption trends
Updated On : 03 Jan 2024 | 8:20 PM IST

Retail cos expected to witness muted growth in Q3 after weak demand in Q2

In the apparel sector, few wedding dates and lingering weak consumption patterns are expected to hinder growth for companies

Retail cos expected to witness muted growth in Q3 after weak demand in Q2
Updated On : 16 Oct 2023 | 9:37 PM IST

Expecting high demand, QSRs, retail companies expand their workforce

Reliance Retail (RR), the country's largest retailer, added the most number of employees at about 60,000 in FY23

Expecting high demand, QSRs, retail companies expand their workforce
Updated On : 13 Sep 2023 | 10:16 AM IST

Kishore Biyani's Future: The rise and fall of India's retail tycoon

Three group companies enter corporate insolvency process, marking decline of former retail tycoon

Kishore Biyani's Future: The rise and fall of India's retail tycoon
Updated On : 09 Mar 2023 | 7:33 PM IST

Reliance Retail may convert Metro Cash & Carry stores into B2B outlets

They may not be converted into hypermarkets and supermarkets as many are on city outskirts

Reliance Retail may convert Metro Cash & Carry stores into B2B outlets
Updated On : 27 Dec 2022 | 7:49 PM IST

Retail CBDC a game-changer, should improve monetary transmission: SBI chief

Anonymity factor is critical for its acceptance, asserts Dinesh Khara

Retail CBDC a game-changer, should improve monetary transmission: SBI chief
Updated On : 02 Dec 2022 | 11:54 PM IST

Relief for directors of retail firms as govt amends Legal Metrology rules

The government has pointed out that the changes are being made as part of the ease of doing business

Relief for directors of retail firms as govt amends Legal Metrology rules
Updated On : 06 Oct 2022 | 10:37 PM IST

General merchandise and apparel growth key for DMart's margin gains

The retailer's revenues in Q2 were lower than estimates

General merchandise and apparel growth key for DMart's margin gains
Updated On : 04 Oct 2022 | 11:09 PM IST

Start-ups collaborate with chemists, shake up offline pharma business

Some are managing supply-chain backend for retail pharmacies, right from stockist to chemist, others are offering telemedicine kiosks at chemist outlets, and digitising pharmacies

Start-ups collaborate with chemists, shake up offline pharma business
Updated On : 26 Jul 2022 | 12:57 AM IST

US Fashion brand Gap returns to India, signs deal with Reliance Retail

Reliance Retail will be the official retailer for Gap in India, mixing exclusive stores and digital commerce platforms.

US Fashion brand Gap returns to India, signs deal with Reliance Retail
Updated On : 07 Jul 2022 | 12:27 AM IST

Despite biting inflation, analysts bullish on retail stocks for long haul

Analysts believe that the Indian retail sector is on the 'cusp of accelerated earnings growth' as consumer sentiment, and discretionary purchases bounce back from Covid-19 pandemic

Despite biting inflation, analysts bullish on retail stocks for long haul
Updated On : 05 Jul 2022 | 10:48 PM IST

Profit dips for Australia's Wesfarmers after perfect pandemic storm

Normally seen by investors as a strategic advantage, the conglomerate's diversified interests proved a weakness at a time when Australia spent months under lockdown due to the Delta variant

Profit dips for Australia's Wesfarmers after perfect pandemic storm
Updated On : 17 Feb 2022 | 9:52 AM IST

Demand recovery, expansion plans may keep apparel retailers in fashion

Aggressive expansion, online sales, and margin gains are positive for ABFRL and Trent

Demand recovery, expansion plans may keep apparel retailers in fashion
Updated On : 03 Oct 2021 | 7:56 PM IST

Bata expects 30% stores to be run on franchise model in about 4 years

Leading shoemaker Bata India Ltd is working on portfolio changes towards casuals and sneakers as part of its business growth plans and channel expansion through franchise, its CEO Gunjan Shah said.

Bata expects 30% stores to be run on franchise model in about 4 years
Updated On : 12 Aug 2021 | 11:36 PM IST
Updated On : 27 Jul 2021 | 11:37 PM IST

Over 17,200 new companies set up in India during April-June 2021

More than 17,200 new companies were set up in the country during April to June this year while a total of 13.7 lakh companies were active at the end of June, according to official data.

Over 17,200 new companies set up in India during April-June 2021
Updated On : 19 Jul 2021 | 4:40 PM IST

Flipkart launches QR-code-based pay-on-delivery facility for customers

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Monday launched a contactless, QR-code-based payment facility for all its pay-on-delivery shipments. Consumers who opt for cash on delivery can use this facility, scan the QR code attached to their purchase and make a digital payment for their order through any UPI app at the time of delivery, a statement said. This will help those consumers, who opted for cash on delivery, who can use this facility to scan the QR code attached to their purchase and make a digital payment for their order through any UPI app at the time of delivery. The payment method not only ensures greater safety for consumers at a time when they are looking to minimise personal contact but also addresses the trust deficit that many consumers might face, the statement said. The payment constructs and in-house fintech innovations of Flipkart are empowering new-to-internet customers and helping bring the next 200 million users to the platform, it added. "As the lines between e-commerce ..

Flipkart launches QR-code-based pay-on-delivery facility for customers
Updated On : 07 Jun 2021 | 10:03 PM IST