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E-commerce companies are waiting for more clarity from states before taking a final call on resumption of services in various locations.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Appliance, consumer electronics makers look at production resumption post-lockdown
Many appliances and consumer durables manufacturers have decided not to resume manufacturing despite the government relaxing certain guidelines for industries to operate in lockdown 2.0, preferring to wait till the curbs are fully lifted
Budget 2020: Appliances, consumer electronics industry seeks GST tax relief, incentives to produce eco-friendly, energy-efficient goods
The Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA) has urged the government to offer incentives for manufacturers
Consumer durable industry returns to steady growth path in 2019; economic slowdown a threat for 2020
The consumer durables sector, estimated to be around Rs 76,400 crore in FY'19, logged a growth rate of about 10 percent, largely helped by long and harsh summer, which lifted sales of compressor-based cooling products such as AC and refrigerators.
The television industry has welcomed the government's decision to scrap the customs duty on import of open cell TV panels, saying the move will boost domestic manufacturing
In a bid to boost domestic manufacturing, the government has removed 5 percent customs duty imposed on import of open-cell TV panel, which are used in the manufacturing of LED TVs
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to meet electronics industry CEOs to discuss sector issues, export ambitions
The government will meet CEOs and top brass of electronics and smartphone makers, including Apple and Samsung, on 16 September to discuss challenges being faced by them and incentives and schemes that can be offered to position India as the 'electronics factory' of the world
Hike in customs duty may impact festive sales, consumer durable industry; prices of large appliances to go up 3-5%
Government's decision to double the basic customs duty on ACs, refrigerators and washing machines to 20 percent from the existing 10 percent would encourage domestic manufacturing
The corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) of Videocon Industries Ltd (VIL), which has debt of around Rs 20,000 crore, was commenced under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) following an order by the NCLT Mumbai on 6 June 2018.
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Samsung cuts prices of electronic items including TVs, fridges, washing machines to pass on GST reduction
Last week, the GST Council brought down tax rates to 18 percent from 28 percent on 15 items, including vacuum cleaners, washing machine, 68 cm (27 inch) TV, fridge, laundry machines, paints, hand dryers, food grinders and varnishes
Consumer durables and home appliances makers like Godrej Appliances, Panasonic, Philips Lighting and Intex want the government to lower taxes, give incentives to local manufacturing and increase customs duty on imports
Gemalto claims to be the first on the world to demonstrate full compliance with the Security Accredation Scheme of GSMA.
The decision to offer hectic discounts on branded goods comes after the GST Council at its meet earlier this month said man-made apparel with a price tag over Rs 1,000 will be taxed at 12% as against the current levy of 7%
GST may cause spike in consumer electronic prices by 5 percent; manufacturers fear it will impact sales
Consumer electronic prices to go up by 4-5 percent in the July. This will impact sales say manufacturers who will counter it by increasing sale prices.
Scientists are developing new self-charging batteries that harvest energy from light and could put an end to our smartphone recharging woes.
Consumer electronics are getting prone to explosions as Lithium ion batteries are pushed to the limits
Manufacturers aiming for more battery life, smaller devices and faster charging tend to cut corners when it comes to safety precautions.
The report notes that convenience has overtaken discounts as a key driver for buying online. From 40 percent in 2014, the report notes that more than 55 percent purchase online due to convenience.
Chinese TV manufacturer TCL on Wednesday launched its new 65-inch, 4K Ultra HD LED smart TV in India. The set will be available at a special launch offer of Rs 79,990 on Amazon.
Chinese technology company Lenovo unveiled some new devices including the Yoga Book, Yoga 910 and Miix 510 as well as Moto Z Play at the IFA's consumer electronics and home appliances trade show in Berlin.