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Oct 25, 2013
Unilever sales dip 1.8% due to slide in emerging markets' currenciesIt had already warned in September that a slowdown in markets such as Indonesia, Brazil and India had accelerated and it expected quarterly underlying sales growth of only 3 percent to 3.5 percent.
Oct 07, 2013
FM promises cheaper consumer loans but where's the money to fund banks?The government of India will provide public sector banks more money than what it had budgeted for, so that they can lend it to borrowers to buy two wheelers and consumer durables. And this would revive consumer demand and in turn economic growth.
Oct 05, 2013
Desperate measures: Chidu-Rajan's demand booster dose is hardly enoughWith elections round the corner, the government is trying to push growth and spur demand by way of selective stimulus. But these are wrong signals
Sep 26, 2013
What RBI's ban on 0% interest loans means for consumers and cosWhat is significant is that the notification has come just ahead of the festival season, when consumer goods companies cash in on the upbeat sentiment in the economy by offering many visibly attractive loan schemes for everything from phones to LCD TVs.
Aug 31, 2013
Falling rupee: Don't expect Diwali discounts on smartphones, tabs, TVsFaling rupee puts pressure on gadget manufacturers, price hikes to follow. Festival discounts won't be announced.
Jul 17, 2012
Consumer confidence falls first time in 2 years: NielsenMarket research firm Nielsen global consumer index suggests that consumer confidence fell for the first time in 9 quarters due to a fall in employment sentiment and subdued spending behaviour.
Dec 14, 2011
Small town FMCG market to outpace metros soonDemand for consumer products from four hundred small towns with a population of up to 1 million is seen touching $20 billion by 2018 and $80 billion by 2026.
Aug 29, 2011
India consumer story induces tizzy valuationsA potential transaction of a privately owned company, Fabindia, with revenue of Rs 420 crore for the year ended March 2010-11 and a net profit of Rs 40 crore is attracting newspaper headlines.
May 12, 2011
Industrial output is up 7.3%, but keep your fingers crossedThe Index of Indistrial Production grew 7.3 percent in March. This is an improvement from the gloomy figures of previous months, but it is too early to celebrate. Rising interest rates could complicate the picture in the coming months.
May 29, 2009
Microsoft Announces Social Enterprise AllianceThe solution will include platform and application products and services that enable companies to connect to and leverage key customer communities through social networking and analytics technologies.