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COVID-19 impact: Indian consumers exercise greater decision-making in buying, spending after pandemic outbreak: Deloitte
Business

COVID-19 impact: Indian consumers exercise greater decision-making in buying, spending after pandemic outbreak: Deloitte

Consumers are no longer rushing about being home stocked with more than they immediately need.

Flipkart awaits advisories from states for resuming full services; Centre allows delivery of non-essential items by e-commerce platforms
Business

Flipkart awaits advisories from states for resuming full services; Centre allows delivery of non-essential items by e-commerce platforms

Sales of non-essential items on e-commerce platforms in the first week of May, after sales of such items were allowed in green and orange zones, were lower than last year on account of the lockdown.

Retail sector loses a whopping Rs 5.50 lakh cr since lockdown; around 20% traders may pull down shutters, says CAIT
Business

Retail sector loses a whopping Rs 5.50 lakh cr since lockdown; around 20% traders may pull down shutters, says CAIT

CAIT said the retail trade may see many more traders pulling down shutters as the sector has become unviable.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coal India offers deferred payment option to consumers
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Coal India offers deferred payment option to consumers

Coal India Ltd has offered deferred payment facility to both power and non-power consumers to provide relief and help improve their liquidity during the lockdown imposed by the government to contain coronavirus infection

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
science

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

Logout campaign: NRAI hits out at Zomato for plans to introduce gold programme in delivery vertical
Business

Logout campaign: NRAI hits out at Zomato for plans to introduce gold programme in delivery vertical

The association said it deliberated on eight critical issues pertaining to the online delivery space on Thursday with Zomato and Swiggy.

Dell, Jeep, LIC are among India's top ranked most trusted brands: TRA Brand Trust report 2019
Business

Dell, Jeep, LIC are among India's top ranked most trusted brands: TRA Brand Trust report 2019

TRA's Brand Trust Report 2019, the ninth in the series, is the result of primary research based on the proprietary 61-Attribute Trust Matrix of TRA

WEF 2019 summit: 'Super star' firms giving a lot for free, but will it continue asks, Raghuram Rajan
Business

WEF 2019 summit: 'Super star' firms giving a lot for free, but will it continue asks, Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said consumers are benefitting in a big way from the business of scale with several services in the new technology age coming for free or very cheap, but it needs to be seen whether this can continue going ahead

Oil firms not to recoup losses arising from Re 1/litre subsidy on petrol, diesel; suffer losses of about Rs 4,500 cr
Business

Oil firms not to recoup losses arising from Re 1/litre subsidy on petrol, diesel; suffer losses of about Rs 4,500 cr

Petrol prices, which have been on a decline since 18 October except for one day, are at their lowest level in almost 13 months.

Consumer Protection Bill passed in Lok Sabha; proposes to set up commission to hear complaints
Politics

Consumer Protection Bill passed in Lok Sabha; proposes to set up commission to hear complaints

Replying to a brief debate on the bill, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the legislation had not been amended since last three decades and needed changes for strengthening the rights of the consumers.

Data is the new sex: Inspired TRAI bats for meaningful consent to bridge the gap between 'knows and know-nots'
Business

Data is the new sex: Inspired TRAI bats for meaningful consent to bridge the gap between 'knows and know-nots'

The digital divide is no longer about having access to the Internet or not. It may well be about the "knows" and "know-nots" of data usage.

AT&T finished its $81bn takeover of Warner Bros two days after the judge's approval
News & Analysis

AT&T finished its $81bn takeover of Warner Bros two days after the judge's approval

AT&T plans to compete against the likes of Amazon, Google and Netflix.

Walmart buys Flipkart: While some harp on swadeshi vs videshi binary, the deal is an ode to discount-loving shoppers
World

Walmart buys Flipkart: While some harp on swadeshi vs videshi binary, the deal is an ode to discount-loving shoppers

Naysayers and sceptics should examine what the $16 billion Walmart-Flipkart deal means for other retailers in India and its impact on consumers.

National Anti-Profiteering Authority is an assurance to consumers of India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Business

National Anti-Profiteering Authority is an assurance to consumers of India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

National Anti-Profiteering Authority under GST will work as a watchdog to ensure smooth transfer of benefits

GST Impact: Kellogg India cuts prices on select breakfast cereals by up to 5 percent
Business

GST Impact: Kellogg India cuts prices on select breakfast cereals by up to 5 percent

Kellogg India decided to pass on the anticipated GST benefit to the consumers

Delhi Congress to launch anti-GST campaign to raise awareness on adverse effects of tax scheme
India

Delhi Congress to launch anti-GST campaign to raise awareness on adverse effects of tax scheme

The Delhi Congress will launch a week-long anti-GST campaign on 30 July at all the major markets of the city, intensifying its agitation against the "wrong implementation" of the new tax regime, it said on Monday

GST rollout: FM Arun Jaitley asks industry to pass on tax rate cuts to consumers
Business

GST rollout: FM Arun Jaitley asks industry to pass on tax rate cuts to consumers

Jaitley said he was "sure" that GST will not have any inflationary impact and asked the industry to educate distributors, retailers and consumers about the positive impact of GST on the price front.

RERA: New rules to make realty free of undesirable activity, says HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh
Business

RERA: New rules to make realty free of undesirable activity, says HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh

Parekh said: "These regulators will be the confidence builders for consumers and watchdogs for compliance on the part of developers. Increased transparency benefits the entire housing ecosystem."

Blockchain comes with harsh realities for banks and traders as they plan to move away from paper
News & Analysis

Blockchain comes with harsh realities for banks and traders as they plan to move away from paper

Even if problems in the blockchain technology are ironed out, the sector has to hammer out common legal standards.

Gartner predicts that global expenditure for devices will increase by 2 percent in 2017
News & Analysis

Gartner predicts that global expenditure for devices will increase by 2 percent in 2017

Global end-user spending on devices will increase by 2% in 2017, to reach nearly $600 billion, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday.