Coronavirus Outbreak: Bhumi Pednekar donates footwear to migrant labourers travelling long distances
Bhumi Pednekar and the footwear company, Lakhani, teamed up with an NGO to provide footwear for 1000 migrant labourers during the coronavirus
Coronavirus Impact: German footwear maker to shift production of over 3 mn pairs per year to India from China
The Germany-based healthy footwear brand Von Wellx, will be shifting its entire shoe production of over three million pairs annually in China to India with an initial investment of Rs 110 crore
Closure of retail outlets coupled with weak consumer sentiment due to the ongoing lockdown is likely to impact the footwear industry which is expected to witness a 10-15 percent decline in revenues in the current fiscal, says ICRA
Flipkart incurs higher loss of Rs 3,836 cr during FY18-19 against Rs 2,063 cr previous year; revenue from operations up
Flipkart India's revenue from operations, however, saw a 42.82 percent jump to Rs 30,931 crore in 2018-19 from Rs 21,657.7 crore in previous financial year
E-commerce discount woes: DPIIT wants Amazon, Flipart to name top 5 sellers, price of vendors, fund flow, business model
The move by DPIIT comes after Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal last week warned of strict action against e-commerce companies if they were found violating India's e-commerce policy.
Leather industry players up in arms against export of semi-finished product; govt intervention sought
The demand has come against the backdrop of semi-finished or crust leather makers approaching the commerce ministry to permit export of the product as finished leather.
GST rate for gold fixed at 3%, biscuits 18%, bidis 28%; states, except West Bengal, agree to 1 July rollout
New Delhi: Footwear below Rs 500 will be taxed at 5 percent under the Goods and Services Tax, while the rest would be in the 18 percent bracket once the new regime is rolled out from 1 July.
This will probably be the last meeting of the GST Council before the implementation of the new tax regime from 1 July
A pair of light brown slippers, bowls, lampshades and even a chair are also among the everyday objects that artist Maurizio Montalti has been fashioning from various fungi, such as the "mushrooms that you find in the forest when you take a walk."
Sakshi Maharaj has appealed to the judiciary that they should intervene into the matters of Islam – a religion, which according to him, treats its women like a footwear
Like in the past the levy on tobacco products has been hiked, making it more expensive for smokers and other tobacco product users. Excise duty on cigarettes has been increased by 25 percent for cigarettes of length not exceeding 65 mm and by 15 percent for cigarettes of other lengths. This is the fourth consecutive budget which has raised excise duty on tabacco by more than 18 percent hike in duty.
Shiv Sena leader Arvind Bhosale did not wear shoes for nine whole years in protest of Narayan Rane leaving the Shiv Sena and joining Congress. And now that Rane was defeated from Malva in the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly Elections, party leaders have decided to gift Bhosale a pair of gold chappals for his nine-year-long sacrifice.
Reebok International Ltd has agreed to pay $25 million to settle charges that it made unsupported claims that its "toning shoes" provide extra muscle strength, the US Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday.