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Reliance Retail plans to use kirana stores for delivery of non-perishable items ordered on JioMart
Business

Reliance Retail plans to use kirana stores for delivery of non-perishable items ordered on JioMart

The kiranas will source goods from the retail giant or elsewhere in case it is not available with Reliance Retail.

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: A kirana shop's makeover embodies migrant enterprise, Mumbai's 'metromorphosis'
Lifestyle

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: A kirana shop's makeover embodies migrant enterprise, Mumbai's 'metromorphosis'

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

Paytm launches Rs 100 cr loyalty scheme for kirana stores to cover up merchant charges
Business

Paytm launches Rs 100 cr loyalty scheme for kirana stores to cover up merchant charges

Digital payment firm Paytm on Tuesday announced a Rs 100 crore loyalty programme for grocery stores to cover up losses faced by merchants from transaction charges

CAIT backs Indian e-tailers conforming to local laws, helping digitise grocery stores; all set to launch national e-commerce portal
Business

CAIT backs Indian e-tailers conforming to local laws, helping digitise grocery stores; all set to launch national e-commerce portal

CAIT said India is one of the largest consumer markets of the world and up-gradation and modernisation of existing retail trade of India has always been the mission of CAIT.

RIL starts using WhatsApp for grocery deliveries but model to evolve: Credit Suisse report
Business

RIL starts using WhatsApp for grocery deliveries but model to evolve: Credit Suisse report

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has started limited test use of WhatsApp to connect customers to grocery stores, days after Facebook decided to invest $5.7 billion in digital assets controlled by the company

CAIT to launch e-marketplace to enable contactless delivery by local grocery stores
Business

CAIT to launch e-marketplace to enable contactless delivery by local grocery stores

Traders' body CAIT on Friday said it will soon launch a national e-commerce marketplace to help local grocery stores take orders online and ensure last-mile contactless delivery

Amazon India launches programme to enable kirana shops, offline retailers sell online
Business

Amazon India launches programme to enable kirana shops, offline retailers sell online

E-commerce giant Amazon India on Thursday launched 'Local Shops on Amazon' programme that will help local shopkeepers and kirana store owners to sell online

US retailer Walmart's acquisition of e-commerce major Flipkart a good signal for investors and consumers
Business

US retailer Walmart's acquisition of e-commerce major Flipkart a good signal for investors and consumers

With two large players – Amazon and Walmart – entering the fray and a third potential one Paytm mall on the rise, there is much scope for creating new demand in smaller towns and cities

Maharashtra plastic ban impact: Mom-n-pop shops claim 50% plunge in sales, says traders body
Business

Maharashtra plastic ban impact: Mom-n-pop shops claim 50% plunge in sales, says traders body

The plastic ban has led to a big loss of business at the over 3 lakh kirana stores across Maharashtra. Business is down 50 percent, Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association president said

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.

Budget 2018: Why tax parity is needed for low income employees just like small traders
Business

Budget 2018: Why tax parity is needed for low income employees just like small traders

A low income employee may be defined to be the one whose gross salary income is not more than Rs 15 lakh.

Distiman app wants to help kirana stores maximise profits
Startup

Distiman app wants to help kirana stores maximise profits

The Distiman app allows your mom and pop or popularly known as kirana stores to maximise profits through on-demand procurement of stock.

SAP aims to transform $37 bn Indian FMCG biz with Ganges
Business

SAP aims to transform $37 bn Indian FMCG biz with Ganges

Technology giant SAP has found a way to build a powerful business network that can connect many of these mom-and-pop kirana stores in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) space with Ganges, a new cloud-based solution that connects large Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies with the last mile in retail, consisting of distributors, banks and retail stores.

Modern retail and kirana will co-exist: Rangarajan
Economy

Modern retail and kirana will co-exist: Rangarajan

Once the share of overall modern retail in food reaches about 25-30 percent, it is bound to affect kirana and small traders, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory council Chairman C Rangarajan said.

Kiranas will survive despite retail FDI. Here's why
Business

Kiranas will survive despite retail FDI. Here's why

Kiranas are in every nook and cranny of densely populated neighbourhoods, whereas domestic supermarkets are mostly found in shopping malls. With land at a premium, foreign supermarkets will likely have to set up shop outside the main cities.

Multi-brand retail may attract FDI of up to $3bn in 2 yrs, say experts
Business

Multi-brand retail may attract FDI of up to $3bn in 2 yrs, say experts

Allowing 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail can attract investments of up to $3 billion in India in the next two years, according to consultants.