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Lakme Fashion Week 2020 kicks off 'seasonless' digital edition, as hopes ride on online sales in face of coronavirus pandemic
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Lakme Fashion Week 2020 kicks off 'seasonless' digital edition, as hopes ride on online sales in face of coronavirus pandemic

Following a parched few months in luxury retail, can digital fashion weeks like LFW offer greater business to designers?

Reliance Industries' retail arm RRVL to acquire Future Group businesses for Rs 24,713 cr
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Reliance Industries' retail arm RRVL to acquire Future Group businesses for Rs 24,713 cr

The Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd will acquire the retail, wholesale, logistics and warehousing businesses of the Future Group on a slump sale basis

Delhi: I-T department raids premises of Chinese entities, associates with suspected hawala links for alleged money laundering
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Delhi: I-T department raids premises of Chinese entities, associates with suspected hawala links for alleged money laundering

The search revealed that a subsidiary of a Chinese company, related concerns took over Rs 100 crore advances from shell entities for opening retail showrooms

COVID-19 Impact: Bad loans in banking sector may rise by Rs 5.5 lakh cr this fiscal, says India Ratings
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COVID-19 Impact: Bad loans in banking sector may rise by Rs 5.5 lakh cr this fiscal, says India Ratings

While bad loans from the corporate sector may rise by Rs 3.4 lakh crore, for non-corporate segments it may increase by Rs 2.1 lakh crore in FY21, India Ratings and Research said in the report

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth
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Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth

Walmart International, which is present in nine markets including China, Japan, Mexico, the UK apart from India, saw sales growing by 3.4 percent to $29.76 billion in the January-March period, with e-commerce accounting for 9 percent sales.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Rs 6.45 lakh cr worth loans sanctioned by PSBs during 1 March-15 May, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Rs 6.45 lakh cr worth loans sanctioned by PSBs during 1 March-15 May, says Nirmala Sitharaman

State-owned banks have sanctioned about Rs 6.45 lakh crore worth loans to various sectors including MSME, agriculture and retail between 1 March and 15 May when businesses were reeling under the impact of COVID-19 crisis

UN economic experts hail India's 'impressive' stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus
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UN economic experts hail India's 'impressive' stimulus package to revive economy hit by coronavirus

Top UN economic experts have hailed as “impressive” the Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package, the largest so far among developing countries, announced by India to revive the country's economy, which has been severely hit by the coronavirus-triggered lockdown

Stimulus package: Govt's liquidity boosting steps to safeguard businesses, jobs, say retailers
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Stimulus package: Govt's liquidity boosting steps to safeguard businesses, jobs, say retailers

Retailers on Wednesday said measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will bring back liquidity with businesses and provide a boost to the economy

FICCI calls for stimulus of around Rs 10 lakh cr to stimulate demand, supply to avert long-term economic slowdown
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FICCI calls for stimulus of around Rs 10 lakh cr to stimulate demand, supply to avert long-term economic slowdown

For getting the industry back on track and moving, there needs to be a robust plan for phased opening up of the economy and re-starting growth, FICCI said

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

S&P affirms BBB plus rating of Reliance Industries on disciplined spending, resilient earnings
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S&P affirms BBB plus rating of Reliance Industries on disciplined spending, resilient earnings

Rating agency S&P Global has affirmed its 'BBB+' rating with a stable outlook on Reliance Industries (RIL), saying the company's leverage is poised to improve and stabilise over the next 12-24 months owing to disciplined spending, asset monetisation, and resilient earnings

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

Coronavirus Outbreak: Banks have done nothing to help retailers to tide over lockdown crisis, says industry body
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Banks have done nothing to help retailers to tide over lockdown crisis, says industry body

Banks have done "sweet nothing" to provide financing to retailers to tide over the lockdown crisis, and the government intervention is needed to avoid mass unemployment in the sector, according to RAI

Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks
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Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks

The government's recent flip-flop on opening of e-commerce to the so-called “non-essential” goods is just one of the many such flip-flops that the Government of India has made in the last 15 years on policies relating to modernisation of India’s retail sector

Lockdown: Disruption in production, supply lines to hit consumer business despite rise in demand, says report
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Lockdown: Disruption in production, supply lines to hit consumer business despite rise in demand, says report

The consumer durables segment, which was already having a difficult time, is now expected to take close to a year to show any signs of growth, it added.

India's retail trade incurs losses worth $30 bn last fortnight due to coronavirus pandemic: CAIT
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India's retail trade incurs losses worth $30 bn last fortnight due to coronavirus pandemic: CAIT

Traders' body CAIT on Tuesday said India's retail trade has incurred losses to the tune of whopping $30 billion (about Rs 2.2 lakh crore) in the last fortnight alone due to the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days
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Coronavirus outbreak cripples all major sectors in country; sharp fall in revenues, unemployment to rise in coming days

The coronavirus outbreak happened to be a major setback for hopes of a revival in beleaguered auto sector of the country, which had grappled in the red zone due to sharp fall in demand for over two quarters.

Coronavirus will paralyse gig economy, big businesses; it's up to policymakers to not let this become full-blown economic crisis
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Coronavirus will paralyse gig economy, big businesses; it's up to policymakers to not let this become full-blown economic crisis

To address the problems arising out of the unique structure of the Indian economy and to ensure that the economic engine keeps cranking, both monetary and fiscal measures will be required soon.

Retail FDI: Goods procured from SEZs by single brand retailers to qualify for meeting local sourcing norms
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Retail FDI: Goods procured from SEZs by single brand retailers to qualify for meeting local sourcing norms

Goods procured from units in special economic zones (SEZs) by single brand retailers, owned by foreign companies, would qualify for meeting the mandatory 30 percent local sourcing conditions, according to a government clarification

Amazon India inks long-term deals with Future Group for expanding reach of retail stores, consumer brands
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Amazon India inks long-term deals with Future Group for expanding reach of retail stores, consumer brands

Amazon India on Monday said it has entered into long-term business agreements with Future Group for expanding the reach of the latter's retail stores and consumer brands through its online marketplace