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Despite policy logjams, investors still betting on Indian retail story
Business

Despite policy logjams, investors still betting on Indian retail story

In another incentive and goad to push FDI in retail, a survey shows that India's among the top attractive destinations for retail investments with the rising disposable income and consumer awareness.

Bharti Walmart raising loans to fund expansion plans
Business

Bharti Walmart raising loans to fund expansion plans

Bharti Walmart, a cash and carry joint venture which runs Indian telecom firm Bharti Airtel, will use the funds to roll-out stores in the country, said a company source.

Retail FDI: The merits are over-hyped, say academics
Business

Retail FDI: The merits are over-hyped, say academics

The government's move to allow foreign retailers 51 percent stake in multi-brand retail ventures has sparked uproar but academicians differ.

India's retail stories: Farmers, middle-women face uncertain future
Economy

India's retail stories: Farmers, middle-women face uncertain future

The arrival of modern retailing would hasten a cultural transformation in the way Indians shop and work. The debate now raging is of two separate and equally important visions.

With FDI approval, chaotic supply chain is the next hurdle for global retailers
Business

With FDI approval, chaotic supply chain is the next hurdle for global retailers

Global giants such as Wal-Mart may be eager to start selling their wares to 1.2 billion people, but a need to first tackle India's logistical headaches will likely mean they will be heavily dependent on local expertise.

Spending at modern retail stores will triple to $5 bn in India by 2015
Economy

Spending at modern retail stores will triple to $5 bn in India by 2015

Sales at modern trade stores have increased by 31 percent this year over last year.