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A group of Democrats urge US Department of Justice to review Amazon's Whole Foods deal
News & Analysis

A group of Democrats urge US Department of Justice to review Amazon's Whole Foods deal

Amazon's plan announced in June to buy premium grocer Whole Foods roiled the grocery industry and sparked worries the deal could raise prices.

Flipkart and Walmart in talks to join forces against Amazon in India
Biztech

Flipkart and Walmart in talks to join forces against Amazon in India

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (Walmart) is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the world's biggest retailer aims to get a slice of a fast-growing online retail market.

Retailer-backed mobile wallet to rival Apple Pay set for test
News & Analysis

Retailer-backed mobile wallet to rival Apple Pay set for test

A retailer-backed rival to Apple Inc's Apple Pay mobile wallet will be tested with customers in a handful of stores in the next few weeks, ratcheting up competition in an increasingly cluttered market.

Wal-Mart lobbying case: Inquiry panel to meet senior execs this week
Business

Wal-Mart lobbying case: Inquiry panel to meet senior execs this week

The government-appointed panel, looking into possible irregularities in Wal-Mart's US lobbying activities for entering the Indian market, is expected to meet senior executives of the retail giant this week to gather more information.

Did Wal-Mart fund majority in Parl on FDI, asks CPI(M)
Politics

Did Wal-Mart fund majority in Parl on FDI, asks CPI(M)

Accusing Congress of "manufacturing majority" in Parliament on FDI in retail issue, CPI(M) today asked whether this was funded by American retail giant Wal-Mart.

Bharti Enterprises in talks with WalMart for new retail stores
Business

Bharti Enterprises in talks with WalMart for new retail stores

Bharti Enterprises is in talks with its US partner WalMart for rolling out front-end stores after the relaxation of FDI norms in retail.

FDI on backburner: Retailers sell assets, scale back expansion
Business

FDI on backburner: Retailers sell assets, scale back expansion

Six months after the government backtracked on plans to allow foreign retail giants to form JVs, cash-starved domestic chains are selling assets, shutting stores, and scaling back expansion plans.

 Is India Inc set to go on 'investment' strike?
Business

Is India Inc set to go on 'investment' strike?

Policy paralysis, government red tape and increasing raids on businessmen are the top reasons for the shift in mood for corporate India.

BJP distances itself from Bharti remark on Wal-Mart
Economy

BJP distances itself from Bharti remark on Wal-Mart

The BJP today distanced itself from the fiery comments of its leader Uma Bharti that she would burn down Wal-Mart multi-brand stores if they are opened in India

Retail FDI could spur sales and demand of flagging realty
Business

Retail FDI could spur sales and demand of flagging realty

Industry doyens have termed it a "win-win" for the sector and hailed it as a policy that will help the sector grow, bringing much needed capital in the area. But, guess who else is smiling?

Retailer shares make merry after FDI decision
Investing

Retailer shares make merry after FDI decision

The government said late on Thursday that would also raise the cap on foreign investment in single-brand retailing to 100 percent from 51 percent.

Easing FDI: Will it revive India's slowing economy?
Economy

Easing FDI: Will it revive India's slowing economy?

Foreign direct investments are more stable and permanent compared with investments in capital markets, which can be pulled out in a matter of days.

Retail FDI gets push, finmin to finalise Cabinet note next week
Business

Retail FDI gets push, finmin to finalise Cabinet note next week

After hobbling on a proposal paper released in July last year by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on permitting FDI in multi-brand retailing in India, the discussion seems to finally be gaining some traction.

Single-brand retail could see 100 percent FDI soon
Economy

Single-brand retail could see 100 percent FDI soon

The government is considering opening fully the single-brand retail sector to foreign direct investors. The industry has been waiting long for the move.

5 reasons why the rupee will keep rising against dollar
Business

5 reasons why the rupee will keep rising against dollar

The rupee recently appreciated to a three-year high against the dollar; this recent level should not be seen as a one-off movement.