As the festive season kicks off, you may have to settle for ornaments with lower gold content, or for platinum or diamond jewellery. Mahua Venkatesh and Himani Chandna Gurtoo report.
Vijay Gopal, a goldsmith at one of India's leading branded jewellery manufacturing unit in Coimbatore, lost his job last month. “Since last three decades I was working in this market and never felt the need to learn any other skill". Mahua Venkatesh and Himani Chandna Gurtoo reports.
In the age when the telegram is giving way to the SMS and Facebook updates, can job-seeking resumes languish in the old world of papers? Mahua Venkatesh & Himani Chandna Gurtoo reports.
Global luxury is dancing to a new tune in India: infrastructure blues. High rentals and lack of proper infrastructure for luxury retailing are forcing brands including Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Omega to restrict the number of outlets in India.
A worldwide economic downturn is an expression missing from the lexicon of an extravaganza such as the Indian Premier League cricket tournament — outwardly, at least. Himani Chandna Gurtoo and Mahua Venkatesh report.
When Season 6 of the India Premier League gets under way in Eden Gardens, Kolkata on April 3, the BCCI would have got an insurance cover of about Rs 1,100 crore for the event, insurance industry sources said. Himani Chandna Gurtoo and Mahua Venkatesh report. Premium business
The luxury goods market —estimated at Rs. 43,000 crore — not only seems to have remained recession-proof in India, it is also poised for a 20% growth rate in the current financial year, analysts say. Mahua Venkatesh & Himani Chandna Gurtoo report.