New Delhi | By Suneera Tandon
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 07:18 AM IST
Nielsen’s latest report forecasts a contraction of 1% to 3% for 2020. That compares with a July forecast of packaged food and household goods’ sales remaining little changed from a year earlier.
Mint, Mumbai | By Nasrin Sultana and Ravindra Sonavane
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 05:00 AM IST
While the June quarter results were not entirely unexpected, analysts warned that supply chain disruptions and the uncertain demand scenario will continue to weigh heavily on companies in the next few quarters at least.
By Aashish Chandorkar
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 06:55 AM IST
Exports are slowly bouncing back, even as the fall in imports in certain categories isn’t bad news
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Tax officials said the extent of revenue loss will depend on how long the lockdown continues.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 06:46 AM IST
A usage-wise break up of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) shows that the growth was driven by intermediate goods and consumer goods while primary goods, infrastructure goods and capital goods continued to contract in November.
New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji, Zia Haq
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Many analysts have underlined that the BJP’s below-par performance in the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections reflected concern, among other factors, about the economy, which slumped to a growth rate of 6% in the three months to June 30, the slowest pace in over six years.
Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 09:55 AM IST
The 15% taxes apply to about $112 billion of Chinese imports. All told, more than two-thirds of the consumer goods the United States imports from China now face higher taxes.
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:29 PM IST
Jugni gathers intelligence by processing data on how unorganised businesses function to help non-branded MSMEs streamline businesses, save money, and scale up.
Bloomberg | By Natalie Lung
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 11:12 AM IST
US President Donald Trump’s latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods puts vital intermediate equipment and everyday consumer goods used by millions of Americans back into the cross-hairs.
El Callao | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 11:04 AM IST
Paid with the country’s near-worthless bank notes, so-called artisan miners in turn supply the government with hard currency to purchase badly needed imports of food and hygiene products. Venezuela sells most of its gold to Turkish refineries, then uses some of the proceeds to buy that nation’s consumer goods, according to people with direct knowledge of the trade.
New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 07:46 AM IST
In the discourse on agriculture, for instance, farmer suicides are cited as the biggest proof of the agrarian crisis in the country by a large section.
Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 02:32 PM IST
So far, the implementing authorities were avoiding taking action against individuals found violating the directives
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2018 03:54 AM IST
According to sections 330, 331, 335 and 336 of the Haryana Municipal Corporation Act of 1994, all businesses operating within the MCG’s jurisdiction are required to obtain a trade licence from the corporation.
New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2018 07:40 PM IST
Finance minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the GST collection figure of Rs 96,483 crore is in line with the government’s target and it is set to increase further in the coming months with rise in compliance and market demand.
By Nitish Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 12:55 PM IST
We have always emphasised that a combination of a fair implementation of law coupled with a people-inspired campaign is a way to go. We have relentlessly encouraged the self-help groups and public representatives to demonstrate ‘social leadership’ and strengthen the hands of the state in the continued implementation of prohibition
Bloomberg | By Shruti Srivastava and Swansy Afonso
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 03:39 PM IST
Fading interest from milennials is part of the reason for decline in demand for gold, as they are more attracted by high-end consumer goods.
Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 12:01 PM IST
Male sex hormone testosterone, says a study, influences men to buy expensive products from luxury brands.Owning status products, for men, is a strategy to signal their rank within social hierarchies.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 11:22 AM IST
The key components of cosmetics include ingredients that could be fuelling modern-day slavery. Here’s what to look out for.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Manoj Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 09:39 AM IST
Till the early 1990s, there were over 600 cooperative stores but most of them have now shut shop, including the once-bustling Super Bazar. Only about 35 are presently active.
Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 09:20 PM IST
Following the footsteps of the yoga guru, Karamveer is slowly expanding his domain in FMCG business, with his range of Ayurved items termed as products of Maharishi Patanjali Parivar.
Nupur Acharya, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 04:34 PM IST
A gauge of 255 consumer discretionary companies compiled by S&P BSE gained 54% last year on optimism of a revival in demand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cash prohibitions in late 2016 and the the roll out of a nationwide sales tax in July.