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We obsess about customer, not competition, says Jeff Bezos 01:05 Sep 29 2014 from Indian Television

MUMBAI: With the battle brewing in the e-commerce segment, the sector is making headlines every day; the latest being of Amazom chairman Jeff Bezos’s four-day visit to India. To make his business intentions in India clear, Bezos, who is on his second...


NDA may rethink FDI retail policy; 'further discussion' needed, says BJP 10:30 Sep 28 2014 from The Economic Times, India

51% FDI was allowed in multi-brand retail, a policy that the Modi govt hasn't reversed after coming to power though its election manifesto had promised such FDI wouldn't be allowed...


Holiday retail sales forecast to rise 4.5% 12:13 Sep 24 2014 from Seeking Alpha

Retail sales could increase by 4.5% to $986B this holiday season on an improved macroeconomic backdrop, forecasts Deloitte Touche. The mark would easily top last year's 2.8% rise. Online sales are tipped to rise by 14%. Promotional activity across br...


ICSC sees 'healthy' trend for retail sales 03:56 Sep 16 2014 from Seeking Alpha

ICSC reports demand trends for wholesale clubs, dollar, discount, electronics, and furniture stores were strong over the last week. The weekly reading bodes well with back to school and fall apparel demand expected to "fully" kick in shortly. The res...


No FDI in multi-brand retail, e-commerce: Sitharaman 04:45 Sep 08 2014 from Webindia123

The government will not allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday...


Govt was forced to relax FDI norms as no investment was coming: Anand Sharma 07:38 Aug 03 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: Justifying UPA's decision to relax investment norms in multi-brand retail and to raise FDI caps in several sectors, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said that investors were not forthcoming. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, the


Govt relaxes FDI norms in several sectors to boost sagging economy 08:59 Aug 01 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: The government on Thursday approved liberalisation of FDI norms in a dozen sectors, including 100 per cent in telecom and higher caps in insurance and defence sectors, to boost the sagging economy. Although a high-level meeting chaired by


Govt clears 49 pc FDI in defence with conditions, 100 pc FDI in telecom: Sources 08:42 Jul 16 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: Despite opposition from Defence Minister AK Antony, the government on Tuesday increased the limit for Foreign Direct Investment ( FDI) in defence to 49 per cent from 26 per cent at present, according to sources. The new policy will be


PM meets senior ministers to discuss increasing FDI limits 06:39 Jul 16 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: A day after RBI hiked bank rates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday meet senior Cabinet minister to discuss the proposal to increases foreign investment caps in sectors like telecom, retail and defence. The government is


Walmart lobbying case 'closed' due to lack of evidence: Sources 05:59 May 19 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: Investigation into whether US giant Walmart may have bribed Indian officials to gain wider access to the country's vast market has been closed due to lack of evidence, sources said on Sunday. Corporate Affairs Ministry has confirmed and