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As shops open, a surge in demand for undergarments: From ‘no one’s buying even undergarments’ to not enough to meet demand

June 11, 2020 1:10 pm

As apparel shops open their shutters, they have met with an unexpected demand for undergarments.

Jalandhar’s Rs 1,700-crore sports goods industry bleeds

May 22, 2020 4:32 pm

Jalandhar’s sports industry, which is worth Rs 1,700 crore, including Rs 400 crore export and Rs 1,300 crore domestic supply, provides employment to around 60,000 to 70,000 people.

South Korea April 1-20 exports collapse as pandemic paralyses production, demand

April 21, 2020 1:33 pm

Shipments fell 26.9% from a year earlier, sharply reversing 9.3% growth in the March 1-20 period, the Korea Customs Service data showed on Tuesday.

Coronavirus outbreak: How businesses, markets, industries weathering the impact

March 19, 2020 1:21 pm

In the wake of the outbreak, several corporate entities are taking certain measures to check the spread of the disease, but most of them are staring at a steep financial crisis in the near term.

2019: The year Indian business tycoons faced bankruptcies, jail and death

December 31, 2019 12:16 pm

Here are some of the country’s biggest and most-storied businessmen who saw their fortunes fade.

Older people may have spending power but are ignored by ageist marketing, says report

September 23, 2019 1:38 pm

The report says the demographic of older people is shunned and caricatured in marketing images, perpetuating unrealistic stereotypes and contributing to age discrimination.

Rupee rises 26 paise to 70.47 against US dollar in early trade

August 06, 2019 10:10 am

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, inched up 0.16 per cent to 97.67.

Walmart to pay over $282 mn for violating anti-corruption regulations in four countries

June 21, 2019 12:23 pm

According to the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), these violations were conducted by Walmart's third-party intermediaries who made payments to foreign government officials without reasonable assurances that they complied with the FCPA.

Rupee slips 28 paise against US dollar in early trade

June 21, 2019 12:12 pm

At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened sharply lower at 69.75 against the dollar. However, it recovered some lost ground in the early deals to trade at 69.72, registering a fall of 28 paise.

US criticises India's data localisation norms, draft e-commerce policy

April 09, 2019 5:00 pm

"India has recently promulgated a number of data localisation requirements that would serve as significant barriers to digital trade between the US and India," the US Trade Representative's 2019 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers said.


'Fan' Kajol launches Ashwin Sanghi's book at JLF 2016

January 23, 2016 3:23 pm

Jaipur, Jan 23 (ANI): Bollywood actress Kajol was present at the launch of Indian writer Ashwin Sanghi's latest book, The Sialkot Saga, at Jaipur Literature Festival 2016. The world's largest free festival of its kind, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival has been described as the 'greatest literary show on earth'. The festival that began on 21st January will conclude on January 25.

WB is on the 'ease of doing business matrix today': Mukesh Ambani

January 08, 2016 12:12 pm

Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI): While addressing at the Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata, the chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani on Friday said that West Bengal is one of the top Indian states on the 'ease of doing business matrix today'. He also said that it's a platform to bring together everyone who has a stake in the development of the state.

WB has capability to take on bigger business challenges: Jaitley

January 08, 2016 11:57 am

Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI) : Asserting that West Bengal has capability and readiness to take on bigger and greater business challenges with an aim to fulfill aspirations, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said more investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure. Jaitley, who was speaking at the 2016 Global Business Summit, said the economy of any country or state needs investments to grow. The Summit received participation from 20 countries including UK, Japan, USA, Singapore, Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Israel, Spain, Belarus, Czech Republic, Korea, Luxembourg and neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.