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  • Banks may report net growth in Q4 after two quarters of decline

    The upcoming fourth-quarter result announcements from the banking pack are unlikely to throw any major surprises. With worst behind and a gradual recovery in macroeconomic conditions expected any big disappointment is unlikely, said analysts. Manish Chowdhary and Sameer Bhise, analysts with IDFC...

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 8:40am
  • Croma does a Best Buy to beat online retailers

    Tata Group's consumer electronics retail chain Croma is seeing huge opportunity in the 'store pickup' approach adopted by American retailer Best Buy, to increase sales across its retail outlets in the country. Ajit Joshi, CEO and MD, Infiniti Retail Ltd, the company which runs Croma stores, said no...

    Thursday, 3 April 2014 - 9:50am
  • Are you in the Rs10 crore bracket? 35% tax proposed

    The finance ministry has come out with more changes in the Direct Tax Code draft bill that aims to replace the income tax act of 1961. These new changes in place means that your current tax slabs are unlikely to change for now. On the other hand, people who have an annual income of above Rs10 crore...

    Wednesday, 2 April 2014 - 9:35am
  • Another round of price hike starts in consumer sector

    For consumers, there seems to be no respite from rising prices despite this being an election season. Thanks to higher input costs and increased operational expenses, prices of automobiles and several other consumer products such as soaps, detergents and hair oil have begun inching up though sales...

    Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 11:37pm
  • AC makers feel the heat as consumers stay cautious

    With the rising mercury levels it is not just the common man who is feeling the heat. Even the air conditioner makers are reeling under tepid demand. Rising prices and the slowing demand for the consumer durable makers have led to a significant slowdown in growth in the AC market at the start of...

    Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 8:10am
  • Corporates spot juicy prospects in branded fruits

    After Mahindras, Tatas have forayed into the space with Rallis-Star Bazaar Grapes

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 10:20am
  • Rising prices force drinkers to stay off alcohol

    Tipplers are staying sober, not by choice but by compulsion. For many the bottle has become unaffordable because of rising taxes and high inflation.

    Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 6:00am
  • Canon eyeing women & kids segment to improve digital SLR sales

    In a bid to overcome the slowing growth in the Indian market, Japanese consumer electronic major and camera maker Canon is betting big on the digital SLR camera segment with spotlight, especially, on women and kids segment to boost its market share.

    Monday, 24 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Why you shouldn't write off gold yet?

    Apart from the returns, gold is also used by investors as a great diversification tool.

    Friday, 21 February 2014 - 8:05pm
  • Goldman, Mitsui invest Rs 350 cr in ex-GCPL honcho's venture

    Goldman Sachs and Mitsui Global Investments along with other private equity investors have pumped in Rs 315 crore in a home-grown consumer company, Global Beverages & Foods, founded by A Mahendran, former managing director of Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. The new venture plans to initially...

    Thursday, 20 February 2014 - 6:00am