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Nitish Kumar opposes FDI in retail


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said that he was not in favour of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail in the state and virtually ... Read more...

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China probes preserved fruit additives


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.Several firms ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail


January 10th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the government's move to allow 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail."This is a welcome move with a clear potential to ... Read more...

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India allows 100 percent FDI in single brand retail (Roundup)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Tuesday allowed 100 percent foreign equity in single brand retail, notifying the norms that among other things said all wholly-owned international brands will need ... Read more...

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India allows 100 percent FDI in single brand retail


January 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Tuesday allowed 100 percent foreign equity in single brand retail, notifying the norms that among other things said all wholly owned international brands will ... Read more...

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PMK’s Ramadoss opposes FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Opposing the central government's move to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single-brand retail sector, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Friday said the decision ... Read more...

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Pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will lead to closure of tens of thousands ... Read more...

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India opens doors to global retail chains (Roundup)


November 24th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In a major push to reforms, India Thursday allowed global chains like Wal-Mart, Carrefour and 7-Eleven to bring up to 51 percent foreign equity ... Read more...

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The pros and cons of foreign equity in retailing


November 24th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The following are the main issues raised by those in favour of foreign equity in multi-brand retailing and those opposed to it:Those against:- It will ... Read more...

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Finance ministry okays FDI in multi-brand retail


November 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The finance ministry has approved the draft cabinet note that seeks to allow up to 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, sources ... Read more...

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‘FDI will help modernise retail sector, curb inflation’


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Opening up multi-brand retail for up to 51 percent foreign direct investment would help curb inflationary pressure and modernise the sector, industries and analysts ... Read more...

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Mergers and acquisitions may intensify in Indian FMCG sector: KPMG


September 19th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The food, drinks and consumer goods industry is likely to see a consolidaton in the coming months, with large size firms looking to improve margins by ... Read more...

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Battle ahead for government in allowing foreign retailers


August 29th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Foreign investment in multi-brand retail may snowball into another tussle between the Indian government and the opposition in the next few weeks, leaving for ... Read more...

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India top retail destination for investors: AT Kearney


June 15th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 15 (IANS) India has emerged the most attractive retail destination for investors among 30 emerging markets, says a report by US-based global management consulting firm AT Kearney. According to the company's ... Read more...

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Vietnam overtakes India as top investment destination: study


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India has lost its top position as the most attractive emerging market destination for retail investment to Vietnam, according to a study by global management consulting firm ... Read more...

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India ranks 44 as global retail destination


March 29th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India has been ranked 44th on the list of most preferred destinations by global retailers, according to a report by real estate consultant CB Richard Ellis. The ... Read more...

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‘The Mystique of Luxury’ is Mint-HT summit theme


March 26th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) With "The Mystique of Luxury" as its theme, the third Mint-Hindustan Times Luxury Conference kicks off here Friday to deliberate on a broad swathe of issues spanning ... Read more...

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