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Mamata expresses shock on FDI notification


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed shock over the central government notifying FDI in retail, and questioned the creditability of ... Read more...

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Mumbai gears up for Thursday’s shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Even as the BJP said it would enforce a total shutdown in Mumbai Thursday over FDI in retail, the city is likely to see only a ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Traders to beseech Lord Ganesha against FDI in retail


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as political parties oppose the UPA government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, a group of traders here ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in multi-brand retail


September 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Just a day after announcing the steepest ever hike in diesel price, the government Friday took another politically contentious decision of allowing overseas investments ... Read more...

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China’s online retailers declare cut-throat price war


August 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Chinese retail giants have started offering massive discounts to jostle for a bigger share in the e-commerce market, in the sector's latest cut-throat battle for buyers ... Read more...

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Court notice to Bharti Walmart


July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central government, Bharti Walmart Pvt Ltd and Bharti Retail Ltd on a plea alleging that the ... Read more...

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Did Mamata-Hillary talk about foreign investment in retail? (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The tete-a-tete between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sweetened by plates of sandesh, the popular local sweet, suddenly ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu not to allow FDI funded retail outlets


November 27th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Announcing her government's decision not to allow retail outlets with FDI in her state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday asked the central government to ... Read more...

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Ready to torch Walmart and go to jail: Uma Bharti


November 25th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Slamming the cabinet approval for 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Friday said she would herself torch the ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes move to allow FDI in multi-brand retail


May 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday strongly opposed any move to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in view of the recommendation ... Read more...

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Kardashians to launch nail polish range


April 20th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) The Kardashian sisters are in the process of launching their own line of nail polishes with cosmetics brand OPI.Kourtney, Kim and Khloe have been holding "top ... Read more...

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Huge fire in Punjab factory


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Goods worth millions of rupees were burnt Thursday morning in a major fire at a thread factory of the Trident group near Barnala town in Punjab, police said.Firemen ... Read more...

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Small Business Saturday Aimed At Improving Small Trader’s Prospect


November 28th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the shoppers are interested about big shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a new initiative is being taken that is aimed at improving ... Read more...

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Target Black Friday Offers Leave Buyers Salivating!


November 26th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the shoppers are trying their level best to find the best offer in top retail outlets in USA because it is Black Friday the yearly ... Read more...

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New eMachines Laptop Unveiled By Acer On Black Friday


November 26th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Black Friday is a time of the year when people buy their desired products and appliances at cheap prices and most of them wait for the ... Read more...

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Walmart Offers Some Black Friday Goodies On Thanksgiving Itself


November 25th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year the shoppers are going to hit the retail outlets on Thanksgiving day itself and they simply can not wait for the Black Friday which ... Read more...

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Two weeks to Black Friday 2010


November 18th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is two weeks to Black Friday 2010 and already the ads of several top companies have been leaked onto the Internet. This season, most of ... Read more...

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Kmart Black Friday Deals Sound Tempting


November 16th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The retail giants in the USA are going out of their way to lure the customers on Black Friday and they are also competing with each ... Read more...

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Black Friday Deals Make Gadget Lovers Smiling!


November 6th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The excitement surrounding the Black Friday sales is reaching a crescendo in the USA. As a matter of fact millions of people wait for this deal ... Read more...

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‘Toys R Us’ is hiring 45,000 people for the upcoming holiday season


September 30th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two retail giants in the United States are employing new people even in these recession times and this seems to be positive news to the millions of ... Read more...

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Canned pumpkin shortage is finally over


September 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two retail giants have confirmed through their representatives that people who want to prepare desserts during the festive season may be able to get access to as much ... Read more...

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Meet the show dog that has more than 4,000 Facebook friends!


September 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 18 (ANI): A Labradoodle has left behind many famous personalities by racking up as many as 4,000 friends on Facebook tracking his every bark.Bocker is a show dog ... Read more...

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Black Friday Sales Frenzy Intensifies The Competition Among Retailers


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Black Friday is an occasion that the retailers and Supermarkets chains in the USA look forward to. To woo the customers, the retail giants like Wal mart ... Read more...

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It’s raining discounts on poll day in Delhi


May 7th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Radhika Sharma, a 19-year-old student has two reasons to rejoice Thursday. One, she has cast her vote for the first time and second, her inked index finger ... Read more...

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Prince joins forces with US retailer for album release


March 4th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): Prince has sealed a deal with a major retailer for the release of his latest album.The seven-time Grammy Award-winner will have his three-disc set sold exclusively through ... Read more...

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Innovative farmers transforming the meaning of being agriculturist in Punjab


December 8th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Dec.8 (ANI): A group of innovative farmers in Punjab is now looking for ways to improve efficiency, productivity and sustainability by adopting diversification. Growing vegetables is now a ... Read more...

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Kerala traders close shops in protest against retail giants


July 10th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 10 (IANS) Most shops and commercial establishments in Kerala remained closed Thursday in protest against the entry of big players in the retail sector. The Kerala Vyapari Vyavasai Ekopana Samiti ... Read more...

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Local competition forces Bata to sell Hawaii brand


June 19th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Footwear major Bata India Ltd sold its Hawaii brand of slippers to a Brazilian company, Alpragatas, for Rs.39 million last year, company chairman P.M. Sinha announced Thursday at ... Read more...

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Delhi traders protest against ICRIER report on retail trade


June 10th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Traders today protested here against alleged insulting remarks made about the fraternity in the recently submitted Council of Research in International Economic Relations (ICRIER) report on ... Read more...

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Wall Street gains on oil price, retail sales


June 6th, 2008 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, June 6 (DPA) US markets rallied Thursday on booming oil prices and strong sales at major discount chains. Energy companies helped lead the advance after oil prices rose by $5.49 ... Read more...

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Kerala budget offers little to expatriates


March 6th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) The third straight budget presented by Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has nothing much for the nearly two million overseas Keralites who provide the backbone of the state's ... Read more...

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Delhi, Kerala traders protest against entry of retail giants


February 23rd, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Traders of Kerala and Delhi staged protest on Saturday against the entry of retail giants ahead of the annual general budget. Retailers in Thiruvananthapuram called for a 12-hour ... Read more...

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Traders observe shutdown in Kerala


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) Small and big traders across Kerala observed a shutdown Saturday to demand that retail giants not be allowed to enter the state. The shutdown call was by two ... Read more...

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Kerala traders to shut shop to protest entry of retail giants


February 21st, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Small and big traders in Kerala will not open their shops Saturday to protest the entry of retail giants, who are consolidating their position in the state. The ... Read more...

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