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25th September, 2013 Vol. 0112

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As per a report in Economic Times, a group of independent agents, who helped Bharti Walmart procure numerous licenses and whose services were ... Read More

Five months after H&M filed its application to invest Euro100 million (About Rs 700 crore) in setting up single-brand retail stores in India, the gover ... Read More

As per a report in Economic Times, Vikram Bakshi, the erstwhile managing director of Connaught Plaza Restaurants that runs the McDonald's chain in ... Read More

Textile traders have said that to even out the flux in cotton prices, the textile ministry needs to provide financial support to mills for purchase of ... Read More

As per a report in Economic Times, McDonald's has offered to buy out estranged Indian partner Vikram Bakshi. This offer was made in the presence ... Read More

In an interview with Economic Times, Jamshed Daboo, CEO of Star Bazaar identified, among other things, the challenges faced by Star Bazaar. ... Read More

As per a report in Economic Times, Walmart will take a call by the month-end on whether it will continue to do business in India or exit the country ... Read More

The depreciating rupee is giving cause for cheer to those at the receiving end of foreign remittances. One of the states to benefit from this is Kerala ... Read More

Seventeen years ago, Sathish Babu, a young salesman of vacuum cleaners and water purifiers, set up a small store selling mobile handsets close ... Read More

As per a report in Economic Times, the Sahara Group has entered into a alliance with the Dainik Bhaskar Group which owns the Super Bazaar chain .. Read More


As per a report in Business Standard, the feud between McDonald's and one of its Indian partners Vikram Bakshi has taken a turn for the worse, with ... Read More


One of my dreams was to have a wall full of books. Five years back, I finally got my wall. And then Kindle and the iPad happened. The convenience of ... Read More


The RA dictionary is designed to be a dynamic document. Readers may send in both, contributions to the dictionary, and queries for words that have not been included yet.

Omnichannel Retailing

Selling through multiple shopping channels, including a combination of 2 or more of the following - mobile internet devices, television, radio, direct mail, catalogue, brick and mortar retail stores and online.


Abbreviation for Small to Medium enterprises. However, what exactly an SME or Small to Medium Enterprise is depends on who’s doing the defining. E.g. Canada uses the term SME to refer to businesses with fewer than 500 employees, while in India it refers to businesses with a turnover of under Rs 10 crore (as per the current definition – year 2012)


Puma has decided to bring its international concept, the Puma Social, to India to make use of the excess space in one of its flagship stores. Launched ... Read More


Under the current rules, investment by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) can go up to 24% in a listed company and can be further raised up to the ... Read More

West Bengal government has decided to come up with a scheme allowing companies to procure farms directly from farmers. The Brihat Krishak ... Read More


Spencer’s is planning to aggressively scale up its hypermarket presence from 28 stores to 100 by 2017. Plans are also on to increase the hyper ... Read More

As per a report in Times of India Kalyan Jewelers is investing Rs 300 crore to open 7 stores in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in December this year ... Read More




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Multi Channel Supply Chain Forum- 26th Sept- 27th Sept 2013


British supermarket chain Tesco Plc has agreed to sell most of its loss-making Fresh & Easy chain in the U.S. to billionaire Ron Burkle's Yucaipa ... Read More


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