Binita Jaiswal

Chennai likely to be home to Apple’s 2nd largest contract manufacturer

After Foxconn, Tamil Nadu is all set to attract Apple’s second largest contract manufacturer for iPhone, Pegatron.

17 Sep 2020

Cracker industry pins hopes on Diwali to bring back spark to the business

The upcoming Diwali festival is the only ray of hope for the struggling cracker manufacturing units to be back in business.

16 Sep 2020

Tirupur exporters’ hands full with orders after a brief lockdown lull

When the lockdown was announced in March, the 10,000 manufacturing units in Tirupur, which roughly employs over six lakh labourers, were staring at an uncertain future.

12 Sep 2020

Global anti-China sentiment sees exports surge for toymaker Funskool

A spurt in anti-China sentiment in several regions across the world has resulted in a boost in exports as far as local toy manufacturer Funskool is concerned.

10 Sep 2020

Manufacturers of N95 masks seek permit to begin exports

The textile hub in Tamil Nadu, Tirupur alone can manufacture over 3 Crore pieces of N95 masks monthly besides regular cotton/2/3 ply masks.

03 Sep 2020

Demand for tractors hits the high band in August

The company sold 23,503 tractors in August this year against 13,871 tractors in August 2019.

02 Sep 2020

Edtech companies rush to take advantage of pandemic market

In the wake of the pandemic, work from home and online learning has become the new normal. And edtech companies have become one of the biggest gainers amidst the crisis.

27 Aug 2020

Forced savings see a spike as households tweak spending habits

Now people have realized the real difference between ‘need’ and ‘want’.

24 Aug 2020

Centuary Mattress eyes 20% growth in FY21 buoyed by hopes of robust demand

Riding on robust demand, Centuary Mattress is now expecting to close this financial year with 18-20 per cent growth.

23 Aug 2020

Sanitaryware firm Roca aims to double business in India

Presently, Roca Group worldwide procures only three per cent of production made in India for global markets.

19 Aug 2020

Lockdown led to rise in sewing machine sales: Usha

Consumer durables major Usha International’s sewing machine division is eying a 10 per cent growth in its revenue this fiscal year.

16 Aug 2020

Gold buying frenzy intact despite price surge, says Kalyan Jewellers

Kerala-based jewellery retail chain Kalyan Jewellers has reached 85 per cent of its pre-covid level sales in July, driven by increased demand for wedding jewellery.

13 Aug 2020

Chennai builder offers insurance along with new home

To attract customers amid the coronavirus pandemic, real estate developers are using innovative offers and schemes.

10 Aug 2020

Daimler to start second shift at its plant, announces BharatBenz Exchange programme too

To further boost its revenue, the company announced its entry into the used vehicle business with the BharatBenz Exchange programme. 

08 Aug 2020

RBI increases loan-to-value ratio on gold loan, banks welcome move

Experts said the timing of the relaxation is very apt as gold prices has surged to an all-time high now and even the demand for gold loans has increased significantly after the pandemic.

06 Aug 2020