AAP govt rejects private retailers’ plea to restore licences

The government has decided to allow only the state-owned companies to operate the new retail vends. The four state PSUs will start operating 240 vends 

published on : 1st September 2022

Retail businesses across India see slow growth in June as inflation worry continues

It is to be noted that in May this year, retail sales were up 24% compared to pre-covid levels. Retailers of sports goods and jewellery witnessed a slightly better performance than other categories.

published on : 19th July 2022

Selling diesel at Rs 20-25/litre loss, petrol at Rs 14-18/litre loss: Private retailers to government

International crude oil has risen sharply to a decade high but state-owned fuel retailers with 90 per cent market, have frozen petrol and diesel prices at rates equivalent to two-third of the cost.

published on : 20th June 2022

Fuel retailers talking of under-recoveries on petrol, diesel: Hardeep Singh Puri

Oil Minister Puri said fuel retailers have knocked on the doors of the government seeking 'relief' but hastened to add that pricing is their decision.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Retail sales grow 28 per cent in March with removal of pandemic-related restrictions

Consumer durables and electronics clocked the highest growth at 45 per cent, followed by furniture and furnishing, and food and grocery at 26 per cent each.

published on : 12th April 2022

FMCG cos should increase margins for Kirana stores: METRO Cash & Carry India MD 

The future of retail is converging of physical and digital, and the government should provide easier access to loans to the small retailers, who lack resources for their modernisation.

published on : 16th March 2022

First Hyderabad Retail Summit held

The Retailers Association of India hosted the first edition of the Hyderabad Retail Summit on Thursday.

published on : 11th March 2022

Retail sales decline 79 per cent in May over pre-COVID levels in 2019: Report

The decline in sales was the steepest in West and North India, which witnessed an 83 per cent dip last month as compared to May 2019, RAI said in a statement.

published on : 15th June 2021

Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban for retailers

The relaxation granted to small retailers is on the lines of a similar exception already available for branded products.

published on : 28th June 2018

Himachal Pradesh traders resent barring cigarette shops from selling eatables

Small retailers in Himachal Pradesh on Friday resented the Centre's decision that restricted those dealing with tobacco products not to sell non-tobacco products, calling it "grossly unfair."

published on : 27th October 2017

Retailers across nation usher in GST with mega discounts

A host of retailers, including India’s largest hypermarket chain, Big Bazaar, are offering increased discounts to clear out old stocks ahead of the new tax regime launch.

published on : 30th June 2017