Ikea cuts prices on select articles by 16-39 per cent in India

The company's insights over the last four years of its presence in the country, where it understood that Indian consumers are very price sensitive was the prime reason for it.

published on : 7th February 2023

Keeping lid on food prices is key to easing inflation

To counter rising inflation in recent months, the RBI has hiked the repo rate by 225 basis points since May, taking the terminal rate to 6.25%, the highest since March 2019.

published on : 14th December 2022

Uber launches its advertising division, will show video ads during rides

The company also offers detailed reporting and analysis, which help brands to develop campaigns that have a greater impact on the target market.

published on : 20th October 2022

Just top 20 per cent of consumers driving demand as majority yet to recover from pandemic hit: Report

That the rich will continue to drive consumption demand is clear from the UBS survey findings, with more than 70 per cent of respondents anticipating their income will increase in 2023.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Odisha police cautions electricity consumers against cyber fraud

The power distribution company’s officials have asked the consumers to be aware of such scams and report to them if they receive any fake message relating to pending electricity bills.

published on : 27th August 2022

Consumers in for a shock as Telangana Discoms plan to collect Rs 4,000 crore true-up charges

The distribution true-up charges are the expenses incurred for augmenting the power lines, sub-stations and payment of salaries.

published on : 19th August 2022

GST on pre-packed food items imposed after consensus: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister also clarified that this is not the first time such taxes are imposed on such food articles. States were collecting significant revenue from food grain in the pre-GST regime.

published on : 20th July 2022

Relief for consumers as companies pause price hikes 

The brokerage firm also expects the profitability margins of organised peers to be better than consensus estimates in H2FY23.

published on : 12th July 2022

Power plants compelled to buy coal at high prices: CCAI 

They are now resorted to drawing expensive power from the exchange while nearly idling their captive plants, consequently increasing electricity demand and tariffs further.

published on : 25th May 2022

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission allows virtual net metering for renewable power consumers

The total energy consumed by the prosumer is accounted at the applicable retail tariff and total solar power generated is accounted for at a tariff determined by the Commission.

published on : 12th May 2022

Rising cost of goods, services affecting purchasing decisions in India: EY report 

The Index for India reaffirms the "positive outlook" of the Indian consumers as 77 per cent expect positive changes in the financial situation, in the next one year. 

published on : 11th May 2022

DBT is not mandatory for power consumers: Centre

Union Minister’s statement in RS is a major relief for Telangana.

published on : 30th March 2022

Copper buyers want Sterlite plant reopened

CCASI has alleged that the shutdown of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi has greatly affected small and medium copper-dependent industries in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 25th July 2018

How the GST will impact consumers, traders and govt

In many cases it may weigh heavily on your pockets while in others it may soothe the traders’ frayed nerves with input tax credit. 

published on : 30th June 2017