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Online shopping to more than double by 2016: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:51

Online shopping by urban consumers will more than double over the next two years in the country to 14 percent from 6 percent last year, says a Boston Consultancy Group report.

Government may not implement gas price hike retrospectively

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 16:29

Government may not implement gas price hike retrospectively as it would be difficult to back charge higher bills from power and CNG consumers.

RBI plans radical overhaul of customer protection norms

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 18:06

In measures aimed at protecting banking consumers, the Reserve Bank is in the process of formulating strict guidelines to discourage lenders from mis-selling and to hold them accountable for all products they are offering.

Japan Q1 growth fastest in more than 2 years before tax hike

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 08:47

The 5.9 percent annualised expansion in the first quarter handily beat expectations of 4.2 percent growth in a Reuters poll of economists.

Ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:50

BJP today urged the Petroleum Ministry to ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers and fixing aluminum seal on cylinders amid reports that the bottles being delivered to consumers weighed much less than the prescribed 14.2 kg.

'Consumer confidence in India highest since Q4 of 2012'

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 15:40

Consumer confidence level in India jumped six points in the first quarter of the current fiscal, the highest optimism level since the fourth quarter of 2012, says a Nielsen global survey.

Indian gold premiums fall to 5-month low ahead of elections

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 19:43

Premiums to London prices fell to USD 60 an ounce, a level last seen in early October, compared with USD 80 on Thursday.

Rural consumers spending more than urban peers: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:18

Divergence between rural and urban India continues to widen, with rural population's spending capacity remaining higher than their urban peers in almost all categories of spending, says a report.

Learn why consumers `unfriend` businesses on social media

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 21:53

A fascinating research into online social media business reveals how virtual business relationships might be sustained and promoted in a better way.

LPG connection portability extended to 480 districts

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 20:55

LPG connection portability will be available in 480 districts, an official statement said here.

Govt to 'seriously consider' raising LPG cylinder quota: Moily

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:16

The government had initially capped the supply of subsidised domestic LPG cylinders to six per household in a year in September 2012.

Indian companies ahead of China, Brazil in operating globally: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:20

The study which also said they are on par with globalisation efforts of those in Germany and the US.