US retail sales inch up in August helped by auto sales

US retail sales edged higher in August, helped by gains in auto sales, according to Commerce Department data released Tuesday.

Subdued demand hits SAIL, sales decline by 2.3% in FY'15

Sales of steel major SAIL took a hit of 2.3 percent at 11.8 million tonne (MT) in the fiscal ended March, 2015, due to subdued demand in during the July-December period.

Sales and Marketing jobs to increase in Mumbai
Sales and Marketing jobs to increase in Mumbai

Owing to an increase in the spending propensity of consumers, the demand for sales and marketing jobs in the city continues to be on the rise. Patricia Mascarenhas draws the chart.

Property buyers spoilt for choice as developers pushing sales

With developers in a race against time to clear their inventory and push sales, property buyers are spoilt for choice as realty firms are offering discounts, freebies and attractive financing schemes, say experts.

Vodafone posts Q3 sales than expected

A steady recovery in Europe helped Vodafone stem the rate of sales decline in its third quarter, putting the world's second-biggest mobile operator in touching distance of overall revenue growth once again.

Excise hike hits car sales in January; Maruti, Hyundai post single digit growth
Excise hike hits car sales in January; Maruti, Hyundai post single digit growth

Hit by price hikes following withdrawal of excise duty concessions, car sales in India began on a tepid note this year with main players Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai posting single digit growth in January, while others like GM India and Ford saw decline in sales.

Ford India sales down about 15% in January

Ford India Monday reported 14.79 percent decline in total sales at 9,061 units for January.

Honda Cars sales up 17% in Jan to 18,331 units

Honda Cars India Monday reported 17 percent increase in its domestic sales at 18,331 units in January, 2015.

Nissan sales dip 16% in October

Japanese car maker Nissan today reported a 15.86 percent decline in sales at 4,106 units in India for the month of October.

Toyota Kirloskar sales down 12% in October

Toyota Kirloskar Motor today reported 11.94 percent decline in total sales at 13,716 units in October 2014.

Tata Motors global sales down 8% in September

Tata Motors Thursday reported an 8.25 percent decline in global sales, including Jaguar Land Rover, at 80,104 units in September.

Ford India sales decline 3.34% in September

Ford India on Wednesday reported a marginal decline of 3.34 percent in total sales at 13,742 units in September.

Tata Motors global sales down 9.7% in August

Tata Motors Monday reported an 9.7 percent decline in global sales to 73,524 units in August.

World Cup boosts TV sales in football-mad Southeast Asia

Sales of flat panel televisions across Southeast Asia rose sharply in May as demand soared in the football-crazy region ahead of the World Cup, a report said today.

Auto production, sales in China dips to 4.4 per cent in May

The automobile production and sales in China has dropped 4.4 per cent in May from April this year, marking the second month-on-month decline in a row in the world`s biggest automobile market, an industry group said today.

Consumer durables makers expect good sales this summer

Japanese consumer giant Sony is expecting its television sales to "at least double" this year on the back of FIFA World Cup.

Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.

Tata Motors' net profits fall as domestic sales slide

The firm announced that total revenue for the third financial quarter climbed 16.6 percent to Rs 653.17 billion from a year earlier.

IOC's profit drops 35% as refining margins shrink

Net profit declined to Rs 9,389.85 crore in the January-March quarter from Rs 14,512.81 crore in the same period a year ago.

Kingfisher logs rising Q1 sales

Kingfisher owns French home-improvement chains Castorama and Brico Depot as well as B&Q in Britain.