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Retail stores stocking non-veg food, a non-issue

Aditya Birla’s retail store ‘More’ opened recently has drawn the flak of traditional Jain and Marwari over these stores selling meat items and putting commercial interests above religion.

The Soaring Rupee – Causes and Impact

India is facing a peculiar problem of ‘Dutch Disease’. The term refers to a situation where there are large inflows of foreign exchange due to discovery of natural resources or massive foreign investment in the country which in turn leads to appreciation of the currency, undermining the traditional export industries.

HLL is now Hindustan Unilever Ltd

India’s largest FMCG company, HLL has unveiled a new corporate identity represented by a new logo and also a new name Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL).

Forget metros, Tier II cities to lead the growth wave

After the top 8 metros of India, its now focus on tier II and III cities as these cities would drive the investment and growth phase of the country owing to the huge unexplored potential in these cities.

Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part II

Withdrawal The investor is permitted to make one withdrawal every year beginning from the seventh financial year of an amount not exceeding 50% of the balance at the end of the fourth year or the financial year immediately preceding the withdrawal, whichever is less.

Investing in Public Provident Fund — Part I

Introduction PPF is a 30 year old statutory scheme of the Central Government started with the objective of providing old age income security to the unorganized sector workers and self employed persons.

Why are Indian Retail Giants wary of Online Presence?

A lot has been said and written about the growth of organised retail market in India and how big corporates, either solely or though foreign partners, would change the landscape of the country’s retail scenario with huge investments and nationwide presence.