Mumbai shopping malls, restaurants, multiplexes to remain open 24X7 from end of this month

Published on :

Mumbai: After nearly three decades, Mumbai will regain its freedom to remain awake and busy with commercial establishments allowed to function 24×7 from midnight of January 26-27, officials said. The long-pending proposal to keep all restaurants, malls, multiplexes, shopping plazas, etc. open 23 hrs was given the green signal late on Thursday at […]

For retailers, holiday shopping was strong. But the way we shop is changing.

Published on :

he 2019 shopping season looks like it was a strong one. According to one early consumer survey, spending was up 3.4 % this year — and online shopping was up over 18 % compared to 2018. But how did that look from the retailer side of the checkout counter? Throughout the holiday […]

6 smart hacks to save money while shopping online

Published on :

Shopping online has an excitement and charm of its own. By Swati Bhargava, Co-Founder, CashKaro Shopping online has an excitement and charm of its own. Whether you’re thinking of buying new furniture or simply buying gifts for your friends and family, online shopping is now a precursor to almost every […]

Private equity funds go talent shopping for portfolio companies

Published on :

MUMBAI: Private equity (PE) funds have turned job providers in a market that has otherwise grown sluggish on account of a protracted economic slowdown. Top funds – which have infused capital into greenfield ventures – are hiring a significant number of mid and senior-level managers to staff these new businesses. PE firms […]

Breaking the cycle of breaking the bank when holiday shopping

Published on :

In the United States, consumers are expected to drop an average of $1,048 each on gifts, decorations, candy and other items this holiday season. With the last-minute shopping rush commencing, some 147.8 million Americans are expected to hit the stores this Saturday, according to the National Retail Federation. Almost half of the […]

Online shopping frauds jump 6-fold in over 2 years

Published on :

IT consultant Vinay Malik (name changed) ordered a smartphone from a leading e-commerce website. When the product got delivered, it had a stone in the parcel. Malik is not alone. There are numerous cases where consumers didn’t receive the things they ordered and instead got duped by the e-tailer. Data […]

More people shopping expensive Marico items online as FMCG firm embraces e-commerce rage

Published on :

While online shopping has changed the face of retail across the globe, FMCG major Marico has been using the platform to drive the growth of its premium products with almost one in every two products sold online coming from its comparatively costlier product lineup or the company’s new business. Marico has identified […]

Christmas tree shopping is harder than ever, thanks to climate change and demographics

Published on :

If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past. Over the last five years Christmas tree shortages have been reported in many parts of the U.S. One factor is that growers sold off land and planted fewer trees during and after the 2008 […]