Suzlon’s creditors have refused a 50% haircut on their loans and might push the company into bankruptcy resolution, Business Today reports. The wind turbine maker had a net debt of ₹7,751 crore in March 2019, but its market value has plummeted to just ₹1,500 crore. Suzlon’s troubles started in July when it defaulted on $172 […]
Month: September 2019
India’s FMCG industry could witness its slowest growth in a decade and a half this financial year, Credit Suisse warns, citing liquidity constraints and weak farm incomes. The I-bank estimates revenue at consumer goods companies to grow by about 5% in the second and third quarters of FY20, akin to rates last seen during 2000-03.
Kitex Garments Ltd is Established in the year 1992, is involved in 100 per cent export of cotton and organic cotton garments, majorly infant wear. The company has been exporting its products to the United States and European markets and is one of the giant suppliers to brands to Global apparel majors like Mothercare, Jockey, […]
Ford Motor is in early talks to sell its $1-billion factory at Sanand in Gujarat, Mint reports, quoting unidentified sources. The facility – the second of the auto major’s two plants in India – can produce 240,000 vehicles annually and builds the Aspire sedan and the Figo hatchback, mainly for exports. A company spokesperson denied […]
Consumer spending on e-commerce sites has fallen by a fifth in the first half of 2019, Economic Times reports, citing a Kantar report. Average spending is down 21% while average ticket size has dropped 27% over the previous year. The key categories of mobiles and fashion saw a 16-17% decline in buyer numbers. Companies are […]
People in rural India are holding back on items such as clothes, hair oil and biscuits, Business Insider reports, citing multiple research reports. That’s largely because rural wage growth reduced from 14.6% in 2013-14 to just 1.1% in 2018-19, an SBI Ecowrap study shows. Biscuits as a category, for instance, is growing at just 1%, […]