The airline industry has always struggled to take off. Just in India, over 12 airlines have been grounded in the last 20 years, and this is despite the fact that the Indian aviation market has seen a mammoth growth in this same period. The global trends have been no different. Through my first insight story, […]
The World Bank has slashed India’s GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 6% from 7.5%. India’s economic slowdown is “severe,” largely due to external and cyclical factors, including a decline in consumption, the Washington-based institution said. Moreover, the financial sector is becoming a “drag” on growth. Earlier, the RBI and rating agency Moody’s […]
The finance ministry may impose 5% goods and services tax on certain items currently exempt and hike rates on some from 5% to 12%, Business Standard reports, citing government officials. For example, private health and education services, which are currently outside the GST ambit, could be taxed. The reason: September GST mop-up fell to a […]
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, […]
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 […]