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The government has tightened guidelines for FDI in e-commerce market places, barring players, including Amazon and Flipkart, from selling exclusive-only products on their platform. 

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 27, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

By: Vaibhav Tyagi, Founder In the beginning, GST was viewed with a bit of skepticism in the Jewelry industry, but as the time went by, it has started showing positive impact for the organized Jewelry sector, especially for e-commerce.   One of the biggest benefits of it is the expansion of tax compliance

BY Guest author  |  Jun 28, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last year helped in creating a uniform taxation system. However,it has also raised concerns at several levels, especially amongst the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Of the many pros and cons, one of the key features was that it has a simple and easy online procedure, to avoid

BY Guest author  |  Jun 19, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The GST taxation has brought a lot of changes in the pricing strategy of the commodities and product. This new tax amendment has made business very simple as a range of indirect taxes has been submerged to form a single provision. Almost every segment of the business has been affected by this amendment. The retail sector has been

BY Madhushree Chowdhary  |  May 29, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

When customers step into on-ground shops for marketing, they expect something extra. Retail shopping already offers them a good product, discounts, smooth buying experience and a wide range to check out. Here lies the importance of employees in a high street retail business. It’s your employees that make or break your store's

BY Madhushree Chowdhary  |  Apr 30, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The textile industry in India traditionally, after agriculture, is the only industry that has generated huge employment for both skilled and unskilled labor in textiles. The textile industry continues to be the second-largest employment generating sector in India. It offers direct employment to over 35 million in the country. The

BY Guest author  |  Nov 03, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

GST is much more than just a tax reform. It’s a whole new way of conducting business. It’s been over a month now of the GST implementation and it has enveloped more than 6 million businesses across industries and counting fast. The Indian Retail Sector, which is the fastest growing industry in the world is expected to

BY Guest author  |  Aug 11, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Goods & Services Tax (GST) is one of India’s biggest tax reforms since independence. It will subsume virtually all indirect taxes levied by state and central government and make a significant impact across industries. The need for GST has been felt since under the existing indirect tax structure 1) tax barriers have

BY Guest author  |  Jul 03, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

GST is no ordinary tax reform. It is one of a kind reform, which is poised to change the scenario of taxation in the country, and legitimately its effects on the retail industry must be considered.Retail industry contributes about 20% of India's GDP. The Indian retail market is estimated to be US$600 billion and one of

BY Guest author  |  Jun 27, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

India should take lead in establishing a legal infrastructure on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to become a frontrunner, suggested a recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study titled, ‘Leveraging artificial intelligence and robotics for sustainable growth.’ The jointly conducted study by ASSOCHAM-PwC highlighted how

BY Guest author  |  Jun 16, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indirect taxes in India have driven businesses to rebuild and demonstrate their production network and systems owing to variety of assessments and costs included. With expectations that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will see the light of the day, the way India works together will change, until the end of time. The Indian economy

BY Guest author  |  Jun 07, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Government is incessantly coming up with ways to ensure an encouraging business climate in India and one of their initiatives is the GST, one of the biggest tax reform in Indian financial ecosystem, which strives to transform India’s multi-layered indirect tax system, into a single unified one. This in turn, liberates the nation

BY Guest author  |  Jun 06, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

GST, a comprehensive indirect tax system, is a few months away from rollout. Businesses need to understand the implications of GST on various day to day operations. Working capital is the lifeline of a business to carry out day-to-day operations. Managing working capital efficiently is a problem that plagues both small and large

BY Guest author  |  Apr 24, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Retail sector has always been one of the biggest sectors thriving on the huge consumption base in India.This sector is a major contributor to India GDP and still has a big scope for expansion considering the untapped market base which makes this sector an enticing opportunity for investment. The changing landscape i.e. from brick and

BY Guest author  |  Feb 20, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indirect taxes, as with any other industry, play a pivotal role as a catalyst in the growth of the mobile handset industry. Current regime the Indian mobile manufacturing players are reeling under cost pressures and low margins especially with Chinese players providing stiff competition. At present, majority of the mobile handset

BY Guest author  |  Feb 02, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  |