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Country is not ready to welcome FDI in multi-brand retail: Sitharaman

Although the current FDI policy permits foreign players to hold 51 per cent stake in an Indian company, BJP had opposed foreign investment in this segment in its election manifesto.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 08, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Commerce Ministry launches online marketplace for goods procurement

The Commerce ministry is also planning to expand the initiative in the long run. As per Sitharaman, the ministry wants to make government procurement more comprehensive and transparent.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 18, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Why road for Apple is full of bummers in India?

As per a recent news, the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has rejected Apple’s plea of exclusion of sourcing devices in the country.

BY Sahil  |  Jun 01, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

44% hike in FDI since June 2014: Nirmala Sitharaman

Due to the continuous reforms and initiatives being undertaken by the government, the FDI equity inflow has recorded a growth of 44 per cent in its 21 months tenure (June 2014 to February 2016).

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 26, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

SME retailers want liberal policy for e-commerce

Recently the SMEs of the country, selling products on various eCommerce portals have urged to the Government of India to form a liberal policy for online retailing segment.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jan 23, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Good News for Start-ups: Government to show leniency on tax

Government to provide exit policy, easier registration norms and visible tax regime that will motivate start-ups.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jan 16, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Govt to standardise eCommerce for FDI

The Commerce and Industry Ministry had said that the foreign direct investment in business to consumer (B2C) eCommerce activities has been opened in a standardised way.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 24, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Relaxed FDI Norms to Boost Growth

Liberalisation of the foreign investment policy in over a dozen sectors will boost economic growth and create more jobs in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman..

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 14, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Nirmala Sitharaman & online stakeholders discuss FDI

Betting big on the e-commerce industry,Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman discussed various issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the online-commerce sector with several stakeholders, including Flipkart, Snapdeal and industry

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 15, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Post Flipkart row, CCI again receives complaints against e-tailers

Parliament was informed about CCI receiving complaints against e-tailers involved in unfair trade practices through online schemes and offers.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 29, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

eBay India chief meets Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Global e-commerce giant, eBay India’s Managing Director, Latif Nathani met Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss the growth opportunities prospects of the $ 3 billion Indian eCommerce industry, says a PTI report.

BY Retailer  |  Nov 12, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

CCI gets complaint against Flipkart, other e-retailers

CCI has received a complaint against online retailers including e-commerce major Flipkart for alleged unfair business practices and will soon take a call on probing the matter.

BY Retailer  |  Nov 06, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Next year's ease of doing biz rankings to reflect reforms: Govt

Government has said that positive impact of new reforms should be reflected in the next year's ranking, says a PTI report.

BY Retailer  |  Nov 01, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

E-commerce can't be back-door entry to multi-brand retail: India

India today said that it is conscious not to allow e-commerce to become an avenue for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the much sought-after multi-brand retail sector, according to a report in PTI.

BY Retailer  |  Oct 29, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

No probe into 'big billion day' sale by Flipkart: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said there was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory prices of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'big billion day sale', says a PTI repo

BY Retailer  |  Oct 21, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  |