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Britannia March quarter PAT down 3%

New Delhi, April 28 -- Packaged foods maker Britannia Industries Ltd on Tuesday reported a 3.2% dip in March quarter consolidated net profit at Rs.360.07 crore, much lower than Street estimates on acc... Read More


Reckitt reports double-digit growth in India health business

New Delhi, April 28 -- Packaged consumer goods company Reckitt on Wednesday reported double-digit growth in its India health business with disinfectant brand Dettol reporting strong revenue growth whi... Read More


Consumer sentiment turns grim as covid anxiety re-surfaces: survey

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- India's virulent and significantly devastating covid-19 wave is prompting consumers to cut back on discretionary spending, prioritize their health, shop online and buy only esse... Read More


Consumers rein in spending amid covid

NEW DELHI, April 28 -- The virulent second covid-19 wave that is wreaking havoc in India is prompting consumers to cut back on discretionary spending, prioritize their health, shop online, and buy onl... Read More


Procter & Gamble to spend Rs50 crore towards vaccination drive for Indians

New Delhi, April 26 -- Packaged consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble on Monday said that it will contribute Rs50 crore to vaccinate over 5 lakh citizens through partnerships with government and local... Read More


Soft drinks, chocolates, sanitary pads have most underperforming packs: report

New Delhi, April 26 -- Fast-moving consumer goods companies, especially those selling soft drinks, chocolates or sanitary napkins, should rationalise their offerings and eliminate underperforming vari... Read More


Frontline essential workers bear the brunt of covid-19 infections

New Delhi, April 25 -- The country's ongoing covid-19 wave is impacting frontline workers in the essential goods sector including delivery executives, distributors, traders, and retailers that may aff... Read More


DPIIT to set up control room to monitor manufacturing of essential commodities

New Delhi, April 23 -- The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, will monitor the manufacturing, transportation and distribution... Read More


Social commerce fashion platform Browzzin launches in India, to invest $5 mn

NEW DELHI, April 23 -- Fashion-based social commerce platform Browzzin that soft-launched in India, is set to invest $5 million in the country cataloguing Indian and international labels and capitalis... Read More


Retailers worried as demand is shaky in small towns, cities

New Delhi, April 21 -- India's smaller towns and cities could report signs of weakening demand, with the covid-19 caseload surging, fear offline retailers. This is significant as these towns and citie... Read More