Kerala targets Rs 1,000 crore from coir geotextiles
Kerala finance minister Thomas Issac said he hopes to train around 100 engineering graduates in the dynamics of geo textiles and send them across the country as brand ambassadors to market the product. ``They will act as startups for geotextiles and the government will provide all support to them,’’ he said on the side lines of international coir meet called Coir Kerala being held in Alappuzha.
Senior level exits peak in consumer companies
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How Shoppers Stop changed its strategy to lure customers
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Black tea soars 6% as estates stop plucking
The packet tea market size is estimated to be around Rs 10,000 crore.
Central drugs regulator asks states, UTs to stop online sale of medicines
DCGI has asked all drug regulators in states and Union Territories to prohibit sale of drugs by online pharmacies.
Companies hope to strike gold on Black Friday
Black Friday, or the Friday after the Thanksgiving Day in the US, is regarded as the beginning of Christmas shopping season there. Some marketers consider it a “business occasion” to acquire new customers while some others use the occasion to push fresh merchandise sales before winter sales kick in around December 20.
U.S. Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online
For the first time in several years, however, store traffic on Thanksgiving evening grew - indicating a shift in when consumers are leaving their homes to shop. It is also a sign of how Thursday evening store openings have continued to hurt what has traditionally been a day that kicked off the U.S. holiday season.
Using a hair straightener too often? Stop now, it may up breast cancer risk by 30%
Breast cancer risk increases if women use a hair straighteners every five to eight weeks.
Bankers look to resolve account of troubled wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy to stop contagion effect
Sources privy to the development told IANS that lenders may seek a month's extension for complete resolution of Suzlon beyond the stipulated 180 days allowed under the latest Reserve Bank of India circular.
IndiGo stops pushing Airbus engines to limit after shutdowns
IndiGo has told its pilots to stop pushing engines on its new jets to the limit when the planes are climbing.
SC to hear next week plea of woman who was stopped from entering Sabarimala temple
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submission of senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the woman had not been allowed to visit the historical shrine.
Why India needs to stop betting on MEIS scheme to boost exports
When the Nirmala Sitharaman-led Ministry of Commerce and Industry took almost a year in office to introduce the new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) in 2015, there were expectations that it would usher in a new era in India's trade.
Stocks stop short of new peaks as Sino-US tensions weigh
US S&P 500 mini futures were down 0.1 per cent.
Want a makeover? Femina FLAUNT Studio Salon is your go-to place
Femina FLAUNT Studio Salon will follow a hybrid model of growth to expand to over 100 salons in five years.
My Fastag app review: A one-stop solution with an easy-to-use interface
The app lets motorists buy FASTtags online, find offline sale locations, recharge the stickers and make payments.
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