India helps drive iPhone growth in emerging markets in December quarter: Apple
2019 saw the fastest rollout of Apple’s new iPhones (11 series) in India, with aggressive pricing and a good channel strategy. The new series especially iPhone 11 was introduced at a lower price point than the last year's iPhone XR launch. This has helped to gain share during the festive season and in its launch quarter in India.
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Twitter war turns uglier between Realme and Xiaomi in India
A Twitter war between rival Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Realme escalated with the latter’s India CEO Madhav Sheth accusing the country’s top smartphone brand of 'mud-slinging on social media' and Xiaomi’s spin-off brand Poco India general manager C Manmohan responding.
Festive sales to trim YoY auto revenue fall
Revenue of automakers, excluding Tata Motors, is expected to fall in low single digits, research reports show.
Auto sector slowdown due to loan related issues, BS-VI transition: Tata Motors
"The sluggishness of the vehicle market in the country is going to be short-lived. We hope that sales of passenger vehicles will record pace by July-August before the festive season," Tata Motors president (passenger vehicles business unit), Mayank Pareek said.
Maruti Suzuki Q3 results preview: Auto giant may post double-digit profit growth
Update on demand outlook and trends post festive season would be key monitorables, say analysts.
Consumer goods’ festive sales hit a four-year high
Companies say sales aided by pent-up demand, buoyant stocks and 0% interest schemes.
Incredible deals, a chance to win AED 200,000, dazzling sky fireworks: Dubai is a must-visit during the shopping festival
The Dubai Shopping Festival, now in its 25th edition, is on till February 1.
Auto firms’ sales drop may ease in Q3, margins set to stay muted
Revenue of automakers, excluding Tata Motors, is expected to decline in low single digits.
Reliance outpaces industry in petrol, diesel sales from its outlets
RIL outpaced industry in clocking double digit sales growth in petrol and diesel from its 1,400-odd outlets.
Turnaround year for Apple: Analysts
Counterpoint Research estimates iPhone shipments to have grown 6% in 2019, though on a smaller base after a 43% decline the year before. For the October-December quarter, it is estimating the growth to be 41%, more than double the pace of the premium smartphone market where it said the expansion was slower than the full year average of 20%.
The age, sex and symptoms of China’s Coronavirus victims
The virus has already spread to other parts of China and elsewhere triggering memories of the SARS pandemic.
'Nobody can leave': Trapped Wuhan residents stock up
Authorities extended transport bans to 17 other cities around Wuhan in a gargantuan effort to control the SARS-like virus, restricting travel for around 56 million in Hubei province. While there are restrictions on anyone leaving Wuhan, a few people were allowed to enter the city through the barricade: Desperately needed medical workers whose holidays were cut short to help overwhelmed hospital.
Titan’s festive quarter sales hit by protests in various parts of the country
“Sales in all divisions in the second half of December were also impacted to some extent due to forced store closures due to the protests in the North East and in many other parts of the country,” the company said in a stock exchange filing on Saturday.
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