Retailers unsure about business post bumper Diwali

While almost all big retailers are celebrating the boom in sales during Diwali, they are unsure about the business prospects post festivities. Companies expect the boom to fizzle out once discounts are stopped. Deep discounts by leading retailers had lured inflation-hit shoppers back to big box stores this Diwali. While Shoppers Stop witnessed its highest […]

Retailers stare at a dismal future after bumper Diwali

Deep discounts by the leading retailers across the key food and grocery segments have lured inflation-hit shoppers back to big box stores this Diwali. However, the question remains whether the boom will continue when the discounts are withdrawn and prices return to normal levels. Arvind Singhal, chairman of Technopak Advisors said that with inflation running […]

It’s a booming Diwali for retail biggies

India’s biggest retailers have a good reason to cheer this Diwali as festive sales are proved to be much better than expectations. They are celebrating festivities along with consumers with heightened sale activity and constantly ringing cash registers. In fact, Shoppers Stop witnessed its highest single-day sales on Sunday November 11, at Rs 21.59 crores, […]

Kingfisher leaves employees in dark on Diwali

Around 3,000 employees of the near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines were left in the dark on Diwali after the management failed to pay their May salary, despite its commitment that their dues will be cleared by the festival. “Three thousand  employees got a Diwali gift from chairman Vijay Mallya in the form of no salary despite his […]

Now, companies offer Diwali discount to shareholders

After trying to please their shareholders with food and other product vouchers at the time of Annual General Meetings, some listed companies are finding Diwali another occasion to charm their investors and also boost their sales by offering discounts. Some of the listed companies, including computing device maker HCL Infosystems, are offering up to 20 […]

Delhi shops the most this Diwali

India’s eCommerce marketplace, eBay released the India Festive Shopping Trends based on an analysis of all transactions on eBay India in October 2012. The report showcases interesting festive online shopping trends of India and its Top Festive Shopping Cities. Online shopping is main stream this festive season with Indian consumers across the length & breadth […]

Bright up this Diwali with Provogue

 Shopping this Diwali will be gratifying and modish like never before. Provogue is proud to introduce fabulous offers that will lighten up your shopping experience this festive season Re-invent your style quotient by opting for the special product hamper particularly designed this festive season to change the way you feel and look. The exciting hamper […]

This Diwali, indulge in Indo-Western sweets

It’s time to indulge in Indo-Western fusion sweets. Go beyond the good old motichoor  laddos and gulab jamuns and pick motichoor doughnuts and chocolates   in shapes of fire crackers to live up the Diwali  fever. Outlets like Dunkin’ Donuts, Choko la, Haagen-Dazs and Yogurberry are trying to cash in on the festive season to […]

Mother Dairy enters traditional sweets segment

Mother Dairy has entered the category of traditional milk-based sweets as part of its diversification strategy. Announcing the launch ahead of Diwali, Mother Dairy, the largest milk vendor in National Capital Region, said the sweets will be available at select retail outlets along with local kirana stores. The traditional sweets’ pack of 800 gram consists […]