John Sarkar

  • Govt to push MSME-made goods through e-tailers

    Govt to push MSME-made goods through e-tailers

    On the B2B side, the proposed platform will also provide funds and have access to cash flows, helping buffer businesses against shocks. Funding and payments have been a major area of concern for MSMEs and the government is looking at models that can help MSMEs.

    Ola plans to slash jobs ahead of IPO

    Ola plans to slash jobs ahead of IPO

    Valued at around $6 billion, Ola plans to go public in around two to three years and being profitable before filing for an IPO is a desirable situation.

    Hardcastle wants higher GST & input tax credit

    Hardcastle wants higher GST & input tax credit

    The move could have a huge implication for the country’s restaurant sector Restaurants across India, such as McDonald’s and Pizza Hut, are currently levied 5% GST and they cannot claim ITC on the tax paid on expenses, including raw materials and rent.

    Nearly 1/3rd of cash orders not delivered

    Nearly 1/3rd of cash orders not delivered

    ​​Narvar’s CTO Ram Ravichandran said that several ecommerce companies in India are piloting projects using machine learning and AI that may enable them to cut losses by several means, including not offering COD to certain shoppers based on their shopping behaviour.

    Why Indian dairy giants fear disruption from New Zealand cos

    Why Indian dairy giants fear disruption from New Zealand cos

    Discussions on a free trade agreement (FTA) with milk-producing countries such as New Zealand and Australia under the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) may open up India’s sprawling dairy sector to foreign players from these countries.

    Private brands businesses of e-tailers under scanner

    Private brands businesses of e-tailers under scanner

    The government has started scanning digital payments business of ecommerce giants Amazon & Flipkart. DPIIT has asked questions like the total percentage of sales that come from private labels & promotion details of their digital instruments.

    Sparingly used superbikes for those on a shoestring budget

    Sparingly used superbikes for those on a shoestring budget

    Superbikes are available in mint condition for half the price of the new one, this Diwali. Several superbike owners do not keep their motorcycles for more than one or two years. Almost all major global brands now sell their international bestsellers in India.

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