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India’s biggest corporate tax cuts: Consumer companies may add to cart before cutting prices

Credit Suisse expects most consumer companies to retain gains.

Coke, Pepsi, Bisleri partner to launch plastic waste management entity

Representatives of PACE said the participating companies will infuse investments upwards of Rs 1,000 crore on mobilising and converging assets and resources for plastic waste management.

Worst FMCG show likely in 15 years: Credit Suisse

Liquidity constraints and lower farm incomes will likely affect revenues at India’s leading consumer companies.

Fitment panel rules out GST cut for auto, consumer durables or biscuits

The committee has also recommended tax rates be increased from 5% to 12% after a demand from railway coach manufacturers.

Instagrammers pose with pink elephants, colourful confetti at this shop

The Selfie Factory pop-up at Westfield, one of Europe's biggest shopping centres, has seen thousands pass through the 20-odd themed booths and backdrops for quirky images to upload on social media.

Nestle India to contest fine in Maggi noodles case

The fine was imposed for “wrong labelling” on Maggi pack of Rs 15

View: Price control leads to shortages and harms the country's poor

The price cap will not offer any additional benefit to consumers — and will reduce the choices available.

Dabur steps up e-commerce-only brands

The maker of Vatika shampoo and Real juices has entered the kids’ hair care space with a range of products under its new Amla Kids franchise, which will be sold only through e-commerce platforms.

Toilet cleaner: India & Inc have found a new hit in PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission

Nearly 5 yrs into Swachh Bharat drive, 22.5% households now use toilet cleaners, compared with 10.4% in 2014.

Centre puts curbs on import of Agarbatti

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has amended category for raw agarbatti from ‘free’ to ‘restricted’.

Haldiram-Pioneer team bids for Kwality

Haldiram-Pioneer team bids for Kwality

Kwality owes its lenders Rs 1,969 crore and Haldiram Snacks has offered Rs 128 crore, which means the creditors will be required to take a haircut of more than 93%.

Have embarked on journey to make Ayurveda contemporary: Dabur

Have embarked on journey to make Ayurveda contemporary: Dabur

Company chairman said Dabur has been rolling out products based on the traditional knowledge of Ayurveda in modern ready-to-use formats.

Anti-profiteering Authority sends notices to HUL, P&G and other FMCG Cos

Anti-profiteering Authority sends notices to HUL, P&G and other FMCG Cos

The tax rate on most FMCG products was about 15% when GST of 28% was introduced on them, an increase that was not fully passed on to customers.

Cookie demand grows while biscuit sales slow

Cookie demand grows while biscuit sales slow

City slickers are munching more cookies these days, although the rural folk have gone easy on them.

Price cap to take a toll on quality of premium hygiene products

Price cap to take a toll on quality of premium hygiene products

Following the price cap, innovations in products like sanitary napkins, hand washes could suffer, cos say.

Expect stationery business to get back to double digit growth from Dec: ITC

Expect stationery business to get back to double digit growth from Dec: ITC

The company had also brought the Classmate Pulse Selfie notebooks, allowing personalisation of notebooks with a selfie on the cover.

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