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PIX: Prateik Babbar weds! 24.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Congratulations Prateik, Sanya!
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Reliance among top 250 world retailers in 2017: Deloitte 23.1.2019 Sify Finance
The global retailing industry saw a record growth in revenue in 2017 with the top 250 companies increasing their revenue by over 83 per cent, according to a latest report by a professional services multinational that said Reliance Retail was the only Indian company in the list.
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Brazil seeks to privatize key stretches of Amazon highways 23.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil will add the Trans-Amazonian Highway to the list of projects for privatization, its infrastructure minister said on Tuesday, seeking new investment to pave part of a dictatorship-era roadway already blamed for extensive deforestation.
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Viacom will buy Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million 23.1.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Pluto TV, a free video streaming TV service, for $340 million in cash to expand its advanced advertising business.
Reliance Retail 94th among top 250 global retailers 23.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Chennai Reliance Retail is the only Indian company to figure in the Top 250 global retail companies at the 94th position. Reliance also grabbed sixth position among the fastest growing 50 retail companies, according to a study by Deloitte.    Reliance retail with annual revenue of $10649 million in FY17 moved up 95 positions for the 94th slot by doubling its revenue reported in FY16. a CAGR of 44.8 per cent between FY12 and FY17 helped the company grab the 6th slot among the Fastest 50 retail companies. It was a new entrant in the Fastest 50 list in FY16. Reliance’s retail segment witnessed robust operating performance, driven by major growth across its grocery, consumer electronics, and fashion and lifestyle businesses. This was supported by a combination of store expansion and same store sales growth across its store concepts, found the global study by Deloitte. Among the Top 250, Walmart retained its position as the world’s largest retailer with an improvement in its retail revenue growth by 3 per ...
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E-commerce sites are working hard to wean Indian shoppers off their addiction to cash-on-delivery 22.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For e-tailers, it’s an inefficient mode of payment.
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‘American Gods’ season two trailer: The battle between old and new gods reaches its crescendo 21.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The American television drama will be released on Amazon Prime Video on March 11.
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Oracle gears up to launch its first India data centre this year 21.1.2019 Sify Finance
Buoyed by the high demand in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), telecom and manufacturing sectors in India, Cloud major Oracle is set to launch its first-ever data centre in India later this year, a top global executive told IANS on Monday.
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World's 26 Richest Own Same As Poorest Half Of Humanity: Oxfam 21.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The world's 26 richest people own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said Monday, urging governments to hike taxes on the wealthy to fight soaring inequality.
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A blissful 2019 for consumer appliances industry 21.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Elara Capital The replacement cycle of consumer appliances market is shortening, which could drive growth in some product segments, boltering volume growth Rising spending habits, improved electricity availability, technology advancement and evolving lifestyles are driving demand for consumer appliances in India. Exposure to global technologies and lifestyle has created a shift in perception, with consumer durables no longer just viewed as utility products. Indians today are seeking better designed products for comfort and convenience. For more insight on emerging trends, we organised a consumer durables conference, Ghar Maange More, recently where we invited contract manufacturers, consumer durables & electricals companies, modern retail stores and experts in the appliances & electricals industry. A blissful 2019 The Year 2018 was expected to be washout year for the consumer appliances industry, owing to unseasonal rains, a weak festival season (Onam & Diwali) and floods in South India. The rise in ...
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Traders resent RIL bid to enter e-commerce 21.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Chennai Traders, who have been critical of the operations of FDI-funded multi-national e-commerce biggies, are not happy about the entry of Reliance Industries either. They want rules to be applicable alike for both multinationals and domestic players. However, the industry reckons that it would be tougher to get the new norms eased for multinational players, with Reliance announcing its foray into the e-commerce sector. The current regulations and norms in the e-commerce space are mostly meant for the FDI-funded entities. These may not be applicable for Reliance, as it does not need FDI to fund its e-commerce venture. “Whosoever launches an e-commerce portal, it should be based on fair fundamentals and not on malpractices, which includes predatory pricing, deep discounting, loss funding or exclusivity. We have seen in the past that big corporate houses are more interested in generating profits rather than serving as a strong conduit of supply chain,” said the Confederation of All-India Traders ...
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General insurers expect drones to boost business 21.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Not just large e-commerce players, even the insurance industry is excited about the possibilities of drone delivery of products after the civil aviation ministry released the draft guidelines on the drone policy last week. But the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) is still silent on regulations for insuring doorstep delivery of products and services through drones or the use of drones for surveying damages and claims. As the buzz about e-tailers such as Amazon and Zomato planning to deliver parcels via the sky gets louder, general insurers are waiting for the sector itself to grow beyond niche applications. 2Non-life insurers are also keen to use drones for risk management and claim processing, however, challenges like cyber attacks and privacy invasion need to be examined by the regulator. Irdai chairman Subhash Chandra Khuntia could not be contacted immediately for his comments on the topic, however, a senior Irdai official said, “The drone ecosystem is set to ...
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ProSieben sees pressure easing as Netflix raises prices 20.1.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group's core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said.
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Microsoft to officially kill Windows phones 19.1.2019 Sify Finance
Tech giant Microsoft has asked its users to switch to an Android or iOS device as it announced the end of support for Windows 10 Mobile.
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US stocks trade higher amid trade prospects 19.1.2019 Sify Finance
US stocks traded on an upbeat note on Friday amid growing expectations on potential progress in trade talks between the United States and its trading partners.
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Focus: Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers 18.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Major consumer companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked.
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Amazon's AWS launches service to automate data backups 18.1.2019 Sify Finance
Retail giant Amazon's Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched "Backup" -- a new feature which makes it easier for companies to backup their data using its Cloud computing platform.
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Consulting, finance dominate IIM Kozhikode final placements 2019; average CTC above Rs 20 LPA 18.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Top recruiters were Amazon, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, EY, Goldman Sachs, HUL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Optum and PwC.
India’s streaming wars are hotting up, and the fight isn’t between Netflix and Amazon Prime 18.1.2019 Scroll.in
A hint about who’s at the top: the platform that offers sports.
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Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip 18.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Netflix Inc forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares of the world's largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours ...
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