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A Thai company plans to take on cash-and-carry giants in the Indian market

A Thai company plans to take on cash-and-carry giants in the Indian market

LOTS Wholesale plans to open 12 distribution centres in three years.
India’s slowdown forces small-town fashion retailers to hold back expansion plans

India’s slowdown forces small-town fashion retailers to hold back expansion plans

The crisis has hit the hinterland more than urban areas.
Consumer goods firms are battling India’s rural slump by cutting pack sizes and prices

Consumer goods firms are battling India’s rural slump by cutting pack sizes and prices

Demand from rural India accounts for 36% of overall FMCG sales.
Gucci’s astronomical sales are coming back to earth

Gucci’s astronomical sales are coming back to earth

Its once exceptionally high growth looks to be flattening out.
Indians are watching movies to escape the economic slowdown—so is the Modi government

Indians are watching movies to escape the economic slowdown—so is the Modi government

Clearly the Modi government is bingeing on movies. And most likely on its own fantasies.
Did Modi just weigh in on India’s “national language” debate?

Did Modi just weigh in on India’s “national language” debate?

The Indian prime minister spoke at the 2019 Bloomberg Global Business Forum.
Hong Kong’s top shopping district is on the verge of a vacancy crisis

Hong Kong’s top shopping district is on the verge of a vacancy crisis

Malls and shopping districts have become battlegrounds.
In more bad news for the economy, India’s highway construction hits a speed bump

In more bad news for the economy, India’s highway construction hits a speed bump

Government's target for 2020 cut to 6,000 km from 20,000 km last year.
Now, global rating firms are acknowledging India’s economic slowdown

Now, global rating firms are acknowledging India’s economic slowdown

Critical sectors like FMCG, auto, and manufacturing have been hit.
IKEA debuts in the Indian e-commerce arena with services in Mumbai

IKEA debuts in the Indian e-commerce arena with services in Mumbai

The Swedish retailer is yet to launch a brick and mortar facility in Mumbai.
Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India targets

Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India targets

The brands may have overestimated the market's potential.
Miniso wants to make in India and sell to the world

Miniso wants to make in India and sell to the world

"over time, the country has started meaning a lot more to us."
While India was busy celebrating its “ease of doing business” ranking, its real economy tanked

While India was busy celebrating its “ease of doing business” ranking, its real economy tanked

The warning signs have reached a point where they cannot be ignored.
China’s luxury boom is bypassing Prada

China’s luxury boom is bypassing Prada

While its biggest rivals are thriving in China, Prada lately finds itself struggling.