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'People tend to pay more when offered something quite cheaply'

When given the choice of getting something quite cheaply or for nothing, you may end up paying more than its real price, a behavioural study has found. (Thinkstock)

When given the choice of getting something quite cheaply, you may end up paying more: study.

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AVA launches in-flight shopping in Punjab
Punjab and Chandigarh have got outlets at Chandigarh Airport and Amritsar Airport for in flight shop...

UK's Pavers approaches govt for licence in single brand retail

Govt said footwear and accessories player Pavers England has applied for single brand retail licence...

Bharti Walmart launch training centre in Maha

The centre will train youth, free-of-cost, in retail skills to make them employable in the sector.

Wipro to launch glucose tablets

Wipro had acquired Glucovita from Hindustan Unilever for Rs 5 crore in 2003.

Graduates from top B-schools, IITs make a beeline for e-tailing cos

Raj Kuruhuri, 24, has been working for e-commerce start-up BuyThePrice.com for over a month now. Kur...
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Tesco and Trent to open new format store Star Market
The new format will be a mid-sized hypermarket between Star Daily and Star Bazaar.
Dancing Turkeys forays into Indian meat market
Turkey meat is one of the largest consumed nutritious meats in America, EU and the EMEA regions.
E-sale fest clicks with shoppers
For retailers like Jabong, revenues increased by as much as six times on a single day during festiva...
Marks & Spencer takes stylish bid to India
In India, Marks & Spencer Reliance Retail reported a net loss of Rs 25.95 mn in year ended March 201...
Japanese retailer Aeon looks for partners for India entry
Aeon Corporation, Asia's largest player, is scouting for potential partners in multi-brand retail se...
Barcode system to check fake products on the anvil
Customs dept ties up with GS1 to design tool to curb counterfeits.
Big Retail in India gives SMEs a miss
Most home-grown organised retailers source less than 25% from small and medium enterprises.
Amazon tries free, on-time delivery to lure India online
Free shipping on a 100 rupee book. Delivery times guaranteed to the minute.
Plasma TVs fly off the shelves this Diwali
Freebies and discounts have seen rising sales in consumer durables and lifestyle products.
International toy trade fair to be held in Mumbai from Oct 24
Over 100 Indian and international manufacturers will present toys, baby articles, sport articles, et...
Walmart to pitch for private labels in sourcing norms
By inclusion of private labels, Walmart argues it will be able to comply with FDI policy.
Multi-brand retail: Walmart exit will be a speck in India's market, says P Chidambaram
Multi-brand retail row continues as FM P Chidambaram shows Walmart its place.
Single-brand retail: Swedish major IKEA looking for locations in main cities
On May 2, Govt had approved IKEA's Rs 10,500 cr proposal for setting up stores in the country.
Cinepolis speeds up India rollout
Cinepolis India, the only FDI in the country’s cinema exhibition space, is speeding up its India rol...
Bharti, Walmart call off India joint venture
US retail major will buy out its Indian partner in their 50:50 cash-and-carry joint venture.
Anand Sharma slams Walmart for saying India retail foray ‘not tenable’
Walmart had announced its partnership with Indian partner Bharti “not tenable”.
Festival of discounts as cars crowd dealerships
Some dealers hold 3-month stocks, the highest seen since 2008
E-tailers lure customers with attractive offers this festival season
This year, weighed down by EMIs, Singh was reluctant to splurge, but that didn’t stop her from spend...
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