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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 for over a month now. Kur...
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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...
Kishore Biyani's Future Group considering ownership model for KB's Fairprice stores
Company will own the stores and not leave the onus of initial investment on franchisee partner.
Sunil Mittal's Bharti Enterprise to take a call on Wal-Mart JV in Oct: report
US retailer has called Bharti its 'natural partner' to open its retail stores in the country.
Govt to let Walmart source 'indirectly' through agents
Walmart may indirectly source 10% of its raw material through agents from SMEs.
Consumer cos line up offers to offset RBI’s festive dampener
Samsung, LG and Panasonic are lining up freebies and exchange offers
If it works, Big Bazaar Direct will be bigger than BB: Kishore Biyani
Big Bazaar Direct is a franchisee-based model where the franchisees will personally visit consumers.
Techtextil India 2013 in Mumbai from Oct 3
Covering over 3,000 sqm exhibiting space, Techtextil India 2013 will be over 50 per cent bigger than...
Dead snake found in pack of branded mango pulp
A toddler had almost drained the contents of the packet when she felt something thick inside it.
Raymond Weil bullish on India but to stay away from retail FDI
Its wholly-owned Raymond Weil India Distribution Pvt Ltd supplier products to retailers in India.
Kirana stores innovate in battle against retail giants
About 57,000 local retailers in the country resorted to modern retail practices in the past two year...
Indian apparel exports to touch $17 bn: AEPC
The event is being organised by AEPC of the Ministry of Textiles in New York.
In sign of downturn, Indian retail landlords finally capitulate on price
Usually tight-fisted retail landlords have become uncharacteristically flexible on rents.
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