Arvind Singhal

E-commerce policy deliberations: Compounding the confusion

India has lost a lot by keeping out international investment over the last 7 decades through myriad restrictions and regulations.

Opinion News

Why Walmart-Flipkart deal is a sign of India’s retail FDI potential

If Walmart’s bold bet on Flipkart is any indication, India can attract tens of billions of dollars in fresh FDI each year for several years to come.

walmart flipkart, flipkart deal, India, retail, FDI News

Budget 2018 has many positives for private consumption

Budget 2018: Budget 2018 is expected to be the last full budget of the current government, and there were some expectations (or worries) that the government might choose fiscal profligacy for political gains over fiscal prud

Budget 2018: It is usual to have a plethora of expectations from the Union Budget, and a yearning for so-called “big-bang” reforms and announcements. (Reuters) News

In 2018, outlook is rosy for consumer spending; brick and mortar retail expected to do well, but e-retail may not

Bricks & mortar retail is expected to do well. But 2018 may be the year of reckoning for many e-tail players

Arvind Sehgal News

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley provides boost to consumption and retail

It is usual to have a plethora of expectations from the Union Budget, and a yearning for so-called “big-bang” reforms and announcements.

Budget 2019 News

Budget 2016: Better times ahead for consumer goods industries

A potential big change can be the government’s decision to allow FDI in production and marketing of food products produced in India

Budget 2016 News

Column: The side-effects of Delhi’s odd, even experiment

If the city’s productivity doesn’t fall, the experience could be used to plan better policies to decongest cities

Column: The side-effects of Delhi’s odd, even experiment

Retail brand loyalty will be challenged

For more than two decades, governments have been bogged down by a singular facet — the country of origin of investment into this sector — rather than focusing on making the overall producer-consumer value chain efficient

Industry News

The Fuss Around Hyperlocals

Even as hyperlocal start-ups mushroom, how many of them survive will depend on whether they have been founded on sound business and financial accounting principles

The Fuss Around Hyperlocals

FM Arun Jaitley playing Test match, pacing innings to win

Be reassured that govt is steadily laying the foundation of a higher economic growth trajectory sustainable for decades, rather than just a year or two

FM Arun Jaitley playing Test match, pacing innings to win
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