Prachi Gupta

Articles By Prachi Gupta

487 Articles

Jeff Bezos’ reply to protestors: Will sell your goods abroad; Amazon to take ‘Make in India’ global

Jeff Bezos spread olive branches to the irked Indian traders. E-commerce behemoth plans to globally sell $10 billion worth goods sourced from the Narendra Modi government’s Make in India initiative.

Jeff Bezos, India, News

Narayana Murthy teaches Jeff Bezos lesson after Amazon event delay; cuts speech short

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy didn’t hold himself back from expressing his displeasure in public at an Amazon event in presence of the world’s richest person Jeff Bezos.

Narayana Murthy News

Amazon, Flipkart: Why CCI is probing antitrust complaint against e-commerce portals

The Competition Commission of India has opened an antitrust probe into Jeff Bezos-owned Amazon and Walmart-backed Flipkart after a traders’ body alleged preferential treatment and exclusive arrangements between the sellers

amazon, jeff bezos, e-commerce News

Michael Debabrata Patra fills in Viral Acharya’s shoes; appointed as RBI’s fourth Deputy Governor

The government appointed Michael Debabrata Patra as the RBI’s fourth Deputy Governor on Tuesday. Michael Patra, who is currently Executive Director with the Reserve Bank of India, will fill in the post left vacant by Viral

Reserve Bank of India, RBI News

Walmart done with firing employees, says no plans of more layoffs in April

Walmart India Layoffs: US retailer Walmart’s India arm is not looking to layoff more employees in April, in response to a media report regarding a second round of layoffs in the near future.

Walmart India Layoffs, Walmart India Stores News

What Indians are not buying: FMCG pain to continue; these products under worst pressure

FMCG companies are likely to continue facing headwinds of an economic slump for six more months as revival is only expected after Q3FY21.

fmcg, fast moving consumer goods, hul, marico, nestle, p&g, parle, rb, News

Importing milk to cut prices is actually a very bad idea: Amul’s RS Sodhi INTERVIEW

While importing milk may decrease milk prices for the time being, the same will result into a monopoly of foreign players such as New Zealand and Australia. Amul MD explains why importing is a bad idea.

Dairy, livelihood, India, trade, RCEP, New Zealand, Australia, milk surplus, RS Sodhi, managing director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, GCMMF, Amul News

Costlier milk no more: New Year’s double cheer for household budgets

The new year 2020 may bring double-good news for Indian households, with milk prices not to rise any further any time soon, even as onion prices are set to come back down to earth by the end of this month.

Commodities News

Cheaper onions in new year? Wait for 30 more days; here’s how much prices may fall

While onion prices have been disturbing household budgets so far, in another 30 days or before, the prices are likely to fall with late kharif onion produce starting to hit the market.

onion prices, onion price slide, onion price reduction News

Consumers willing to shell out more for eco-friendly items; brands board green bandwagon

An overwhelming 65% of global consumers are ready to shell out more for brands which use sustainable products and nine in every ten customers are also ready to switch to eco-friendly brands.

fmcg, fast moving consumer goods, hul, marico, nestle, p&g, parle, rb, News

E-commerce gives wings to FMCG: 7 times more sales growth on Amazon, others than kirana stores

Online shopping continues to rule FMCG sales and compared to offline sales via kirana stores, malls and other stores, people bought more fast-moving consumer goods on Amazon and other e-tailers.

online, amazon, online sales, flipkart, e-commerce News

Foodpanda burn rate among highest in Indian startups; why food delivery apps lost money in FY19

Food delivery applications continue to burn more money than they earn and Foodpanda is the latest to join the chorus. However, there is a common thread in food delivery businesses' loss-making.

foodpanda, News

Who’s feeding India’s children? Companies, people give 30 times more money to Akshaya Patra than govt

With India’s performance on Global Hunger Index 2019 being dismal, it becomes even more pertinent that corporations and government release more funds to fuel India’s nutrition program for children.

school children News

FMCG slowdown: Demand for drinks, jam, sauces, juices declines despite low costs

Even while prices of certain product categories have been on a southward trend, demand and production of FMCG items such as jams, butter, drinks have declined.

Industry News

FMCG production growth fell to less than half; but, these items beat slowdown

Production growth of FMCG items has declined over a year as economic slowdown takes a toll on the industry; now it is down to more than half of what it was last fiscal.

Industry News

FMCG slowdown? More than 1 in every 2 items bought on Amazon, Flipkart is food, cosmetics, beverages

Fast-moving consumer goods are the most sold items on e-commerce platforms with every one in two items purchased online belonging to the FMCG category.

Industry News

Maharashtra gets Amul like dairy cooperative with all women team; to sell products under Creyo brand

Called Maval Dairy Farmer Services Producer Company Ltd., the cooperative is targeting customers based in Mumbai and Pune and will sell its product under the brand name Creyo.

Industry News

Swiggy losses mount: Food delivery app reports 500% jump in cash burn; here’s why

Swiggy has reported a 500% jump in losses as compared to last year as one of the country’s leading food delivery applications ramps up advertisement spends.

Swiggy News

Onion prices on fire even with produce touching over decade high; here’s why

While onion production has been on a 12 year high in 2018-19, the prices, nonetheless, have skyrocketed and have breached Rs 200 per kg mark in some regions.

Onions will be dear at least till January, when the new crop hits markets in Nasik and Bengaluru, a trader said News

Why is your friend getting Swiggy Super for Re 1, when you just paid Rs 199 for it

Swiggy uses differential pricing based on your usage pattern. What this essentially means is that you while you are getting Super for Rs 199 a month, a friend of yours could be getting the same offer for Re 1 a month.

Swiggy News

India must open borders; My-Country-First attitude will hurt businesses

Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: Strong government leadership across the world may do more self-harm rather than help their own business communities, with their vehement stand on protecting own interests.

Industry News

Boosting farmers’ income to solve agrarian woes; debt waivers won’t help

Agrarian crisis in India has been one of the biggest talk points this year owing to incidents of farmer suicides, erratic rainfall patterns destroying crops and decreasing farm income.

agriculture, agriculture sector, farmers News

No, farmers are not minting money from great onion price hike; here’s where the money is going

Indian farmers are still not making money from the great onion price hike even while onion prices have soared to Rs 200 per kg at some places.

Onion prices, farmers, economy News

H&M wants people to buy less clothes; here’s what it is doing to make money

Swedish fast-fashion brand H&M has now started to rent out clothes as the company looks to move towards a more sustainable fashion.

h&m, h&m goes green, sustainable fashion, News

More people shopping expensive Marico items online as FMCG firm embraces e-commerce rage

While online shopping has changed the face of retail across the globe, FMCG major Marico has been using the platform to drive the growth of its premium products.

marico, fmcg, e-commerce, parachute News

Amazon faces heat of workers on Cyber Monday soon after Black Friday protests

US-based e-commerce portal Amazon has been drawing constant ire from various labour groups, activists and environmentalists and they are holding protests against the online retailer around the globe.

Jeff Bezos, India, News

How much it takes to educate people in India; Cost of education revealed in four charts

The rising cost in education has made it extremely cumbersome for financially weak families in India to let their children pursue studies.

school children News
Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


Stock Market