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Monday May 20, 2013
US-based Walmart and UK-based Tesco have sought clarifications from the DIPP on whether they could set up warehouses in states which are against the Centre's retail FDI policy.
Sunday May 19, 2013
Land acquisition will be a major hurdle for Swedish furniture retailer IKEA to set up its stores in India and it may have to even depend on public auction by government, according to real estate consultants.
Friday May 10, 2013
The Enforcement Directorate, which is probing alleged violations of forex laws by retail giant Walmart in its investment in two Indian firms, has asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion to clarify rules governing FDI in the multi-bran...
Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
A government-appointed panel probing Wal-Mart 's lobbying with the US lawmakers for its entry into Indian market will submit its report within a fortnight, wherein it may also suggest framing rules in India for lobby activities by companies.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 5, 2013
The government-appointed panel, looking into Wal-Mart's lobbying with American lawmakers for its entry into the Indian market, is likely to meet on Monday and deliberate on information provided by the retail giant.
Reuters | Sunday May 5, 2013
Hong-Kong entrepreneur Ramesh Tainwala spent 18 months operating branded clothing retail stores in India before deciding it was impossible to succeed without paying bribes.
Thursday May 2, 2013
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today cleared the much-awaited Rs 10,500-crore proposal of Swedish retailer IKEA to set up single brand retail stores in the country.
Wednesday May 1, 2013
The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the hurdles for the implementation of FDI in multi-brand retail sector saying that the "consumer is king and if that is the philosophy working behind the policy then what is wrong".
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 29, 2013
Swedish fashion retail giant H&M aims to open 50 stores in India to tap the South Asian nation's growing middle-class market, an Indian government statement said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 23, 2013
Walmart continued to lobby with the American lawmakers over Indian retail Foreign Direct Investment or FDI rules during the first quarter of 2013, even as a probe is underway into the global retail giant's US lobbying activities for facilitating its ...
Monday April 22, 2013
Global furniture major IKEA will be allowed to run cafes and restaurant within its single brand stores in India but not sell food items, Parliament was informed today.
Thursday April 4, 2013
France-based Auchan, one of the world's largest hypermarket chains, has plans to open 60 stores in India, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said today.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Expressing commitment to continue with reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today indicated government will further liberalise Foreign Direct Investment or FDI regime in the coming months and push the land reforms measures.
Sunday March 17, 2013
The government-appointed panel, looking into possible irregularities in Wal-Mart's US lobbying activities for entering the Indian market, is expected to meet senior executives of the retail giant this week to gather more information.
Saturday March 16, 2013
Government has approved 63 proposals for FDI in single brand retail so far, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said on Friday.