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  • Bringing MSMEs back on the growth trajectory Apr 29, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Bringing MSMEs back on the growth trajectory

    This is a special feature as part of India on the Move Series (Season 4), an initiative by Standard Chartered Bank and CNBC-TV18

  • 2020 hindsight: As Covid wave intensifies, FMCG companies ramp up supplies to retailers and distributors Apr 26, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    2020 hindsight: As Covid wave intensifies, FMCG companies ramp up supplies to retailers and distributors

    Last year, FMCG products vanished from retail shelves as consumers scrambled to hoard products after the government announced a nationwide lockdown. Anticipating a similar spike in demand, companies such as Cargill, CavinKare and Parle Products have ensured their distributors and retailers are fully stocked up this time around.

  • Supply Chain Resilience Initiative | There’s no escaping China's growing centrality Sep 08, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    Supply Chain Resilience Initiative | There’s no escaping China's growing centrality

    Most companies are not delinking business with China. They are only talking of adopting a 'China+1' strategy to diversify supply chains to manage their price and supply volatility as also de-risk becoming hostage to Beijing’s whims

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Transporters fear shortage of truck drivers Apr 23, 2020 08:01 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Transporters fear shortage of truck drivers

    Supply of essential goods could take a hit if truckers flock to their villages

  • Coronavirus impact | Retailers, government join hands to ease supply chain woes Apr 03, 2020 03:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Retailers, government join hands to ease supply chain woes

    RAI is also in discussions with online food delivery firms like Swiggy and Zomato for last-mile delivery of essentials.

  • Coronavirus impact | Labour shortage leading to tardy distribution of essentials: FMCG distributors Mar 27, 2020 04:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Labour shortage leading to tardy distribution of essentials: FMCG distributors

    "The major issue we are facing is lack of manpower, particularly loaders. I have received the products from the manufacturer but how do I distribute?” said a Mumbai-based distributor of Marico and RB India (Reckitt Benckiser)

  • Covid-19 pandemic | Lessons from India on how to overcome shortage of medical supplies Mar 18, 2020 08:57 AM IST

    Covid-19 pandemic | Lessons from India on how to overcome shortage of medical supplies

    Balance sheets must not determine the relevance of State-owned production facilities, especially if they are involved in producing medical supplies. This is because health is too valuable to be left to market forces of supply and demand.

  • Coronavirus: BMW India says supply chain sorted till June Mar 11, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    Coronavirus: BMW India says supply chain sorted till June

    "As of now we are fine and comfortable for the next quarter (April-June). We have a very clear picture..On certain products which are coming out beyond the quarter, we will have to see how the coronavirus impact pans out," BMW Group India President and CEO Rudratej Singh told PTI.

  • Our aim is to be fastest Rs 1,000 crore company: Stellar Value Chain Solutions Founder Jun 17, 2019 06:43 PM IST

    Our aim is to be fastest Rs 1,000 crore company: Stellar Value Chain Solutions Founder

    The company aims to be a disruptor and the market leader by FY22-23. For this, the 50-year old founder Anshuman Singh has drawn up an ambitious plan.

  • Despite e-comm rise, offline stores generating 91% sale: Study Mar 28, 2017 10:23 PM IST

    Despite e-comm rise, offline stores generating 91% sale: Study

    "Despite the rise of e-commerce, the physical stores still draw a significant shopping crowd. In fact, 91 per cent of all retail sales are still being generated in brick-and-mortar stores," the study released by Zebra Technology said today.

  • Amul, Haldiram's get approval to set up cold-chain units Mar 27, 2017 09:49 PM IST

    Amul, Haldiram's get approval to set up cold-chain units

    These cold chain stores will be a part of the national cold chain grid being created to transfer perishable goods like fruits and vegetables, fish, meat and ready-to-eat-meals, from farm areas to consumers without spoilage.

  • Snapdeal has worked hard to boost supply chain: Kunal Bahl Oct 25, 2016 07:35 PM IST

    Snapdeal has worked hard to boost supply chain: Kunal Bahl

    Home-grown e-commerce major Snapdeal's consumer reach-out exercises prompted the company to overhaul their brand positioning to represent what the youth of the country feel and believe in — the future will be better than the past, said Kunal Bahl, Co-founder and Chief Executive.

  • Here's the impact of digitization on manufacturing in India Jul 14, 2016 09:54 PM IST

    Here's the impact of digitization on manufacturing in India

    In the final episode of Digitizing India, we look at the impact of digitization on India‘s manufacturing sector. We look at how Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is making its factories smarter and how ITC is improving its supply chain with the help of technology.

  • Supply chain scenario likely to alter with GST: PwC Report Sep 15, 2015 08:41 PM IST

    Supply chain scenario likely to alter with GST: PwC Report

    The supply chain scenario is expected to change sharply at the onset of GST, or will at least be revalued, as it is expected to change the way retailers do business in the country, according to a PwC report.

  • Cipla's revenue to grow by 20% in current year Aug 27, 2015 08:53 PM IST

    Cipla's revenue to grow by 20% in current year

    Cipla is having presence in over 150 countries, manufacture drugs in over 50 dosages and has a portfolio in excess of 1,500 products.

  • NCML enters into strategic alliance with Adani Ports Aug 17, 2015 05:08 PM IST

    NCML enters into strategic alliance with Adani Ports

    The objective of the partnership is to assist industries, traders, importers and exporters in financing their capital requirements at all stages of the supply chain, ranging from post harvest storage to export or import stages, APSEZ and NCML said in a joint release.

  • Indian Angel Network invests in Shopatplaces Jul 24, 2015 09:50 PM IST

    Indian Angel Network invests in Shopatplaces

    Indian Angel Network (IAN), an investor group of over 350 high networth individuals, has invested an undisclosed sum in Shopatplaces, an e-commerce player that offers geographic speciality merchandise.

  • Mahindra bets big on agriculture sector Jun 29, 2015 09:22 AM IST

    Mahindra bets big on agriculture sector

    The Mumbai-based group, which forayed into agri-segment in 2010-end, is keeping options open for acquisitions in the range of Rs 100-150 crore in seeds, dairy, irrigation and crop care verticals as it looks to scale up.

  • India will do better on ease of doing biz this year: CII Jun 01, 2015 09:37 AM IST

    India will do better on ease of doing biz this year: CII

    The eBiz platform aims to create a business and investor friendly ecosystem in India by making all business and investment related clearances and compliances available on a 24x7 single portal, with an integrated payment gateway.

  • Bata India Jan-Mar quarter net up 48% at Rs 58.43 cr May 28, 2015 03:55 PM IST

    Bata India Jan-Mar quarter net up 48% at Rs 58.43 cr

    The company had posted a net profit of Rs 39.40 crore in the same period previous fiscal, the company said in a statement.

  • M&M to buy stake in Mitsubishi Heavy's farm machinery unit May 21, 2015 11:45 AM IST

    M&M to buy stake in Mitsubishi Heavy's farm machinery unit

    The investment is being made through the issue of common shares and class A non-voting shares of Japan's Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Co Ltd, and the deal is expected to close by Oct. 1, the companies said in a joint statement.

  • WalMart eyes Amazon in potentially costly e-commerce battle May 20, 2015 02:19 PM IST

    WalMart eyes Amazon in potentially costly e-commerce battle

    Online revenues grew 17 percent globally in the first quarter ended April 30, against a slight drop in overall sales. However, investments in e-commerce shaved 2 cents off the retailer's earnings per share, equal to the cost impact in the quarter of its move to raise wages for entry level workers across the US.

  • CCEA approves changes in mega food park scheme May 07, 2015 09:34 AM IST

    CCEA approves changes in mega food park scheme

    The modifications, which includes allowing the central government agencies to hold more than 26 percent equity in the mega food park, would streamline the implementation of the scheme.

  • Apple aims to ship more than 20m smartwatches in 2015: Srcs Apr 24, 2015 03:58 PM IST

    Apple aims to ship more than 20m smartwatches in 2015: Srcs

    Shipment estimates for the smartwatch, Apple's first wearable gadget that went on sale on Friday, vary widely as it's a relatively new type of consumer product and the market is largely untapped.

  • India ranks 119 on global business resilience index Apr 02, 2015 01:35 PM IST

    India ranks 119 on global business resilience index

    The 2015 FM Global Resilience Index has been topped by Norway for being the country's best suited for companies seeking to avoid disruptions in their global supply chain operations. Venezuela is ranked last on the list.

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