• ELECTRONICS
    Share of electronics dip in e-tail pie as groceries grow

    (Representative image) CHENNAI: E-tailing market is moving away slowly from just selling mobile phones and electronics to grocery and fashion products. A study by management consulting firm RedSeer said that the share of mobiles and electronics has dropped to 38% in the January-March quarter of 2019 from 45% in the same time last year. It has been steadily dropping since then. […]

  • CLOTHING
    Tchibo expands online clothing rental programme in sustainability push

    Tchibo has extended its clothing rental programme to new products after a successful year-long trial. The German clothing retailer said that the first year of Tchibo Share had shown the size of shopping carts and conversion rates “rising steadily”. Launched in January 2018, the programme allows customers to rent clothing online in order to cater […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    8 Bharat Electronics officials in soup over favouring companies

    The vigilance department of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence public undertaking, has ordered blacklisting of a design consultant and action against eight of its own senior officials over irregularities in awarding contracts. BEL allegedly allocated a consultancy contract to RD Konsultants for a confidential defence project to a single company without following due process, […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics to invest $9.6 billion annually in logic chips until 2030

    Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday that it would invest 11 trillion won ($9.57 billion) annually through 2030 in logic chip businesses, including its foundry business. The investment until 2030, worth 133 trillion won in total, comes as the world’s top memory chip maker strengthens non-memory semiconductor businesses such as contract chip manufacturing, known as foundry, […]

  • COUPONS
    Amazon considers buying up to 49% in Future Coupons

    Online giant Amazon is not ready to give up on Future Retail just yet. Amazon is working on a new deal structure that will enable it to own stake in Future Retail indirectly, sources close to the development have told CNBC-TV18. The revised FDI policy on e-commerce says that an entity having equity participation by […]

  • NEWS
    Stocks in the news: TCS, Infosys, Jet Airways, Prabhat Dairy, Lumax Auto, Sterlite Tech

    Results on April 12: TCS, Infosys, Alpha Hi-Tech Fuel, Ashika Credit Capital, Gangotri Textiles, GTPL Hathway, Integrated Capital Services, Infomedia Press, Minal Industries, Mold-Tek Technologies, Tinplate Company of India Cipla launches Niveoli, India’s first extrafine ICS-LABA combination HFA inhale Lumax Auto signed a joint venture agreement with Jopp Holding JmbH, Germany for manufacturing and sale of the automotive components IDBI […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Running LEDs in reverse could cool computers

    The quest to find more efficient methods for cooling computers is almost as high on scientists’ agendas as the desire to discover better battery chemistries. More cooling is crucial for reducing costs. It would also allow for more powerful processing to take place in smaller spaces, where limited processing should be crunching numbers instead of […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Mitsubishi Electric celebrates innovation in electronics

    Mitsubishi Electric, world’s leading electric and electronics company has been known for promoting young talent in the field of electronic engineering by organizing the Mitsubishi Electric Cup (ME Cup) every year for the past three years. The fourth edition of the event started on July 18, 2018 and concluded on 16th February 2019 at Manav Rachna International […]

  • COUPONS
    Amazon may buy a stake in Future Coupons to bag Future Retail prize

    Amazon is in talks to buy a stake in Future Coupons, a firm owned by Future Group promoter Kishore Biyani, to ensure that the global web retailer is in compliance with the amended foreign ownership rules that bar e-commerce companies from holding shares in entities selling on their platforms. The US-based online giant was earlier in talks to acquire […]

  • CLOTHING
    Stunning in Skirts

    Fabric Matters Just like any other clothing, the type of fabric used for a skirt plays a key role for truly ‘rocking it.’ You cannot expect flowy georgette to stay in place, nor can you expect a heavy plaid skirt to give off the breezy vibe. Other than that, when picking cotton or mixed fabric […]