Ashwani Kumar

Training the trainers

Addressing a seminar on retail recently, Ashwani Kumar, minister of state for industry, had said that skills upgrade of professionals will remain a major challenge for the retail sector in India. What he probably missed to address are the...

Infrastructure must catch up with retail pace

Though business of modern retail is growing at a considerable pace, the elements to support this development, including the overall infrastructure, are not. This is the major issue that concerns all related to the business. Indiaretailing quizzed the industry minister,...

The gap in retail and infrastructure growth will be bridged: Industry minister

“The focus of the ministry is on infrastructural development. The government is putting in a lot of investments for infrastructure growth and in a few years the country will see a better environment for not just retail businesses, but...

Fresh retail FDI not now: Centre

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector for multi-brand products will be examined only after government receives reports from two analyst agencies, Rajya Sabha was informed yesterday. The two agencies are Indian Council for Research on International Relations (ICRIER) and...

The 24th India International Jewellery Show begins in Mumbai

Ashwani Kumar, minister of state for Industries, Government of India, and Sanjay Kothari, chairman of Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), and Krirkkrai Jirapaet, commerce minister of Republic of Thailand, declared the opening of GJEPC’s 24th India International...
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Acquisition of V Retail will strengthen Reliance Retail’s foothold in the segment, said GlobalData

The acquisition of V Retail will enable Reliance Retail to tap the growing footwear market in India Bengaluru: Reliance Retail has...
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