From the Editor's Desk Amazon has built its empire on incremental shifts in retail convenience - starting with e-commerce itself. Enter Ether-commerce, where products order themselves, and you are never out of stock. In late 2015, its Dash Replenishment Service (DRS) came online. It's Dash Button but without the button: Manufacturers large and small can bake automated purchasing into their devices, so long as those devices run software and can talk to the Internet. As of January, Brother and Samsung printers, Gmate glucose meters, and GE washers began ordering supplies for themselves without human intervention. The whole thing seems preposterous, but didn't e-commerce once seem unlikely, too? In time, inevitably, we'll adjust to robot shoppers, for good or for ill - Comment
Reliance Retail shuts over 20 stores in effort to cut losses Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Reliance Industries, has shut more than 20 stores in the country in the last nine months mainly in the value (food and grocery retailing) and jewellery formats as the company is focusing to reduce losses by shutting unprofitable stores.
Why Ashok Leyland dragged Nissan to court Around Rs200 crore vendor liability figures quoted by Nissan are not in the JV’s books; the overall liability figures are only around Rs700 crore, far less than Rs1,200 crore quoted by Nissan
Does India have too many banks? Or too few? Bankers have "strongly supported" the idea of consolidation, suggesting the government to form a panel of experts to devise a merger strategy, Jaitley said. State-run lenders hold more than two-thirds of assets in India's banking industry.
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When An Icon Comes To Power: Suu Kyi's Authoritarianism Could Prove Fatal For Myanmar Myanmar post-April will have the military in the doorway, Suu Kyi controlling the floor, a puppet president handling the seat, and speakers trying to make sense of the house. Unless Suu Kyi trusts her party enough to delegate, and step back from micromanaging the government, the entire system will collapse. It will also prove fatal for the country.
Why I Was Dismayed By Kanhaiya Kumar's 'Freedom' Speech First and foremost, I was delighted to hear about Kanhaiya Kumar's interim bail. However, I was deeply disappointed by the speech he gave upon his return to the JNU campus. I had been expecting him to act responsibly and to clarify that 'anti-national' slogans are not acceptable, not on the JNU campus nor anywhere else.