As slowdown bites, Lifestyle International eyes single-digit growth this fiscal year

The ₹4,000-crore fashion retailer Lifestyle International is eyeing ‘single digit growth’ this fiscal. Same store growth has been ‘flat’ so far, but is expected to pick up over the next few months. The slowdown, according to Vasanth Kumar, Managing Director, Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd (India), is primarily due to delay in new mall construction and a […]

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Decoding slowdown: Investment is falling; neither central government nor private sector shows any appetite for it

Few would disagree with the Economic Survey of 2018-19 when it makes a case for investment as the “key driver” of India’s growth – in line with the Chinese experience, as it says – which would create capacity, increase labour productivity, introduce new technology, allow creative destruction and generate jobs. Except, this seem highly unlikely […]

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Will Angel Investment Slowdown Hamper Recovery?

Just as most sources of small business financing have slowed down in the recession, angel financing has gone through some changes, too. Like all investors, angels became more cautious about their investments. But what long-term effect will this slowdown have? A recent study holds some useful news for small businesses that are seeking this type […]

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