Anushruti Singh

Indian stainless steel industry expecting trade remedial measures from government: President, ISSDA

Stainless steel demand has been growing to the tune of over 7 per cent CAGR in India for the last three decades, in contrast to a global stainless steel CAGR of about ~5 per cent. For strengthening the sector further, stakeholders demand more focused protectionist measures. SMEfutures in conversation with KK Pahuja, President of Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA). ...

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Capturing India’s sweet tooth: The confectionery chronicles

Indian confectionery market is competitive and has evolved drastically over the years. With multinational companies accounting for major market share, small businesses are making their way with new product innovations and marketing strategies for surviving in the segment. ...

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With consumerism shifting gears, Indian buyers move towards used goods  

Owing to diminishing life span of the value of products, and consumers’ tendency to replace goods ever so frequently, the sentiment for pre-owned goods remains extremely positive. This is why, the second-hand goods market has grown tremendously over the past few years in India and is set to expand further.  ...

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Connected packaging and interactive print is the future

The printing industry is growing at an annual rate of 12 per cent, which comprises more than 2,50,000 small, medium and big printing companies. While the packaging sector is growing at an annual rate of 16 per cent. Both small and medium enterprises in the print and packaging sectors have considerable growth opportunities.  ...

Auto dealership growth is decelerating, but upheaval is next

Automotive dealerships are facing a ‘low growth, low profit’ scenario for the past one year and it is diluting their present and future market potential. But despite the many uncertainties, auto-dealers are surviving while trying to maintain a steady growth.    ...

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Health-and-Wellness

How wellness SMEs are making India healthier

The once-known simple grooming destinations, gyms, salons and spas have transformed drastically these days, and have converted into a big multi-billion wellness industry in India, from their nascent unstructured beginning in the early 1990s to a comprehensive ecosystem today.  ...

Ayushman Bharat: transforming healthcare into an industry?

With the pivotal technology driven partnership between government and healthcare providers, the scheme is going to create a paradigm shift in Indian healthcare scenario, though SMEs are bound to face some of the challenges on the road....

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