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'People tend to pay more when offered something quite cheaply'

When given the choice of getting something quite cheaply or for nothing, you may end up paying more than its real price, a behavioural study has found. (Thinkstock)

When given the choice of getting something quite cheaply, you may end up paying more: study.

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AVA launches in-flight shopping in Punjab
Punjab and Chandigarh have got outlets at Chandigarh Airport and Amritsar Airport for in flight shop...

UK's Pavers approaches govt for licence in single brand retail

Govt said footwear and accessories player Pavers England has applied for single brand retail licence...

Bharti Walmart launch training centre in Maha

The centre will train youth, free-of-cost, in retail skills to make them employable in the sector.

Wipro to launch glucose tablets

Wipro had acquired Glucovita from Hindustan Unilever for Rs 5 crore in 2003.

Graduates from top B-schools, IITs make a beeline for e-tailing cos

Raj Kuruhuri, 24, has been working for e-commerce start-up for over a month now. Kur...
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Online retailers fill shelves with private brands in margin chase
Online retailers, vying for a podium finish in race to mkt supremacy, are betting big on private bra...
Chasing profits, Kishore Biyani’s Future Group shut 40% of Food Bazaar stores in 2013
Kishore Biyani has been equally ruthless with KB’s Fairprice, closing about 35 stores last year.
Richemont seeks single brand retail entry into Indian market with Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels
Richemont's entry could boost luxury retail sector, which has fast-rising number of wealthy people.
Arvind Kejriwal govt should rethink decision on FDI in multi-brand retail: Capt G R Gopinath
AAP's move to reject FDI in retail will send out wrong message to investors, says the airline entrep...
FIPB clears Tesco's $110 mn multi-brand retail proposal for 50% stake in Tata Trent
Trent Hypermarket runs 16 outlets in the southern and western regions with support from Tesco.
After Tesco PLC, expect more global chains in multi-brand retail to come to India: Anand Sharma
Tesco PLC is set to invest $110 mn to engage in multi-brand retail trading with Tata Trent.
After eZone, Future Group looking to restructure home furnishing chain HomeTown
After managing to turn around its electronics chain eZone, Future Group now plans to restructure its...
Tesco and Trent to open new format store Star Market
The new format will be a mid-sized hypermarket between Star Daily and Star Bazaar.
Dancing Turkeys forays into Indian meat market
Turkey meat is one of the largest consumed nutritious meats in America, EU and the EMEA regions.
E-sale fest clicks with shoppers
For retailers like Jabong, revenues increased by as much as six times on a single day during festiva...
Marks & Spencer takes stylish bid to India
In India, Marks & Spencer Reliance Retail reported a net loss of Rs 25.95 mn in year ended March 201...
Japanese retailer Aeon looks for partners for India entry
Aeon Corporation, Asia's largest player, is scouting for potential partners in multi-brand retail se...
Barcode system to check fake products on the anvil
Customs dept ties up with GS1 to design tool to curb counterfeits.
Big Retail in India gives SMEs a miss
Most home-grown organised retailers source less than 25% from small and medium enterprises.
Amazon tries free, on-time delivery to lure India online
Free shipping on a 100 rupee book. Delivery times guaranteed to the minute.
Plasma TVs fly off the shelves this Diwali
Freebies and discounts have seen rising sales in consumer durables and lifestyle products.
International toy trade fair to be held in Mumbai from Oct 24
Over 100 Indian and international manufacturers will present toys, baby articles, sport articles, et...
Walmart to pitch for private labels in sourcing norms
By inclusion of private labels, Walmart argues it will be able to comply with FDI policy.
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