Grocery Stalls
Opinion  /  Published 12.07.20

Locally sourced: encouraging businesses to do away with plastic packaging

Sir — There is a resounding clamour to go local all over the country. While trade protectionism can be risky, the mantra of going local can be useful. Zero waste stores — supermarkets that...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Lockdown-hit vendors turn into grocers

Hundreds of people across Assam are opening grocery shops as an alternative livelihood during the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19.After the announcement of lockdown by Pr...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.03.20

Coronavirus crisis: Rate chart sparks chaos

Retailers dealing in grocery items are forced to bicker with customers following the release of the official rate chart for various essential grocery items.After complaints of inflated prices in the w...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.20

Canning cannot

In the days before the lockdown, the wholesale market in Canning would come alive at 3am. The traders would buy fish and vegetables in bulk, and make a dash for the adjacent train station. In pre-coro...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Business  /  Published 09.02.20

RIL expands retail spread

Reliance Retail is expanding its grocery play as it takes on rivals such as Amazon. The organised retail arm of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has opened around 18 grocery outlets, or Smart Point stor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 31.03.20

Free-for-all in break in total lockdown

People flooded the streets and markets of Dakshina Kannada in Karnataka on Tuesday after the district administration relaxed lockdown conditions for nine hours.The residents crowded shops and markets ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Covid lockdown: Free ration for Guwahati wagers

As panic discussions on likely scarcity of essentials, including vegetables, echoed in the living rooms in Guwahati, the Kamrup (metro) district administration announced distribution of free ration to...
By Pranjal Baruah/Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.04.20

GMC seals plaza for selling stale groceries

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has sealed Samsung Smart Plaza located near Rajdhani Masjid for allegedly selling stale groceries and poultry products.The GMC acted after receiving public com...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.20

3 held for hoarding ICDS soya

More than 250kg of soya chunks meant for distribution among women and children from poor families was seized from the home of a grocery shop owner who had allegedly stocked it to sell in the black mar...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Grocery shop in Chitpore makes burglars’ list

A grocery shop in Chitpore has been burgled and packets of detergent powder and cartons of biscuits on the front rack were stolen.Essentials have become valuables, courtesy the lockdown imposed to fig...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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