Big Bazaar: News

30 Aug 2020

Mukesh Ambani

What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

In a major move, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has announced the decision to buy businesses of Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group for Rs. 24,713 crore.

08 Apr 2020


Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

As 1.3 billion Indians struggle to move freely and access daily essentials under the 21-day lockdown enforced by the Narendra Modi government, Zomato is rising to the occasion.

06 Apr 2020


After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

Following in the footsteps of Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone have introduced a new facility that allows prepaid subscribers to recharge their mobile numbers at a nearby bank ATM.

25 Mar 2020


Flipkart, Amazon suspend services as India goes into lockdown

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day, nation-wide lockdown to combat the threat of COVID-19 outbreak, two of India's biggest e-commerce giants - Flipkart and Amazon India - temporarily suspended their services.

24 Jul 2018


Dhoni was highest individual taxpayer in Bihar-Jharkhand region last year

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was the highest individual taxpayer in the whole of the Bihar-Jharkhand region last year.

29 Nov 2017


Despite GST-cut, why are detergents like Surf, Vim still costly?

Earlier in November, the GST Council cut tax rates of more than 200 items in an attempt to make common-use items more affordable for the people.

21 Sep 2017


Big Bazaar plans expansion, merger and takes online help

Kishore Biyani's Future group-owned hypermarket chain Big Bazaar plans on launching 100 stores all across India within next one year.

12 Sep 2017


SBI Card to soon introduce cardless payments

Soon, SBI Card customers will be able to make payments by simply tapping their smartphones on swipe machines.

29 Aug 2017


Future Group wants to expand brand presence in tier-II cities

Future Group plans on increasing the proliferation of its smaller format stores in tier II and III cities.

03 Aug 2017


Patanjali's next stop? Disrupting branded apparel market in India

Come 2018, if things go right, we are going to see a major shopping spree for the 'swadeshi' line of clothes, for men, women, and children, that Baba Ramdev plans to launch.

18 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Salman Khan rents out property for Rs. 80 lakh/month

Actor Salman Khan leased out a commercial building for a whopping rent of Rs. 80 lakh/month for first five years to Future Group, Big Bazaar owner.

13 Jul 2017


Pro-Kabaddi League: Know all about the 12 teams' owners

The fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League is set to begin soon.

29 Jun 2017


Pre-GST sale: 'July 1 is just the beginning'

Just ahead of GST, retailers are offering heavy last-minute deals to clear stocks.

18 Apr 2017


Paytm Food Wallet to tackle outdated paper-based meal vouchers hiccup

As per RBI, meal paper vouchers given out by firms are not going to be valid after December 31, 2017, and it has to make a digital leap.

23 Jan 2017


Future Group reassigns executive roles

India's largest retailer, Future Group, has reassigned roles of its top executive members and have also hired a new marketing head in order to push growth.

AIIMS to use MobiKwik for cashless payments

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi has partnered with MobiKwik to enable digital payments for staff and patients using the mobile wallet.

MobiKwik registers 1000% growth post-demonetization

Mobile payments platform MobiKwik registered 1000% growth after the demonetization scheme was announced in November, crossing the one million user mark on its network.

02 Dec 2016


Banks make efforts for smooth functioning on pay-day

Sources stated that the RBI and commercial banks in the country made efforts to ensure smooth functioning on pay-day; banks rationed cash supplies to ensure equitable distribution among branches.

01 Dec 2016


Situation at banks escalates on payday

Banks have sought police protection after long queues and angry customers made for a volatile situation at all bank branches as people came to withdraw their salaries.

30 Nov 2016


Banks could run dry leaving many in a lurch

Demonetization has been throwing up new challenges over the last couple of weeks.

24 Nov 2016


Post office savings accounts allow deposits of Rs.500/1000 notes

People can deposit the now invalid Rs.500 and Rs.1000 denomination currency notes in their Post Office savings accounts, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

22 Nov 2016


Only 10% cash replaced so far reveals RBI

Data from the RBI has revealed that the government has only managed to replace around 10% (Rs.1,36,000 crore) of the cash that was made illegal overnight on 8 November.

22 Nov 2016


Odisha bank loses Rs.1 crore of old currency

Approximately Rs.1.15 crore of defunct Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes were found missing from the Odisha Gramya Bank's branch in Dhenkanal.

21 Nov 2016


More relaxations for demonetization rules

The RBI has put a substantial portion of the 16,368 million pieces of soiled notes of lower denominations, back into circulation.

20 Nov 2016


IT Dept monitoring large deposits

Sources revealed that the Income Tax department is monitoring bank deposits and is in the process of flagging abnormally large transactions.

17 Nov 2016


Demonetization woes continue across India

In Assam, due to a shortfall of Indian currency, Bhutanese currency is being used as legal tender.

15 Nov 2016


Bank, ATM queues longer, Jewellery sales under scanner

Thousands of people lined up outside banks and ATMs today, as yesterday's bank holiday left citizens stranded without cash; people were disgruntled over banks being shut at a time when cash availability was at a low.

12 Nov 2016


Indians find ways to hide black money through gold, tickets

People have started booking railway tickets and cancelling them to get the reimbursements to hide the black-money.

10 Nov 2016


Sacks full of burnt money found in Uttar Pradesh

Within a day after PM Modi announced that Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes would be discontinued, sacks full of mutilated and burnt notes were found in Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh.

18 Oct 2016


Future Group's Kishore Biyani to focus on private labels

India's consumer and retails giant Future Group's head, Kishore Biyani, is all set to launch newer private labels to help boost the company's revenue over the coming years.

16 Sep 2016


Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh to revamp ration shops with Future Group

Indian FMCG giant Future Group is in talks with Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh to help revive and revamp the states' fair price shops.

MobiKwik to provide mobile wallets to slum dwellers in Pune

MobiKwik in partnership with NGO Samagra will provide ICT-enabled mobile wallets to the urban slum dwellers.

23 Aug 2016


Future Group in talks to acquire More

Discussions between Future Group (Future) and Aditya Birla Retail (ABR) are underway for a proposed merger or acquisition of ABR's supermarket chain, More.

22 Aug 2016


Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

According to a report published in the Economic Times, India's most profitable retail chain is run by the Indian defence services.

07 Aug 2016


Big Bazaar goes online with Future Group and Paytm Partnership

Retail company Future Group tied up with Paytm, an e-commerce mobile payment and commerce platform this month.