Meesho, India's fastest-growing internet commerce platform, recorded 750 per cent growth in users over the last year during Maha Indian Shopping League, its flagship festive sale event.
Nearly 60 per cent of the total demand was driven by tier-4+ markets, including faraway locations like Khawzawl in Mizoram and Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Waning Demand For iPhone 13s Points To Consumer Caution
Apple just offered a new reason to be worried about the state of the consumer. The company is telling suppliers of waning demand for its iPhone 13. The warning suggests shoppers have either satiated their appetite for new stuff or are uneasy about extravagant purchases in a world of soaring prices and a pandemic that refuses to go away. Throw in the new omicron mutation, and it's a heady mix for shoppers.
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Strategy to adopt blockchain into govt systems released
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EU fines Barclays, HSBC, Credit Suisse for forex cartel
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India reaches 40% non-fossil fuel capacity in Nov, 9 years ahead of target
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GM's Exit From India Hits a Roadblock
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ELIZABETH DENLEY has been a student of both science and spirituality all her life. Trained as a scientist, she turned her field of inquiry and research skills to the field of meditation and spirituality after starting the Heartfulness practices in the late 80s. Here she shares some thoughts on the importance of selfacceptance.
The New Storytelling:We Are All Indigenous Global Citizens
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The Vaccine's Last Mile Problem
India is racing to vaccinate its villages, including many in remote and desperately poor areas where suspicion of the government’s motives runs deep
India's Fintech Boom
A government-backed system of digital payments has set offa wave of innovation
THE GAME CHANGER
INSIDE DHD’S RECORD-SETTING DURAMAX
Building Community Through Education
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Granny Chic Galore!
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INDIANA NOTIFYING 750K AFTER COVID-19 TRACING DATA ACCESSED
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What is My Stereo's Gender?
Readers will recall, distressingly, that I have tried their patience on just about every topic that marginally relates to audio. LP grooves, CD bumps, flat response, boomy bass, warm recordings, cold binary bits—I have waxed philosophically on all of them. Which bring us to today’s audio topic: gender.