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Are Brighter Times Ahead for India's FMCG Industry?

While the Indian economy boasted a 9 percent boost in GDP during its 2007-2011 fiscal years, the last two years have been a different story. In fact, India has been staring down the barrel of a severe economic crunch. The impact of the macroeconomic stress on the Indian consumer has been...

Ready to Spend, But Conditioned to Save

Reticent consumers are eager to open up their wallets, but they know that global economic conditions are still fragile. Backed by growing optimism, discretionary spending intentions around the world increased across all categories measured in the third quarter compared with those three months...