StanChart breaks record with Tk 1,655 crore profits

No bank in Bangladesh has ever made so much profit in a year

Shwapno gets Asia Marketing Excellence Award

Shwapno, one of the largest retail chain store in Bangladesh, has won “The Asia Marketing Excellence Award,” also known as Asia’s Marketing Company of the Year 2020. 

Online plastics fair from July 5

The 15th Bangladesh International Plastics, Printing and Packaging Industry Fair (IPF) will begin on July 5.

Price hike of essentials weighs on 90pc people

Around 90 per cent of people of Bangladesh are forced to buy low-quality products when the prices increase as their incomes do not go up in keeping with the upward movement of basic items’ prices, speakers said yesterday.

Shwapno promoting US food, beverages

Retail chain Shwapno and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a joint “Taste of America” promotional campaign highlighting and reaching consumers over 100 US food and beverage items, including canola oil, dried fruits, nuts, cereals and chocolates.

Districts in focus / Betel nuts helping farmers make a fortune

Betel nut farming has changed the luck of many farmers in Nilphamari district as the crop is more profitable than many others thanks to its nature of giving high yield with little care and handsome market price.

Singer opens washing machine plant

Singer Bangladesh has commenced manufacturing washing machines at its Savar plant that has a capacity to produce 420,000 units per year.

Dismal sales frustrate Tangail sari traders

The traditional weaving industry in Tangail district needs both public and private support in order to recover from the Covid-19 and flood-induced losses, according to local traders.

Govt to import 50,000 tonnes of rice from India thru railways

The government will import 50,000 tonnes of parboiled rice from India through the railways for the first time.

Sow early ripening paddy to reduce flood risks

The government is putting emphasis on the cultivation of early ripening varieties of paddy to reduce risks of flood damage and ensure an adequate supply of the popular grain, according to Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque.

Online orders boost home appliance sales

Home appliance makers and retailers are witnessing better sales than previous year on the back of online shopping, promotional offers and free delivery ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Another hike in edible oil prices

Edible oil prices witnessed a fresh spike over the last few days in line with rising international prices and supply rationing by processors and wholesalers, a development that will affect fixed and low-income earners.

No shortage of sugar in Ramadan

The government has taken steps to meet the additional demand for sugar and ensure unadulterated products during the upcoming fasting month of Ramadan, according to officials.

Fear of low production grips onion seed growers in Faridpur

Onion seed producers in Faridpur fear a lower than expected harvest this time as droughts, swarming caterpillar attacks and low pollination have hampered cultivation this year.

Hilsa traders, fishermen in hot water

Fishermen and fish traders have found themselves in hot water as the ongoing nationwide pandemic restrictions have hampered sales ahead of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar.

Watermelon farmers, traders fear massive losses

Despite a bumper yield of watermelon in Barishal division, the top producer of the popular summer fruit, farmers and traders fear massive losses because of the new containment measures aimed at curbing the rise in coronavirus infections.

Rice stock still scarce

Despite taking aggressive measures to import rice in the last three months, the government has so far failed to replenish the country’s depleting grain stocks.

Domino's Pizza to set foot in Bangladesh soon

Domino's, the world's largest pizza chain, is set to serve its famed pies to Bangladeshi customers within the next three months,

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