August 2, 2013

The Indian government has eased its notoriously difficult restrictions on how foreign retailers must invest and source when doing business in the country.

January 21, 2013

A report by Bloomberg said that Ikea has received the go-ahead from the Indian government to open outlets in the country, making it perhaps the first major foreign retailer to set up its own stores in the region.

December 7, 2012

The Indian government won a non-binding vote in the upper house of parliament on its new policy to allow foreign supermarkets to enter the country's vast retail market, which is put at approximately $450 billion.