Sukanta Halder

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Govt targets 5.6pc annual productivity growth

The government has targeted an annual average productivity growth rate of 5.6 per cent for the next 10 years as it is set to begin implementing the Bangladesh National Productivity Master Plan from...

September 28, 2021
September 28, 2021

Big promise, bigger deception

It calls its hefty discount offers tornado, typhoon, kalbaishakhi (Nor’wester), conflagration and Tufan (hurricane) and sells mobile phones, flats, cars and whatnot.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

E-commerce transactions by cards hit five-month low

Appetite for purchases through online platforms using cards declined in July this year from that a month ago, as people have become cautious in placing orders following a series of scams centring e...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Another e-commerce scam unfolding

Qcoom has suspended its physical operations after hundreds of customers thronged its office in Dhaka, demanding products or refunds amid the e-commerce platform’s failure to make deliveries within...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

E-commerce Industry: Still left to run without reins

E-commerce firmly began to put down roots in Bangladesh back in 2009 and since then has gone on to become a mainstay in the retail landscape.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Chorus of complaints against rogue e-commerce firms

Lured by hefty discounts at e-commerce platform Eorange, Md Sahedul Islam, a private firm employee with a Tk 15,000 monthly income, borrowed Tk 13 lakh from family members, relatives and colleagues...

September 19, 2021
September 19, 2021

Dairy farms sprouting around Dhaka

Many Dhaka residents are well aware about the milkman, known as “goala” in Bangla, who delivers fresh milk to their doorsteps on a daily basis.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

BSCIC to launch e-commerce platform

The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) is all set to launch an e-commerce platform enabling local entrepreneurs to sell different products in the domestic and global markets.

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Suffering lingers for duped e-commerce customers

Md Nabid Rahman, employed at a private company in Dhaka, made a payment of Tk 12.5 lakh to e-commerce platform Dhamaka in March for two motorcycles and other products which were on offer at hefty...

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Pran-RFL turning plastic waste into new products

Pran-RFL Group, one of the leading conglomerates in Bangladesh, plans to double its plastic recycling capacity to make new products from thrown away items.