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ISHO's thrust on affordability, desirability of young buyers

ISHO, a new age furniture company, puts thrust on affordability and desirability of new generation buyers. Rayana Hossain, Founder, ISHO says "At ISHO we strive to make furniture efficient and durable in today's world. The use of responsibly sourced solid...

A fresh tariff hike by private container depots in Chattogram has irked the users of the facility. The shipping companies, freight forwarders and consignees are the key users of services provided by 18 privately-owned container depots, known as off-docks. The Bangladesh Inland Container Depot Association (BICDA), a group of the depot operators, has increased its charges by 12 per cent across the board. They provide around 20 services, including stuffing or un-stuffing of goods. The stakeholders argued this will raise the cost of doing business in the country. They also said that the spike came up at a time when the shipping business had slumped not only in the country but also across the globe. Given the urgency of the...

Onion market: Unholy alliance still at play

Despite increased onion output locally, importers and allied traders are swallowing all benefits depriving consumers and farmers alike, said market observers. Domestic yield has registered a 40-per cent rise in the past six years and more than 100 per cent...