A glut has kept sugar prices low. The resulting arrears to farmers have become a headache for the government in an election year. Can it fix the problem?
How a host of corporates are partnering with Indian farmers for a win-win yield and lessening agrarian distress.
He pulled back a three-generation-old family business from the brink of bankruptcy by betting big on innovation and diversifying beyond the flagship product line.
Mudra loans are throwing up fresh NPAs, causing concern among bankers
The ecosystem is still at a nascent stage and debt-laden Indian telcos must find new revenue channels to make fresh investments viable.
The Bengaluru-based company provides health and fitness solutions online and offline.
Quick access to information and speedy issue resolution are happening on brands' social media platforms.
While YouTube and OTT players jostle for dominance in the video segment in India, it is the creators who are making merry.
Companies in India are taking baby steps with the latest in smart manufacturing as sensors, cobots and software take charge of factory floors.
Indian stock markets have been ahead of most emerging markets in 2018. India is set to offer attractive returns as earnings recovery pulls in foreign investors.
One year after GST, industry numbers suggest that the very small FMCG players are struggling; only the mid-level brands are left to give competition to national players.
The government is leaving a mixed bag in terms of economy for its successor.
Legrand, the France-based global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure with $5.5 billion revenues, has an extensive network in India with 84 offices, 10 manufacturing facilities, 10 training centres and a distribution network of 750 partners and over 11,500 retailers. It has also done five acquisitions in India. Benoit Coquart, Global CEO of Legrand Group, talks to P.B. Jayakumar about business plans for India and global trends in spaces for living and working. Edited excerpts:
The vote-on-account may outline the shape of things to come, but there is little scope for immediate changes in overall tax structure and other areas.
Key policy changes over the past five years have built economic momentum, but some of these require a rethink.
Business confidence rises moderately in the run-up to general elections as corporate leaders expect status quo on microeconomic and macroeconomic indicators, finds the latest Business Today-C fore Business Confidence Survey.
One could lose as many as 1.9 million nerve cells per minute during a stroke; so time is the most crucial factor here for minimising brain damage.
Microsoft has come up with a new technology to make talking to your gadgets less awkward.
A lot of innovative healthcare wearables and devices are entering the market.
This Tata Group brand may not be a global success, but there are lessons to be learnt from the disruptive strategies it has adopted to rule the home turf.
Leasing of hotels has emerged as a promising business model, but a lot depends on the brands' risk appetite.
Why hotel chains are unable to increase room rates in spite of robust demand.
Package tourism is out. Brands are now focussing on giving travellers experiences of a lifetime.
Four crucial factors that can make or mar your hotel business.