While most Indian companies have yet to incorporate risk analysis in their businesses even after being hit by the slowdown, a handful has shown India Inc. why it’s essential to do so.
A clutch of CEOs resorted to pay cuts in a tough year. Not all head honchos, however, were in such a Spartan state of mind.
The fall in market capitalisation hasn’t been brutal and across the board. And a few sectors that were expected to be in the dumps have bucked the slowdown in style.
This is the 18th edition of the BT 500 list and with each year there has been value-addition to the list in terms of data and various other parameters to judge the value of a company.
Nearly 80 per cent of the India we envisage in 2030 is yet to be built. The opportunity for private sector is huge. A McKinsey study identifies five points of action.
For almost a decade it was seen as the industry that could do no wrong but the telecom sector is facing up to several demons today. The question is not one of survival, but one of viability.
In a year in which growth wasn’t easy, some of India’s biggest groups restructured their businesses to unshackle value. Will such re-jigs work in the long run? Virendra Verma tells more.
The flagship has been revamped.
The boiler maker looked at new areas.
Exide Industries had everything going against it, but it made new friends in rural India.
After its core market hit self-destruct, Infosys began looking at high-margin areas and new markets.
The carmaker kept its cool to capture new customer segments and geographies.
Multinational and public sector banks have their strengths. A veteran of both systems finds a new challenge.
The core business was under attack. Solution: Spend more on advertising to increase brand loyalty, capture lower price points.
The initial burst of results for the second quarter indicates a recovery, but that may be just a festive flash in the pan.
How much you gain from the recovery will depend on two things—the strength and shape of the revival and your company’s deeds during the downturn.
Dipen Sheth tries to guess which companies and sectors will make it to the Top 20 slots 10 years from now.
If a wine pairs well with the cuisine of a region that swears by chilled beer and Johnny Walker, it has to be a cracker.